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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.

Study: Antibiotics are unique assassins

In recent years, the notion that there is a single mech­a­nism by which antibi­otics wipe out bac­teria has per­me­ated the field of micro­bi­ology. Now, new research from pro­fessor Kim Lewis and his team ques­tions that hypothesis.

Genius’ alumna advocates for elder-​​abuse reform

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.

Get your flu shot!

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 […]

3Qs: What to know about this year’s flu season

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.

Technology to improve health care

Northeastern’s new doc­toral pro­gram in per­sonal health infor­matics — the first of its kind in the nation — will pre­pare stu­dents for researching and devel­oping new tech­nolo­gies that can have a global impact on healthcare.

School of Pharmacy celebrates 50 years of excellence

Over the weekend, gen­er­a­tions of North­eastern alumni, fac­ulty, staff, uni­ver­sity leaders, and cur­rent stu­dents, came together to com­mem­o­rate the school’s proud his­tory and look for­ward to its bright future.