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New Report Shows Food is Medicine Interventions Would Save U.S. Lives and Billions of Dollars

The "True Cost of Food: Food is Medicine Case Study" quantifies the potential health and economic benefits of Food is Medicine efforts, which refer to food-based nutrition interventions integrated into the healthcare system to treat or prevent...
26-Sep-2023 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

$7 Million in New Grants Propel Tufts Lyme Research to Next Level

Researchers in Tufts University’s Lyme Disease Initiative recently received grants totaling more than $7 million to build on an already impressive array of discoveries that Tufts’ teams have made to combat tick-borne diseases.
19-Sep-2023 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Advice for Distance Runners from Tufts School of Medicine Experts

Distance running is a fantastic way to get outside and get moving, and a marathon can be especially rewarding. But marathon training and the race itself are hard on anyone’s body and require proper preparation. Preventing injury is key to running...
18-Sep-2023 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Buried Ancient Roman Glass Formed Substance with Modern Applications

Researchers discover how molecules in ancient glass rearrange and recombine with minerals over centuries to form a patina of photonic crystals – ordered arrangements of atoms that filter and reflect light in very specific ways - an analog of...
15-Sep-2023 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Tufts Ranks in Top 100 U.S. Universities Granted Utility Patents in 2022

Tufts ranks 66 in the Top 100 U.S. Universities Granted Utility Patents in 2022, a list published today by the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). The list celebrates American innovation and showcases universities that play a large role in...
13-Sep-2023 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Tufts Helps Host Community Keep Back-to-school Plans on Track

A new partnership between Tufts and the city of Somerville brings public school offices to the Tufts Administration Building (TAB) in September. The move is part of the university’s ongoing efforts to support the city after the unexpected closing...
12-Sep-2023 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Innovation Thrives Here: New Report Names Boston a Top Food Tech Hub

In a report released from the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University, researchers say New England is where a majority of food tech pioneers are flourishing.
12-Sep-2023 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Tufts Welcomes the Undergraduate Class of 2027

Tufts President Sunil Kumar welcomed members of the Class of 2027 to Tufts on August 30. The incoming first year class is Tufts' most racially and ethnically diverse class ever.
30-Aug-2023 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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How Mindfulness Can Ease Your Dental Anxiety. Even if You Don’t Love Meditating

Tufts University School of Dental Medicine faculty member and mind-body wellness expert, Christina DiBona Pastan, shares tips on how adults and kids can feel calmer when visiting the dentist.
24-Jul-2023 1:25 PM EDT

What Caregivers Should Know About Pediatric Physical Therapy

Experts from the Doctor of Physical Therapy Programs at Tufts University School of Medicine share advice for families whose children may need pediatric physical therapy
16-May-2023 10:05 AM EDT

Tick Safety Tips from Lyme Disease Experts at Tufts

Warm weather means tick season. Faculty at the School of Medicine and Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine share tips for staying healthy outdoors.
4-May-2023 9:40 AM EDT

Toothache bothering you? It may be something other than a cavity

Tufts University School of Dental Medicine experts explain why it's so common to experience tooth sensitivity and share tips on how to prevent and treat tooth sensitivity.
27-Apr-2023 1:15 PM EDT

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Will the Fox News Settlement with Dominion Change the Network?

Jeffrey M. Berry, Tufts political science professor and author, is interviewed about the implications of the Fox News - Dominion settlement and its likely impacts on Fox's business model and coverage of future elections.
21-Apr-2023 11:05 AM EDT

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Tick Talk: Facts and Fiction

Given the recent news regarding tickborne illnesses, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine recently posed a question about a mild winter and if that would result in an increase of ticks in the spring. A pair of Cummings School experts shared their...
30-Mar-2023 4:45 PM EDT

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The Softer Side of Bats

Bats play a crucial role in many types of ecosystems. Alison Robbins, V92, is assistant director for the Master's in Conservation Medicine (MCM) program and research assistant professor in the Department of Infectious Disease and Global Health at...
28-Oct-2022 1:35 PM EDT

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Prioritizing Mental Health Care and Access Post-Pandemic

Tufts University School of Medicine Chair of Psychiatry Paul Summergrad discusses the pandemic’s impact on mental health and what needs to be done to improve access to care
4-Oct-2022 11:05 AM EDT

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