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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Massachusetts Hospitals Partner Up

Beth Israel Deaconess acquires Plymouth-based Jordan Hospital.

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Getting Old Might Not Be so Bad

A new study from Harvard says that old age is more comfortable than it used to be.

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Brothers Compete at World Transplant Games

Two heart transplant recipients from Boston Children’s will compete in South Africa.

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Roundup: August Road Races

Sign up for one of these local races to end your summer strong.

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Artificial Intelligence Could Change the Healthcare System

The technology could cut the time and expenses of drug development in half.

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BPA Exposure Linked to Infertility Problems

A Brigham and Women’s Hospital study says that exposure to BPA may cause egg degeneration.

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College Football Players At-Risk For High Blood Pressure

MGH studied Harvard’s football team for the study.

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Ask the Expert: Treadmill vs. Pavement

Is running outside really the better choice?

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Local Fitness Classes for New Moms

You can lose the weight and bring your new baby along to one of these classes.

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Locals with Down Syndrome Featured in National Campaign

The My Great Story campaign allows them to share their lives.

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Roundup: Energy Enhancing Snacks

These snacks keep you energized all day long—naturally.

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Northeastern Adopts Sustainability Program

At least 20 percent of food will be locally sourced. Hey, it’s a start.

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Ear Trauma Study Will Follow Marathon Bombing Victims

A local clinic is studying blast-related ear traumas.

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Coffee Consumption Linked To Lower Suicide Risk

Harvard researchers say coffee drinkers have lower levels of depression.

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A Blood Test for Autism?

A Lexington company finds a method for early diagnosis.