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A study of millions of Americans found that fine particulate air pollution is associated with an increased risk of hospital admission for several neurological disorders, including Alzheimer’s disease.
A ban on menthol cigarettes could have monumental implications for both short- and long-term physical and mental health of communities of color, Mailman researchers say.
Combatting loneliness among older people could build stronger intergenerational connections in the United States, the most age-segregated society in the world.
- September 14, 2020
Medicaid expansion improved the stability of insurance coverage for low-income women in the months leading up to and right after the birth of their babies, Columbia researchers found.
- September 3, 2020
Mailman's ICAP has harnessed the partnerships made in combating HIV in Africa, Asia, and the Americas to meet the threat of COVID-19.
- August 7, 2020
A treatment that prevents an often-fatal disease in fetuses and newborns only reaches half of the pregnant women around the world who need it, Columbia researchers have found.
- July 23, 2020
Earlier this year, New York was the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic. Our doctors want to share some advice for colleagues in other states who are now facing a sharp increase in COVID-19 cases.
- July 22, 2020
The International Collaboration and Exchange Program convenes premedical, medical, and dental students from Columbia University and beyond to discuss their COVID-19 experiences via online coursework.
- July 8, 2020
A new study compares different NYC reopening scenarios and suggests that keeping all industries, including schools, at 50% capacity may keep COVID-19 at relatively low levels through May 2021.
- July 8, 2020
Mailman researchers estimate that the overall COVID-19 fatality rate in New York City is 1.45%, twice that of estimates from other countries, and older adults have the greatest mortality risk.
- June 22, 2020
A new dashboard developed by public health scientists at Columbia University highlights age, race/ethnicity, and sex disparities in COVID-19 cases state by state.
- June 10, 2020
The most socially disadvantaged communities in NYC used the subway to a greater degree during the pandemic, and the strongest driver of subway use was the percentage of essential workers.