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A study of millions of Americans found that fine particulate air pollution is associated with an increased risk of hospital admission for several neurological disorders, including Alzheimer’s disease.
A ban on menthol cigarettes could have monumental implications for both short- and long-term physical and mental health of communities of color, Mailman researchers say.
Combatting loneliness among older people could build stronger intergenerational connections in the United States, the most age-segregated society in the world.
- April 1, 2013
A new Institute of Medicine report co-authored by Dr. Sandro Galea recommends ways to meet the urgent health needs of returning military service members.
- March 28, 2013
The highly acclaimed film "The Interrupters" is an unusual look into the persistence of violence in our cities.
- March 21, 2013
CUMC's Karina Davidson and team report a cost-effective, patient-centered approach that relieves depression in heart attack survivors -- ultimately reducing medical risk.
- March 16, 2013
New study from the Mailman School of Public Health finds no link between winning and longevity.
Source:The New York TimesMarch 11, 2013
Search engine queries detected evidence of unreported drug side effects -- new research from scientists at Microsoft, Stanford and Columbia University.
- March 1, 2013
With funding from ChildObesity180, schools around the country can implement an exercise program developed at CHALK.
- February 28, 2013
“This study is one of the first to evaluate the course of PTSD after a diagnosis of breast cancer,” said lead author, CUMC's Dr. Alfred Neugut.
- February 14, 2013
It's not how close you feel to your partner, but whether your degree of closeness matches your desires, finds a new study from the Mailman School of Public Health.
- January 25, 2013
A study that casts doubt on whether being overweight is associated with a shorter life span has sparked 2013’s first public health controversy—and a fiery one at that.