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A new spin on fitness

The Handle Bar, an indoor cycling studio founded by North­eastern alumnus Jes­sica Bash­elor, opened its doors in South Boston last month.

3Qs: The future of Plan B

Todd Brown, vice chair of the Depart­ment of Phar­macy Prac­tice in the Bouvé Col­lege of Health Sci­ences, ana­lyzes the impact of pending changes to reg­u­la­tions gov­erning access to emer­gency contraceptives.

Today’s healthcare is a team sport

The Bouvé Col­lege of Health Sci­ences sup­ports a col­lab­o­ra­tive approach to health­care and research, as demon­strated at the 6th annual Inter­pro­fes­sional Research Sym­po­sium last week.

What do hospitals do for their communities?

Pro­fessor Gary Young and his col­leagues at North­eastern are the first in the nation to ana­lyze hos­pi­tals’ com­mu­nity ben­e­fits prac­tices, which are inti­mately linked with their tax-​​exempt status.

How new technology will improve hospital efficiency

Nathaniel Bessa, a fourth-​​year stu­dent pur­suing a com­bined degree in com­puter sci­ence and busi­ness, worked on co-​​op at Brigham and Women’s Hos­pital, where he devel­oped a web appli­ca­tion to incen­tivize physi­cian performance.