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 »
Can we say meat is meat, no matter what the animal is fed, grass or grain? Is there any difference? From some perspectives, there is a difference.Read more »
Knowing whether you have a cold or the flu can be difficult to determine, but it's important to know the difference because getting the flu can have life-threatening complications.Read more »
Are you tired of that same old salad or boring side of steamed broccoli and cauliflower? We all know we should eat a wide variety of vegetables to get our complete daily dose of vitamins, minerals and fiber. But sometimes we get stuck in a rut, eating the same veggies, prepared the same way, over and over. Here are a few creative tips to help spice up your meals with extra veggies.Read more »
Pomegranates are delicious, beautiful and packed with nutrients. Luckily, they are in season from October through January, so now is the perfect time to add this tasty fruit into your life and start reaping its benefits.Read more »
In addition to knowing how to determine whether you child has an ear infection, you also can take steps to prevent them.Read more »
Have you ever wondered what the difference is between a fat that is liquid and a fat that is solid at room temperature?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 »
Often times when we buy vegetables, we look for fresh ones. Nowadays, "fresh" can be a tricky word. At farmers' markets, produce is picked the day before or in the very early morning.Read more »
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.
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.