Chocolate-chip cookiesTuesday, May 8, 2012
A researcher explains the science of food cravings and what teenage rats can teach us about healthy eating habits.Read more »
Bastyr University President Daniel K. Church, PhDTuesday, May 1, 2012
May promises to be a big month for Bastyr University as we celebrate a visionary’s life, honor the illustrious history of our University and travel down the road toward the future – literally. Read more »
Office Olympics team huddles before event.Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Sumo suits, a bouncy castle and a whole lot of lasagna all featured at our "Community Day" this year.Read more »
Alain Touwaide, PhD, reading a botanical text at his office.Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Internationally recognized herbal medicine expert Dr. Alain Touwaide will give a talk on "1912-2012: The Decline and Rise of Herbal Medicine" at 6:30 p.m., May 17, in the Bastyr University Auditorium.Read more »
Allan Sinfuego and Corinna Adams on campus walkway.Wednesday, April 11, 2012
Two Bastyr health psychology students are tackling advanced research during their undergraduate years.Read more »
Sunset over Lapakahi State Historical ParkWednesday, April 11, 2012
Discover what a group of Bastyr students learned by practicing meditation with two celebrated teachers in a tropical sanctuary.Read more »
Portrait of incoming naturopathic medicine student Leigh SiergiewiczTuesday, April 10, 2012
Leigh Siergiewicz, who will begin Bastyr University’s Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine program in September 2012, recently posted this funny, humble, joyful account of her path to Bastyr. She graciously allowed us to republish it.Read more »
Vitamin D supplements and sunglasses on grassTuesday, April 10, 2012
How much vitamin D do you need? Bastyr University researchers are tackling the question, and have already produced two interesting findings.Read more »
Portrait of President Daniel K. ChurchMonday, April 2, 2012
Although we celebrate nature every day at Bastyr, April provides a number of special opportunities for us to honor Mother Earth, including Community Day, Earth Day and Herb Week.Read more »
Illustration of a tree with plants growing underneath it.Thursday, March 29, 2012
This self-sustaining "tree guild," in which all of the plants support one another, is an example of the permaculture philosophy taught in Bastyr's Certificate of Holistic Landscape Design program.Read more »

Health Tips

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