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cat eating plate of food in a kitchen
September 15, 2017
Cailin Heinze, a veterinary nutritionist at Cummings Veterinary Medical Center, responds

Veterinarians must prescribe certain therapeutic diets because, depending on the disease being addressed, these foods may contain levels of...

club sandwich with fries
September 15, 2017 Large Image
We should make our nation’s nutrition crisis a top nonpartisan priority

The national debate on health care is moving into a new, hopefully bipartisan phase.

The fundamental underlying challenge is...

Daniel Jay
September 12, 2017 Large Image

BOSTON (Sept. 12, 2017)—The Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences at Tufts University has named Daniel Jay, Ph.D., as the school's fifth...

Small increases in physical activity reduce immobility, disability risks in older adults
September 11, 2017 Large Image
Older adults who add 48 minutes of moderate physical activity per week can lower their chances for major mobility disability

BOSTON (Sept. 11, 2017)—Adding 48 minutes of moderate exercise per week is associated with improvements in overall physical functioning and...

September 11, 2017
Eight-item checklist may help doctors identify guidelines that can be used in the clinic

BOSTON (Sept. 11, 2017, 5:00 p.m. ET)—A team of researchers at Tufts University School of Medicine and colleagues have developed a new tool, G-...

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