Health & Science

A hiker on a cliff looks over a vast wilderness. In a Tell Me More podcast, a Buddhist monk, a long-distance hiker, and other seclusion-seekers give advice for getting by in times of isolation.
August 5, 2020 Large Image
In a Tell Me More podcast, a Buddhist monk, a long-distance hiker, and other seclusion-seekers give advice for getting by in times of isolation

Subscribe to Tell Me More on Apple Podcasts, ...

Two young women enjoying chocolate bars
August 3, 2020 Large Image
A recent study from the Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging linked food cravings with irregular eating patterns and higher BMI

Do you dream of ice cream in a Zoom meeting or reach for potato chips as you check the latest COVID-19 stats? You may be experiencing something...

John Durant checks equipment in the mobile Tufts Air Pollution Monitoring Lab.  The drop in traffic-related air pollution in the Boston area found by Tufts researchers offers lessons for the future.
July 31, 2020 Large Image
The drop in traffic-related air pollution in the Boston area found by Tufts researchers offers lessons for the future

If you thought that the air quality improved during the initial COVID-19 lockdown, you were right. A recently published Tufts-led study found a...

A chart showing income levels of perceived government assistance
July 30, 2020 Large Image
Latinos, those with only high school education, and under-30s hit harder by layoffs than other groups, according to new Tufts University national survey

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (July 30, 2020)—College graduates and high earners...

A golden retriever and a woman kneeling beside her in the woods. Not many dogs contract tetanus—and many of those that do die. However, intensive care at the Foster Hospital saved two pets with severe tetanus in less than a year.
July 29, 2020 Large Image
Not many dogs contract this infection—and many of those that do die. However, intensive care at the Foster Hospital saved two pets with severe tetanus in less than a year

Many dogs seem programmed to roll around in anything smelly—and the smellier, the better. Brooklyn, a three-year-old golden retriever, took this...

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