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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.
- December 9, 2020
Though arsenic levels decreased after new EPA rules were implemented, about 2% of community water systems in the United States were not compliant.
- November 20, 2020
Cannabis vaporizer brands use Instagram to market their products by posting images that appeal to young people and tagging popular social media influencers, a new study from Mailman has found.
- November 13, 2020
Mailman researchers find that lower temperatures are associated with an elevated risk of impaired cognition among individuals 84 and older.
- October 23, 2020
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.
- October 8, 2020
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.
- October 1, 2020
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.