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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.
- November 9, 2017
A physician-scientist at Baylor University has been named to lead pediatrics at the College of Physicians & Surgeons and Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital at CUMC.
- October 13, 2017
The Vivian and Seymour Milstein Family Infant Cardiac Unit is a state-of-the-art, 17-bed unit staffed by a multidisciplinary team of specialists in neonatal cardiac intensive care.
- July 21, 2017
A study showed that children who had lost their father had significantly shorter telomeres—a protective cap on chromosomes—than children who had not.
- July 12, 2017
Michael Rosenbaum, MD, director of the new FIT clinic at Columbia for treatment of pediatric obesity, explains his research on weight loss and metabolism.
- June 27, 2017
A communitywide intervention for families who receive WIC benefits reduced obesity risk factors in preschoolers.
- January 31, 2017
Traces of flame retardants were found on the hands of all 3-year-olds in a Mailman study of 25 households in New York City.
- December 20, 2016
Children who had heart surgery at NYP/CUMC had a significantly lower risk-adjusted mortality rate compared with all other New York state programs.
- October 14, 2016
Children born to mothers who filled more than one SSRI prescription during pregnancy had a slightly greater risk of having a language disorder, a new study reported.