Wellness News Article Archive

News from September 2014

Attention Please! Why children need and seek parent’s attention when life gets busy
Fall means back to school, back to work, and no more of those wonderful lazy summer days! For every family, life just feels busy, especially in the first months of fall. This article is an interview with child development specialist and parenting coach, Gila Brown. It includes helpful information about why children seek out attention and how to appropriately and effectively respond to these behaviors

News from August 2014

BU Farmer’s Choice Boxes – Pre-order boxes of seasonal fruits and vegetables from a local farm and pick up your freshly harvested produce right on campus each week!

News from July 2014

Tips for Exercising in the Heat By taking precautions and planning ahead, you can turn a warm day into a great work out day. Read more in this article reprinted with permission from the Boston University Fitness and Recreation Center.

News from June 2014

Going Outdoors this Summer? You should know about Lyme Disease which is prevalent in New England and along the East Coast. Read more in this article reprinted with permission from the NIH News in Health monthly newsletter.

News from May 2014

There has been a recent epidemic of opiate and heroin overdoses within Massachusetts. How does this affect our community and what is Boston University doing to help those in need? Read more

News from April 2014

BU Farmer’s Choice Boxes – Pre-order boxes of seasonal fruits and vegetables from a local farm and pick up your freshly harvested produce right on campus each week!

“April is the cruelest month” wrote T.S. Eliot about his depression. Did you know that suicides are more common in spring and early summer? Read an essay by Bonnie Teitleman, Director of the Boston University Faculty Staff Assistance Office.