Category: Boston.com

Let’s Schmear on the Good News About Peanuts

March 3rd, 2015 in 2015, Blogs, Boston.com, Joan Salge Blake, Newsmakers, OP-EDs by BU Professors, Sargent College 0 comments

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By Joan Salge Blake, College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College

Pass the peanuts and schmear on the peanut butter as a study published today in JAMA Internal Medicine showed that eating peanuts, as well as nuts such as walnuts, almonds, and pistachios, may help you live longer…

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Think Before You Belly Up to the Snack Bar

February 23rd, 2015 in 2015, Blogs, Boston.com, Joan Salge Blake, Newsmakers, OP-EDs by BU Professors, Sargent College 0 comments

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By Joan Salge Blake, College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College

Lauren is a busy salesperson who often crams in back-to-back appointments to get the most productivity out of her day…

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Low Income Managers May Start Getting Paid for Overtime

February 19th, 2015 in 2015, Boston.com, Michael Harper, Newsmakers, School of Law 0 comments

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Michael Harper, School of Law

If a manager at a fast food chain or a large retailer in the U.S. works well over 40 hours a week, he or she may never see a cent of overtime pay…

Expert quote:

“When the Fair Labor Standards Act passed, the overtime model was more for manufacturing and construction, where the white collar worker was more likely to not be in need of the protection as much as many white collar workers are today in the expanded service and retail industries.”

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Is Your Chicken Making You Sick?

February 17th, 2015 in 2015, Blogs, Boston.com, Joan Salge Blake, Newsmakers, OP-EDs by BU Professors, Sargent College 0 comments

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By Joan Salge Blake, College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College

It could be depending upon how you handle and prepare it…

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What’s Lurking in Your Herbal Supplement?

February 9th, 2015 in 2015, Blogs, Boston.com, Joan Salge Blake, Newsmakers, OP-EDs by BU Professors, Sargent College 0 comments

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By Joan Salge Blake, College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College

You may be surprised to find out exactly what’s in the supplement you may be taking, or in this case, what isn’t in it…

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The Newest Superfood for Men Is…Yogurt?

February 2nd, 2015 in 2015, Blogs, Boston.com, Joan Salge Blake, Newsmakers, Sargent College 0 comments

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By Joan Salge Blake, College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College

We are barely into the New Year, and there is a food that is about to make a touchdown with men. Yogurt. Yup, yogurt for men

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A Millennial’s Guide to Retirement

February 2nd, 2015 in 2015, Boston.com, David Griswold, Newsmakers, School of Management 0 comments

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David Griswold, School of Management

There’s been a lot of media hype that Generation Y will be in for a rude awakening come retirement because it’s said that they aren’t saving or getting jobs that pay well. Oh, and they’re not financially literate, either, according to Investopedia.com

Expert quote:

“Buying a car is an investment. Don’t borrow for TVs or things like that. Only borrow for investments like a house, a car, or a washer and dryer.”

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Hack Your Pizza Habit With These Healthy Swaps

January 28th, 2015 in 2015, Blogs, Boston.com, Joan Salge Blake, Newsmakers, OP-EDs by BU Professors, Sargent College 0 comments

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By Joan Salge Blake, College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College

Full disclosure. Pizza is my favorite food. When I die, I want my family to throw the biggest pizza party in history to celebrate my long (I hope) life with tons of friends and Italian relatives…

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What if the Power Goes Out? Food Safety Tips for Blizzard 2015

January 26th, 2015 in 2015, Blogs, Boston.com, Joan Salge Blake, Newsmakers, Sargent College 0 comments

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By Joan Salge Blake, College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College

Snow is coming, and there already are warnings of power outages…

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Science! One Way To Deflate a Football Without Even Touching It

January 21st, 2015 in 2015, Boston.com, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Martin Schmaltz, Newsmakers 0 comments

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Martin Schmaltz, College of Arts & Sciences

The Patriots did not necessarily have to alter or deflate the football in order to beat the system and play the AFC Championship Game with footballs that were easier to grip and catch…

Expert quote:

“One complication with the pressure units that we usually use, in this case PSI (Pressure per Square Inch) is that we are measuring the pressure above the atmospheric pressure. Air at a fixed volume- and I assume the size of a football stays pretty much the same whether it has a PSI of 13 or 11- if the size stays the same, and you change the temperature of the air, the pressure inside the football changes as well.”

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