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Social support may help offset the negative impact that discrimination and gender expectations have on heart disease and stroke risk factors among transgender and gender non-conforming adults.
Leaders from top U.S. nursing schools, nursing organizations, and the National Institutes of Health met to discuss a national health action plan to raise awareness of and improve LGBTQ health.
Palliative care is often associated with the terminally ill, but with the rising incidence of chronic illness, palliative approaches are increasingly used for patients whose deaths may be years away.
With telehealth and house calls, the Columbia nurse practitioners are deploying new services to meet the diverse needs of its patients.
- July 9, 2019
A Columbia Nursing study has found that infections were 15 percent more common among patients hospitalized in units that were understaffed with nurses for two consecutive shifts.
- January 22, 2019
One in five adolescents in New York City may have undiagnosed asthma, a study from Columbia University School of Nursing has found.
- January 7, 2019
Columbia Nursing’s Elaine Larson was awarded the Walsh McDermott Medal for distinguished service to the National Academy of Medicine.
- October 5, 2018
Community health workers may be able to help youths with sickle cell disease live healthier lives, according to a new study from Columbia's School of Nursing and Department of Pediatrics.
- July 27, 2018
A new National Academies report—co-authored by Columbia Nursing’s Suzanne Bakken—recommends returning health information gathered during research to study participants.
- July 10, 2018
Columbia University School of Nursing appoints new dean, Lorraine Frazier.
- May 14, 2018
“I knew from my first visit that the school wasn't just educating nurses but also future leaders, scholars, and advocates in health care,” says Kent Haina, MS'18.
- April 26, 2018
For the first time, the basic principles of palliative care will be integrated into the curriculum for all students at Columbia's School of Nursing.
- March 15, 2018
Some HIV symptoms affect women more than men. A new study from Columbia Nursing shows how menopause adds to the burden.