Health & Science

Older couple walking in sandy area
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, “...

Image of top of soda can
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...

Dan Jay in Boston
August 28, 2017 Large Image
The scientist—and artist—is on a mission to train graduates for today’s range of biomedical careers

Daniel Jay, new dean of the Sackler School for Graduate Biomedical Sciences at Tufts University School of Medicine, has carried around the same...