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Prescription opioids have played an increasingly significant role in fatal motor vehicle crashes, according to a new study from researchers at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health.
Like what the AIDS activists sought in the 80s and 90s, an “opioid movement” may be required for treatments to become acceptable to—and demanded by—communities throughout the United States.
- November 7, 2018
ICAP launched the world’s first multi-country HIV treatment program in 2003 and has helped bring life-saving treatment to nearly 1.5 million people in resource-poor regions around the world.
- November 2, 2018
Access to health care in the United States is at stake on Election Day, says Michael Sparer, chair of the Department of Health Policy and Management at Columbia’s Mailman School of Public Health
- October 16, 2018
Speed cameras rank among the most cost-effective social policies, saving both money and lives, according to research conducted at Columbia's Mailman School of Public Health.
- October 4, 2018
Scientists at Mailman have found that emissions from gas station vent pipes are 10 times higher than estimates used to determine how close schools and playgrounds can be situated to the facilities.
- September 6, 2018
A CUIMC study found that during the 2016 presidential election Republicans made gains in counties with more "deaths of despair."
- August 28, 2018
The first-line treatment for malaria in no longer effective in Cambodia, and a new report from Columbia researchers has identified the likely culprit.
- August 21, 2018
A Mailman study of more than 1 million pregnancies in Finland reports that prenatal exposure to elevated levels of DDT is associated with an increased risk for autism.
- August 13, 2018
Letters written to frequent prescribers of Seroquel, which can cause harmful side effects in the elderly, significantly reduced the number of prescriptions for Medicare patients.
- August 9, 2018
Children and adolescents are more vulnerable than adults to floods, droughts, heat waves, and other events related to climate change, Columbia researchers say.