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Tarynne Mingione holding infant in Sierra Leone.Thursday, April 7, 2011

Tarynne Mingione has traveled to beachside Thai kitchens, emergency health clinics in Sierra Leone and a surprisingly tasty gas-station buffet in Switzerland ­— all in pursuit of a deeper understanding of what nourishment really means.

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Emily ColwellThursday, April 7, 2011

Emily Colwell, MSSW, ND, spent a year building a patient base as a resident at Bastyr Center for Natural Health, then launched her own practice, Waterleaf Naturopathic Medicine, right on the Burke-Gilman Trail in Seattle's University District.

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Alexis DurhamThursday, April 7, 2011

Alexis Durham, BS ('08), gardens, teaches and makes herbal medicines in the sun-baked hills of Southern Oregon. She says she's happiest with her hands in her dirt — and teaching her craft to eager students.

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Jeff JohnsonThursday, April 7, 2011

Alum Jeff Johnson, MS, BS ('97), talks about working his way from grocery clerk, to Bastyr's nutrition program, to becoming a leader at a natural-foods heavyweight (where he's helping bring whole foods to the masses).

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Thursday, March 10, 2011

Recently, the center has started up a number of support groups, including a group for long-distance relationships, a group for students older than 40 and a group for exploring codependent relationships.

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Erin MoranMonday, March 7, 2011

Erin Moran, DAOM, MS, investigates a cure for nerve damage from chemotherapy. Learn about her journey from dental school to integrative research.

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Bastyr cafeteria director Jim Watkins working in the kitchen.Thursday, February 24, 2011

Change is on the menu at the Bastyr Cafeteria after experienced culinary chef Jim Watkins took over as director of food services February 7, 2011.

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Andrew Brandeis, naturopathic doctor, sitting at his iHealth booth.Wednesday, February 23, 2011

The iHealth Blood Pressure Dock combines hardware, including a docking station and a blood pressure cuff, with a free mobile application for the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad.

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Top Chef winners Sasha and Tina at work in the kitchen.Thursday, February 10, 2011

The winners, Sasha Selden and Tina Fogall, from the Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Culinary Arts program, won the judges over with their creative Chickpea Tagine with Dandelion Green Gremolata.

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Bastyr fellow Sabine Thomas examining the hand of a patient in HaitiWednesday, January 12, 2011

A candlelight vigil in the Bastyr University Chapel on Jan.

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