Tufts in the News

Publication date: Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Washington Post
Monkey Cage blog
CIRCLE Director Peter Levine writes this piece about the low impact social media has had on pressuring more young people to vote.
Publication date: Monday, December 1, 2014
National Public Radio
The Salt blog
Nutrition expert Susan Roberts endorses "mini-fasts" (or limiting calories one to two days per week) for keeping weight and unhealthy food cravings down around the holidays.
Publication date: Friday, November 28, 2014
Foreign Policy
Literacy expert Maryanne Wolf's research found that superficial online reading hurts ability to read with more in-depth processing.
Publication date: Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Reuters
Historian Peniel Joseph writes this Reuters blog post on President Barack Obama and the Ferguson grand jury's decision not to indict Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown.
Publication date: Wednesday, November 26, 2014
WGBH News
PBS affiliate in Boston
Nutrition researcher Susan Roberts discusses new FDA regulations which require all chain restaurants to post calorie counts by 2015.
Publication date: Wednesday, November 26, 2014
HealthDay News
The Cummings School's Nicholas Dodman talks about a new study that suggests dogs listen to and process words' meaning and emotion in a human-like way.
Publication date: Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Bloomberg News
Tufts Medical Center's William Harvey complains about how bureaucracy delays drug referrals for some patients.
Publication date: Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Boston Magazine
Biologist Benjamin Wolfe and his husband, a chef, co-author this piece on the biology behind miso.
Publication date: Tuesday, November 25, 2014
The Root
History Professor Peniel Joseph writes in The Root on the response to Ferguson.
Publication date: Monday, November 24, 2014
Washington Post
TUSM's Stuart Levy advocates for more research into the potential dangers of triclosan, which may cause cancer in mice, according to a new study.

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