Rutgers Health News

Rutgers operates the New Jersey Hopeline, the state’s first suicide prevention hotline.

The Rutgers School of Dental Medicine (RSDM) will lead a team of health care professionals to investigate the possible link between mental health issues and poor oral health with a one-year grant from the New Jersey Health Foundation.

Kunal Shah, an assistant professor of endocrinology at Rutgers University’s Robert Wood Johnson Medical School specializing in the treatment of obesity for more than a decade, sees reason for hope in newly approved diabetes medications hitting the market.
David J. Cennimo, an associate professor of medicine and pediatrics in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, says there’s no need for people to take special steps to avoid monkeypox.
A Rutgers Poison Control Center expert discusses how parents can safely navigate feeding infants amid the scarcity
An expert from Rutgers’ Traumatic Loss Coalitions for Youth discusses warning signs and how to address violence-related fears
While most people living with HIV have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, younger and Black individuals are hesitant to get vaccinated and have lower vaccination rates, according to a new study by Rutgers researchers.
The CDC upgraded its guidance acknowledging that cloth masks are not as effective as surgical and N95 masks to protect against COVID-19 as the highly contagious Omicron variant continues to drive a record-breaking number of cases across the country.

While social distancing and wearing masks kept last year’s flu season at an all-time low, experts expect flu cases will soar this year as students return to school and employees go back to the office and are urging people to get their flu vaccine to prevent the nation’s health care system from be

Growing up the daughter of an emergency room pediatrician and a registered nurse, Zoe Reich thought she understood as a person of color the extent that systematic racism led to health disparities.

Earlier today, RWJBarnabas Health and Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, the state’s only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, in partnership with the New Brunswick Development Corporation (DEVCO), broke ground on the state’s first

As more New Jersey school districts face COVID-19 outbreaks and some are forced to stop in-person classes, many health care experts worry about what to expect as we head into the flu season.

Students preparing to return to school — in-person, remotely or both — are facing stresses unique to the type of learning they will engage in this fall.

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread rapidly across many parts of the United States – breaking records for new cases every day – questions loom about what the future will look like.  Martin Blaser, director of Rutgers’ Center for Advanced Biotechnology and Medicine and professor of Med

The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting the sexual and reproductive health of adolescents and young adults because of social distancing as well as limited access to contraceptive and abortion care, according to a sexual and reproductive health researcher at the Rutge

If you’re not supposed to touch your face, should contact lens wearers shift to glasses during the COVID-19 pandemic?