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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.
Mailman's ICAP has harnessed the partnerships made in combating HIV in Africa, Asia, and the Americas to meet the threat of COVID-19.
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.
- May 10, 2016
Immunization rates rise when city vaccination records are shared with providers via electronic health records, a new study finds.
- May 5, 2016
Lead remains a problem in many communities, and health officials are learning who is most affected and how to prevent the damage.
- April 29, 2016
Use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) during pregnancy is associated with an increased rate of offspring depression, a new study has found.
- April 8, 2016
A report from Public Health England suggests e-cigarettes are 95 percent less harmful than combustible cigarettes; Mailman researchers discuss the potential impact in the United States.
- March 16, 2016
Researchers from Columbia and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism have found that the number of Americans with marijuana use disorder has nearly doubled, but few get treatment.
- February 19, 2016
Mailman School of Public Health researchers found that adults who use marijuana are five times more likely to develop an alcohol use disorder compared to adults who do not use the drug.
- February 10, 2016
Mailman School of Public Health researchers found that although vaccination policy changes remain controversial, alternatives exist to eliminate nonmedical exemptions by making them harder to obtain.