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Featured Articles
Disconnect: The Truth About Cell Phone Radiation
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Dr. Devra Davis never seems to write out of mere interest but rather out of conviction; she has a personal stake in the issues she covers. In Smoke Ran Like Water, she crusaded against pollution, an issue that devastated her home town of Donora, PA. Now, in Disconnect, Devra Davis brings to our attention a topic which affects us all: cell phone radiation.

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NYC's Organ Donor Vehicle
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It is no secret that organ donations in the U.S. do not meet the needs of the public; there are generally 100,000 people waiting for donor organs at any given time. 1 This remains true despite both the efforts to make registering as an organ donor easier and the widespread publicity of the multiple lives a single organ donor can save.

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TuftScope In Focus: Obesity Is Still A Global Worry
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Obesity in the United States and in other parts of the world has been an increasing threat to public health during the past several decades. Despite numerous initiatives cropping up both domestically and abroad, the rate of obesity has shown few promising signs of positive change. Several recent studies suggest more drastic measures are needed to halt the growth of the single leading cause of preventable death in the world.

Photo Credit: Reuters/Soo Hoo Zheyang

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HAVE A GREAT WINTER BREAK
Fall 2012 issues are now available on this website and around campus. Pick up your copy today!
TUFTSCOPE HOSTS SPEAKING EVENT WITH MAYOR OF SOMERVILLE
On February 3, 2011 Mayor Joseph Curtatone of Somerville spoke about ShapeUp! Somerville. ShapeUp! Somerville is a nationally recognized program, lauded by Michelle Obama, which aims to combat childhood obesity. The Mayor was introduced by President Larry Bacow. For more information on this topic go to the featured interview in the Fall 2010 edition of TuftScope.
TUFTSCOPE WINS 2009-2010 IMAGINATION AWARD
At an award banquet Thursday night (4/29), the Tufts Office for Campus Life presented TuftScope with the Imagination Award (Innovation and Creativity Award), aimed at recognizing a student organization which has "successfully implemented an innovative way to fulfill its mission within the Tufts community".

This award reflects the achievements of all the journal staff involved in the implementation of the new format and expanded internet platform. Deserving of special recognition are the efforts of Max Leiserson (Associate Web Editor); Eriene-Heidi Sidhom (Associate News and Analysis Editor); Caroline Melhado (Associate Research Highlights Editor); Eliza Heath, Avigya Shrestha, Cole Archambault (Associate Manuscript & Layout Editors); and the extended writing team on the TuftScope Blog.

Congratulations all!

-Michael Shusterman and Ron Zipkin
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