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Language differences, stigma, and the "model minority" myth prevent many people in Asian American and Pacific Islander communities from getting mental health care.
Vaping is becoming an increasingly popular way among youth to use cannabis, a trend that is concerning because of the high levels of THC delivered through vaping devices.
Demographically younger nations have a higher aging burden than previously thought and need new policies to prevent large numbers of people from leaving the workforce due to ill health.
Mailman School of Public Health Dean Linda P. Fried has received an Association of American Physicians’ medal in recognition of her groundbreaking contributions to the science of healthy aging.
- April 7, 2022
Using community wastewater surveillance records, Columbia public health researchers found that Hispanic neighborhoods had the highest levels of uranium, selenium, barium, chromium, and arsenic.
- March 24, 2022
A new study from Mailman researchers is the first to detail the extent of particulate air pollution in rural, American Indian communities and its potential health consequences.
- March 23, 2022
Despite strong evidence that medication is the most effective treatment for opioid use disorder, only one in four people in need receive it, a Columbia study reports.
- March 9, 2022
Mailman study reveals post-storm rise in deaths from injuries, infectious disease, respiratory disease, heart disease, and neuropsychiatric disorders as hidden cost of climate-related disasters.
- March 4, 2022
Computer models have helped anticipate COVID’s peaks and troughs, but models have a “cone of uncertainty” and much about the future of the pandemic remains unknown.
- March 3, 2022
Black and Hispanic nursing home residents are more likely than their white counterparts to live in facilities that provide fewer palliative care services, a study from Columbia Nursing shows.
- March 1, 2022
Prices paid to anesthesia practitioners increased after hospital outpatient departments and ambulatory surgery centers contracted with a physician management company, a new study finds.
- February 22, 2022
Epidurals lessen the risk of postpartum hemorrhaging, the leading cause of preventable severe maternal morbidity, according to a new study from Columbia University.
- February 8, 2022
Two in five people who use alcohol and cannabis together admit driving under the influence of alcohol, cannabis, or both, according to a new study from the Mailman School of Public Health.