At first, 13-year-old Christina Blumstein thought she had an ordinary headache. Was it a bout of carsickness? Too much screen time on her iPad? But a few hours later, Christina was comatose and in an ambulance – and her life was in grave...
24-Jul-2015 11:05 AM EDT
When a family finds itself in tough economic times, parents are likely to be more financially generous to a daughter than to a son. And the reason has to do with something parents often tell their adult children – they really want grandchildren....
7-Jul-2015 10:05 AM EDT
Rutgers University's collection of rare books by John Milton is open to the public and contains many surprises – including annotations by famous writers and possibly Milton himself
29-Jun-2015 8:05 AM EDT
Rutgers University behavioral health experts help educators spot warning signs for suicide in training program
29-Jun-2015 1:05 AM EDT
New Jersey International Film Festival, based at Rutgers University, has introduced audiences to hundreds of films not seen elsewhere. It celebrates its 20th anniversary this summer.
29-May-2015 9:00 PM EDT
A successful sales executive turns to Rutgers program to help others reclaim their lives
30-Apr-2015 12:05 PM EDT
Rutgers’ School of Public Health program shows families with developmentally disabled adults the opportunities for more independent living.
3-Apr-2015 9:00 AM EDT
A new book by a Rutgers pediatric neurologist and geneticist uses plain language to help parents of children on the autism spectrum maximize their office visits
10-Mar-2015 12:05 PM EDT
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
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