During the warm months of the year, ladybugs are delightful to have around. Then fall arrives and the ladybugs need to find warmth, which is most available inside people’s homes – where they often descend in large numbers. Suddenly they’re not...
24-Nov-2014 10:00 AM EST
In the 1980s, when HIV/AIDS was a new, mysterious and inevitably fatal illness, Dr. James Oleske of what is new Rutgers New Jersey Medical School earned renown for caring for children who would inevitably die from AIDS, and for uncovering some of...
13-Nov-2014 10:00 AM EST
According to a Rutgers art historian, Hortense Fiquet, Cézanne’s “secret” wife, changed the course of modern portraiture.
11-Nov-2014 1:00 AM EST
A new method of developing vaccines could point the way forward in the fight against infectious diseases for which traditional vaccination has failed, according to a new Rutgers study.
The method involves training white blood cells that have not...
7-Nov-2014 9:30 AM EST
Inspired by his special bond with a former NFL star, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School alumnus and emergency medicine physician Herman Morchel is recognized for his own comeback
31-Oct-2014 2:00 AM EDT
With Americans on edge about the potential spread of Ebola, it is easy to overlook another virus to which we have long been accustomed – influenza. According to estimates by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the flu takes...
27-Oct-2014 1:00 PM EDT
When Tom Stratton was a college sophomore in 2004, his indie-rock band, Socratic, did a show in Los Angeles, and a record company offered them a contract that night.
He left school, played drums and guitar on tour in Asia and Australia and...
24-Oct-2014 10:00 AM EDT
Rutgers University students study the way stories are told to better understand the truth behind the messages.
20-Oct-2014 9:30 AM EDT
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 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
In a book published this month, a Rutgers law professor examines what makes a good parent and how marriage equality improves the welfare of children of same-sex couples
4-Jun-2014 3:00 PM EDT
Physician and infectious disease researcher Nila Dharan of Rutgers New Jersey Medical School discusses the deadly virus MERS and what people can do to protect themselves.
23-May-2014 10:00 AM EDT
13-Jun-2013 1:00 PM EDT
Heat-related illnesses disproportionately affect the elderly and the first heatwave of the season can have a particularly acute impact. A geriatrician explains why and lists steps to keep elderly neighbors and relatives safe.
28-May-2013 5:00 PM EDT
To help children avoid the physical and mental consequences of sexual abuse, an internationally known child advocate and expert in prevention and treatment provides personal space and privacy messages pediatricians and parents can use.
8-Feb-2013 10:45 AM EST
The unseen emotional aftershocks of Hurricane Sandy may linger for children who were in the storm's path. A noted psychologist discusses why children may experience PTSD and how parents and caregivers can help.
6-Nov-2012 10:25 AM EST