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New Training Fights Inmate Substance Use Disorders 

Rutgers University is joining New Jersey’s prison system to address an often-overlooked contributor to the cycle of crime, poverty and health concerns among the state’s marginalized communities: The prevalence of drug and alcohol addiction among the state’s nearly 20,000 incarcerated adults. This year, Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care (UBHC) has stepped in to provide Introduction to Substance Use Disorders…

Temperature Doesn't Matter With Washing Hands

Washing your hands with hot water is just as good as washing them with cold water if you're trying to kill germs.  A new study out of Rutgers University exposed participants' hands to bacteria and then had them wash up at different temperatures.  It didn't matter one bit after ten seconds, the same amount of…

Rutgers University Service Dog Found On Railroad Tracks

  (New Brunswick, NJ) -- A Rutgers University service dog who'd gone missing New Year's Eve is undergoing emergency care at a local veterinary hospital.  Moe, who was about to be placed with a veteran who has PTSD, bolted when he heard fireworks go off.  The Rhodesian Ridgeback was freaked out by the noise and…

Naming Rights Being Finalized For Rutgers Athletic Facility

Naming rights are being finalized for Rutgers new multi-sport athletic facility.  The University has called a special meeting of its Board of Governors tomorrow morning in which a decision will likely be made. NJ Advance Media says RWJ Barnabas Health, the state's largest medical network, is expected to win the rights which will net Rutgers…