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  • Sucharita Kher, assistant professor at the School of Medicine and director of the Tufts Medical Center Outpatient Pulmonary Clinic, gives the lowdown on e-cigarettes.

  • Abstract image of people thinking

    The Tufts community came together on October 29th to network and brainstorm key research priorities for the university.

  • Across the globe and around Tufts’ campuses, these ten students did research, volunteered, interned—and earned some money

  • An innovative wearable device puts Tufts on the front lines in fighting high blood pressure. The device for monitoring hypertension “is essentially empowering people to manage their disease,” said Mohan Thanikachalam, assistant professor of public health and community medicine at the School of Medicine.

  • Jamie Maguire, assistant professor of neuroscience, works alongside a lab assistant

    For women with postpartum depression—by some estimates, nearly one in five new mothers—the recent announcement of positive results in clinical trials of a drug to help alleviate their symptoms was welcome news.

  • Technological innovation, expansion of the use of frontline personnel such as community health workers, and rapid increases in health care financing are likely to be instrumental to achieving universal health care (UHC) in countries around the world, according to a new analysis.

  • A new study finds that immigrants pay in much more for health care than they use.

  • On February 21, more than 100 Tufts medical students came together to demonstrate against gun violence on the one-week anniversary of the deadly shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.

  • Diana Bartenstein, M18, working with women at BHCHP

    How a program launched by a Tufts student encourages women experiencing homelessness to remember self-care.