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Quit Smoking in the New Year with Help From Rutgers


Are you trying to quit smoking in the New Year? According to The Tobacco Dependence Program at Rutgers University, most people who smoke regret having started and want to stop. However, quitting can be hard to do. Rutgers outlines the top ten things...
20-Dec-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Age and Gut Bacteria Contribute to MS Disease Progression, According to Rutgers Study

20-Nov-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

18 High Schools Throughout New Jersey Participate in First Ever Young Women in Bio Event at Rutgers


Rutgers University hosted one of the first Young Women in Bio (YWIB) events in New Jersey Oct. 20 at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Approximately 270 high school women from 18 schools throughout New Jersey attended the event to learn about...
9-Nov-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Hudson Shea Foundation Creates Research Fund to Support Study into Causes of Pregnancy and Early Infant Loss


Offering hope is the ultimate goal of two New Jersey families whose foundation has partnered with the state’s only facility solely dedicated to researching the underlying scientific causes of pediatric illness.
7-Nov-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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

Fifty-one Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School faculty physicians, part of Rutgers Health, were peer selected to the Best Doctors in America® List for 2017-2018. Only 4 percent of physicians in the United States earn this prestigious honor,...
26-Oct-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Dr. Douglas L. Fraker to Chair Rutgers/RWJBarnabas Surgical Services


A renowned endocrine and oncologic surgeon with decades of NIH-funded research experience and one of the largest endocrine surgery practices in the country has joined Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School as chair of the Department of Surgery.
13-Oct-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Rutgers Scientist Helps Uncover Key Mechanism in Immune Response


Scientists are closer to discovering what makes some individuals better able to clear viral infections than others can, thanks to a new study by researchers at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School's Child Health Institute of New Jersey and the...
28-Sep-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study of Genetic Causes for Mental Illness


The “Paisa” population, native to northwest Colombia, has far greater rates of suicide than average. A consortium of investigators that includes Javier I. Escobar, MD, associate dean for global health and professor of psychiatry and family...
29-Aug-2017 10:05 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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