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Newswise: Back-to-School Tips From Rowan Medicine Pediatrics
Released: 20-Aug-2019 4:45 PM EDT
Back-to-School Tips From Rowan Medicine Pediatrics
Rowan University

Heading back to school after the long summer causes jubilation in many parents but the adjustment and the anxiety for children can make the transition very difficult. To help ease that transition, Rowan Medicine pediatrician Dr. Tanya Kadrmas-Iannuzzi offers these tips and advice for parents to follow: Easing back-to-school nerves Some kids are nervous or anxious about starting or going back to school – they are uncertain about leaving the home or separating from their parents.

Newswise: When a Lot Is Too Much: Childhood Stress and Extracurricular Activities
Released: 22-Aug-2017 1:05 PM EDT
When a Lot Is Too Much: Childhood Stress and Extracurricular Activities
Rowan University

After-school activities like sports, clubs, dance lessons and volunteering provide important enrichment opportunities for schoolchildren, but too much participation without enough downtime, or participating for the wrong reasons could lead to unhealthy levels of stress in children.

Released: 2-Nov-2016 4:05 PM EDT
Welcome Home. Who Are You?
Rowan University

Those first holidays with college freshmen returning home can be exciting . . . and frustrating. Here's how to cope.

Newswise: Soaring Temperatures Pose Threat to Children, Elderly
Released: 22-Jun-2016 11:05 AM EDT
Soaring Temperatures Pose Threat to Children, Elderly
Rowan University

The searing, record-setting temperatures in the West and Southwest U.S. warn that extreme heat could be commonplace this summer with the initial heat waves being particularly perilous to children, the elderly and those with chronic medical conditions, according to Dr. Jennifer Caudle, of Rowan University.

Newswise: Sunscreen: A Little Dab Won’t Do You
Released: 25-May-2016 1:05 PM EDT
Sunscreen: A Little Dab Won’t Do You
Rowan University

With temperatures expected to climb on the first unofficial weekend of the summer, a Rowan Medicine physician says it’s time to remember that it only takes a couple minutes to protect yourself from a disfiguring and deadly disease.

Released: 14-Apr-2015 3:05 PM EDT
Professor Provides Tips for Parents of Children Recently Diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Rowan University

Professor provides tips for families whose children have just been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder.

Released: 9-Apr-2015 11:05 AM EDT
Rowan University Prof Helps Marathoners Get “Psyched”
Rowan University

Dr. Douglas Mann is coordinating the first "psyching team" for the New Jersey Marathon & Half-Marathon and providing tips for runners dealing with race-related anxiety.

Released: 7-Nov-2014 3:00 PM EST
Baby Geniuses and More
Rowan University

Your child doesn't need to be in a gifted program to be a creative genius. Here's how to foster creativity in youngsters.

Released: 14-Oct-2014 4:00 PM EDT
To Flu or Not to Flu, That (Could Be) Congestion!
Rowan University

While the tragedy of the ebola virus and the emergence of enterovirus dominating headlines, another virus will likely cause hundreds of thousands of hospitalizations this winter. A RowanSOM family physician discusses seasonal flu season and addresses misconceptions about the flu virus and vaccine that prevents it.

Released: 22-Sep-2014 3:00 PM EDT
University Film Project Leads Assault on Campus Sexual Assault
Rowan University

Student films support White House message to change behavior.

Released: 13-Dec-2013 5:00 PM EST
What's Dad's Role During the Holidays?
Rowan University

Whether it’s “A Christmas Story,” “The Santa Clause” or “Elf,” dads play a vital role in recent popular Christmas media. In real-life holiday scenarios, fathers do as well…and that’s true whether dads are merry makers or Christmas curmudgeons.

Released: 10-Sep-2013 11:55 AM EDT
Rowan University Professor Discusses Terrorism on 12th Anniversary of September 11 Attacks
Rowan University

Since the tragic attacks of September 11, 2001, Dr. Robert S. Fleming, professor of Management in the Rohrer College of Business at Rowan University and a recognized authority on emergency preparedness has been interviewed by numerous television, radio, and print media outlets on a variety of topics related to our nation’s vulnerability to domestic terrorism and our enhanced preparedness for the ever-present threat of terrorism within our contemporary world.

