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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.
Clear Air Taxi legislation more than doubled the fuel efficiency of yellow taxis in New York City and led to a decline in air pollution.
Several factors are behind the recent upsurge of measles, say Columbia pediatricians and public health experts.
- September 17, 2015
A new digital platform aims to provoke cross-disciplinary conversation, offering a fresh take on public health education.
- September 17, 2015
South Korean officials visited Mailman's National Center for Children in Poverty, where they learned about unique challenges for children in the United States.
- September 13, 2015
Mailman School students opt for careers in social enterprise, a field that combines business strategy with a social mission.
- September 12, 2015
A newly launched program in Environmental Health Sciences at the Mailman School aims to recruit minorities to STEM fields.
- September 11, 2015
The incoming Mailman School of Public Health class embarks on their journey to become public health researchers and practitioners.
- September 9, 2015
The summer biostatistics training program at the Mailman School of Public Health aimed to bring a more diverse group of students to STEM fields and to public health research.
- September 8, 2015
A study by Mailman School of Public Health researchers links exposure to famine in the first trimester of pregnancy with the risk of developing diabetes in later life.
- August 19, 2015
A Mailman School of Public Health study finds that people toward the middle of social hierarchies suffer higher rates of depression and anxiety based on their social class and position of power in the labor market compared to those at the top or bottom.
- August 17, 2015
A Mailman School of Public Health study looked at the role of dentists in screening for substance use disorders. While many view the dental visit as as an opportunity to identify drug misuse, others do not see it as part of their professional role.