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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.
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.
Several factors are behind the recent upsurge of measles, say Columbia pediatricians and public health experts.
- August 7, 2012
Avian flu jumped from birds to aquatic mammals and was responsible for a pneumonia outbreak that struck harbor seals in New England
- August 2, 2012
Columbia University Medical Center researchers have identified a mechanism that can give energy-storing white fat some of the beneficial characteristics of energy-burning brown fat. The findings, based on studies of mice and of human fat tissue, could lead to new strategies for treating obesity and type 2 diabetes. The study was published today in the online edition of the journal Cell.
- July 31, 2012
A study found that educational experience was a strong predictor of cognitive decline risk across groups.
- June 26, 2012
Prenatal exposure to ubiquitous household chemical in vinyl flooring can increase a child’s risk for developing eczema.
- May 25, 2012
- April 6, 2012