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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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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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2 Nov

How COVID-19 colliding with flu season and surge of RSV created ‘tripledemic’

Get ready for a bumpy ride, virus-wise, as autumn turns into winter this year. 

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27 Oct

Bouvé launches resilience and behavioral health workshop series for first responders

The Bouvé College of Health Sciences and the Northeastern University Seattle campus are joining forces for a new virtual workshop series, First Responder Resilience and Behavioral Health.

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18 Oct

Photos: Bouvé Flu Clinic 2022

Thanks to all who were involved in our Bouvé Flu Clinic, including our Pharmacy, BSN, BSN-NP direct entry, and PA students!

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18 Oct

Children not target of ‘rainbow fentanyl,’ experts say; adding color may actually protect drug users

Parents may have noticed a disturbing trend on social media this month: claims that fentanyl is being manufactured in colorful tablets that are meant to attract their children.

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14 Oct

Roux Institute researcher to capture real-time data from ICU monitors for better patient outcomes

Could big data help predict which patients might be susceptible to infections that could lead to potentially deadly sepsis? 

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