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An open white plastic drug bottle with while pills pouring out. Allen Shaughnessy, a Tufts professor of family medicine, explains how acetaminophen, also known as paracetamol, works

How Does Acetaminophen Work?

It’s still kind of a mystery exactly how it relieves fever and pain, says Allen Shaughnessy, Pharm.D., a Tufts professor of family medicine
Adam Normandin

Alumni Profile: Dr. Adam Normandin

“I think that civic engagement really is the base of it all”: Dr. Adam Normandin’s work with patients experiencing homelessness comes full circle.
Illustration of a doctor and patient talking

Getting in Tune

Dr. Andrea Gordon, associate professor of family medicine, explains why doctor-patient relationships, like jazz, require a healthy dose of improvisation.
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