About Face

For half a cen­tury, one theory about the way we expe­ri­ence and express emo­tion has helped shape how we prac­tice psy­chology, do police work, and even fight ter­rorism. But what … read more »

Boston Ranked Healthiest Metro Area In U.S.

We’ve reported a lot on Boston’s health rank­ings. We were ranked the second fittest city in the U.S. by Forbes and Mass­a­chu­setts was ranked the second fittest state by the same pub­li­ca­tion. United Health Foun­da­tion ranked Mass. fourth in the … read more »

Northeastern To Go Smoke-​​Free

North­eastern Uni­ver­sity announced Monday that its campus will go com­pletely smoke-​​​​free begin­ning fall 2013 in an effort to improve campus-​​​​wide health, making it one of the first large Boston col­leges … read more »

14 Medical Breakthroughs

One of the most chal­lenging aspects of treating patients with ALS, or Lou Gehrig’€™s dis­ease, is fig­uring out whether the treat­ments are working at all. That’s because patients are often … read more »