Released: 5-Aug-2013 2:00 PM EDT
Back to School Can Mean Back to Bullying, Expert Warns
Rowan University

Being bullied - and being a bully - can lead to psychosocial outcomes that include anxiety, depression, substance abuse and suicidal thoughts. Expert says parents need an ongoing conversation with their kids to respond to and prevent bullying.

Newswise: Election 2012: Will Voters Follow Their ‘Gut Feelings’ at Polls?
Released: 18-Oct-2012 12:10 PM EDT
Election 2012: Will Voters Follow Their ‘Gut Feelings’ at Polls?
Rowan University

Americans going to the polls generally pull the lever based on one thing: their gut feelings, says presidential politics expert Larry Butler of Rowan University.

Released: 2-Dec-2011 1:10 PM EST
American Hanukkah Traditions Focus on Children
Rowan University

Hanukkah isn't a hugely important holiday on the Jewish calendar, but modern day celebrations of the Festival of Lights do work to get today's children--and adults--excited about Judaism, Rowan University Professor Dianne Ashton says.

Released: 6-Sep-2011 5:35 PM EDT
Rowan Professor, Emergency Preparedness Expert Reflects on Terrorism on the 10th Anniversary of 9/11
Rowan University

Without question we are safer today than we were ten years ago, according to Dr. Robert S. Fleming, professor of management at Rowan University and a nationally recognized authority on emergency preparedness.

Released: 25-Aug-2011 4:40 PM EDT
Tips on Using Social Media During a Natural Disaster
Rowan University

Here are tips on how to use social media during natural disasters.

Released: 28-Feb-2011 12:00 PM EST
From Wisconsin to New Jersey, the New Global Communication Weapon May be Mixing Street Protesting and Social Media
Rowan University

With many Americans concerned about rising gas prices, state budgets and inflation — and with battle lines drawn in several states between governments and unions — the U.S. can expect more social media “wars’ in the near future.

Released: 20-Jan-2011 11:00 AM EST
Fifty Years Later, Kennedy’s Inaugural Speech Still Resonates
Rowan University

Ever heard of a chiasmus? Fifty years ago this week, President John F. Kennedy used more than one chiasmus to great effect when he delivered his inaugural address, according to Rowan University Communication Studies Professor Daniel Schowalter.

Released: 7-Jan-2011 11:00 AM EST
Health Care Reform Good, Information Inadequate
Rowan University

Health care reform as presented will be good for Americans, according to Dr. Joel Rudin, a professor in the Management and Entrepreneurship Department in the Rohrer College of Business at Rowan University, Glassboro, N.J.

Released: 30-Nov-2010 5:15 PM EST
American Hanukkah Traditions Focus on Children
Rowan University

Hanukkah isn’t a hugely important holiday on the Jewish calendar, but modern day celebrations of the Festival of Lights do work to get today’s children--and adults--excited about Judaism, according to Professor Dianne Ashton of Rowan University.

Released: 20-Sep-2010 11:50 AM EDT
Tea Party Has Similarities to Dems’ Race in 2008, Rowan Prof Says
Rowan University

The Tea Party’s impact on politics this fall is not dissimilar to the movement that propelled President Barack Obama to the White House, according to Larry Butler, chair of Rowan University’s Department of Political Science.

Released: 15-Jun-2010 3:40 PM EDT
Shortsighted Policies of U.S., Russia Contributed to Political Unrest in Kyrgyzstan, Prof Says
Rowan University

The hands-off approach the United States and Russia have taken thus far to address the violence in Kyrgyzstan is not unlike the policies both countries have maintained for years in the country, says Rowan University professor Lawrence Markowitz, a scholar specializing in the politics of Central Asia.

Released: 8-Feb-2010 8:35 AM EST
From Business Law Prof: Do Not Boycott AIG
Rowan University

A business law professor and former AIG employee tells why the firm should not be boycotted.

Released: 21-Dec-2009 2:10 PM EST
Fire Safety Tips for the Holidays
Rowan University

A nationally recognized fire safety expert provides some information on keeping your home -- and family -- safe during the holidays.

Newswise: Terrorism Preparedness: Eight Years After 9/11/01
Released: 10-Sep-2009 2:55 PM EDT
Terrorism Preparedness: Eight Years After 9/11/01
Rowan University

Dr. Robert Fleming is an expert on emergency preparedness who can discuss 9/11 issues.

