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 »
In the United States breast cancer is second only to lung cancer as the most common cancer among women. A healthy diet, combined with exercise, is essential to decreasing your risk for breast cancer and boosting your immune system.Read more »
There are many natural ways to support bone health, including diet, healthy digestion and exercise. Bone matrix is active living tissue and requires nourishment. We can eat the essential nutrients of our bones, specifically minerals and protein to keep them healthy and strong.Read more »
David Tolmie, BS ('06), MLIS, combines psychology and technology skills to help students navigate the fast-changing world of evidence-informed medicine.
Coquina Deger, MBA, and David Siebert fill key roles as part of President’s Cabinet
Herbal sciences students cook up foods with love -- and health-giving herbs -- in a popular lab class.
Bastyr University Nutrition Faculty Member Receives Prestigious State Honor
The public is invited to a free community event to explore Bastyr University’s teaching clinic
Teaching clinic earns second consecutive year of stellar results in regional patient satisfaction survey