Health & Science

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Researchers find only modest improvements, including less sugar, more whole grains

BOSTON (March 24, 2020, 11:00 a.m. EDT)—Despite consuming fewer sugar-sweetened beverages and more whole grains, most American children and...

Graduating doctor Anthony Norman. The coronavirus precluded the usual on-campus festivities, but medical students still celebrated Match Day—the day they learn where they will do their residencies—with joy and a clear mission.
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Celebrating from a distance, medical students learn where they will do their residencies, and say they are more determined than ever

No, it wasn’t the usual crowded party on Harrison Avenue with a podium for speeches and paper envelopes to rip open. But Match Day for the...

A physician on a monitor speaks with a patient in his home. Lisa Bard Levine, M05, explains how remote conferencing can support primary care providers during the pandemic.
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Lisa Bard Levine, M05, explains how remote health care can support primary care providers during the pandemic

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. healthcare system is bracing to face a huge wave of new patients. What can we do to ease the...

"The role of the veterinary profession in global and public health during a pandemic includes, and goes beyond, the necessary care of animals. We must—and will—do our part," said Alastair Cribb, dean of Cummings School.
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The dean of Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine discusses how the veterinary profession can help during the COVID-19 pandemic

The worldwide COVID-19 pandemic makes these unprecedented times for global health. It reminds us that infectious disease does not respect borders...

An older N-95 face face mask, and a new one with prototyped parts. Tufts Medical Center needed more than 6,000 masks fixed fast, so Tufts students, staff, and alumni are jumping in, along with MIT and Harvard students, to make it happen
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Tufts Medical Center needed more than 6,000 masks fixed fast, so Tufts students, staff, and alumni are jumping in, along with MIT and Harvard students, to make it happen

When Tufts Medical Center received a donation of 6,095 N95 face masks this week—crucial in these times—it seemed invaluable. But then staff...

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