New Jersey Medical School In The News 2019

NJMS Medical Student in ‘Survivor’

Bethesda Magazine - First-year medical student, Julia Carter, is featured in the 38th season cast of ’Survivor’ and talks about how her own personal experiences had inspired her to join the show.

Anti-Diarrhea Overdoses on the Rise

The Fix - Researchers have found that the number of Ioperamide overdoses has increased at an alarming rate over the course of five years. Dr. Diane Calello lends her expertise on the subject. (181 characters)

TamRx Technology

Crain’s Cleveland Business - A new biotech company is developing new technology that could potentially block tumor growth and stimulate the immune system to fight various cancer forms.

Debate on Marijuana Access

NJ Spotlight - The possible legalization of recreational marijuana in NJ is drawing concerns from health professionals. Medical experts, including Dr. Lewis Nelson, discuss the implications of legalization.

Bone Loss in Joint Implants

NJBIZ - Dr. William Gause and fellow researchers have discovered the long-sought reason that many people with joint replacements experience harmful inflammation and bone loss.

Opioid Addiction Eligible for Marijuana Program

The Inquirer - New Jersey has included opioid addiction on the list of illnesses that qualify for the medical marijuana program. Along with this, two opioid treatment centers of excellence are being developed, with one at NJMS.

Effects of Ecstacy – Dr. Diane Calello talks about the effects and symptoms of ecstasy after the death of a man who was in emotional distress.

Diversion Tactics

Asbury Park Press – A controversial practice of diverting ambulances to different hospital locations has caused concerns among some communities. Learn more about why this may be problematic.

Achoo! Is it a cold or flu?

Today – Dr. David Cennimo details the differences between cold and flu symptoms and discusses how to tell them apart.

Transparency Policy for Procedures

MarketWatch – While patients can now see the prices of certain medical procedures, there is debate on whether quantity of cost is valued more than quality of life.

Nationwide Injunction

Salon – Understanding the impact and implications of the nationwide injunction on employer provided no-cost birth control coverage. Physicians, including Dr. Kristyn Brandi, speak more on the topic.

Science Behind Selfies

Wired - Did you know that the distance you take your selfie can distort how you look? In this video, Dr. Boris Paskhover explains the perception of selfie photos.

The Fight Against Withdrawl - A recent report shows that people with opioid addiction have been using anti-diarrhea medication to combat the symptoms of withdrawal. Dr. Diane Calello discusses the risks of misusing medication.

Restriction on Miscarriage Medicine

NPR - While mifepristone can help facilitate miscarriages, accessibility to this medication is often difficult. Experts, including Dr. Kristyn Brandi, share their thoughts on the topic.

Standing Up Against Gun Violence

The Daily Targum - Dr. Stephanie Bonne discusses how gun violence and medicine go hand in hand after the NRA tweets that doctors should ‘stay in their lane’.

#DryJanuary- A Break From Booze

CNBC – Have you heard of #DryJanuary? It’s a month-long challenge to abstain from alcohol. According to experts, when taking a break from drinking, individuals experience improvements in health and...

Have You Taken the Plunge?

Press of Atlantic City - In conjunction with annual Polar Bear Plunge events, physicians discuss how icy temperatures effect the body. Dr. Andrew Berman warns about the risks of diving into cold water, including hyperventilation.

Integrative Approach to Healthcare

NJ Spotlight - Dr. Justin Sambol and other healthcare administrators examine the outcomes and benefits to patients of creating integrated healthcare networks.

Measles and More – With the recent outbreak in New Jersey, second-year medical student, Neil C. Bhavsar, suggests state policy vaccination reform and the public health impact of measles in this op-ed piece.

Fact or Fiction

STAT - Is it possible to be affected by Fentanyl through passive exposure? Dr. Lewis Nelson demystifies this phenomenon in his latest op-ed.