Are body products like blood, milk, and sperm marketable commodities, gifts to help others, or both? Kara Swanson, an associate professor of law with expertise in the history of science and medicine, explains the origins and consequences of the debate in her new book “Banking on the Body.”
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Terry Fulmer, Dean of the Bouvé College of Health Sciences, has been selected to receive the 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Gerontological Nursing Association.
Northeastern University has launched a new master’s degree program with a built-in experiential learning component, specifically designed for professionals who want to transition into high-growth industries, but do not have […]
Since opening seven months ago, the Arnold S. Goldstein Simulation Laboratories Suite in the Bouvé College of Health Sciences has helped prepare undergraduates for co-op and careers through practical diagnostic exercises.
Drug overdoses are reportedly on the rise both locally and nationally. The Massachusetts State Police has reported 185 fatalities since Nov. 1, which doesn’t include the large cities of Boston, […]
Northeastern University sociologist Timothy Hoff has found that the healthcare system’s emphasis on efficiency and technology has made it much more transactional and impersonal.
A new type of cellular mechanism discovered by Northeastern researchers triggers bacterial biofilm formation.
Northeastern University continues to gain recognition for its long-standing commitment to sustainability, placing first among American universities and third overall worldwide in this year’s GreenMetric Ranking of World Universities.
Is reducing stress on your list of New Year’s resolutions for 2014? If so, take a look at what Northeastern psychologist Chieh Li has to say on the subject. It may not be what you’re expecting.
Eat more veggies, drink less soda, and enlist the moral support of family and friends, recommends Northeastern dietician Christine Clark.
Want to slim down or build a fitter physique in 2014? Here are five tips from fitness guru Greg Cloutier, project manager in the Human Performance and Exercise Science Laboratory in the Department of Health Sciences.
A Northeastern report presents a comprehensive analysis of the Massachusetts Prevention and Wellness Trust, an alternative approach to supporting public healthcare activities that could serve as a national model.