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Education is Key to Reducing Sudden Unexplained Infant Deaths

New Jersey’s rate of Sudden Unexpected Infant Death (SUID) is the third lowest in the United States according to information issued this month by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The state’s rate has been consistently one of the...
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Rutgers, RWJBarnabas Health Host Global Neurosurgery Symposium

At 3 a.m. in early September, when most people were still in their beds, more than 400 viewers in China were logged in to a special broadcast, translated in Chinese, focused on neuro-tech and global neurosurgery issues. They were among the thousands...
13-Oct-2020 4:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Rutgers Study Finds Abnormal Puberty Onset Related to Long-Term Health Outcomes, Including Infertility

Puberty is a critical stage in child development and can be a trying time for both children and parents. For some adolescents, however, a delay or early onset of puberty can have long-term negative effects, including future infertility. A study by...
28-Jul-2020 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Rutgers Medical School Students Take Initiative during COVID-19 Pandemic

From dog walking and grocery runs to coordinating PPE donations and assisting with new telehealth initiatives, medical students at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, are volunteering their assistance to support the healthcare workforce,...
13-Apr-2020 11:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Rutgers Medical Students Share Virtual Celebration on Residency Match Day

As COVID-19 concerns resulted in cancellations of events throughout the state, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School made plans for an alternate, online event that would enable students, faculty and staff—as well as family and friends—to...
20-Mar-2020 2:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Study Finds a Drug-Like Compound That May Prevent Parkinson’s Disease Progression

A collaboration between scientists at Rutgers University and The Scripps Research Institute led to the discovery of a small molecule that may slow down or stop the progression of Parkinson's Disease.
30-Jan-2020 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Rutgers Neurologist Named Lead Scientific Advisor of Eagles Autism Challenge Peer Review Panel

Philadelphia Eagles Chair and CEO Jeffrey Lurie championed a new signature fundraising event, the Eagles Autism Challenge, to raise funds for innovative autism research and programs. To assist him in these efforts, Lurie appointed a professor of...
11-Dec-2019 3:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Just Had a Baby? A New App Helps Keep Them Safe

A new, free mobile app, Baby be Well, helps families keep their infants safe throughout the first year of life. By incorporating activities that encourage frequent return visits, the app provides users with proven guidance of safe sleep practices to...
10-Dec-2019 10:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

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A Rutgers Pediatrician Offers Tips for Families on Staying Mindful When Using Screens

During the COVID-19 pandemic, most children are spending more time on screens since other activities are limited. With children also participating in virtual learning, many parents are concerned that this increased use of screen time could be...
9-Sep-2020 8:05 AM EDT

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

11-Jun-2018 3:35 PM EDT

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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

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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

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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 rwjms.rutgers.edu. Find us online at www.Facebook.com/RWJMedicalSchool and www.twitter.com/RWJMS.


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