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Long-term exposure to air pollution, especially ozone, is associated with the development of emphysema, researchers at Columbia and other universities have found.
Women who lived near fracking sites were more likely to experience anxiety or depression during pregnancy, Mailman researchers found.
In states that enacted medical marijuana laws, Mailman researchers found the number of people misusing prescription opioids did not decline, contrary to previous reports.
Firearm injuries are the second leading cause of death among U.S. children and adolescents. A team of scientists has proposed a new research agenda, a critical step for reducing pediatric mortality.
- October 27, 2015
Many still lack access to HIV care. In Zimbabwe, ICAP has embarked on a novel program to gather household data to assess the epidemic and expand treatment.
- October 26, 2015
Exceeding Expectations is a project of the Robert N. Butler Columbia Aging Center. Every week, they will introduce you to a New Yorker you'll want to meet.
- October 23, 2015
A new Mailman study examines the separate effects of clinical symptoms and labeling on stigma in young people identified as at risk for psychotic disorders.
- October 22, 2015
Deborah Hasin finds that marijuana use has doubled in the United States, and with the increase comes more marijuana use disorders and cannabis-related accidents.
- October 8, 2015
A Mailman study found that smokers who continue to smoke after treatment for alcoholism are at a greater risk of relapsing.
- October 8, 2015
Mailman researcher Mark Hatzenbuehler finds new anti-bullying legislation has been effective in reducing bullying.
- October 7, 2015
Mailman researchers examine the effects of prenatal exposure to PBDEs, a chemical found in common flame retardants, on children's development.
- October 1, 2015
Mailman health policy expert Miriam Laugesen argues that the latest fix to address rising Medicare costs is flawed.
- September 28, 2015
Mailman's Shakira Suglia is looking at the long-term health effects of early life stressors, such as lack of sleep and discrimination.