By J. Dale Shoemaker | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com Children in New Jersey generally are better off than they were six years ago, new data shows: Fewer are living in poverty. Fewer live with families receiving benefits such as food stamps. And fewer are testing positive for high levels of lead in their blood. … Continue reading The good news? Fewer kids are living in poverty. The bad news? STD rates are way up.
January 6, 2020. Rowan Today from Rowan University. Teen moms face endless obstacles. To Dr. Meredith Joppa, clinical psychologist and assistant professor in the Department of Psychology at Rowan University, the high rate of dating violence is among the most worrisome. “Adolescent mothers are at elevated risk for dating violence, rapid repeat pregnancy, and sexually … Continue reading Date SMART: With $443,000 NIH grant, Rowan psychologist seeks to help teen moms avoid dating violence, risky sexual behavior