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Sandy’s Surge Topped by ‘Rogue’ 1950 Storm in Some Areas

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In November 1950, a freak storm spawned a record storm surge in Atlantic City and a near-record surge at Sandy Hook. Rutgers scientists are studying weather systems known as extratropical cyclones or nontropical storms, and the storm surges they...
29-Sep-2016 9:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Zika and Water Safety Education a Mission for Rutgers Graduate

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Amber Gourdine puts her public health education into service in central Nicaragua
28-Sep-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Tracking Opiate Addiction in New Brunswick, NJ

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Rutgers surveys find high rates of heroin use, panhandling and homelessness
25-Sep-2016 11:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Free Physical Therapy Program at Rutgers Helps Patients Regain Mobility

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Free Physical Therapy Program at Rutgers Helps Patients Regain Mobility
19-Sep-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

AMP Study Explores Potency of Antibodies to Combat HIV Infection

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A clinical trial underway – known as the AMP study (for Antibody Meditated Prevention) – will determine whether infusing an experimental antibody (VRC01) into HIV-negative men and transgender individuals who have sex with men, will prevent the...
15-Sep-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Tuberculosis Can Persist in Lungs After Treatment, Study Finds

Tuberculosis persists in many patients after they receive drug therapies, while others relapse after being successfully cured of symptoms, according to a study published in Nature Medicine. The findings highlight the importance of immune systems in...
9-Sep-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Suicide Prevention’s Front Line: Family and Friends

New Jersey suicide prevention hotline clinician says knowing the warning signs and what to say could save lives
5-Sep-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Most Internet Gamblers in NJ Are Men, but More High Rollers Are Women, Study Finds

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Most Internet gamblers in NJ are men, but more high rollers are women, study finds
1-Sep-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

How to Talk with Kids About Traumatic Events

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In the wake of the recent terror events, a Rutgers expert discusses how to discuss violence-related fears with young children and warning signs to anticipate.
22-Sep-2016 10:00 AM EDT

Meet Rutgers’ RADICAL Supercomputing Guru

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Shantenu Jha is a RADICAL man. Jha and his RADICAL (Rutgers Advanced Distributed Cyberinfrastructure and Applications Laboratory) team operate at the crossroads of computing and science, and their work has benefited research in the molecular...
22-Sep-2016 9:00 AM EDT

Are Daily Fantasy Sports Gambling? You Bet! Says Rutgers Gambling Expert. And the Future Legalization of Sports Betting May Be Their Biggest Wager

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Fantasy sports look a lot like sports betting when you look at the way Internet sites have changed the game entirely, and the billions they are making in the process.
8-Dec-2015 9:05 AM EST

Are Daily Fantasy Sports Gambling? You bet! says Rutgers gambling expert. And the future legalization of Sports Betting may be their Biggest Wager

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8-Dec-2015 9:05 AM EST

When ‘Healthy’ Eating Becomes a Health Risk

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Rutgers psychologist discusses the dangers of orthorexia
16-Sep-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Measles Outbreak: What You Need to Know

A Rutgers University infectious diseases expert discusses the myths and facts of the measles outbreak and the “vaccine gap” that has put certain adults at risk.
6-Feb-2015 2:00 PM EST

An Update on Bacterial Meningitis and Other Important Vaccine News

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With school underway and flu season not far behind, vaccinations are on people’s minds again, or at least they should be – according to experts such as George DiFerdinando Jr. who keep track of how disease spreads and the best ways to prevent...
18-Sep-2014 10:00 AM EDT

As Ebola Rages, Controlling the Deadly Spread

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As the out-of-control Ebola epidemic continues, an infectious disease physician and a medical historian -- both at Rutgers University -- discuss the risk for Americans, lessons from medical history, and treating people already at risk.
25-Aug-2014 10:00 AM EDT

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