Time featured Ella Watson-Stryker, along with several other Ebola responders, as exemplars of the frontline workers risking their lives to save others and help contain the epidemic.

Rutgers Alumna Among Ebola Fighters Named TIME Magazine Person of the Year

Ella Watson-Stryker is honored for work with Doctors without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières’ emergency team in West Africa.

NJ Residents Face Higher Health Care Costs with Affordable Care Act Coverage

New Jerseyans with health insurance through the Affordable Care Act will have higher out-of-pocket expenses in 2015.
Dr. Edith A. Calamia, chief medical officer for the UnitedHealthcare Community Plan.

Coordinated-Care Models Begin to Have Impact Across NJ as Lawmakers Take Notice

UnitedHealthcare draws on Camden experience, while statewide collaborative could affect Medicaid funding and transportation.

Lack of Healthy Food Leads to Malnutrition

Former first daughter Barbara Bush joined others in Newark to raise awareness about hidden hunger, caused by a lack of healthy food options.
The holidays are full of opportunities to drink too much, but there are ways to have fun without courting disaster.

Holiday Drinking: Beware Seasonal Triggers for Overindulging in Alcohol

[caption id="attachment_40944" align="alignright" width="300"] The holidays are full of opportunities to drink too much, but there are ways to have fun without courting disaster.[/caption]By Ken Branson for Rutgers TodayThe holidays are upon us, ...

Students Make Blankets for Cancer Patients

Megan Vizzard, 14, started Cozies 4 Chemo, which provides cancer patients with blankets to use during chemotherapy.

Rapid Ebola Test Could Help in Outbreak

Dr. David Alland of Rutgers plans to have a rapid Ebola diagnosis test ready to be used in 15 months.

Doctors, Optometrists Battle Over Right to Write Hydrocodone Prescriptions

Medical Society sees giving ability to prescribe dangerous drugs running counter to efforts to prevent addiction.
Gerriann LaGuardia (left) poses with Santa, Laura Koziel and Nicholas Barone at the 2013 Sensitive Santa. Photo Courtesy of Gerriann LaGuardia.

Sensitive Santa Brings Christmas Cheer to Autistic Children

In Jamesburg, Gerriann LaGuardia hosts Sensitive Santa so autistic children can more comfortably experience a visit with Santa during the holidays.
Jeffrey Carson says it is clearer than ever that smaller transfusions are better for many patients than larger ones. Photo: John Emerson

Patients Given Less Blood During Transfusions Do Well

Rutgers-led research finds similar survival rates whether blood transfusions are large or small.