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Bad Policing, Bad Law, not ‘Bad Apples,’ Behind Disproportionate Killing of Black Men by Police

Killings of unarmed black men by white police officers across the nation have garnered massive media attention in recent years, raising the question: Do white law enforcement officers target minority suspects?
9-Aug-2018 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Meditation and Aerobic Exercise Help Women Recover After Sexual Assault

The #MeToo movement has shed light on our culture's history of sexual violence and harassment. But what is being done to help women heal? New research from Rutgers' Tracey Shors found that women who are sexually assaulted and suffer from...
2-May-2018 12:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Lyme Disease Tests Could Offer Quicker, More Accurate Detection

Scientists from Rutgers, Harvard and Yale universities say new diagnostic methods offer a better chance for more accurate detection of the infection from the Lyme bacteria.Improved tests will allow for earlier diagnosis, which should improve patient...
25-Apr-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Drug Therapy Could Lead to More Effective Treatment for Millions With Asthma

Rutgers New Jersey Medical School and collaborators from Shanghai University in China examined more than 6,000 compounds and identified a drug that relaxes the muscles and opens the airways, allowing those with asthma to breathe. Find out why this...
23-Apr-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Taking Public Health to City Streets

A new Rutgers School of Public Health program focuses on urban issues to curb epidemics and evoke policy change
12-Feb-2018 3:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Once Homeless, Rutgers Student Becomes a National Science Scholar

Karina Pizzelanti studies medical lab science at Rutgers School of Health Professions
1-Feb-2018 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Flu Season: How to Stay Healthy

A Rutgers medical expert explains why this year’s flu season is so fierce and how you can protect yourself
17-Jan-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Rutgers Names New Director for Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research

XinQi Dong, the inaugural Henry Rutgers Professor of Population Health Sciences, is an international advocate for advancing population health issues in under-represented communities
17-Jan-2018 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites


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How to Talk with Kids About Traumatic Events

An expert from Rutgers’ Traumatic Loss Coalitions for Youth discusses warning signs and how to address violence-related fears in children nationwide in the aftermath of the recent school shootings
15-Feb-2018 3:05 PM EST

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Love and Courtship in the Digital Age

More than 20 years later, platforms for pairing up – and the attitudes toward those who use them – have changed considerably. But is the proliferation of dating sites and mobile apps altering our courtship experiences and long-term...
13-Feb-2018 1:05 PM EST

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U.S. and Canada to Ban Trans Fats This Year; Research on How This Effects Cardiovascular Health

Shauna Downs, Assistant Professor, Rutgers School of Public Health, is available for interviews on how this impending ban will affect cardiovascular health in residents of North America.
7-Feb-2018 1:05 PM EST

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Steven R. Brant Sheds Light on the Genetics of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

Brant’s hire establishes Rutgers as one of the six IBD Genetics Consortium centers.
31-Jan-2018 12:05 PM EST

Preventing Carbon Monoxide Poisoning During Winter Months

Poison control experts offer advice on carbon monoxide safety after death and multiple illnesses in New Jersey
5-Jan-2018 12:05 PM EST

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Rutgers Names New Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences Institute Director

Helmut Zarbl will link the institute with the university’s Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, promote collaboration between education and research
16-Nov-2017 10:05 AM EST

Helping Clinicians Curb the Opioid Crisis

Clinicians are on the front line of detecting opioid addiction – but need to be better trained on treatment solutions
31-Oct-2017 4:05 AM EDT

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Advancing Access to Mental Health Care in the U.S. And Around the World

As a child, Francine Conway often walked down dirt roads in Guyana to fetch water and wash clothes in a river. Today, she is the first African-American dean of one of the world’s leading professional schools of psychology: the Graduate School of...
24-Jul-2017 12:00 AM EDT

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