Newsroom Free Use Policy

Tufts Medical Center provides web stories, health tips, quizzes and other content found in the NEWSROOM section of our website at for reuse - free of charge – as a public service for journalists, schools, businesses and the general public for the purpose of health education, awareness and wellness. We encourage the use of our material, unedited, for web and print distribution.  The content available for use is identified by the words “FREE FOR EDUCATIONAL USE” at the bottom of the story.

We ask that you simply let us know you have used our material by sending us an email at: We can also send you a clean word document of the story.

The content provided on this website should not be construed as medical advice or used for treatment purposes and is NOT intended to replace consultation with a qualified medical professional.  It should be used for general educational purposes only.

As a non-profit health organization, we do not grant permission for reprints, links, citations or other uses of our data and analysis that in any way imply that Tufts Medical Center endorses a cause, candidate, issue, party, product, business or religion.

Because of privacy and/or copyright issues, photographs on this site may not be used without the expressed, written consent of Tufts Medical Center. To request a photo or video and to obtain high resolution format, please write to Any use of our materials that includes our logo must also be approved in writing ahead of time.

This permission to access our content applies only to stories at page and not to the rest of our website, which is under copyright.


Use the content found at labeled as “Free For Educational Use” on a website or in a newsletter, newspaper, handout, or elsewhere   for the purpose of medical education. (Note: if the copy contains links, you should continue to link to outside sources. Tufts Medical Center cannot give permission to republish outside source material).


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