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December 14, 2016
New study finds high school girls who report trying to lose, maintain or gain weight when there is no medical need to do so are more likely to have tried alcohol and drunk heavily

BOSTON (Dec. 14, 2016)—Among high school girls ages 14-18, those who report and act on body image misperceptions are more likely to have had at...

December 14, 2016

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE (Dec. 14, 2016) – Kelly M. Greenhill, Ph.D., a political science professor in the School of Arts and Sciences at Tufts...

December 6, 2016
Risk of antibiotic resistance and environmental impact should be among the considerations for ingredients added to over-the-counter and household products

BOSTON (Dec. 6, 2016)—A new commentary from Patrick McNamara and Stuart Levy cautions that the Food and Drug Administration’s ban...

December 5, 2016

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (December 5, 2016)—Tufts University researchers have discovered a possible explanation for the occurrence of a genetic...

November 24, 2016
Learning by taking practice tests, a strategy known as retrieval practice, can protect memory against the negative effects of stress

(MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass., Nov. 24, 2016)—Learning by taking practice tests, a strategy known as retrieval practice, can protect memory against...

November 21, 2016
Diane Souvaine Named a Fellow at the World’s Largest Scientific Society

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Massachusetts (November 21, 2016) — Diane Souvaine, Ph.D., a professor of computer science at Tufts University, has been named...

November 18, 2016
Network of clinics in Massachusetts provides oral health care to more than 7,000 patients with intellectual, developmental and physical disabilities

BOSTON (November 18, 2016)—At an awards luncheon today, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine celebrates the 40th...

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