Author: Leslie Garisto Pfaff

The Garden State has long been a beacon for the foreign born.

Seen in: Politics & Public Affairs

Community colleges are positioned as an antidote to the staggering costs of most four-year schools. Here’s how they fill this growing need.

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Doctors seek new paths toward pain relief amid an epidemic of addiction and death.

Seen in: Science, Top Doctors

Hey, Bacteria? Can We Talk?

October 10, 2017

The Princeton microbiologist hopes to make new medicines by listening to the conversations of bacteria.

Seen in: Science

It’s no fluke: Fish populations are on the move, chasing cooler marine temperatures. At Rutgers, scientists track their alarming migrations.

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For victims of childhood sex abuse, the pain can linger for a lifetime. Now they want to change the law blocking legal action against their abusers.

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The Mindfulness Revolution

January 10, 2017

Stress–it's a 21st-century fact of life in multitasking, plugged-in, mile-a-minute New Jersey. But wait! The mindfulness movement has a better idea...

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Meditation has been shown to mitigate anxiety and depression, reduce blood pressure, slow the aging process and improve attention.

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Hoboken’s Aldo Civico has made conflict resolution his life’s work. Sometimes, it gets a little hairy.

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A Night in Trauma

November 15, 2016

Gunshot wound? Blow to the head? Crushed hand? There's a good chance you'll find yourself in one of New Jersey's three Level I trauma centers.

Seen in: Health, Science, Top Doctors

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