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A single individual can be an agent of change, says Pritesh Gandhi, A04, M10, MPH10. That lesson, reinforced by his Tufts education, is propelling the MD/MPH alumni to run for a seat in Congress.

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After hearing rhetoric that immigrants, particularly undocumented immigrants, are a burden to our health-care system, Lila Flavin, M19, decided to look at the data and find out the truth.

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Gun violence continues to have reverberating effects on our communities and our nation. The CDC reports that every day, eighty-three children in the U.S. are injured or killed by firearms. But there is hope. Gun violence is a public health issue, amenable to the tools and methods of disease prevention.

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