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Adolescent vapers are much more likely to use cannabis and binge drink compared to teens who do not smoke or vape, Mailman researchers have found.
On its Class Day, the Mailman School of Public Health celebrated the achievements of more than 950 graduates, the largest and most international class in the school's history.
Mailman graduate Olivia TenHarmsel's ambition is to use digital technologies to improve the health of individuals in marginalized communities across the globe.
Columbia public health students helped shape legislation that was introduced in the U.S. Congress to reduce mass incarceration.
- 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.
- July 22, 2019
In states that enacted medical marijuana laws, Mailman researchers found the number of people misusing prescription opioids did not decline, contrary to previous reports.
- June 14, 2019
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.
- June 13, 2019
New compounds that are potent killers of the malaria parasite are undergoing preclinical testing by a global team of investigators, including researchers at Columbia.
- May 29, 2019
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.
- May 10, 2019
Several factors are behind the recent upsurge of measles, say Columbia pediatricians and public health experts.
- April 4, 2019
Among young adults who smoke cigarettes, vaping may increase daily cigarette smoking and deter quitting, a new study by Columbia psychiatrists has found.