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Dr. Philip Landrigan, children’s health advocate

Dr. Philip Landrigan, one of the world’s leading advocates of children’s health whose pioneering research on the effects of lead poisoning in children contributed to the U.S. government’s decision to remove lead from gasoline and paint, will present “The Impact … Continue reading

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The microbial roots of life and health

David Montgomery and Anne Biklé, co-authors of The Hidden Half of Nature: The Microbial Roots of Life and Health (W. W. Norton & Company, 2015), will discuss their book on Feb. 9 at 3:15 p.m. in McElroy Faculty Dining Room. … Continue reading

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Wide Awake and Dreaming

Boston College Law School alumna and author Julie Flygare was  diagnosed at age 24 with narcolepsy with cataplexy, a serious neurological disorder of the sleep/wake cycle that is often misunderstood and underdiagnosed. She has gone on to create Project Sleep, a non-profit … Continue reading

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Fabulous

A new book by BC alumna Heather Finn hopes to inspire young ones to take good care of their teeth. Fabulous Farrah & the Sugar Bugs, written by Finn and illustrated by Bonnie Lemaire, tells the story of Farrah, who ignores … Continue reading

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