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Article ID: 700160

Sexual Violence Haunts Women With Vivid Memories Years Later

Rutgers University

Women who suffered from sexual violence, even those who were not diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), had more intense memories – even years after the violence occurred – that are difficult, if not impossible to forget., according to a new Rutgers University–New Brunswick study.

Released:
6-Sep-2018 2:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 698765

Bad Policing, Bad Law, not ‘Bad Apples,’ Behind Disproportionate Killing of Black Men by Police

Rutgers University

Killings of unarmed black men by white police officers across the nation have garnered massive media attention in recent years, raising the question: Do white law enforcement officers target minority suspects?

Released:
9-Aug-2018 10:00 AM EDT

Law and Public Policy

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Article ID: 693893

Meditation and Aerobic Exercise Help Women Recover After Sexual Assault

Rutgers University

The #MeToo movement has shed light on our culture's history of sexual violence and harassment. But what is being done to help women heal? New research from Rutgers' Tracey Shors found that women who are sexually assaulted and suffer from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) can learn to decrease negative thoughts and enhance self-worth by a combination of meditation and aerobic exercise.

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2-May-2018 12:45 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 693246

New Lyme Disease Tests Could Offer Quicker, More Accurate Detection

Rutgers University

Scientists from Rutgers, Harvard and Yale universities say new diagnostic methods offer a better chance for more accurate detection of the infection from the Lyme bacteria.Improved tests will allow for earlier diagnosis, which should improve patient outcomes.

Released:
25-Apr-2018 9:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 693236

New Drug Therapy Could Lead to More Effective Treatment for Millions With Asthma

Rutgers University

Rutgers New Jersey Medical School and collaborators from Shanghai University in China examined more than 6,000 compounds and identified a drug that relaxes the muscles and opens the airways, allowing those with asthma to breathe. Find out why this new therapy might give people a better option and new hope.

Released:
23-Apr-2018 9:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 689641

How to Talk with Kids About Traumatic Events

Rutgers University

An expert from Rutgers’ Traumatic Loss Coalitions for Youth discusses warning signs and how to address violence-related fears in children nationwide in the aftermath of the recent school shootings

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15-Feb-2018 3:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 689479

Love and Courtship in the Digital Age

Rutgers University

More than 20 years later, platforms for pairing up – and the attitudes toward those who use them – have changed considerably. But is the proliferation of dating sites and mobile apps altering our courtship experiences and long-term relationships? Rutgers relationship experts weigh in.

Released:
13-Feb-2018 1:05 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 689214

Taking Public Health to City Streets

Rutgers University

A new Rutgers School of Public Health program focuses on urban issues to curb epidemics and evoke policy change

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12-Feb-2018 3:05 AM EST
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Article ID: 689167

U.S. and Canada to Ban Trans Fats This Year; Research on How This Effects Cardiovascular Health

Rutgers University

Shauna Downs, Assistant Professor, Rutgers School of Public Health, is available for interviews on how this impending ban will affect cardiovascular health in residents of North America.

Released:
7-Feb-2018 1:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 688844

Once Homeless, Rutgers Student Becomes a National Science Scholar

Rutgers University

Karina Pizzelanti studies medical lab science at Rutgers School of Health Professions

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1-Feb-2018 3:05 PM EST

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