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WORLD LUNG DAY 2019: Rutgers Docs Raise Awareness, Develop Solutions for Emerging Public Health Crises

On September 25, 2019, Rutgers New Jersey Medical School (NJMS) will mark World Lung Day, an international day for lung health advocacy and action.
23-Sep-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Rutgers School of Dental Medicine Receives $11.7 Million Federal Grant to Research Alternatives to Opioids

Rutgers School of Dental Medicine (RSDM) was awarded an $11.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health, (NIH) for research on the combination of ibuprofen and acetaminophen as an alternative to opioids.
23-Sep-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Is Theory on Earth’s Climate in the Last 15 Million Years Wrong?

A key theory that attributes the climate evolution of the Earth to the breakdown of Himalayan rocks may not explain the cooling over the past 15 million years, according to a Rutgers-led study. The study in the journal Nature Geoscience could shed...
23-Sep-2019 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Rutgers Names David H. Zald Director for New Center for Advanced Human Brain Imaging Research

David H. Zald has been appointed as the director of the new Rutgers Center for Advanced Human Brain Imaging Research at the Rutgers Brain Health Institute.
22-Sep-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Rutgers Student Voting Rates Increased Three-Fold in 2018

Rutgers—New Brunswick student voter registration and voter turnout rates nearly quadrupled in the 2018 midterm elections, announced the Eagleton Institute of Politics’ Center for Youth Political Participation at Rutgers—New Brunswick. The data...
20-Sep-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Joachim Messing, Renowned Rutgers Scientist, Dead at 73

Joachim Messing, an internationally renowned Rutgers University scientist who sought to end hunger, protect the environment and advance medicine, died Friday, Sept. 13. Jo Messing, director of the Waksman Institute of Microbiology since 1988, made...
19-Sep-2019 9:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Course on U.S.-Mexican Border Encourages Critical Thinking on Divisive Issues

What shifted over the past 30 years that changed perceptions of the U.S.-Mexican border? Are current policies working? Will barring illegal immigration decrease crime and unemployment? These are some of the issues that Camilla Townsend, a...
18-Sep-2019 11:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Off-Label Medication Orders on the Rise for Children

U.S. physicians are increasingly ordering medications for children for conditions that are not approved by the Food and Drug Administration, according to a Rutgers study.
10-Sep-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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