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August 2011
Happy, Healthy Woman

Women's Health Care Options Expand

Have you been considering a visit to a naturopathic doctor but were unsure whether your basic women's health needs would be met? The primary care providers at Bastyr Center can perform your annual checkup and address other women's health concerns including birth control, support for menopause, support for fertility issues, screening for sexually transmitted diseases and breast health. Learn more about how you can benefit from our women's health care services.

Woman with Water Glass

Four Ways to Tell
if You're Drinking
Enough Water

We all have unique bodies and habits, so how many glasses of water should you drink each day? Use these four tools to determine how much water is right for you.

Woman Applying Sunscreen

Sunscreen Labels
Get Smarter

Is your sunscreen safe and effective? New labeling regulations make it easier to find out. Learn about the FDA's new labeling guidelines and look for high-quality sunscreens at the Bastyr Dispensary.

MedGem Indirect Calorimeter

A New Tool to Help You Manage a Healthy Weight

Your nutrition team can now determine your specific metabolism rate — a key to effective weight management — using a new device called an indirect calorimeter. Learn how it can help you.

Summer Squash

Recipe: Summer
Squash Fritters

If you've got a home garden (or a neighbor with one), you know how summer squash can pile up this time of year. Capture each colorful gem with these savory fritters. Get cooking.


Now through Aug. 31:
$20 Well-Child Visits
Keep kids healthy! Visits include free pediatric vitamins. More...

Sept. 1 - Oct 31: $20 Student Visits Students with college ID get $20 visits to any Bastyr Center health service. More...

Sept. 10: APPLE Core A FREE obesity prevention program for kids and their families. More...

Sept. 17: Nutrition for Skin Health The first event in the fall 2011 Living Naturally Lecture Series. More...

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