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Both Democrat and Republican Likely Voters Strongly Support Sex Education in Schools

Democrats and Republicans disagree on many policies but not on sex education for teenagers, a Rutgers-led national survey finds.
13-Oct-2019 11:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Mindfulness May Reduce Opioid Cravings, Study Finds

People suffering from opioid addiction and chronic pain may have fewer cravings and less pain if they use both mindfulness techniques and medication for opioid dependence, according to Rutgers and other researchers.
13-Oct-2019 11:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Unfinished Business: Women Running in 2018 and Beyond

Gender disparities in American politics were not upended in a single cycle, but the 2018 election marked sites of progress as well as persistent hurdles for women candidates. Evaluating the 2018 election in the context of both past and present...
10-Oct-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Illegal Urban Off-Road Vehicles as Risky as Motorcycles in Cities

Not wearing helmets contributes to traumatic injuries in off-road vehicle crashes in urban areas, but motorcycle use is still deadlier
9-Oct-2019 7:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Ethnically Diverse Mothers, Children Living in Poverty at Risk for Sleep Problems

Researchers said strategies to reduce stress, electronic device and increased daily exercise may improve mothers’ sleep, while providing them with information about healthy sleep requirements, such as regular and early structured bedtimes, may...
9-Oct-2019 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Rutgers Jewish Film Festival Celebrates 20th Anniversary November 3–17

The Rutgers Jewish Film Festival celebrates twenty years of exploring Jewish history, culture, and identity through film. Running from November 3-17, the festival will feature nineteen films, including four New Jersey premieres and a closing night...
8-Oct-2019 9:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Scientists Discover New Antibiotic in Tropical Forest

Scientists from Rutgers University and around the world have discovered an antibiotic produced by a soil bacterium from a Mexican tropical forest that may help lead to a “plant probiotic,” more robust plants and other antibiotics. Probiotics,...
8-Oct-2019 5:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Traffic Experts, Parents Don’t Always See Eye to Eye on Safe Cycling Routes for Children

Parents often disagree with transportation experts over what streets are safe for children to ride bikes, a Rutgers-led study finds.
7-Oct-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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