Category: Boston Magazine

DraftKings Ads Are Hijacking Your Football Season, and There’s Nothing You Can Do About It

Boston Magazine “Boston Daily News” Chris Cakebread, College of Communication The people who have been shown most often on TV so far this NFL offseason aren’t football stars, but rather those bros jumping around with $1 million checks from DraftKings… Expert quote: “They need a mixture of creative execution. Running that same ‘bro ad’ with those knuckleheads […]

A Boston Doctor Is Raising Money to Compensate Unpaid Ebola Workers

Boston Magazine “Hub Health Blog” Nahid Bhadelia, School of Medicine, NEIDL When Nahid Bhadelia, an infectious disease doctor at Boston Medical Center, joined the fight against Ebola in Sierra Leone last year, she kept hearing the same thing from local healthcare workers: The pay they had been promised had not come for months—if at all… […]

Baby Buzz – Why are Boston tots drinking so much coffee?

Boston Magazine Anne Merewood, School of Medicine The new Starbucks order: a venti dark roast for me, and a bottle for the kid, please… Expert quote: “Our results show that many infants and toddlers in Boston—and perhaps in the U.S.—are being given coffee, and that this could be associated with cultural practices.” View full article

Q&A with Black Mass Co-Author Dick Lehr

Boston Magazine Dick Lehr, College of Communication The official trailer for Black Mass was finally released in May, complete with a menacing Johnny Depp as gangster Whitey Bulger, a swaggering Joel Edgerton as disgraced FBI agent John Connolly, and a cameo by Boston University’s marching band, all set to music by Rick Ross… View full article featuring expert […]

Weekend Drug Use May Be More Serious Than You Think, Study Says

Boston Magazine “Hub Health Blog” Judith Bernstein, School of Public Health If you’ve ever described your drug use as purely “social,” perhaps it’s time to rethink your weekend… Expert quote: “These findings suggest the importance of periodic monitoring of “recreational” drug use. A single-question standardized screen can be used to elicit necessary information.” View full article

Make These Five Changes To Your Skincare Routine This Summer

Boston Magazine “Hub Health Daily” Emmy Graber, School of Medicine As summer approaches, swapping your wool sweaters and floor-length down jackets for sundresses and sandals is a very welcome no-brainer. But your skincare needs a warm weather update, too… Expert quote: “It’s really best to look for one that says it blocks against both UVA […]

Eight French Pharmacy Finds Worth a Seven-Hour Plane Ride

Boston Magazine “Hub Health Blog” Emmy Graber, School of Medicine Besides croissants and the Eiffel Tower, there are few Parisian standbys as iconic as the French pharmacy—and for good reason… Expert quote: “The thermal water really has high mineral content, so that’s been thought to have some antioxidant effects on the skin, and perhaps even some anti-inflammatory […]

As Beth Israel Team Deploys to Nepal, Challenges Mount

Boston Magazine “Boston Daily Blog” Nafisa Halim, School of Public Health, Center for Global Health & Development On Wednesday afternoon approximately a dozen clinicians from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center will deploy to Nepal, where they’ll help deliver emergency medical care amid a worsening humanitarian crisis… Expert quote: “Overall, violence against women is quite prevalent […]