Health & Science

A very smoky wildfire. The health effects of wildfires are challenging to track and measure. An environmental epidemiologist at Tufts University School of Medicine explains why and offers insights into where more research is needed.
November 12, 2019 Large Image
A Tufts environmental epidemiologist explains why this is such a challenging task for scientists—and how research can make a difference.

Growing up with asthma in Colorado, Laura Corlin, A13, EG15, EG18, an environmental epidemiologist at Tufts...

Young people standing in a line outdoors at an open field, with two rockets. Tufts students bring curiosity for interplanetary exploration to a new club where hands-on projects lead to rocket launches and more.
November 8, 2019 Large Image
Undergraduates bring curiosity for interplanetary exploration to a new club where hands-on projects lead to rocket launches and more

Joshua Harvey, E22, will always remember April 27. That was the day this spring when the rockets named Borealis, and Cowabunga, and Space Bo 1...

Image of a map of the world, with pie charts show the percentage of people in each region for whom the cost of the EAT lancet diet exceeds their daily income: North America - 1.2%, Europe and Central Asia - 1.7%, East Asia & Pacific - 15%, Middle East & North Africa - 19.4%, South Asia - 38.4%, Sub-Saharan Africa - 57.2%, Latin America and Caribbean - 11.6%
November 7, 2019 Large Image
At an estimated $2.84 per day, the cost of diet for human and environmental health exceeds daily per capita income in many low-income countries

BOSTON and WASHINGTON, D.C. (Nov. 7, 2019, 6:30 p.m. EST)—A diet meant to improve both human and planetary health would be unaffordable for at...

Two people standing at a podium. For thirty-three years, Irwin Rosenberg has been synonymous with nutrition at Tufts, leading both the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging (HNRCA) and the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy.
November 4, 2019 Large Image
People all over the world are healthier and better nourished, thanks to Irwin Rosenberg

For thirty-three years, Irwin Rosenberg has been synonymous with nutrition at Tufts, leading both the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research...

Margie Skeer, associate professor in the Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, received the Weiner Hailey Family Professorship.
November 4, 2019 Large Image
The inaugural Weiner Hailey Family Professor researches substance-misuse prevention at the School of Medicine

Margie Skeer, associate professor in the Department of Public Health and Community Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine, has been named...

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