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Support for Government Mandates High and Increasing Over Time, Survey Finds

As the coronavirus Delta variant surges throughout the country and mask and vaccine mandates are being considered, a new national survey finds that almost 20 percent of Americans say it is unlikely that they will get the COVID-19 vaccine.
30-Jul-2021 11:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Facebook News Consumers Less Likely To Be Vaccinated, Survey Finds

People who rely exclusively on Facebook for news and information about the coronavirus are less likely than the average American to have been vaccinated, according to a new survey.
29-Jul-2021 9:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Rutgers Names Associate Vice Chancellor for Clinical Innovation and Data Analytics

Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences’ Office of Clinical and Health Affairs has appointed Andrew M. Evens, professor of medicine at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, associate director of clinical services for Rutgers Cancer Institute...
27-Jul-2021 11:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Babies at Risk for Diabetes May Have Microbiota Restored

Newborns at risk for Type 1 diabetes because they were given antibiotics may have their gut microorganisms restored with a maternal fecal transplant, according to a Rutgers study.
14-Jul-2021 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Public Health Summer Program Increases STEM Career Interests in High Schoolers

High school students who participated in summer programs about public health increased their interest in pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), according to a Rutgers study.
19-Jul-2021 3:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Black, Latinx People Confident in COVID-19 Safety Precautions but Skeptical About Vaccines

Black and Latinx people intensely sought information on COVID-19 and engaged in public health measures such as mask-wearing and testing due to devastating experiences during the pandemic but are still skeptical about vaccines, according to a Rutgers...
14-Jul-2021 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Antibiotics in Early Life Could Affect Brain Development

Antibiotic exposure early in life could alter human brain development in areas responsible for cognitive and emotional functions, according to a Rutgers researcher.
7-Jul-2021 11:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Smokers are at a Higher Risk for Smoking Menthol Cigarettes

Compared with heterosexual smokers, menthol cigarette smoking is higher among lesbian, gay and bisexual cigarette smokers, according to a Rutgers-led study, especially among bisexual and lesbian/gay female cigarette smokers.
13-Jul-2021 1:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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Rutgers Inspires Establishment of New Jersey One Health Task Force

Last month, New Jersey became the first state to legislate a “One Health Task Force,” which promotes communication between state agencies and scientists who study human health, animal health and the earth sciences. The law is based on the...
28-Jul-2021 1:35 PM EDT

Rutgers ER Expert Available to Discuss CDC’s Anticipated New Mask Rules

27-Jul-2021 4:05 PM EDT

Gen Z’s Anticipated Media Consumption during Tokyo Summer Olympics

21-Jul-2021 10:10 AM EDT

Rutgers Chancellor Available to Discuss the Need for Health Care Workers to be Vaccinated Against COVID-19

28-Jun-2021 11:30 AM EDT

Juneteenth: Rutgers Experts Available to Discuss

14-Jun-2021 10:10 AM EDT

Rutgers Expert Available to Discuss New FDA Approved Drug for Alzheimer’s

8-Jun-2021 12:05 PM EDT

Eagleton Experts on the NJ Gubernatorial Primary

8-Jun-2021 10:35 AM EDT

Cannabis Legalization Could Lead to Health Disparities in Women of Reproductive Age

A Rutgers expert discusses how the legalization of cannabis could widen gaps in health and social equity for pregnant women, new mothers and their children.
1-Jun-2021 2:05 PM EDT

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