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2008-08-25 03:00:37

By Venturella, Krysta As baby-boomers approach retirement age, there is a growing trend toward maintaining health and preventing illnesses, rather than treating diseases.

2008-07-22 12:00:47

WHAT: On Friday, July 25, at 11:00am a press conference will launch the Third Annual "Lincoln Park Music Festival: A Celebration of Spirit and Dance". The City of Newark and the City Council will honor James Moody with a proclamation and resolution designating July 25, 2008, "James Moody Day".

2008-07-08 14:51:18

Pond scum can undo pollution, fight global warming and alleviate world hunger.

2008-07-07 06:00:26

BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics Inc. (OTCBB:BCLI), a leading developer of adult stem cell technologies and therapeutics, has completed a preclinical study in collaboration with the W.M. Keck Center for Collaborative Neuroscience at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.

2008-07-02 09:00:48

MORRISTOWN, N.J., July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Highland Park resident Audrey Allred has been named a 2008 Verizon Wireless HopeLine(R) Scholar at Rutgers University School of Social Work where she will begin graduate studies this fall.

2008-07-01 18:00:29

In their only scheduled joint appearance of the presidential campaign, the senior healthcare advisers to Sens.

2008-06-25 15:02:55

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Rutgers University's School of Social Work and its Center on Violence Against Women & Children received a $200,000 grant from the Verizon Foundation Wednesday (June 25) to begin a first-of-its kind certification program for social workers and other professionals assisting domestic violence survivors.

2008-06-20 09:00:36

MORRISTOWN, N.J., June 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Pompton Plains resident Kristin Dunne recently completed studies at Rutgers University School of Social Work where she was named one of three 2008 Verizon Wireless HopeLine(R) Scholars.

2008-06-17 15:00:49

By ALFRED KOEPPE TO SOME, the phrases "higher education" and "ivory tower" invoke images of institutions separated by structural barriers and cultural boundaries. Isolation, however, has its disadvantages for those sheltered and for the larger community.

2008-05-03 19:00:00

Scientists warned on Friday that they expect climate change to begin affecting the Antarctic, as the pace of thinning ice in the Arctic continues.

Word of the Day
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.