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Most hair, body, and personal care products contain “chemicals of concern.” A Columbia epidemiologist explains how to figure out what's safe to buy and use.
At the meeting, Columbia researchers presented work about the flow of guns between states, prevention of school gun violence, and universal background checks.
Columbia researchers are working with the MTA on a project aimed at strengthening the resilience of public transit during public health disasters.
- February 21, 2020
Three CUIMC students have already put their naloxone training into action and saved the lives of strangers who had overdosed on opioids.
- February 3, 2020
Cities with strong rail networks, including Barcelona, have the lowest road injury rates, while U.S. cities still experience high road injury rates from city designs that encourage motor vehicle use.
- January 9, 2020
Researchers hoped treatment of HIV-infected infants within hours of birth would increase remission, but a new study finds that starting treatment within the first two weeks leads to similar outcomes.
- December 10, 2019
Moms are subjected to more scrutiny, but binge drinking has increased in nearly all groups of adults in the past decade, a new study from the Mailman School of Public Health has found.
- November 20, 2019
Among adults, frequent use of marijuana rose by 23% and cannabis use disorder increased by 37% in Colorado, Washington, Alaska, and Oregon, the first states to legalize marijuana for recreational use.
- November 13, 2019
How to provide high-quality care—and pay for it—remains a critical public health debate. Three Mailman policy experts discuss the feasibility of single-payer and other options.
- October 28, 2019
All older adults are at risk of developing frailty—an extreme consequence of the normal aging process—but little is known about the best strategies to prevent and slow its progression.
- August 13, 2019
Long-term exposure to air pollution, especially ozone, is associated with the development of emphysema, researchers at Columbia and other universities have found.
- July 30, 2019
Women who lived near fracking sites were more likely to experience anxiety or depression during pregnancy, Mailman researchers found.