Summer 2014

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Sight Lines

When your pet is squinting, teary or red-eyed, it’s time to see a vet

Road Medicine

Ambulatory service veterinarians are adept at switching gears

Organic Nation

Melissa Bailey oversees the standards that shape a burgeoning $35 billion industry

Backyard Battles

The unhappy convergence of suburbia and wildlife

Heal Thyself

Stem cell therapy holds promise for treating many incurable diseases in pets and people

Dolphin Rescuers

Veterinary student’s research could improve survival rates for stranded animals

Hammer Time

Tips for ensuring your cat’s safety and sanity during a home-remodeling project

Pedaling for Police Dogs

Mother-daughter team embark on 4,000-mile, cross-country ride

Where the Heart Is

More than 28,000 pets come to the Foster Hospital each year. Expansion will enable vets to help even more

Help for New Moms

Hormone studies in rodent mothers could lead to better treatments for postpartum depression in humans

One Medicine, Two Perspectives

Veterinary residents and their physician counterparts have a lot in common

From Labs to Laps

Students and beagles trade roles as teachers and learners

Caring for Animals May Make Teens Better Adults

Pets help us feel connected to others and the world around us, study finds

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Sep 29, 2014Pakistan's Harrowing Journey

In a new book, Ayesha Jalal chronicles how the country has lurched from crisis to crisis since its f...

Sep 29, 2014Fletcher School Receives $1 Million Grant

Carnegie award will seed research and outreach on legitimacy of fragile statesThe Fletcher School ha...

Sep 26, 2014CTSI Seeks Proposals for Pilot Studies Program

Deadline for letter of intent is Oct. 10 for projects focused on interdisciplinary healthThe Tufts C...


The Genetics of Bloat

Researchers hope their work will help predict which dogs may get the deadly disease

Willy’s Gift

Connecticut couple establish research fund to recognize the care their cat received