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C. Vivian Stringer Coaches Her 1000th Career Victory

It's been 47 years, and now a milestone career achievement! Rutgers Women's basketball coach C. Vivian Stringer coached her 1000th career victory Tuesday night as RU women beat Central Connecticut State 73-44 at the Rutgers Athletic Center in Piscataway.  After the game Stringer noted that she's been blessed to have been trusted to coach a…

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…