Jenni Whalen

Jenni Whalen is the summer 2013 Hub Health intern. She is a graduate student studying journalism at Boston University. Originally from Seattle, Jenni teaches high school and college-level journalism and communication courses at BU. She's been published on, USA Today College, AZ Central Healthy Living, Huff Post College, and When she's not writing or teaching, you can find Jenni cooking, running, or checking out the coolest new fitness classes in Boston.

Jenni Whalen'S latest stories

Grow A New Pair Of Lungs

Local researchers are developing a stem cell treatment for lung disease.

Infant Resuscitator Aims To Save A Million Babies A Year

An MIT student built the device from spare parts in just one day.

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

He took 45 yoga classes in 30 days. And you thought you were a yogi.

Prion Diseases are Difficult to Study—But Not at MIT

Researchers at the Whitehead Institute have figured out how to study the rare diseases through animal models.

Aqua Jogging: Cross-Training in the Pool

Running in the water can be a good workout alternative, especially if you have an injury.

Patient's Own Cells Used To Combat Leukemia In New Vaccine

The vaccine boosts patients' immune systems to help fight cancer.

We Art Boston

The country's top illustrators are donating their artwork to raise money for Boston Children's Hospital.

Local Hospital Execs Pulled In Huge Paychecks in 2011

Newly released federal tax documents revealed large compensation packages for local hospital executives.

Round-Up: Meditation Centers

Get clued in about the perks of meditation at one of these local centers.

Shoe Inserts May Be Ineffective, Study Says

BU researchers found that insoles may work only because of the placebo effect.