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Food-Insecure Teens Focus on Helping Moms Put Food on the Table, says New Rutgers–Camden Research

Food-Insecure Teens Focus on Helping Moms Put Food on the Table, says New Rutgers–Camden Research

By Tom McLaughlin As Kate Cairns explains, when it comes to discussing food insecurity – the lack of consistent access to nutritious, culturally appropriate food – her research shows a surprising finding: young people don’t focus on their own hunger, but rather on how they can help their mothers put food on the table. “They […]

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Rutgers-Camden Houses PROVEDIt DNA Database

Rutgers-Camden Houses PROVEDIt DNA Database

A new database developed by researchers including professors Catherine Grgicak and Desmond Lun, can help scientists more accurately interpret complex forensic DNA evidence.

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Study Shows Stressed Urban Insects are More Resilient in Extreme Weather

Study Shows Stressed Urban Insects are More Resilient in Extreme Weather

A study led by Amy Savage of biology will help researchers understand how to make predictions and conservation decisions about how organisms living in cities will respond to catastrophic weather events.

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Economics Students Research Efficiency of Social Services Programs at Camden Housing Complex

Economics Students Research Efficiency of Social Services Programs at Camden Housing Complex

By Tom McLaughlin In socioeconomically underprivileged cities, research shows that residents commonly face barriers to receiving proper medical care, including a lack of health insurance and health literacy. In cities such as Camden, social services programs have been adopted to help residents overcome these obstacles. But just how do we know which programs represent the […]

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More Effective Treatment Strategies Possible for Black Adolescents Dealing with Depression Says Rutgers–Camden Research

More Effective Treatment Strategies Possible for Black Adolescents Dealing with Depression Says Rutgers–Camden Research

By Tom McLaughlin Black adolescents express depressive symptoms differently than people from other age and racial groups, requiring that clinicians take this into account when developing treatment plans, according to a new study led by a Rutgers University–Camden researcher. “Adolescent depression is a dire public concern in the United States, and even greater concern among […]

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