Healthy support for city’s Puerto Rican community

A new ini­tia­tive by Carmen Sceppa, asso­ciate pro­fessor of health sci­ences, aims to improve the health of Boston’s Puerto Rican com­mu­nity, which suf­fers dis­pro­por­tion­ately from ail­ments such as heart dis­ease and diabetes.

For entrepreneurs, health sciences provide challenges, opportunity

The Health Sci­ences Entre­pre­neurs, an alumni group ded­i­cated to fos­tering entre­pre­neur­ship in the rapidly evolving world of health care, hosted its annual spring panel on Thursday evening.

Northeastern’s new health van expands community care

The Bouvé Col­lege of Health Sci­ences held a cer­e­mony Thursday to inau­gu­rate its new Health and Well­ness Van, which stu­dents and fac­ulty use to serve the com­mu­nity by pro­viding clin­ical screen­ings and health edu­ca­tion to local residents.

3Qs: Are cigarette warning labels effective?

This summer, the U.S. Food and Drug Admin­is­tra­tion unveiled graphic new cig­a­rette warning labels that will be required to appear on pack­ages starting next year. We talked to law pro­fessor Richard Day­nard, the pres­i­dent of the School of Law’s Public Health Advo­cacy Insti­tute and chair of its Tobacco Prod­ucts Lia­bility Project, about the effec­tive­ness of warning labels and a law­suit chal­lenging the new labels’ legality.

A class project spurs health care mobility

North­eastern grad­uate stu­dents design a strategy to expand the impact of a mobile clinic offering Boston res­i­dents free health screen­ings and coaching.

Making a global impact on health

A co-​​op at Dana-​​Farber Cancer Insti­tute inspires a North­eastern under­grad­uate to follow her calling to pre­vent dis­ease and improve lives by pro­moting healthier behavior.

Health care lessons, from inside a new culture

Dia­logue of Civ­i­liza­tions expe­ri­ence in Israel teaches Bouvé stu­dents to focus on the com­mon­al­i­ties, acknowl­edge the differences