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Uninsured Major Cardiac-related Hospitalizations Declined in First Year After ACA

States that expanded eligibility for their Medicaid program in 2014 when the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was implemented, saw fewer uninsured patients among major cardiac-related hospitalizations in the first year compared with states that did not...
24-Aug-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Global Neurosurgery Leader to Head Neurosciences at Rutgers, RWJBarnabas Health

In a transformative move that will significantly improve the capacity for neurosurgical services in the state and enhance Rutgers’ and RWJBarnabas Health’s reputation among the top tier of neurosurgical care providers, renowned neurosurgeon Dr....
31-Jul-2018 3:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Don’t Fry This Summer!

Dr. Bahar Firoz of Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School offers preventive tips to protect skin from overexposure to the sun.
23-May-2018 4:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

What You Need to Know about Alzheimer's

Fred A. Kobylarz, MD, associate professor of family medicine and community health at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, is an expert in dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, and offers caregivers and family members information on diagnoses...
21-Feb-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


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

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Suicide Rates on the Rise: Signs to Look for and How to Help Someone at Risk

11-Jun-2018 3:35 PM EDT


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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As one of the nation’s leading comprehensive medical schools, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School is dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in education, research, health care delivery, and the promotion of community health. Part of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School encompasses 20 basic science and clinical departments, and hosts centers and institutes including The Cardiovascular Institute, the Child Health Institute of New Jersey, and the Women's Health Institute. The medical school has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as among the top 100 medical schools in the nation and No. 1 in the state for research and primary care.

Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, an RWJBarnabas Health facility and the medical school's principal affiliate, comprise one of the nation's premier academic medical centers. Clinical services are provided by more than 500 faculty physicians in 200+ specialties and subspecialties as part of Rutgers Health, the clinical arm of Rutgers University.

The medical school maintains educational programs at the undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate levels on its campuses in New Brunswick and Piscataway, and provides continuing education courses for health care professionals and community education programs. To learn more about Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, visit Find us online at and


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