Released: 28-Aug-2009 3:00 PM EDT
Senior Citizens and Health Care Reform
Rowan University

Finance professor and senior citizen Dr. Robert Pritchard looks at health care reform.

Released: 27-Jul-2009 11:00 AM EDT
Health Care Reform?
Rowan University

First things first: Finance professor proposes there are other issues -- such as unemployment and Social Security -- that need to be addressed before health care reform.

Released: 2-Jun-2009 9:30 PM EDT
Inflation and Dollar Depreciation
Rowan University

Both the dollar depreciation and the increase in longer-term interest rates are attributable to fears of significant long-term inflation resulting from massive government borrowing and anticipated ongoing deficit spending. Expecting inflation, investors worldwide tend to move their money from dollars to what they believe will be more stable currencies. This results in depreciation of the dollar.

Released: 7-Jan-2009 3:00 PM EST
President-Elect Obama: Want to Stimulate the Economy? Freeze Or Lower the Tax on Long-Term Capital Gains
Rowan University

A well-respected finance professor makes a case for lowering the existing tax rates on long-term capital gains to stimulate the economy.

Released: 25-Nov-2008 12:45 PM EST
Tight Finances? You Still Can Celebrate the Holidays in Many Ways
Rowan University

Most everyone is feeling an economic pinch right now. That doesn't mean they have to curtail all gift-giving this holiday season. A finance professor suggests 12 tips to mark the season more cost-effectively.

Released: 26-Sep-2008 11:25 AM EDT
The Financial Crisis: U.S. Could See Great Turnaround in 12-18 Months
Rowan University

While the U.S. may face a depression if the current crisis is not managed properly, a finance professor and expert believes the country could enjoy a major turnaround in the near future if things are handled properly today.

Newswise: Terrorism Preparedness: Our Seven-year Pilgrimage Since 9/11/01
Released: 8-Sep-2008 4:50 PM EDT
Terrorism Preparedness: Our Seven-year Pilgrimage Since 9/11/01
Rowan University

As we mark the anniversary of 9/11 and approach the presidential election, terrorism against the United States still is on our minds. "The importance of ensuring readiness of local first responders cannot be overemphasized," says emergency management expert Dr. Robert Fleming.

Newswise: Preparing for Hurricane Response: The Untold Story that Contributed to Success
Released: 5-Sep-2008 4:00 PM EDT
Preparing for Hurricane Response: The Untold Story that Contributed to Success
Rowan University

Gustav's gone, and three other hurricanes may be are heading for the United States. Emergency preparedness expert can discuss what's changed since Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast three years ago.

Released: 30-Jul-2008 5:15 PM EDT
Profs: Olympics Offer Security Challenges, 'Goosebump Moments'
Rowan University

From emergency preparedness to the impact the Games will have on Chinese police to the "goosebump moments" viewers crave, Rowan University professors are available to address issues surrounding the XXIX Olympiad.

Released: 26-Jun-2008 5:10 PM EDT
Ensure Fun Is the Only Thing Exploding This Fourth
Rowan University

It's possible to celebrate the Fourth of July -- and fireworks -- safely. A fire and emergency management expert shares ways to enjoy the flash and not get burned.

Released: 20-Feb-2008 4:00 PM EST
Emergency Preparedness Expert Available to Discuss Satellite Re-entry
Rowan University

Dr. Robert S. Fleming can discuss the potential fallout if the broken spy satellite is shot down.

Released: 31-Jan-2008 5:25 PM EST
Super Tuesday: Obama's Political "˜Movement' Vs. Hillary's "˜Organization'?
Rowan University

Has Barack Obama's movement grown strong enough that he can win in states where he hasn't campaigned extensively? That's the overriding question as voters head to the polls on Super Tuesday, says Rowan University professor Larry Butler.

Released: 4-Dec-2007 3:30 PM EST
Top Presidential Candidates Already Poised to 'Claim the Mantle,' Prof Says
Rowan University

Even with polls showing her running neck-and-neck with Barack Obama in the Jan. 3 Iowa caucuses, Hillary Clinton is acting and sounding like the frontrunner for the Democratic presidential nomination. And she is, says Rowan University's Larry Butler.

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