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Prescription opioids have played an increasingly significant role in fatal motor vehicle crashes, according to a new study from researchers at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health.
Like what the AIDS activists sought in the 80s and 90s, an “opioid movement” may be required for treatments to become acceptable to—and demanded by—communities throughout the United States.
- October 25, 2017
Americans using public water systems were exposed to significantly less arsenic after EPA regulations on maximum levels of arsenic were implemented in 2006.
- October 19, 2017
In their datathon debut, two doctoral students in biostatistics beat the clock and impress the judges with their insights into the sharing economy.
- August 24, 2017
A strong connection between daily e-cigarette use and smoking cessation suggests e-cigarettes may help smokers quit, but more research is needed.
- August 22, 2017
Comprehensive sex education helps young people remain abstinent, while abstinence-only education does not, says a new review from Mailman researchers.
- 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.