Health & Science

Anna Frazier at the Foster Hospital
February 17, 2017 Large Image
The nation’s first on-the-job veterinary assistant program trains high schoolers and vet students at Tufts while delivering low-cost care

It was a Wednesday afternoon in Worcester, Massachusetts, and a busy veterinary clinic was humming, thanks in part to the efforts of a group of...

medical student and yuoung patient talking about poetry
February 16, 2017 Large Image
Medical student Jessica Evans-Wall is well-versed in caring for young patients

Nine-year-old Joy is sitting up in bed in her room at the Floating Hospital for Children, and she can’t stop laughing. She’s watching a cell phone...

Nancy Boren
February 13, 2017 Large Image
An older student with two grade school kids at home takes her first steps into the veterinary clinic—and meets Chandler, the miniature horse

Being a parent and a vet student has not been the easiest combination. That said, I can’t imagine doing it any differently. With two young sons...

February 9, 2017 Large Image
Honey bees are fine-tuned to know what minerals the colony may lack and proactively seek out nutrients in conjunction with the season

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE (February 9, 2017) – Despite having few taste genes, honey bees are fine-tuned to know what minerals the colony may lack and...

February 8, 2017 Large Image

BOSTON (Feb. 8, 2017)—A new study suggests that substituting whole grains for refined grains in the diet increases calorie loss by reducing...