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 Boston.com, USA Today College, AZ Central Healthy Living, Huff Post College, and HerCampus.com. 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

Shoe Inserts May Be Ineffective, Study Says

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

Tap Water Beats Bottled in Taste Test

During a blind taste test, Boston residents picked tap water over bottled.

Perception is Everything

A new Boston Children's Hospital study links a child's development to their parents' perceived social status.

Slacklining at the Esplanade

The workout craze is a challenging sport that involves performing stunts on a thin line.

BIDMC Allows Patients Online Access to Medical Notes

A new initiative called OpenNotes increases transparency in patient care.

Q&A: Therapy Yogi Allison Jones

How yoga helped one women overcome an eating disorder and drug and alcohol addiction.

Lyme Disease 101

Prevent Lyme disease by checking yourself (and your pets) for ticks—even through the holiday season.

Barre Exam

Q&A with lawyer-turned-fitness pro Rachel Roberts, owner of Pure Barre's Newton and Wellesley locations.

Boston's Most Popular Health Spots, According to Foursquare

Did your favorite places make the cut?

Ask the Expert: Shopping for Fresh Produce

What is in season and when?