Tufts in the News

Publication date: Wednesday, November 21, 2018
The Conversation
Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry Ronald W. Pies tells why he believes that bigotry should be considered a public health problem, and how it can be addressed.
Publication date: Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Live Science
School of Medicine assistant professor Stephanie Goldberg discusses the symptoms and causes of “brain freeze” as well as how to prevent these types of headaches.
Publication date: Monday, November 19, 2018
Edible Boston
Tufts biologist Megan Biango-Daniels and engineering Ph.D. student Natalie Rubio are profiled in this feature about innovative women scientists who work with food.
Publication date: Thursday, November 15, 2018
The Conversation
Professor Douglas Brugge details the health dangers associated with fine particulate air pollution and the urgent need to regulate air contamination around the globe.
Publication date: Friday, November 9, 2018
New York Times
Friedman School Professor Alice Lichtenstein writes a letter to the editor in which she suggests including children in food preparation to teach and encourage healthy cooking habits.
Publication date: Wednesday, November 7, 2018
US News & World Report
Cummings School professor Cheryl London is quoted extensively in this article exploring how studying cancers in dogs can have implications for better treatment in both dogs and humans, noting that dogs add “one more piece of information to a really complex puzzle.”
Publication date: Monday, November 5, 2018
The Conversation
Fletcher’s Kelly Sims Gallagher outlines Climate Policy Lab research showing the “strong real-world record on the effectiveness of carbon pricing policies” in reducing carbon-related pollution.
Publication date: Monday, November 5, 2018
CNN.com International
School of Medicine clinical professor Robert Sege discusses the American Academy of Pediatrics’ updated policy regarding parental discipline, strongly advising against spanking children. Sege is first author of the updated policy statement.
Publication date: Thursday, November 1, 2018
Associated Press
School of Medicine Professor of Psychiatry Paul Summergrad would like to see further research to confirm the therapeutic benefits of MDMA and psilocybin.
Publication date: Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Washington Post
Tufts political scientist Brian Schaffner discusses his research examining how Donald Trump’s words affect how white people perceive minorities.