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New Jersey Health Data Project Tackles State’s Pressing Health Needs

Rutgers Center for State Health Policy launched the New Jersey Integrated Population Health Data (iPHD) Project this week to address some of the state’s most pressing health care issues with a virtual Research Consortium.
2-Jun-2022 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Diverted Buprenorphine May Help Prepare People With Opioid-Use Disorder for Treatment

New research finds people who were using buprenorphine obtained without a prescription were more likely to remain in treatment for opioid-use disorder, underscoring need to expand access to this medication.
16-May-2022 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers outline need for new approach to COVID-19 vaccine testing

Rutgers researchers are calling for a change in our approach to developing COVID-19 vaccines, and vaccines to fight future pandemics, to incorporate both conventional and challenge trails.
12-Apr-2022 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Primary care tele-mentoring program model shows potential to lead to improved patient care

According to a new study, primary care physicians and nurse practitioners who participated in a Rutgers Project ECHO complex endocrinology tele-mentoring program at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (RWJMS) improved care for patients with diabetes.
24-Mar-2022 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Teens and young adults overdosing on drugs for common mental health issues

Rutgers researchers examined how often youth who overdosed on a benzodiazepine or stimulant had a recent medical prescription for that drug.
10-Mar-2022 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

People with multiple sclerosis benefit from telehealth services

While many people skipped regular health check-ups during the COVID-19 pandemic, new research indicates that people with multiple sclerosis (MS) used online telehealth services more frequently to keep in contact with their health care providers and...
1-Mar-2022 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Climate action can lessen poverty and inequality worldwide

According to a Rutgers study, if all countries adopted the same tax on carbon emissions and returned the revenues to their citizens, it is possible to keep the global temperature from rising more than 2 degrees Celsius while also benefiting...
29-Nov-2021 11:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Rutgers and NYU Receive Federal Grant for New Center for Asian Health Promotion and Equity

Rutgers Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research, in close collaboration with New York University, has received $11.6 million in funding from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities to develop the...
5-Oct-2021 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Rutgers Expert, Author of “Abortion After Roe” Available for Comment on Abortion Decision

5-Jul-2022 8:00 AM EDT

Rutgers expert available for comment on heart health and psychology during American Heart Month

31-Jan-2022 8:00 AM EST

Rutgers expert available for comment on self-harm and suicidal behaviors

14-Oct-2021 8:00 AM EDT

Rutgers expert available: World Alzheimer's Day

21-Sep-2021 9:00 AM EDT

Rutgers expert available to discuss new coronavirus strains

21-Dec-2020 5:05 PM EST

Rutgers health policy expert available to discuss upcoming Supreme Court decision on ACA

5-Nov-2020 11:55 AM EST

The Future of Precision Medicine

Precision medicine is a rapidly growing approach to health care that focuses on finding treatments and interventions that work for people based on their genetic makeup, rather than their symptoms. Zeeshan Ahmed, director of the new Ahmed Lab at...
8-Oct-2020 12:25 PM EDT

Rutgers Scholar Available to Discuss Concerning Trends of Suicidal Behavior Before and During COVID-19

15-Sep-2020 5:25 PM EDT

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