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KUOW Radio Interview - The Woman Who Changed Childbirth In America: Seattle's Penny Simkin
Penny Simkin, namesake of Bastyr University's Simkin Center for Allied Birth Vocations, was a guest on Seattle's NPR station, 94.9 KUOW-FM.
Students and alumni share their stories in this video highlighting Bastyr's bachelor degree programs, and what it's like to be a student in a tight-knit community.
The Seattle Mariners are leaders in using acupuncture and integrative medicine in professional sports, as two students learned during a week with the team.
A high-performance diet gave Ellen Freeman energy but not health. Discovering whole foods let her shine at Olympic trials and at Bastyr.
Dr. Ryan Bradley helped author a study on the relationship between naturopathic care and cardiovascular disease.
Jody Noé's childhood education in Cherokee herbalism led her to naturopathic medicine. Now she's a leader in integrative oncology and naturopathic nutrition for diabetes.
In celebration of Earth Day 2013, The Princeton Review highlights Bastyr University's commitment to "going green".
"In many cases, healthy lifestyle choices are often more effective than pharmaceutical care, and actually decrease the incidence of diabetes, heart attacks and other circulatory problems.”
The School of Traditional World Medicines will house Bastyr University's acupuncture, Oriental medicine and ayurveda programs, along with future programs drawing on medicine from around the world.
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If you do one thing to teach your children healthy eating habits, eat together as a family.
You can make your own bug sprays with herbs, vinegar and soap.
Proper nutrition can keep active children nourished and healthy — and even give them an athletic advantage. The key to peak performance is whole foods.
Chewing, slowing down, adding bitter foods and paying attention to your habits can help with common digestive problems.
A trained birth doula provides continuous emotional, physical and informational support to a birthing woman and her family.