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Strong relationships with neighbors had a protective effect on risk for PTSD among older adults exposed to Hurricane Sandy, a destructive hurricane that affected the northeast United States in 2012.

Rachel Pruchno, PhD, of the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, and colleagues evaluated the mental health impact of Hurricane Sandy on adults aged 50 to 74 years and presented study findings at the 2015 Hurricane Sandy Conference in New York.

More than 5,620 students applied to attend the Rowan School of Osteopathic Medicine's four-year medical program beginning in August, but only 162 of those hopeful doctors made the class.

By Kelly Roncace, South Jersey Times

Just two years ago, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey joined Rowan University to become Rowan School of Osteopathic Medicine in Stratford.

Since 1984, the doctors, physician's assistants, nurse practitioners, psychologists, and therapists who teach at the school have been part of a faculty practice plan known as The University Doctors.

By Carly Romalino, Courier-Post

CAMDEN – For the three minutes Nnenna Izuway stood before her peers in the medical school’s lecture hall, the Cinnaminson High School junior was an expert on ectopic pregnancy.

By Kelly Roncace, South Jersey Times

People may say there's "nothing in her brain," but Taylor Swift sure didn't "shake off" the feeling that her 57-year-old mother, Andrea Finlay, should see a doctor.

For Christmas last year, Swift asked her mom to go see a doctor just to have some routine screenings done to ease the singer's worries.

Even though Finlay said she "felt fine," she made an appointment and got a complete check up.

By Kelly Roncace, South Jersey Times

It's been said that "if you live in South Jersey and don't have allergies, there's something wrong with you."

Well, it seems most people must be OK, because allergy symptoms are already in full bloom.

Dr. Jennifer Caudle, an assistant professor at Rowan University and board certified family physician, said she has been seeing patients with allergy symptoms for about a month.

by Kelly Roncace, South Jersey Times

He carried the names of 23 deceased children in his pocket.

Dr. Chuck Callahan, D.O., a 1984 graduate of the Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, volunteered his time with the Partners in Health organization in Sierra Leone, Africa, from Dec. 3 to Jan. 12.

"Twenty-three kids I cared for died from ebola," Callahan said. "I carried their names in my pocket."

by Kim Mulford, Courier-Post

STRATFORD — Someday, a medical exam could include a simple blood test to see if a patient has Alzheimer's disease 8 to 10 years before symptoms appear.

And if Bob Nagele and his team of eight fellow researchers at Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine have anything to say about it, that day is quickly drawing near.

By Kelly Roncace, South Jersey Times

The term midwife brings about images of helpful women assisting an expectant mother who is giving birth at home.

However, today's midwives are medically certified and care for expectant mothers from conception to birth and sometimes beyond.

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