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Helping Alzheimer's and Dementia Caregivers


Care2Caregivers marks its one-year anniversary of providing a lifeline to thousands caring for loved ones with dementia & Alzheimer's
4-Aug-2015 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Rutgers Tomato Reinvented with Even More Flavor


The New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station is improving a variety thought to be lost to history.
4-Aug-2015 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

A Young Girl Suffers a Stroke, but Recovers to Dance Again


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 Add to Favorites

In Tight Money Times, Parents Favor Daughters Over Sons


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 Add to Favorites

Paradise Found: Rutgers University is Home to Top Collection of Rare John Milton Books


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 Add to Favorites

New Suicide-Prevention Training Helps Schools Identify At-Risk Students Earlier

Rutgers University behavioral health experts help educators spot warning signs for suicide in training program
29-Jun-2015 1:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Rutgers’ New Jersey International Film Festival Turns 20


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 Add to Favorites

Midlife Career Change Reinvents Businesswoman as Occupational Therapy Assistant


A successful sales executive turns to Rutgers program to help others reclaim their lives
30-Apr-2015 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Our Experts on Newswise

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

Expert Urges National Dialogue to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse

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

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