We’ve heard about the power of stories to engage, delight, teach, challenge, and help us understand ourselves. Now new research co-led by Northeastern assistant professor Amy Lu shows the power of stories to help children fight obesity.
Dinesh John, an assistant professor of health sciences, will lead a study examining how standing desks can make office workers healthier.
This morning Northeastern’s government relations team and the Bouvé College of Health Sciences hosted a talk by Griffin Rodgers, the director of the NIH Institute for Diabetes and Digestive and […]
In his new book, Northeastern academic dean says stakeholders in the U.S. health care system will reap real benefits by working together
Last Thursday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture unveiled MyPlate, a straightforward symbol of proper nutrition that replaces the original food pyramid, which USDA officials have called too complex for easy understanding. Katherine Tucker, professor and chair of the Department of Health Sciences in the Bouvé College of Health Sciences at Northeastern, weighs in on whether the new model of dietary guidelines will combat obesity by making it easier for Americans to eat healthfully.