USA Today mentioning Ann McKee, School of Medicine “Tom Brady turns 40 on Thursday, although his diet devoid of sugars, dairy and white flour could make the New England Patriot quarterback’s birthday cake different from most who celebrate the big four-oh…” Expert mention: “Ann McKee, director of Boston University’s CTE Center and one of the […]
USA Today quoting Joan Salge Blake, Sargent College “Depending on who you ask, juice cleanses are either health elixirs meant to detox the body or expensive programs that are high in fruit sugars and do little for your waistline long term…” Expert quote: “There is no science to suggest that you need to detox your body.” View […]
USA Today quoting Tobe Berkovitz, College of Communication “If promises of massive Memorial Day weekend sales and images of mattresses are taking over your social media feeds, you aren’t alone…” Expert quote: “It doesn’t take much to turn a national holiday into a mattress-buying holiday.” View full article.
USA Today Tobe Berkovitz, College of Communication Presidents Day may be a time to remember presidents of the past and present, but it’s become just as well known for mattress sales… Expert quote: “Memorial Day marks the beginning of summer-themed products, leading up to the Super Bowl big-screen TV sales are popular, and Presidents Day is […]
USA Today Ann McKee, School of Medicine Theories behind the NFL’s ratings decline don’t usually include teary-eyed explanations… Expert quote: “I won’t,” McKee, the director of the Boston University‘s CTE Center, explained on Facebook Live. “I didn’t watch any football this year. I just can’t do it anymore.” View full article.
USA Today Jay Wexler, School of Law As president, Donald Trump could profit substantially from foreign officials seeking to influence the new leader of the free world, a development that would violate the U.S. Constitution… Expert quote: “There’s enormous potential for foreign influence over national policy, which is something we’ve always guarded against.” View full […]
USA Today Ray Fisman, College of Arts & Sciences Airbnb says it’s making strides in combating racism on the home-rental marketplace, pointing to the speedy uptake of a new feature that thwarts discrimination by rental hosts… Expert quote: I wish that there were clearer mechanisms for openness and an enhanced ability to be held accountable.” […]
USA Today Elizabeth Mehren, College of Communication The historic 2016 presidential election keeps on producing first-ever landmarks, and that includes the next first lady of the United States, Melania Trump. Expert quote: She “will surely rise to the rather rigid strictures of a job whose very existence is something of an anachronism. Mrs. Trump has signaled […]
USA Today By Stephen Prothero, College of Arts & Sciences The world has had lots to say about 15 French towns that banned the full-body burkini swimsuit worn by some Muslim women… View full article here
USA Today James O’Donoghue, College of Arts & Sciences Located some 500 million miles from the sun, Jupiter should be bitterly cold… Expert quote: “We could see almost immediately that our maximum temperatures at high altitudes were above the Great Red Spot far below — a weird coincidence or a major clue?” View full article