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The American Academy of Pediatrics is recommending immediate action and treatment to help address the epidemic of obesity in children.
To treat a young child with an ultrarare neurological disorder, her Columbia doctor has turned to a custom drug designed for a single patient.
Sam Prince, who received a heart transplant at Columbia at age 8, combines a passion for the New York Giants with his mission to save more lives through organ donation.
Bullying toward gay and lesbian adolescents increased between 2015 and 2019, when nearly half of gay and lesbian teens faced bullying.
- February 10, 2020
A 2018 study found that children from poor neighborhoods fare worse after heart surgery compared with kids from wealthier areas. Now Columbia researchers are trying to understand why.
- 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.