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Concussion Detection Programs Focus On Empowering Young Athletes

Ten years ago, concussion prevention programs taught coaches to pull their players out of a game when they got hit on the head, which was […]

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Photos: A Morning at Clear Flour Bread

It’s 7:50 a.m. and Brookline is relatively quiet—except for the line beginning to form outside of Clear Flour Bread. The bread bakery opens at 8 […]

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Hack, Sweat, and Launch a Business at HackFit

It’s the final day of HackFit, a hackathon in Cambridge, and the energy at the Microsoft N.E.R.D. Center is high. As teams anxiously wait to present […]

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Brain Scans May Lead to Early Intervention For Dyslexia

When children are diagnosed with dyslexia, it’s often because their teachers notice that they are struggling in school. But a new research project from MIT […]

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Air Pollution Causes 200,000 Early Deaths, MIT Study Says

Planes, trains, or automobiles – which is worse when it comes to air pollution? According to a new study from MIT researchers, the answer to […]

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Q&A: Dance Instructor Liz Swenton

Liz Swenton, the instructor of “Cardio Dance Party” classes at the Boston Center for Adult Education, teaches new routines each week that are influenced by […]

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Roundup: Local Pilates Studios

Once we found out that Andy Murray practices Pilates, we were hooked on the challenging workout. Pilates works your muscles in a low-impact way and […]

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Local Researchers Find Indicators Of Brain Disease Caused By Concussions

Concussions and chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a degenerative brain disease, have been all over the news. CTE can only be diagnosed after death, but Boston University […]

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Roundup: September Road Races

Go back to school (or back to work) on a strong note by getting in shape and signing up for a road race as a […]

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Ask the Expert: How Do I Run Faster?

As the weather slowly cools down and fall approaches, running outside is becoming more tolerable. But even though you may be excited to step out […]

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Growing Lungs May Soon Be A Reality

Researchers from the Center for Regenerative Medicine, which is a collaboration of Boston Medical Center and Boston University scientists, are working to advance stem cell […]

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MIT Researcher’s Invention Could Save 1.8 Million Newborn Lives

About 1.8 million newborn babies die the day they are born each year because they have trouble breathing, mostly in low and middle-income countries, according […]

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Q&A: Sweat and Soul Yoga’s 30 Day Challenge Winner

We’ve written about different types of yoga (hip hop yoga, paddleboard yoga, AcroYoga, therapy yoga, and naked yoga), and have reported on research about yoga’s benefits. […]

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MIT Researchers Develop Mouse Models Of Rare Prion Diseases

MIT’s Whitehead Institute researchers have created mouse models for two neurodegenerative prion diseases that cause destruction in the brain. The study, which appeared in The Proceedings […]

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Aqua Jogging: Cross-Training in the Pool

Aqua jogging, or running in the water, is often recommended by doctors and running coaches as a method of cross-training and as a workout for […]