News & Events

WebMD: “The Diet Soda Debate”

(7/31/14) Clinical Associate Professor Joan Salge Blake quoted. Expert quote: “They don’t cause weight gain, but we don’t know yet if they really help with weight loss. They can be a part of a weight loss program, but they are not going to magically help you lose weight.” View Full Article.

Boston.com: “Study: Kids’ Backpack Lunches Flunk the Nutrition Test”

(7/31/14) Clinical Associate Professor Joan Salge Blake explains a recent study published in the Journal of The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics which showed that the majority of the lunches packed from home flunked when it came to providing a nutritionally balanced meal. View Full Article.

Podcast: Guidelines & Guidance – What to Do, How Much to Do, and How Hard to Work When Exercising with Arthritis

Check out the July release of ENACT’s “Active Living with Arthritis” podcast series: “Guidelines & Guidance: What to Do, How Much to Do, and How Hard to Work When Exercising with Arthritis” (length 12:30). Click here to listen to the podcast now or listen through ITunes.  

“Superfoods or trendy foods: Worth the hype?” Joan Salge Blake talks to myfoxboston.com

(7/30/14, WXFT) Clinical Associate Professor Joan Salge Blake interviewed by myfoxboston.com. Watch the video.

Ergonomic Expert Karen Jacobs Offers Tips To Help Avoid Backpack Injuries

(7/23/14) Clinical professor Karen Jacobs interviewed by WSET-TV. View Video.

Gavett Honored as American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Fellow

Clinical Associate Professor of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences Elizabeth A. Gavett, MA, CCC-SLP has been named a Fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). The status of Fellow is retained for life and is one of the highest honors ASHA can bestow. This honor recognizes professional or scientific achievement and... More

ADHD Research from Jay Bohland featured in BU Today

(7/7/14) Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Sciences Jason Bohland believes brain imaging could better predict the presence or absence of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). View Full BU Today Article.

WXFT: “School lunch survey: Kids like healthy lunch choices”

(7/22/14) Clinical Associate Professor Joan Salge Blake interviewed by myfoxboston.com. View Video.

MedPage Today: “Soylent: ‘Future of Food’ or Nutritionist’s Nightmare?”

(7/29/14) Clinical Associate Professor Joan Salge Blake quoted. Expert quote: “When it comes to good health, nothing is going to beat mother nature. You should never lose sight of the fact that good food should be delicious and good for your long-term health.” View Full Article.

Boston.com: “5 Easy-to-Make Frozen Dessert Pops for Under 125 Calories”

(7/29/14) Clinical Associate Professor and featured Boston.com blogger Joan Salge Blake offers five healthy popsicle recipes to cool down with in the hot weather. View Full Article.