A major blizzard is bearing down on the Atlantic Coast. What better time, then, to brush up on proper shoveling technique? Lift heavy snow with your legs and keep the shovel close to your body, says Alycia Markowski, an associate clinical professor in the Department of Physical Therapy.
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Learning how to control a new pair of arms would be like learning how to drive a car, says Christopher Hasson, a sensorimotor control expert and a newly appointed assistant professor in the department of physical therapy.
Marie-Therese Connolly, a 1984 School of Law graduate who received a prestigious MacArthur Foundation grant in 2011, returned to campus this week as a Daynard Distinguished Visiting Fellow.
Dinesh John, an assistant professor of health sciences, will lead a study examining how standing desks can make office workers healthier.
Two Northeastern alumni are looking to bring fruits and vegetables to Boston’s neighborhoods via Fresh Truck, a bus that would be converted into a mobile produce shop.
Katherine Tucker, professor of nutritional epidemiology in the department of Health Sciences and coauthor of a new textbook on nutrition and disease, says that following a healthy diet could prevent diabetes, heart disease, and many forms of cancer.
Students can receive free flu vaccines offered by University Health and Counseling Services, located in the Forsyth Building, on a walk-in basis. Times are Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 8 … read more »
Mark Douglass, an associate clinical professor of pharmacy, discusses how to protect against the flu—which is experiencing its worst outbreak in a decade—and the importance of getting a flu vaccine.
Assistant professor Richard Wamai is part of a global consortium of researchers leading a study spanning five African nations to determine how governments and agencies worldwide can optimize the resources at their disposal.
Two Northeastern alumni are the force behind the November Project, an intense workout that gets hundreds of Bostonians out of bed and into shape.
Helen Suh, a newly appointed associate professor in the Bouvé College of Health Sciences, studies the movement of airborne pollutants and the health problems they create.
Energy drinks should not be consumed in lieu of getting a proper night’s sleep, according to Adam Woolley, assistant clinical professor of pharmacy practice.