Rutgers Health News

About 41.1 million children in the United States trick-or-treat on Halloween night. Bruce Ruck, managing director of the New Jersey Poison Cont

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, accor

About 40 million people contracted the flu last year, with hundreds of thousands hospitalized and 35,400 to 61,000 deaths, including 134 children, according to the 

Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus (EEEV) is a serious and sometimes deadly virus transmitted to people and horses by the bite of an infected mosquito.

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.

Researchers at Rutgers and other institutions have discovered how muscle contractions (bronchospasm) in the airway, which cause breathing difficulty in people with asthma, occur

Infections caused by the bacterium Vibrio vulnificus – known as “flesh-eating” bacteria – are becoming more common in northern waters, whose surface temperatures are ri

For respiratory infections in children under 12, physicians are increasingly more likely to recommend antihistamines and less likely to recommend cough and cold medicines, a Rut

Planning a July 4th BBQ or picnic? Following is some advice from a Rutgers University poison control expert on how to prepare and store food safely.

June 27 marks National HIV Testing Day, an annual observance established in 1995 to encourage people to know their HIV status by being tested and, if newly diagnosed with HIV, c

RWJBarnabas Health and Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, part of Rutgers Health, in partnership with New Brunswick Development Corporation announced the development of a n

Most people who smoke e-cigarettes want to quit and many have tried to reduce their use, according to Rutgers researchers.