Summer 2012

Perfect Pitch

Evan Barnathan, '14, brings a cappella to high school students in Chinatown

Like a lot of Tufts students, Evan Barnathan, A08, M14, pursues medicine because he >>

Here, But Not Really

Solving the problem of employees who are at their desks, but not fully functioning

When someone is absent from work, it’s obvious. His or her desk is unoccupied. >>

Moving with Parkinson’s

The ancient Chinese martial art of tai chi improves balance and lowers the risk of falls

The ancient Chinese martial art of tai chi improved balance and lowered the risk >>

Kernel of Truth

Just how good for you is popcorn, anyway?

Popcorn, already known to be a good source of fiber, contains higher levels of >>

Level One Won

Tufts Medical Center awarded trauma center designation

Early this spring, Massachusetts health officials designated Tufts Medical Center a “Level One” trauma >>

Name That Hospital

Branding campaign ups the profile of Tufts Medical Center in a competitive market

Once upon a time, hospitals didn’t need to advertise. Life was simple: Your doctor >>

Top Stories

Big Road Blues

Living near a highway can be bad for your health in a million small ways

A World of Hurt

Amid widespread medical confusion surrounding chronic pain, Pam Ressler is using the web to relieve the isolation of its sufferers

My Rotation as a Substitute Teacher

On the Pine Ridge Reservation, I found sparks of talent, resilience and curiosity—plus rampant absenteeism—among my students

Editor's Picks

Bench to Bedside and Beyond

The Tufts Clinical and Translational Science Institute builds bridges between research and patients and examines health care from fresh angles

Perfect Pitch

Evan Barnathan, '14, brings a cappella to high school students in Chinatown

Sprinting on Our Behalf

What Oscar Pistorius' achievements mean for all of us