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- Father, Brother, Son October 24, 2014Tufts Medical School touched three generations of this writer’s familyWith a photographic memory and almost surreal diagnostic skills, my father was a physician with few equals. Born in 1911, when the physician’s chief concerns were to figure out what was wrong and whether you would live or die, Maurice Kamm Lurensky was the second of four children of Polish […]
- Lutein May Have Role in Brain Health October 24, 2014Found in dark green leafy vegetables, it has also been shown to lower risk of age-related macular degenerationResearchers have known for a while that getting enough lutein in your diet seems to be a good thing for eye health; people who consume more of this deep yellow pigment found in dark green leafy vegetables and brightly colored fruits are less likely t […]
- Help for New Moms October 24, 2014Hormone studies in rodent mothers could lead to better treatments for postpartum depression in humansCaring for a new baby can be fraught with difficulty—even more so for a mom living with stressful family dynamics or other uncertainties. Now a Cummings School researcher has shown how stress and hormone levels impair a mother’s ability to fully care for her […]
- Hotbed in the Arctic October 22, 2014The melting ice cap is opening shipping lanes and creating potential for conflict among nations jockeying for the region’s natural resourcesIt’s July and a cargo ship, laden with some 70,000 tons of coal, is slowly wending its way from Russia to China across the top of the world. This ship is functional, not beautiful; it’s longer than two football fields an […]