Health & Science

illustration of bacterial cells
March 27, 2015 Large Image
Tufts’ Stuart Levy has long argued that careless use of antibiotics can create resistant bacteria, and now people are listening

Antibiotics—and antibiotic resistance—are in the news once again, with announcements by McDonald’s and Costco that they will eliminate antibiotics...

person pouring mouthwash into cap over bathroom sink
March 20, 2015
Peter Arsenault, D94, DG95, division head of operative dentistry at Tufts School of Dental Medicine, says it’s a question of what you’re hoping to achieve

A mouthwash or therapeutic rinse can complement brushing and flossing, but it’s not a license to abandon proven oral health care. Here are a few...

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March 20, 2015 Large Image
ChildObesity180 starts Billion Mile Race to encourage children to get moving

ChildObesity180, an organization at Tufts University’s ...

Match Day 2015
March 20, 2015 Large Image
Program Trains Physicians to Serve in Underserved Urban and Rural Communities

BOSTON (March 20, 2015) – This year’s Match Day at Tufts celebrated the third cohort of students in the “Maine Track MD” program...

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March 18, 2015 Large Image
A Cummings student comes up with forensic tools that help distinguish between accidental and deliberate injuries

When a dog or cat comes into the clinic with injuries caused by blunt-force trauma, it probably was hit by a car. Or was it?