Health & Science

various essential oils in bottles
December 21, 2018 Large Image
Annie Wayne, V11, VG11, and Lindsey Krupa, V19, from the emergency and critical care department at the Henry and Lois Foster Hospital for Small Animals, explain

Essential oils can be very dangerous for pets, particularly in their 100 percent concentrated form. And with essential oils’...

Image of Facebook app on phone (Pixaby)
December 19, 2018 Large Image
Real-life auctions reveal consistent value for users that exceeds Facebook market value

BOSTON and GAMBIER, Ohio (Dec. 19, 2018, 2:00 p.m. ET)—How valuable is Facebook to its users, and how can you measure the value of the site when...

Archivist at Tufts with 1960s protest posters
December 18, 2018 Large Image
Tufts writers look back over the year and talk about the stories that meant the most to them in 2018

The writers in the editorial group at Tufts, which produces Tufts Now as well as Tufts Magazine and the five school-based alumni...

Front and center: food labels have effects on consumption and product formulation
December 17, 2018 Large Image
Review finds food labels have led to changes in consumers’ intake of select nutrients and industry’s use of key additives

BOSTON (Dec. 17, 2018)—Over the past two decades, labels such as the U.S. Nutrition Facts Panel on packaged foods, calorie counts on national...

a salad at a table
December 14, 2018 Large Image
Tufts researchers are looking for participants in the International Weight Control Registry, which they hope will lead to insights into weight loss worldwide

Losing weight and keeping it off is no easy feat—especially during the holiday season. It is an accomplishment worth sharing, and now people all...