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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.
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.
Ali Mencin, MD, has been named director of the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition in the Department of Pediatrics at Columbia University.
- December 19, 2019
Physician-scientist Wendy Chung, MD, PhD, has been named chief of the Division of Clinical Genetics in the Department of Pediatrics, effective Jan. 1, 2020.
- December 18, 2019
In the United States, the drug hydroxyurea has helped reduce strokes caused by sickle cell disease. Now a team from Columbia and Makerere University is testing if it can do the same in Uganda.
- November 25, 2019
This year’s flu season is off to an early start, and one of the active strains is known to hit children harder. Columbia pediatrician Melissa Stockwell explains why kids should get a flu shot.
- October 31, 2019
Renowned clinician and physician-scientist Anna Penn, MD, PhD, has been named chief of neonatology at Columbia University Irving Medical Center and NYP Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital.
- October 3, 2019
Renowned immunologist Joshua Milner has been named chief of pediatric allergy, immunology, and rheumatology at Columbia University Irving Medical Center, NYP Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital.
- August 26, 2019
Misidentification among multiple-birth infants in the NICU increases their risk of medical errors, a study by Columbia physicians has found.
- August 19, 2019
Columbia pediatricians will mine a trove of health data collected by New York City to address some of the city’s most pressing health inequities.
- July 26, 2019
A new study eased fears about the proportion of youths with ADHD taking antipsychotic drugs but still found that many prescriptions may be inappropriate.
- July 11, 2019
Among teens treated in an emergency department for drug-related symptoms, nearly 20% who used Spice, K2, or other synthetic cannabinoids experienced seizures.