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Candy, baked goods, and other edibles made with THC can appeal to young children and have serious consequences if consumed. A pediatrician explains.
Data collected by cars on driver performance—combined with machine learning—could detect elderly drivers who will soon develop mild cognitive impairment or dementia.
You don’t need medical training to use a defibrillator and save a life. You just need to know where to find a defibrillator.
Megan Ranney, a graduate of the Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, and Gerard Carrino, who earned his MPH from Mailman, were tapped as deans at two schools.
- December 7, 2022
Bullying toward gay and lesbian adolescents increased between 2015 and 2019, when nearly half of gay and lesbian teens faced bullying.
- December 1, 2022
Obstacles remain before the world reaches the point of eliminating AIDS, but new prevention technologies and outreach programs are reasons to be optimistic about the future.
- November 29, 2022
What you think you know about healthy eating may be incorrect. A Columbia nutritionist sets the record straight--and shares a recipe too.
- November 21, 2022
The diminished power of the immune system in older adults is usually blamed on the aging process. A new study shows that decades of inhaled particulates due to air pollution also take a toll.
- November 15, 2022
Chronic liver disease is surging in the United States. No group is more affected than Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI).
- November 11, 2022
Eligible older adults who participate in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program may have slower memory decline than eligible people who do not participate, according to a new study.
- November 9, 2022
The recipient of public health's most prestigious award discusses how a required course during medical school in Egypt influenced her career.
- October 31, 2022
Columbia University's Mailman School and five other schools of public health will conduct research to help remedy a public health workforce that has been stretched thin by the COVID pandemic.
- October 14, 2022
Menthol cigarette use among adult smokers has increased, and banning menthol as a characterizing flavor in cigarettes in the United States could have widespread impact on public health.
- October 14, 2022
El-Sadr was awarded the Sedgwick Memorial Medal for Distinguished Service in Public Health for her groundbreaking work in global HIV research, treatment, and care.