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29 Mar

How a clinical professor helps to tackle vaccination hesitancy, one clinic at a time

As an immunization-certified pharmacist, Thomas M. Matta began vaccinating the public for COVID-19 as soon as he could. Now he’s taken his involvement a significant step further: the Northeastern professor helped set up a vaccination clinic in Dorchester this month serving at-risk patients.

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24 Mar

What’s happening in your brain when you’re spacing out?

We all do it. One second you’re fully focused on the task in front of you, a conversation with a friend, or a professor’s lecture, and the next second your mind is wandering to your dinner plans. But how does that happen?

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18 Mar

Northeastern University Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex

Arup provided comprehensive strategies for Northeastern University’s new Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex (ISEC).

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18 Mar

Why It’s Time to Abandon Drug Courts

Drug overdoses dramatically rose during the pandemic to make 2020 our deadliest year so far.

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17 Mar

This Bouve graduate is helping his war-ravaged country of Armenia heal

In late November, while most Americans were busy planning their holiday get-togethers, Haig Haroutunian was dealing with more pressing matters.

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12 Mar

Major Physician Reimbursement Gap for Independent Versus Hospital Docs

A new study shows that Medicare physician reimbursement would have been $114K higher per physician a year if the doctor was integrated with a hospital system.

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12 Mar

Covid-19 Vaccine Side Effects Vary by Type, Remain Mild

As the United States closes in on three months of the Covid-19 vaccine rollout, more than 57 million people have been able to receive at least one shot. The recent authorization of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine means more Americans will be able to make an appointment soon.

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12 Mar

Local Pharmacy and Global System: Two Ways to Improve COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

As the COVID-19 vaccine slowly penetrates the arms of people around the world, two teachers in the northeast are looking at ways to make distribution at the regional and global levels more equitable.

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4 Mar

Busting 5 common myths about COVID-19 and masks

After nearly a year of COVID-19, mask-wearing has become an integral part of our everyday pandemic routine. It’s now second nature to put on your mask as you leave your home, and the familiar muffled breathing can feel like an omnipresent reminder of the global struggle to fight COVID-19.

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25 Feb

Ernest Robert Anderson Jr. Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award

An accomplished listee, Mr. Anderson celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field.

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25 Feb

Boston Sports Medicine Promotes Swampscott Native Michelle Perry to Director of Clinical Physical Therapy

Boston Sports Medicine, a provider of exceptional physical therapy care to thousands in the Boston area and beyond, recently promoted Michelle Perry, a Swampscott native, to Clinic Director of the Swampscott clinic. Perry begins her new role this month.

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24 Feb

Northeastern and Moderna establish fellowship that will bring big data to drug development

Northeastern University has teamed up with Moderna, the biotechnology company based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, to create a two-year fellowship for postdoctoral researcher to get hands-on experience in drug discovery, development, delivery, and evaluation.

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18 Feb

Johnson & Johnson vaccine may provide critical aid

A wave of new COVID-19 vaccines appears to be on the horizon, bringing with them the expanded possibilities of reaching people outside traditional health care settings and with only one dose.

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18 Feb

Orthorexia nervosa, intuitive eating, and eating competence in female and male college students

Orthorexia nervosa (ON) has emerged as a new pattern of disordered eating behaviors characterized by preoccupations related to diet quality and health concerns, rather than driven by weight and shape concerns.

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18 Feb

Love in the Sun: Rep. Jerry Knirk and Cam Spence

The secret to Jerry Knirk and Cam Spence’s wedded bliss, they say, is balancing time together and time apart.

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18 Feb

Associations between Dating Aggression Involvement and Subsequent Relationship Commitment

Little is known about how an individual’s commitment to their romantic partner evolves over the course of a relationship following involvement in dating aggression (DA).

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