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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.
- March 9, 2016
Columbia steps up efforts to explore the microbiome with a new working group and a core facility.
- February 19, 2016
Mailman School of Public Health researchers found that adults who use marijuana are five times more likely to develop an alcohol use disorder compared to adults who do not use the drug.
- February 10, 2016
Mailman School of Public Health researchers found that although vaccination policy changes remain controversial, alternatives exist to eliminate nonmedical exemptions by making them harder to obtain.
- February 4, 2016
A running update with the latest information and advice on Zika virus from Columbia experts.
- February 4, 2016
Columbia University Medical Center experts offer insight into the arrival of the Zika virus in South America and the Caribbean—and what it could mean for you.
- January 28, 2016
New Mailman School of Public Health research finds that when older adults stop driving, they double their risk of depressive symptoms and the change contributes to diminished cognitive abilities and physical functioning.
- January 27, 2016
NewYork-Presbyterian, Columbia University Medical Center and Weill Cornell Medicine are among the nation’s top cancer centers calling for increased human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination for the prevention of cancer.
- January 26, 2016
Researchers at Columbia University Medical Center and New York State Psychiatric Institute found that those who began smoking recently are more likely to have a psychiatric or substance use disorders than those who began smoking previously.
- January 22, 2016
Mailman School of Public Health researchers found that intersections with more pedestrians had lower risk of injury per pedestrian, but more injuries occurred when visual distractions, such as billboards, were present.
- January 7, 2016
A dermatologist in Vietnam travels to New York for a six-week Columbia tutorial to become the only person in her region of the country qualified to interpret skin biopsies.