The fountain of youth proves continually elusive despite a growing desire in America to look and feel younger, especially as the baby boomers begin to enter their golden years.Read more »
Warding off obesity isn't a matter of grueling exercise, faddish diets or giving up your favorite foods, according to Tiffany Reiss, PhD, director of the Exercise Science and Wellness program at Bastyr University.Read more »
As the days grow longer, many of us are eager to take advantage of the sunlight and re-implement our New Year's resolutions. If for you that means some time of "cleanse," here are three safe and effective ways to take your health back.Read more »
Weight management grabs more attention in advertisements and sells more books than almost any subject, with the side panels of websites, junk mail and TV shows all touting products and books to help people lose weight. A few of these strategies actually do work — but not for long.Read more »
For several years, synthetic chemicals have been suspected of contributing to common thyroid conditions such as hypo- and hyperthyroidism, as well as thyroid cancer. In the United States, 16 percent of women and 3 percent of men will develop some form of thyroid disease during their lives.Read more »
The holiday season can leave many of us feeling more stressed than celebratory. From hectic schedules and traffic snarls to our anemic winter daylight, the pressures of daily life can add to our anxiety levels. Here are a few tips to keep in mind this holiday season to help keep the stress at bay.Read more »
Prostate cancer has been touted by some as an inevitable result of aging. That is an assumption worth questioning. Statistically, according to the National Cancer Institute, 1-in-6 men in the U.S.Read more »
Have you resolved to have a new perspective on life? Here are a few basic but powerful keys to maintaining good spirits throughout the year:Read more »
Traditionally many people make New Year's vows centered on their health and happiness. Come March most forget that important goal. Why do these positive aspirations float away? Lack of time, stress, falling back into routines, a sense of failure — all are common reasons. You want to make that health goal stick, how do you do it?Read more »
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.
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.
Dr. Ryan Bradley helped author a study on the relationship between naturopathic care and cardiovascular disease.
"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.”
In celebration of Earth Day 2013, The Princeton Review highlights Bastyr University's commitment to "going green".
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.