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13 Dec

A team at Northeastern is using the arts to address public health issues in Boston and beyond

Rebekah Moore and Aziza Robinson-Goodnight never expected to be presenting in front of a crowd at the American Public Health Association’s annual expo. But that’s exactly where they found themselves this year, as they presented their latest research to a packed room of public health experts.

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12 Dec

Is it safe to split adult medications in half for children?

With pediatric pain and fever medications in short supply, many parents are eyeing their bottles of adult acetaminophen with an eye on cutting down the dosage for their children.

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6 Dec

First Responder Mental Health and Wellbeing

Bouvé College of Health Sciences and Northeastern University Seattle have launched a unique program to support first responders’ mental health and well-being, particularly in the Seattle area. This continuing education program was recently highlighted during the Seattle Campus Showcase on October 25, 2022, as an example of an ongoing constructive dialogue between our campuses, and […]

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6 Dec

Northeastern researcher finds new way to prevent the common cold (and maybe COVID-19)

Age-old mysteries of the common cold have long blocked scientists from developing a cure. Has a Northeastern researcher discovered a way past the congestion?

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1 Dec

Achieving healthspan: Our quest to transform the public health landscape

At Bouvé College, we talk at length about improving the healthspan for all, but what does that mean and is it an attainable goal? 

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30 Nov

Are combined COVID-flu vaccines, or universal flu shots, really a good idea? Here’s what you need to know

Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna are currently developing and testing various “combined” vaccines to guard against diseases such as COVID-19, influenza and RSV (respiratory syncytial virus) in one single injection.

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22 Nov

‘We are in a much better place.’ Why experts predict a milder winter for COVID-19

The winter forecast for COVID-19 looks to be the mildest yet, say experts from Northeastern University.

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21 Nov

When you should test for COVID-19 before Thanksgiving

Whether you’ve signed up to bring the mashed potatoes or cranberry sauce to Thanksgiving dinner, rapid tests for COVID-19 should be among your holiday preparations, according to experts at Northeastern University.

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21 Nov

Northeastern at the American Physical Therapy Association of MA Awards

The Bouvé College of Health Sciences at Northeastern University had a great representation at the annual American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) of Massachusetts conference this past Saturday.  Both faculty and students from the Northeastern University Department of Physical Therapy, Movement, & Rehabilitation Sciences (PTMRS) received awards.  Read on to acknowledge our community’s awards and honors. […]

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16 Nov

Bouvé faculty members honored by the Physician Assistant Education Association

Congratulations to Northeastern University faculty Trenton Honda and Carey Barry for their honors at the 2022 Physician Assistant Education Association Faculty and Staff Awards!

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16 Nov

Bouvé professor receives grant for ‘Active Brain, Healthy Brain Exercise Program’

Therese Pirozzi is an associate professor in Bouvé College’s Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Northeastern University. She is a practicing speech-language pathologist with a focus on language and health literacy of low-income families, neuroplasticity of the brain, and the effects of brain injury on survivors and their families. Over the summer, she received […]

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15 Nov

Celebrating National Rural Health Day

November 17 is National Rural Health Day! According to the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health, this day is “an opportunity to ‘Celebrate the Power of Rural’ by honoring the selfless, community-minded and determined spirit that prevails in rural America.” At Northeastern University’s Bouvé College of Health Sciences and Roux Institute, our experts […]

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14 Nov

Why it’s not too late to get your flu shot

Experts from Northeastern say the weeks leading up to Thanksgiving get-togethers are a great time to get vaccinated against seasonal influenza.

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10 Nov

APHA 2022: Forging Healthier Futures For All

This week, the Northeastern University and Bouvé College of Health Sciences teams wrapped up several days at the American Public Health Association Conference (APHA). 

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10 Nov

Stroke survivor empowered by Fetterman, but Northeastern expert says campaign missed opportunity to raise awareness

Northeastern expert Erin Meier speaks about one of the most common consequences of strokes, aphasia, why she thinks Pennsylvania Senator-elect John Fetterman has it, and how a person can have a stroke and return to a challenging job.

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4 Nov

Do we still need to hold onto COVID-19 vaccination cards?

Where is your COVID-19 vaccination card? Is it in your wallet or purse? Is it at home, buried in a pile of mail? Is it lost? If you’re not sure, you’re not alone. 

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