Summer 2012

Still Stalking Its Victims

Tuberculosis, the disease you thought was history, continues to be a scourge across much of the world

When we hear the word “tuberculosis,” we’re likely to think of a plague from >>

Size Effect

Obesity in children can lead to dental problems

A new Tufts study finds that obese children get their permanent teeth earlier than >>

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