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How to Eat and Stay Healthy This Holiday Season


Rutgers eating behavior expert gives tips on maintaining a healthy lifestyle during the holidays
20-Nov-2015 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Rutgers Student Led a Team That Built a Prosthesis for Little Girl’s Hand


Katherine Lau used her biomedical engineering know-how to help create a prosthesis for a 4-year-old girl using 3-D printing.
16-Nov-2015 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

One of the Nation's First Soldiers' Revolutionary War Correspondence to College Friends Revealed


Rutgers University graduate Simeon DeWitt and his former classmates kept in touch through eight years of war
11-Nov-2015 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Scarlet Stories


Two new books present insider perspectives and previously unpublished photography in celebration of Rutgers University's 250 anniversary
2-Nov-2015 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Children with Special Needs Thrive in Music Program That Teaches Music for Music's Sake


A New Jersey music school helps special needs students achieve more than learning an instrument – opening a world of opportunity
30-Oct-2015 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Self-Injury: Raising the Profile of a Dangerous Behavior


Nonsuicidal self-injury is not officially recognized by the American Psychiatric Association (APA) as a mental disorder, which means insurance may not cover treatment - despite estimates that anywhere from 10 to 40 percent of adolescents suffer from...
30-Oct-2015 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

George McLaughlin: The Rutgers Alumnus Who Fought for Civil Rights Through Greensboro Lunch Counter Sit-ins


George McLaughlin: The Rutgers Alumnus Who Fought for Civil Rights Through Greensboro Lunch Counter Sit-ins
26-Oct-2015 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Rutgers FXB Center Leading Nationwide Fight to Prevent HIV Infection

Rutgers School of Nursing is taking the lead in a $6 million nationwide effort to greatly reduce new HIV infections – a battle complicated by both the aging of career HIV health care professionals and a failure to engage all people living with HIV...
16-Oct-2015 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

When ‘Healthy’ Eating Becomes a Health Risk


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


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


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

My Two Dads: Does Gender Matter When Raising Children?


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

Hot Topic: A Potentially Deadly Virus Comes to the U.S.


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

Expert Available for Supreme Court Decision on Gene Patenting

13-Jun-2013 1:00 PM EDT

First Heat Wave of Season Puts Elderly at Risk

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

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