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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.
- April 6, 2018
With a new grant from the U.S. President’s Malaria Initiative, Mailman’s ICAP will support the implementation of quality malaria diagnosis and treatment services in Ethiopia.
- March 6, 2018
The working group will help Columbia scientists and physicians make their expertise available to policymakers involved in global health security.
- March 1, 2018
Mailman scientists have developed a system that accurately predicts—six weeks in advance—the geographic spread of seasonal influenza in the United States.
- February 27, 2018
The reduction in gun violence in poor neighborhoods could translate into hundreds of fewer shootings every year for cities affected by blighted spaces.
- February 16, 2018
In a new article in Science, historians at the Mailman School of Public Health challenge claims that the sugar industry paid scientists in the 1960s to play down the link between sugar and heart disease.
- February 5, 2018
A park placed over sections of the Cross-Bronx Expressway would save money and lives, according to an analysis from Mailman researchers.
- January 17, 2018
Across the country, the worst of the flu season will be over by early February, according to a computer model developed by Mailman School scientists.
- January 12, 2018
A study that identifies a litany of mutations that allow the malaria-causing parasite to become resistant to drugs has also identified potential new ways to kill the parasite.
- December 19, 2017
A new modeling study suggests the Cure Violence program combined with law enforcement can achieve more to reduce violence than either approach alone.
- December 1, 2017
Exposure to air pollution is associated with osteoporosis-related bone fractures and loss of bone mineral density, Mailman researchers have found.