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Among teens treated in an emergency department for drug-related symptoms, nearly 20% who used Spice, K2, or other synthetic cannabinoids experienced seizures.
Parents given a handout with flu facts at their pediatrician’s office were significantly more likely to get their kids vaccinated before the end of flu season, Columbia pediatricians have found.
Several factors are behind the recent upsurge of measles, say Columbia pediatricians and public health experts.
A new study from Columbia pediatricians found that new mothers are more receptive to educational materials that contain facts, not criticism, about sugary drinks.
Source:The New York TimesJune 23, 2016
- June 7, 2016
A single exposure to general anesthesia poses no cognitive risk to children under age three, according to a multicenter study led by researchers at Columbia University Medical Center and NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital.
- May 10, 2016
Immunization rates rise when city vaccination records are shared with providers via electronic health records, a new study finds.
- April 25, 2016
For some types of autism, gastrointestinal problems may originate from the same genetic changes that lead to the behavioral and social characteristics of the condition.
- February 24, 2016
Columbia neurosurgeon uses less-invasive technique to reduce spasticity in children with cerebral palsy.
- February 23, 2016
Researchers conducted a systematic review of studies investigating both maternal and infant risk factors for childhood obesity.
- February 10, 2016
Mailman School of Public Health researchers found that although vaccination policy changes remain controversial, alternatives exist to eliminate nonmedical exemptions by making them harder to obtain.
- December 9, 2015
P&S researcher Wendy Chung and colleagues find genetic mutations that explain why many children with congenital heart disease also have neurodevelopmental disorders.
- October 7, 2015
Mailman researchers examine the effects of prenatal exposure to PBDEs, a chemical found in common flame retardants, on children's development.