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University Students and Staff Returning from Coronavirus Infected China are asked to Self Quarantine

Princeton Strong news - Princeton, NJ: Princeton University reports Important Update: On Sunday, Feb. 2, the New Jersey Department of Health (NJ DOH) provided new guidance to colleges and universities for managing students, faculty, and staff who have returned from mainland China in the last 14 days. The guidance applies to individuals who arrived in the prior to 5 pm February 2. Those who arrived after that time will receive advice about quarantine at the border. This new guidance provides criteria to assess the exposure risk of each individual, placing them into one of three risk categories: high, medium, or low.…
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Novel PPPL invention could improve the efficiency of car and truck engines while reducing pollutants

Princeton Strong news - Princeton, NJ: US Department of Energy, Princeton University Princeton Plasma Physics Lab John Greenwald reports When it comes to car and truck engines, not much has changed since Nikolaus Otto invented the modern internal combustion engine in 1876. But the internal combustion engine could, at least theoretically, be in for a big change. Researchers at the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) have received a patent from the Patent and Trademark Office for a novel design that could increase the efficiency and reduce toxic emissions from gasoline-fueled internal combustion engines that power millions of cars…
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Thousands attended the Centennial celebration honoring the November 24, 1919 opening of the original Princeton Hospital

Plainsboro, NJ: PMPH reports Penn Medicine Princeton Health 100th Year Community Celebration. Kid watch interactive exhibit utilizing an absorbing demonstration of the da Vinci surgical robot. Penn Medicine Princeton Health marked its 100-year anniversary today with a special celebration to thank the community for its longstanding support and for helping to make Princeton Health one of the most comprehensive healthcare systems in New Jersey. “Princeton Health has been honored to provide care to our community for the past 100 years, “ said Penn Medicine Princeton Health President and CEO Barry Rabner. “We are confident that with the continued support of…
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Princeton Medical Center Celebrates 100 Years

Penn Medicine Princeton Health Kicks Off Centennial Celebration With Gala 100 Years In The Making Plainsboro, NJ: Penn Medicine Princeton Health reports Centennial Gala, members of legendary Motown group The Temptations with Penn Medicine and Princeton Health officials. Second from left, Kevin Mahoney, CEO of the University of Pennsylvania Health System; center, Kim Pimley, Chairman of the Princeton Health Board of Trustees, with Barry S. Rabner, President and CEO, Princeton Health, and J. Larry Jameson, MD, PhD, Executive Vice President of the University of Pennsylvania for the Health System and Dean of the Raymond and Ruth Perelman School of Medicine.…
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e-cig Disease Disasters

Washington, DC: CDC reports - If anyone can speak firsthand about the significant rise in e-cigarette use by kids, teens, and young adults, it’s someone who works with them every day. Lauren W., a high school teacher in Pennsylvania, often hears her students talking about using e-cigarettes. But when it comes to the dangers of nicotine and addiction for young people, she does not believe they really understand how dangerous e-cigarettes are for their health. “I talk to them about the risks all the time,” she says, “and those talks reveal that they have never really thought about it.” As someone…
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CLIMATE DISASTERS – At the frontline: Princeton University Environmental Forum addresses climate crises

PRINCETON STRONG news - Princeton, Mercer (A Coastal Flood Plain) Capital County, NJ: Princeton University Denise Valenti and Tom Garlinghouse, Office of Communications report - In response to the urgent environmental challenges facing the planet, Princeton faculty and alumni who are working to protect the environment gathered for the Princeton Environmental Forum held on campus Oct. 24-25. They came with knowledge, questions and an eagerness to share ideas from the frontlines of science leadership and environmental advocacy. Nearly 700 people attended the event, which centered around a series of discussions featuring 40 speakers in Richardson ;These scientists, policymakers, scholars, authors, and artists and…
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