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Boston Globe: “Uno chain putting pizza first again”

(2/27/15) Clinical Associate Professor Joan Salge Blake quoted. Expert quote: “The calories on the menu will be really an eye-opener to the consumer.” View Full Article. “Think Before You Belly Up to the Snack Bar”

(2/23/15) Clinical Associate Professor Joan Salge Blake offers three tips to keep in mind when choosing snack bars. View Full Article.

Diabetes Insider: “What Are Some Benefits of a High-fiber Diet, New Study”

(2/18/15) Clinical Associate Professor Joan Salge Blake quoted. Expert Quote: “If you add more fruits and vegetables in your diet, they’re full of fiber and water. They’re going to fill you up before they fill you out,” she said. “I’m getting the fiber in the fruits and the vegetables, and they’re going... More

People Magazine: “Gabby Giffords Sings ‘Maybe’ with Music Therapist”

(2/18/15) Clinical Associate Professor and Clinical Director of the Aphasia Resource Center Elizabeth Hoover quoted. Expert quote: “We have many clients who really can’t say a single word in terms of conversation, but they can sing ‘Happy Birthday,’ ‘Take Me Out to the Ball Game’ and so forth.” View Full Article.

BU Today: “Triumph over Traumatic Brain Injury”

(2/17/15) Clinical Professor Karen Jacobs featured in BU Today. Expert Quote: “There is a real void in services for students with [traumatic brain injury] in helping them transition from being in a student role, graduating from school, and then obtaining a job. There are limited resources helping them with that transition period. More

Popular Science: “Your Sandwich Is A Sodium Bomb”

(2/17/15) Clinical Associate Professor Joan Salge Blake quoted. Expert Quote: “You’re not going to get a quicker, more economical lunch. And sandwiches can be quite healthy.” View Full Article. “Is Your Chicken Making You Sick?”

(2/17/15) Clinical Associate Professor Joan Salge Blake discusses the safest ways to handle and prepare chicken. View Full Article.

Alumni Reception at AOTA Annual Conference, 4/17/15

The Boston University Department of Occupational Therapy will host a Reception for OT Alumni & Clinical Associates at the 2015 American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) Annual Conference in Nashville. WhenFriday, April 17, 2015 7:00pm - 9:00pm WhereAOTA Annual ConferenceOmni Nashville Hotel250 Fifth Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37203

HealthDay News: “Eating More Fiber Helped People Lose Weight, Researchers Report”

(2/16/15) Clinical Associate Professor Joan Salge Blake quoted. Expert Quote: “If you want to focus on one thing you can do in 2015 to help you lose weight, it might be increasing your fiber from whole grains, fruits and vegetables.” View Full Article.

BU Today: “Stretch Before Exercise? Not So Fast.”

(2/9/15) Ryan Center Clinic Manager James Camarinos interviewed by BU Today. Expert quote: "I recommend stretching after exercise or even at nonexercise times—for example, stretch in the middle of an eight-hour day sitting at your desk—instead of the typical stretch-before-you-work-out strategy that many employed for years. Stretching a muscle should be done... More