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US News & World Report: “Taking the Pulse on Pulses”

(01/26/16) Clinical Associate Professor Joan Salge Blake writes about the nutritional benefits of pulses. "So the million dollar question is, what the heck is a pulse? Pulses are part of the legume family. I 'm sure that clear things right up for you. Legumes consist of dried beans and peas, chickpeas, More

The Washington Post: “Fiber: The Least Sexy Weight-loss Tool”

(01/25/16) Clinical Associate Professor Joan Salge Blake quoted. Expert quote: "It’s like a Metro train zipping right through your body, it keeps things moving along — as long as there are no breakdowns." View full article

Health Science student featured in Boston Globe

(1/1/16) Q&A with Health Science major and BU women’s swimming and diving senior captain Stephanie Nasson. View full article

Augmentative communication gives a voice to people with ALS

Sargent Lecturer in the Department of Speech, Language & Hearing Sciences and Director of the Boston Children’s Augmentative Communication Program John Costello works with patients with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease.

The Daily Herald: “Lightening the Load of Obesity in Seniors”

(12/16/15) Clinical Associate Professor Joan Salge Blake quoted. Expert quote: “Older adults tend to take more medications than younger adults, so it’s important to account for how weight loss may affect dosing. For example, if your patient is on hypertension medications and starts losing a lot of weight, that medication may need... More