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Stronger air quality standards that lower the acceptable level of fine particulate pollutants in the air would benefit the health of Black and low-income Americans the most.
Suffer no more. A Columbia University allergist explains how to survive the seasons that make many of us long for the dead of winter.
Anthony S. Fauci will be presented with the Frank A. Calderone Prize on April 27 in recognition of his extraordinary contributions to protecting and improving the public’s health.
Candy, baked goods, and other edibles made with THC can appeal to young children and have serious consequences if consumed. A pediatrician explains.
- August 13, 2018
Letters written to frequent prescribers of Seroquel, which can cause harmful side effects in the elderly, significantly reduced the number of prescriptions for Medicare patients.
- August 9, 2018
Children and adolescents are more vulnerable than adults to floods, droughts, heat waves, and other events related to climate change, Columbia researchers say.
- July 24, 2018
Using metabolomic and microbiomic data, Mailman researchers are trying to create a test to identify chronic fatigue syndrome.
- July 11, 2018
Frequent hand washing and house cleaning reduce exposure to common flame-retardant chemicals that have been linked to infertility, a new Mailman study has found.
- June 21, 2018
Survivors of opioid overdose are more likely to die from respiratory diseases, viral hepatitis, and suicide—in addition to drug-related causes—than non-drug users, says a new study from Columbia Psychiatry.
- May 25, 2018
Mailman researchers have found that the grandchildren of women who used DES during pregnancy were 36 percent more likely to have ADHD.
- May 14, 2018
When Jamal Lewis, MPH'18, was hospitalized for three weeks in college with a rare infection, “I switched my major to environmental health sciences.”
- April 24, 2018
The new Wellness Center in Manhattanville—directed by CUIMC physicians Olajide Williams and Sidney Hankerson—offers a host of programs for improved health.
- April 20, 2018
A Mailman study of New York City mice found that they harbor multiple pathogenic bacteria, including some with an array of antimicrobial resistance genes.
- April 16, 2018
Childhood exposure to flame retardant chemicals has declined—but not disappeared—since a 2004 phaseout of PBDEs in consumer products, Mailman researchers have found.