Stories about "Health and medicine"
Maine Public Radio discusses Bates economist Nate Tefft's soda-tax research

Tuesday, November 3, 2009 8:15 am

Maine Public Radio interviews Bates economist Nate Tefft, whose research finds that...

Expert on rising rates of mental illness to speak at Bates College

Friday, October 30, 2009 12:39 pm

Liah Greenfeld, an authority on the causes and implications of rising rates of mental illness, delivers the lecture "The Burden of Our Time: Mental Illness in Contemporary America" at 4:10 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12, in Bates College's Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk). Sponsored by the sociology, politics and psychology departments, the event is open to the public at no cost. For more information, please contact this

H1N1, vaccination update for Oct. 21

Wednesday, October 21, 2009 5:30 pm

To: The Bates Community From: Christy Tisdale, director of health services, and...

Economist Tefft's research links 'soda tax' to small decrease in adult obesity rates

Friday, October 16, 2009 2:44 pm

Bates economist and other colleagues conduct first empirical examination of the effectiveness of soft drink taxes in reducing adult weight.

Appendicitis forces cancellation of concert

Thursday, October 15, 2009 8:30 am

A concert at Bates College by fortepianist Andreas Staier, scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 18, has been canceled due to illness.

Update on H1N1, next clinic Thursday

Tuesday, October 13, 2009 6:04 pm

To: Bates Students From: Christy Tisdale, director of health services, and Tedd...

Today Show turns to Andrew Knowlton '97 for fall food trends

Wednesday, September 30, 2009 3:10 pm

Bon Appetit food editor Andrew Knowlton ’97, a philosophy major at Bates,...

John Kelsey's neuroscience lab brings in the brains

Friday, July 24, 2009 12:54 pm

If you’re a student in Professor of Psychology John Kelsey’s neuroscience laboratory, you might get a chance to co-author a research article. And if you’re Kelsey, your students might inspire you to explore a new area of neuroscience. "My research is done with my students and through my students," says Kelsey.

Time is now to pass meaningful health care reform

Wednesday, July 22, 2009 10:01 am

Dr. Robert McAfee ’56, former president of the American Medical Association, offers...

The Wounds of War

Wednesday, July 1, 2009 2:13 pm

Army physician Dave Lounsbury ’72, a veteran of Iraq, brings the war home

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