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A new study of sleep in women shows that delaying bedtime by just 90 minutes each night damages cells that line the blood vessels, supporting the hypothesis that poor sleep is linked to heart health.
Wegovy (semaglutide) produces the greatest weight loss in teenagers, but a study by Columbia researchers finds that the trendy obesity drug is not cost-effective at its current price.
- July 15, 2021
Most nosebleeds are not a cause for concern, but when they happen frequently, it’s time to see a doctor, says David Gudis, a Columbia ear, nose and throat specialist.
- June 23, 2021
Finding a health care practitioner you can open up to is key to getting the best possible care.
- June 14, 2021
Programs that bring pharmacists into Black-owned barbershops could dramatically improve hypertension control and reduce heart disease disparities among Black men at a relatively modest cost.
- May 6, 2021
Primary care physicians can help women deal with anxiety and depression, which are on the rise even as COVID cases decline, says Columbia physician Dr. Arthi Reddy.
- July 23, 2020
Earlier this year, New York was the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic. Our doctors want to share some advice for colleagues in other states who are now facing a sharp increase in COVID-19 cases.
- May 14, 2019
A new study suggests that providers make the same number of wrong-patient errors regardless of the number of electronic patient records they could have open at a time.
- August 20, 2018
Understanding why most children are healthy–and how that can reveal new treatments for the sick–is the driving motivation of Columbia’s new chair of pediatrics.