Health Matters

Research and clinical developments in the biomedical and health sciences


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A Partnership in Health

Rutgers and RWJBarnabas Health partner to create the state's premier academic health care system.

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A Role of the Dice

Nearly 70 percent of New Jersey's adults gambled in 2016, according to the Center for Gambling Studies.

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Depressed Numbers

Less than 5 percent of adults are evaluated for depression on routine visits to primary caregivers.

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The Nurses Are In

The new Nursing and Science Building adds to Rutgers–Camden's reputation in the health sciences. 

Richard G. Marlink

A Global Perspective

Richard G. Marlink leads the new Rutgers Global Health Institute, created to improve health equity worldwide.

Rutgers  doctoral student Michael Johnson

In the Name of Transparency

Student Michael Johnson cofounds a biotech firm that devises a way to view tissues in three dimensions. 

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Stress Rest

Remembering a fond vacation is one of the best ways to reduce stress, by as much as 85 percent. 

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Running Hot and Cold

When it comes to removing germs from your hands, cold water is just as effective as using hot water.

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Passing the Smell Test

Dogs get all the accolades for detecting myriad scents, but a human's sense of smell is right up there.

Alumni Andy and Tracey Roettger

Safe Home

A new gift will help Recovery House, a residence hall promoting student sobriety and academics.