Category: Sargent College

Is it time to change how we label ‘healthy’ food?

CNN.com Joan Salge Blake, College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College Ever find yourself zipping through the aisles of a grocery store, crunched for time, and grabbing whatever highlights itself as “healthy,” “nutritious” or “wholesome”? Your strategy could be flawed… Expert quote: “The science [for these criteria] is decades old. Now we have new […]

Why Those Vegetables in Your Freezer Could Make You Sick

Huffington Post By Joan Salge Blake, College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College A recent recall of over 350 frozen vegetable and fruit products should have you hunting in your freezer. Unfortunately, consuming this produce could land you in your local hospital ER with unpleasant results… View full article by expert Joan Salge Blake

Students Crippled by Anxiety

MomZette Dori Hutchinson, College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College Carefree youth is an oxymoron. The pressures from school are overwhelming, resulting in crippling anxiety for many students… Expert quote: “We parent differently and we protect our kids from a lot of normal disappointments in the name of getting a leg up. They get […]

10 Top Diet Hacks for Boomers

Next Avenue Joan Salge Blake, College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College As health experts frequently say, small changes can lead to big results… Expert quote: “Starting your day with a vitamin C-rich fruit or juice may help you reduce your risk of cataracts. After following 1,000 twins for a decade, a study from the […]

Map of the brain’s word filing system could help us read minds

New Scientist Swathi Kiran, College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College Most English dictionaries list words alphabetically, but how do we store them in our head? Finding out could have an unexpected pay-off: being able to tell what someone is thinking from their brain activity… Expert quote: “We’re struggling with brains that are not […]

7News Special Report: Thin to Win

WHDH Paula Quatromoni, College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College She could tell you where she won every medal… Expert quote: “There are so many things that are unique to the sport environment in terms of the pressures, the expectations, the pressure to perform, the pressure to win, scholarship dollars.” View full article and […]