National PERIOD movement comes to Tufts

The movement to end menstrual inequity and stigma has arrived at Tufts. A new student group called PERIOD at Tufts held its first general interest meeting (GIM) on Oct. 28, joining multiple pre-existing chapters from Boston and hundreds from across the country of the global nonprofit organization PERIOD. In 2014, then-high school students Nadya Okamoto […]


Somerville looks to combat opioid epidemic through supervised injection sites

Somerville Mayor Joseph Curtatone is not ignoring the public health issue of opioid use, with plans to open a supervised injection site in the city by next year. However, public stigma of opioid use is slowing down the process. According to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, over 2,000 individuals died of opioid-related overdoses in […]


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