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Babies born during the pandemic’s first year—even to moms who did not have COVID during pregnancy—scored slightly lower on a screening test of social and motor skills compared to pre-pandemic babies.
Alusine and Isatu Jalloh traveled 4,300 miles to give their girls a chance for a better life. At Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital, a team of Columbia surgeons successfully separated the twins.
Columbia pediatrician Mara Minguez, MD, answers common questions about the COVID vaccine now available for children between 5 and 11 years old.
When Emma was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age 10, she worried she would have to give up dance. But her team at Columbia's Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center has kept her on her toes.
- November 4, 2021
Columbia University Irving Medical Center has been selected by the National Organization for Rare Disorders to join a national network aimed at improving patient care for people with rare diseases.
- October 22, 2021
Avoiding naps and screens before bedtime can help kids get on a healthy sleep schedule, says Carin Lamm, MD, director of Columbia’s Pediatric Sleep Disorders Center.
- October 14, 2021
Researchers at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and Harvard found that childhood adversity is associated with elevated risk for chronic disease, including heart disease and cancer.
- October 11, 2021
Ali Mencin, MD, has been named director of the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition in the Department of Pediatrics at Columbia University.
- October 4, 2021
Columbia pediatric pulmonologist Stephanie Lovinsky-Desir, MD, says this fall could be more dangerous for kids with asthma.
- August 23, 2021
Melissa Stockwell, Columbia pediatrician (and mom), addresses questions about COVID-19, the Delta variant, and the return to in-person schooling.
- August 16, 2021
A new preclinical study provides the first direct evidence that loss of a placental hormone during pregnancy alters long-term brain development, causing autism-like behaviors in male offspring.
- July 16, 2021
Most of the heart and immunologic problems seen in children with multisystem inflammatory syndrome (MIS-C)—a condition linked to COVID—were gone within a few months, Columbia researchers have found.