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.
Members of the Northeastern community gathered for a public forum Tuesday to discuss Northeastern’s consideration of a smoke-free campus policy.
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.
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.
In 2009, Northeastern University network scientist Alessandro Vespignani developed a computational model that predicted the spread of the H1N1 virus. Three years later, new studies show that these predictions were highly accurate.
Two Northeastern alumni are the force behind the November Project, an intense workout that gets hundreds of Bostonians out of bed and into shape.
James Monaghan, an assistant professor of biology, studies the axolotl salamander, which can grow new limbs and parts of its spinal cord.
Doctoral students in the pharmacy program synthesized economic and clinical information in class and then presented their findings at a national meeting in Las Vegas.
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.
From brain computer interfaces to gyroscopes, the next generation of healthcare technologies have something for everyone — and they’re being developed in Northeastern labs.