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Baking Business: “Nutrition education goes interactive”

(6/26/15) Associate Professor Paula Quatromoni quoted.  Expert quote: “What we were after was really recognizing that there was an opportunity for social media with how much kids and pre-teens are on-line, and how difficult it is to make healthy food choices, and empowering kids to be physically active.” View full article   

US News & World Report: “Eating Yourself Thin”

(6/22/15) Clinical Associate Professor Joan Salge Blake blogs for U.S. News & World Report. "The next time you walk down the street, look up from your smartphone and do some people watching. According to a study in JAMA Internal Medicine published today, almost every other male and every third female you’re eyeing will... More

CNN.com: “You are when you eat”

(6/22/15) Clinical Associate Professor Joan Salge Blake quoted.  Expert quote: “We need more research, but to me, you can try [frontloading calories] if you don’t have any medical issues.” View full article

Boston University PT Students Recognized by Foundation for Physical Therapy

The Foundation for Physical Therapy recognized Boston University’s Doctor of Physical Therapy Program with honorable mention for their fundraising efforts through the 2014-2015 Miami-Marquette Challenge. Honorable Mention is awarded to schools who contribute $3,000 or more to the annual student-led Challenge. The award recipients of the 2014-2015 Miami-Marquette Challenge were announced... More

Prevention: “6 Things That Happen When You Stop Eating Meat”

(6/17/15) Clinical Associate Professor Joan Salge Blake quoted.  Expert quote: “Nothing dramatic is going to happen biochemically.” View full article

US News & World Report: “4 Healthy Foods Men Should Eat Now”

(6/15/15) Clinical Associate Professor Joan Salge Blake blogs for U.S. News & World Report' "Eat & Run". "According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the leading causes of death among males include heart disease, cancer, stroke and diabetes, all of which, luckily, can be combated with a knife and fork..." View... More

Video: Dr. William Dietz Delivers the 2015 Sargent College Convocation Address

William H. Dietz, MD, PhD, director of the Sumner M. Redstone Global Center for Prevention and Wellness at Milken Institute School of Public Health at George Washington University, delivered the 2015 Sargent College Commencement Address on Sunday, May 17, 2015. View video

Everyday Health: “Occupational Therapy for AS”

(6/9/15) Clinical Professor Karen Jacobs quoted. Expert quote: “Together we can identify where you’re having inflammation and discomfort.” View full article 

“The 5 stages of grief, aka, my life on a 3-day juice cleanse” – Joan Salge Blake Quoted

(6/8/15) Clinical Associate Professor Joan Salge Blake quoted.  Expert quote: “The liver is a great organ, and the kidneys are, too. They allow you to get rid of waste products that the body doesn’t need.” View full article

Prevention: “Just How Bad Are Your Less-Than-Ideal Health Habits?”

(6/1/15) Clinical Associate Professor Joan Salge Blake quoted.  Expert quote: “This puts you in control of the food, not the other way around. If you restrict eating a food to only once a week, it perpetuates the ‘all or nothing’ mentality. So when you allow yourself to eat it, you binge on it... More