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2011-08-12 10:18:00

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass., Aug.

2011-08-10 20:47:16

Second graders who read aloud to a canine over the summer seem to maintain their reading skills during the dog days of summer.

2011-07-28 06:00:00

WATERTOWN, Mass., July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Losers are winners in the Tufts Health Plan Team Lean Challenge.

2011-07-22 10:29:00

Seasoned leader from region's most successful physicians' networks assumes presidency of nationally-renowned academic medical institution BOSTON, July 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tufts Medical Center and Floating Hospital for Children announced today that Eric J.

2011-07-20 14:26:00

Disclosing the calories in restaurant foods to customers holds promise as a strategy to lower the nation's obesity rate.

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2011-06-30 06:45:00

Researchers have established the relationship between the number of squares in a Rubik's-cube-type puzzle and the maximum number of moves required to solve it.

2011-05-26 06:00:00

WATERTOWN, Mass., May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tufts Health Plan recently received two Web Health Awards, which honor the nation's best electronic health programs and web-based tools for consumers.

2011-05-26 06:00:00

WATERTOWN, Mass., May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tufts Health Plan was recently honored for excellence in advertising in two national competitions, winning a total of three awards. Last fall, Tufts Health Plan launched a new advertising campaign featuring common health and wellness experiences focused on common and relatable experiences.

2011-05-06 02:57:00

BOSTON, May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tufts Medical Center announced this morning it has reached a tentative 18-month contract extension agreement with the Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United, averting a 5-day strike the union had planned beginning at 6 a.m. today.

2011-05-05 06:00:00

WATERTOWN, Mass., May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tufts Health Plan recently received the prestigious honor of being recognized for its Worksite Wellness initiatives by the Boston Business Journal.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.