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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Roundup: Four Local Health Startups

These innovative Mass. startups are changing the health scene.

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Carb Addiction is Real

Eating processed foods can make you eat more, according to a new study.

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Ask the Expert: How Do I Fix and Prevent Shin Splints?

Approximately 30 percent of active people will experience shin splints in their lifetime.

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Male Golfers at Risk For Melanoma

The MFNE is helping keep male golfers over 50 in the know about the dangers of sun exposure.

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Q&A: Harvard Psychologist Joshua Greene

He talks to us about gut reactions, morality, and bachelor parties.

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Classes We Love: RealRyder

The coolest spin bikes ever.

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Beat The Heat

Expert tips on avoiding dehydration and heat stroke.

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When It Comes to Seeing a Doctor, Is Timing Everything?

Don’t schedule your surgery in July. Or during late afternoon. Or during a holiday.

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Kids With Multiple Concussions Take Longer to Heal

Scientists at Boston Children’s Hospital proved the link between multiple concussions and longer recovery time.

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Boston Sports Clubs Hopping on High Intensity Trend

New green-turfed zones will focus on functional movements.

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Q&A: Z-Spot’s Lena Andrade

The long-time dancer opened a Zumba-only studio in the South End.

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Caffeine Withdrawal Is A Real Condition

And you probably have it.

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Chemists Create Blueberry Facial

It may be just what the doctor ordered for dry skin and wrinkles.

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BU Cuts Varsity Wrestling Team

Despite success, next season will be the team’s last.

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Plan B Should Be On Drugstore Shelves Now

But wait, where is it?