Health & Science

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...

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September 8, 2017 Large Image
Moderate physical activity like walking may reduce risk for major mobility problems in older adults

As people age, walking and balance become more of a challenge, but also more of a necessity. Older adults who aren’t physically active increase...

Richard M. Vogel
August 31, 2017 Large Image
Richard M. Vogel recognized for contributions in research and statistical analysis that address environmental hazards and problems plaguing water resource industry

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Aug. 31, 2017) -- Richard M. Vogel, professor emeritus and research professor of civil and environmental engineering at...

Jerry Lewis
August 30, 2017
Tufts President Anthony Monaco reflects on the late comedian's role in helping to fund his groundbreaking research

The cover story of the new Tufts Medicine magazine, “...

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August 29, 2017 Large Image

NEW YORK and BOSTON (Aug. 29, 2017)—Federal, state, and local governments each have a role to play in protecting health. Federal and state...