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Alfred F. Tallia, MD, MPH, to Lead the Composite Committee of United States Medical Licensing Exam


Alfred F. Tallia, MD, MPH, professor and chair of the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, has been elected chair of the Composite Committee, which is the governing board of the United...
17-Mar-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Lifesaving Procedure Puts Somerset Man Back in the Driver’s Seat


At 31, Somerset resident Shawn Fohs was the picture of good health: fit, with no chronic health conditions, and a reputation of never getting sick. But on Aug. 2, an undiagnosed heart condition nearly cost Fohs his life. Using cardiac ablation, a...
26-Feb-2016 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Motivating Smokers with Mental Illness to Quit

Significantly more individuals who smoke and have a serious mental illness made a sincere attempt to quit after receiving a single, 45-minute counseling session, compared to those who received an interactive educational intervention. According to a...
25-Feb-2016 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Cancer Study Is ‘Paradigm Shift’ in Cause of Tumor Formation

In a new study published in the American Association of Cancer Research’s journal Cancer Research, a pair of investigators at Rutgers and Columbia universities has identified a gene that may provide a new source of potential drug targets for...
17-Feb-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Researchers at Rutgers Link Traumatic Experiences During Early Childhood with Poor Academic Performance and Behavior Problems in Kindergarten

Adverse experiences in early childhood, including incarceration of a parent, and physical and psychological abuse, impede on learning and behavior development as early as kindergarten, according to a study released today by researchers at Rutgers...
12-Jan-2016 5:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Rutgers Physicians Named “Jersey Choice” in Multiple Specialties

Two dozen physicians with Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical Group have been named “Jersey Choice Top Doctors” for 2015, according to New Jersey Monthly, which released its top physicians list last week.
27-Oct-2015 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Rutgers to Host Free Women's Health Seminar Series


For many women, a Pap test is just another part of an annual gynecological visit, with not much thought given to routine results. But if the test results come back with abnormal findings, what happens next? What do you do? That topic and more are...
15-Sep-2015 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Robert Wood Johnson Medical Group Physicians Recognized in Latest Best Doctors in America® List

Sixty-one physicians affiliated with Robert Wood Johnson Medical Group, the faculty practice of Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, were selected for the Best Doctors in America® List for 2015-2016. Only 5 percent of physicians in the...
28-Aug-2015 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Enterovirus D68's Emergence in New Jersey


Dr. Amisha Malhotra, a pediatric infectious disease expert at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, explains the symptoms of enterovirus D68, why children are more susceptible and which children are at risk for developing more serious illness....
6-Oct-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Ebola: What Is It and Who Is at Risk?


Born in Sierra Leone, Mafudia Suaray, a family physician at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, is helping to raise awareness about the disease. She answers some of the common questions about this new international health crisis.
30-Sep-2014 6:00 PM EDT

New Jersey and National Rates of SIDS Reduced 50 Percent


Two mothers share their experience with the SIDS Center of New Jersey following the loss of an infant. The SIDS Center of New Jersey's research and educational programs have contributed to the significant decrease in the rate of SIDS during the past...
29-Oct-2013 11:00 AM EDT

Wonder How Bad Your Allergies Will Be This Spring?

Allergist Says Spring Weather, More Than Record-Setting Winter Precipitation, Determines Symptom Severity. With record-setting snowfall and wet weather in the region this winter, one question comes to mind for many as spring approaches: how bad...
9-Mar-2010 4:40 PM EST

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