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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.

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The Best Bike Paths in Boston

Explore the city on two wheels.


Concussion Programs Target Kids

How empowering youth athletes could reduce concussions.


Photos: A Morning at Clear Flour Bread

Soft pretzels, sweet cakes, and apfelstreusel grace the bakery’s menu for German Week.


Photos: HackFit Recap

When it comes to starting a new business, the start-up weekend was all about the power of nutrition and exercise.


Brain Scans May Identify Dyslexia

A new study from MIT and Boston Children’s Hospital could change how dyslexia is diagnosed.


Air Pollution May Cause Early Death, Study Says

An MIT study says that automobile fumes present the largest concern for our health.


Q&A: Dance Instructor Liz Swenton

This Boston Center for Adult Education instructor tells us about her weekly dance parties.


Roundup: Pilates Studios

Get a low-impact workout that will strengthen muscles you didn’t even know you had.


Promising News on CTE and Concussions

CTE can only be diagnosed after death, but researchers are making progress to identify the disease in the living.


Roundup: September Road Races

Sign up for one of these local races to start the fall season off right.


Ask the Expert: How Do I Run Faster?

Increase your speed with these expert tips.


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.