Tufts in the News

Publication date: Thursday, February 27, 2014
Broadside with Jim Braude
New England Cable News
Tisch College Dean Alan Solomont talks about the Tufts "1+4" program.
Publication date: Thursday, February 27, 2014
Marketplace
American Public Media
Nutrition expert Sean Cash explains why supermarkets are hesitant to open in "food deserts."
Publication date: Thursday, February 27, 2014
USA Today
Nutrition expert Alice Lichtenstein comments on proposed changes to the FDA's nutrition labeling system that would emphasize portion-size and calorie content.
Publication date: Thursday, February 27, 2014
Marketplace
American Public Media
Nutrition expert Parke Wilde talks about how arguments about food policy could affect proposed changes to nutrition labels.
Publication date: Thursday, February 27, 2014
Boston Globe
Political scientist Jeffrey Berry talks aout on new Boston Mayor Martin Walsh's attempts to end a ban on LGBT groups in South Boston's St. Patrick's Day Parade.
Publication date: Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Time
Healthland blog
According to nutrition expert Susan Roberts, apples are a good food for weight loss because they take a long time to eat.
Publication date: Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Associated Press
Tufts Medical Center's Diana Bianchi led the first study to examine the success of prenatal DNA screening for genetic disorders, like Down Syndrome, in the general population.
Publication date: Wednesday, February 26, 2014
HealthDay News
Bacteriologist Stuart Levy comments on the growth of superbugs and the inadequacy of finding drugs to combat them.
Publication date: Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Science Friday blog
National Public Radio
This blog post mentions the Cummings School's Nicholas Dodman's research on obsessive-compulsive behavior in dogs.
Publication date: Wednesday, February 26, 2014
PBS NewsHour
ChildObesity 180 Director Christina Economos discusses a recent study that found obesity rates are only falling among children.

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