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Mailman's ICAP program is well-known for its efforts in fighting HIV, malaria, and TB around the world, but they're also busy in the fight against COVID-19 in nearby Harlem and Bronx neighborhoods.
Flavored cigarettes have been banned in the United States for more than a decade—with one glaring exception: menthol cigarettes, which are used at substantially higher rates among Black Americans.
New videos from Hip Hop Public Health, a community organization founded by a Columbia neurologist, are using the power of music to help increase COVID-19 vaccine coverage in communities of color.
A new review of existing evidence proposes eight hallmarks of environmental exposures that chart the biological pathways through which pollutants contribute to disease.
- February 26, 2021
A new study found a strong association in the U.S. between jail incarceration and death rates from infectious diseases, chronic lower respiratory disease, drug use, and suicide.
- February 2, 2021
The 2014 expansion of Medicaid in New York state was linked to a significant decrease in severe complications during labor and delivery among low-income women, a new Columbia study has found.
- January 29, 2021
The HPV vaccine has great potential to reduce the rate of cervical cancer in Africa, where Columbia researchers are trying to increase vaccination rates with texts.
- January 26, 2021
Prioritizing older New Yorkers for COVID vaccines and delaying second doses could reduce hospitalizations and deaths, according to new modeling projections from Mailman epidemiologists.
- January 25, 2021
Millions more Americans will be infected with SARS-CoV-2 and become ill with COVID-19 if policies to enforce physical distancing are lifted prematurely, Mailman epidemiologists say.
- January 23, 2021
Mailman experts and other policymakers discuss measures that should be deployed during vaccine rollout to reduce inequities, already worsened by the pandemic, in the U.S. and globally.
- January 22, 2021
Wafaa El-Sadr, MD, MPH, will serve as the next director of Columbia World Projects, an initiative focused on bringing Columbia's academic resources to bear on the great challenges facing humanity.
- January 5, 2021
A strategic decision-making and team-building exercise for hospital executives—developed at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health—now includes a simulated pandemic.
- December 9, 2020
Preterm births increased by nearly 7% among women from countries impacted by the 2017 "Muslim travel ban" in the eight months after the ban was enacted.