Category: Karen Jacobs

Re-entering the workforce with a chronic condition

January 16th, 2015 in 2015, Karen Jacobs, Newsmakers, Sargent College 0 comments

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Karen Jacobs, College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College

We hear lots of stories about how the miracles of modern medicine have helped people with chronic illnesses like multiple sclerosis (MS), rheumatoid arthritis (RA), HIV, and even cancer get back into the swing of life…

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“People, frankly, are worried about being stigmatized, so it’s very personal. On the bright side some employers are really motivated to help.”

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You Can Tackle the Laundry

November 9th, 2014 in 2014, Karen Jacobs, Newsmakers, Sargent College 0 comments

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Karen Jacobs, College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College

Try these smart, helpful tips from real women and experts who tackled the ghastly scenarios you posed to us in a recent survey…

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“Minimize back strain by holding the basket close to your body at waist level.”

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Backpacks are back-healthy if used right

August 27th, 2014 in 2014, Karen Jacobs, Newsmakers, Sargent College 0 comments

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Here’s some good news for back-to-school: Backpacks are good for your kids’ backs…

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Experts Give New Tips To Help Avoid Backpack Injuries

July 23rd, 2014 in 2014, Karen Jacobs, Newsmakers, Sargent College 0 comments

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Karen Jacobs, College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College

It’s hard to believe, but “back to school” shopping season is upon us already! Kids will be loading up those backpacks and headed out the door in just a few weeks…

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Karen Jacobs attends World Federation of Occupational Therapists Congress

June 17th, 2014 in 2014, Karen Jacobs, Newsmakers, Professor Extras, Sargent College, Twitter 0 comments

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Karen Jacobs attends WFOT Congress in Japan

June 12th, 2014 in 2014, Karen Jacobs, Newsmakers, Professor Extras, Sargent College, Twitter 0 comments

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7 Surprising Health Habits that Drain Energy

February 27th, 2014 in 2014, Karen Jacobs, Newsmakers, Sargent College 0 comments

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Karen Jacobs, College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College

We know you’re dragging. And you’re not the only one: Researchers have found that nearly 38 percent of working adults experience bouts of fatigue…

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“Instead of putting a lot of weight on one shoulder, a backpack evenly distributes the load.”

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Taste Test on the 23rd floor of a Boston University dorm

December 4th, 2013 in 2013, Boston.com, Karen Jacobs, Newsmakers, Sargent College 0 comments

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Karen Jacobs, College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College

If you live in Student Village 2 (Stuvi2 for short) at Boston University, you can quickly rattle off the closest dining locations to the building…

Expert quote:

“I had the idea to approach Sargent. I said, ‘Let me be a test kitchen,’ and they loved the idea. I realized I needed to really reinforce healthy eating and healthy cooking.”

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Kids & technology

October 20th, 2013 in 2013, Karen Jacobs, Newsmakers, Sargent College 0 comments

SARFACULTYPoughkeepsie Journal
Karen Jacobs, College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College

Taylor Redl likes using computers in school because they allow her to do more…

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“That’s why the incorporation of ergonomic concepts is so important in education plus in the home environment.”

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Choose backpack wisely; poor fit can cause injuries

August 25th, 2013 in 2013, Karen Jacobs, Newsmakers, Sargent College 0 comments

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Karen Jacobs, College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College

Sara Inoa hardly ever uses her school locker…

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“If someone has a back issue when they’re young there’s a high association that they’ll have it as an adult.”

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