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Researchers at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and Harvard found that childhood adversity is associated with elevated risk for chronic disease, including heart disease and cancer.
The new Pandemic Response Institute draws heavily on ICAP’s strength in building partnerships and will help New York City equitably detect, respond to, and recover from major health emergencies.
- January 23, 2021
Mailman experts and other policymakers discuss measures that should be deployed during vaccine rollout to reduce inequities, already worsened by the pandemic, in the U.S. and globally.
- January 22, 2021
Wafaa El-Sadr, MD, MPH, will serve as the next director of Columbia World Projects, an initiative focused on bringing Columbia's academic resources to bear on the great challenges facing humanity.
- January 5, 2021
A strategic decision-making and team-building exercise for hospital executives—developed at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health—now includes a simulated pandemic.
- December 9, 2020
Preterm births increased by nearly 7% among women from countries impacted by the 2017 "Muslim travel ban" in the eight months after the ban was enacted.
- December 9, 2020
Though arsenic levels decreased after new EPA rules were implemented, about 2% of community water systems in the United States were not compliant.
- November 20, 2020
Cannabis vaporizer brands use Instagram to market their products by posting images that appeal to young people and tagging popular social media influencers, a new study from Mailman has found.
- November 13, 2020
Mailman researchers find that lower temperatures are associated with an elevated risk of impaired cognition among individuals 84 and older.
- October 23, 2020
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.
- October 8, 2020
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.