FDA Approves Cancer Study on Mushrooms | Maple Pecan Bon Bons | Mindful Eating
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The Monthly E-Newsletter of Bastyr University

December 2012

Programs | Alumni | Recipes | Health Tips | Events | Seattle Clinic | San Diego Campus

FDA Approves Cancer Study on Mushrooms

Used for thousands of years in Asia, the turkey-tail mushroom is the focus of a $5.4 million scientific trial to prove its potential to treat cancer.

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Turkey-tail mushrooms have been used as Chinese medicinal tea for thousands of years.
Penny Simkin, PT, CCE, CD (DONA)

Penny Simkin Still Changing Childbirth Education

The namesake of Simkin Center for Allied Childbirth Vocations helped give birth to the modern doula.

Penny Simkin, PT, CCE, CD (DONA)
Senior couple lifting weights outside.

Want a Healthy Brain? Then Get Moving!

Bastyr's June Kloubec, PhD, offers exercise tips that will help keep both your body and brain healthy.

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Family enjoying holiday meal.

3 Mindful Eating Tips to Keep Off Holiday Pounds

Taking time to enjoy special meals with your loved ones is one of the best ways to avoid overeating.

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Maple Pecan Bon Bons

Recipe: Maple Pecan Bon Bons

These mini "pecan pies" will be an easy and nutritious addition to your next holiday gathering!

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Admissions Events

Dec. 4: Childbirth Professions Info Session

Dec. 6: Undergraduate Nutrition Webinar

Jan. 25: Bastyr Center for Natural Health Open House

Jan. 26: Bastyr University Open House


Admissions Information

Have you applied for fall 2013 yet? Application deadlines are coming up quick!:

Feb. 1: Priority application for naturopathic medicine, nutrition master's and midwifery programs
March 15: Priority application for most other programs

For more information, contact an admissions advisor at admissions@bastyr.edu.


Public Events

Dec. 5: Unveiling of Dr. John Bastyr Legacy Wall

Dec. 8: Holiday Concert at Bastyr University Chapel

Jan. 5-13: Birth Doula Skills Workshop

Jan. 9: Free Info Session on Noncredit Programs

Jan. 12: Nutriscience & Neuroscience to Feed Your Body, Brain and Soul

Jan. 28-Feb. 4: Learning to Set Life-Giving Boundaries

Jan. 31: Essential Oils for Colds, Flu, Viral & Bacterial Infection



Holiday Extravaganza at Bastyr Dispensary Through Dec. 8



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