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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.
- August 2, 2017
A new index–developed by researchers at Columbia and USC–measures how countries are adapting to their aging populations.
- June 14, 2017
Prenatal exposure to maternal fever during the second trimester raised odds of autism spectrum disorder by 40 percent, Mailman researchers found.
- June 5, 2017
Chronic pain coupled with a psychiatric disorder is a pressing issue that should be considered when providing treatment, say Mailman researchers.
- June 1, 2017
The link between phthalates and the thyroid—a "master controller" of brain development—may explain known phthalate-linked cognitive problems, Mailman researchers say.
- April 28, 2017
Illicit cannabis use and cannabis use disorders increased at a greater rate in states that passed medical marijuana laws than in other states, a new study finds.
- April 14, 2017
Vitamin B supplements reduced negative effects of fine particle pollution on the heart and immune system, a small pilot study has found.
- March 29, 2017
In the last decade, heroin use in the United States has climbed five-fold, hitting whites and males hardest.
- March 24, 2017
A new Mailman School survey on U.S. health care shows that Americans believe a health insurance policy should be about 5 percent of household income to be affordable.
- March 21, 2017
Children with autism are 160 times more likely to die from drowning than the general pediatric population, Mailman researchers found.
- February 22, 2017
Infection with the herpes virus in early pregnancy doubles the chance that a fetus will develop autism spectrum disorder later in life, Mailman researchers found.