Health & Science

A woman, Lise Deguire, whose face shows some scars from surviving a fire. In her award-winning memoir, clinical psychologist and Tufts graduate Deguire shares lessons learned from a painful childhood.
June 21, 2021 Large Image
In her award-winning memoir, Tufts graduate Lise Deguire shares lessons learned from a painful childhood

When Lise Deguire, J85, was 4 years old, she almost died in a fire that left her with third-degree burns over most of her body. She required...

A portrait of Helen Boucher, the new interim dean of Tufts University School of Medicine.
June 16, 2021 Large Image
The infectious disease expert will hold a dual appointment as chief academic officer of the Wellforce health system

Physician Helen Boucher, chief of the Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases at ...

A bobcat is pictured in this photo taken by a wildlife camera on the campus of Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University.
June 11, 2021 Video
Cummings School wildlife veterinarian Chris Whittier, V97, took part in the first national mammal survey using wildlife cameras. Here’s what he found.

Wildlife cameras have soared in popularity in recent years, offering the hunters, homeowners, scientists, and wildlife watchers who invest in them...

A woman working on a large warehouse. Working unpredictable hours boosts your risk for chronic disease, and affects women more than men, says a new study by a Tufts researcher
June 10, 2021 Large Image
Working unpredictable hours boosts your risk for chronic disease, and affects women more than men, says a new study by a Tufts researcher

Irregular shift work, and to a lesser extent, night shift work, are linked to poor health, according to a new study by a Tufts researcher. That is...

Image of the Alpha SARS-CoV-2 virus. As coronavirus variants circulate worldwide, a Tufts researcher explains the mechanisms of how viruses change and why.
June 9, 2021 Large Image
As coronavirus variants circulate worldwide, a Tufts researcher explains the mechanisms of how viruses change and why it’s going to keep happening

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, new variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus pop up, and some lead to increasing infections. The main new variants—...

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