Health & Science

Atul Gawande talks with Tufts medical school students
September 20, 2017 Large Image
Lessons from writer and surgeon Atul Gawande, who discussed his bestseller Being Mortal at the School of Medicine

How can doctors help their patients better prepare for end of life? It’s an important question that Atul Gawande...

Michael Levin, Ph.D., Director of the Allen Discovery Center at Tufts University
September 19, 2017 Large Image
Scientists consider “dark matter of biology,” including possibility of regenerating limbs and organs, preventing birth defects and cancer

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Sept. 19, 2017) – Eight researchers in the vanguard of biological science gathered at the inaugural symposium of the...

Michael Levin at Tufts
September 19, 2017 Large Image
At inaugural symposium of Allen Discovery Center at Tufts, scientists consider “dark matter of biology,” including possibility of regenerating limbs and organs, preventing birth defects and cancer

Eight researchers in the vanguard of biological science gathered at the inaugural symposium of the new...

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...

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...

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