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Long-term exposure to air pollution, especially ozone, is associated with the development of emphysema, researchers at Columbia and other universities have found.
Women who lived near fracking sites were more likely to experience anxiety or depression during pregnancy, Mailman researchers found.
In states that enacted medical marijuana laws, Mailman researchers found the number of people misusing prescription opioids did not decline, contrary to previous reports.
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.
- February 16, 2018
In a new article in Science, historians at the Mailman School of Public Health challenge claims that the sugar industry paid scientists in the 1960s to play down the link between sugar and heart disease.
- February 5, 2018
A park placed over sections of the Cross-Bronx Expressway would save money and lives, according to an analysis from Mailman researchers.
- January 12, 2018
A study that identifies a litany of mutations that allow the malaria-causing parasite to become resistant to drugs has also identified potential new ways to kill the parasite.
- December 19, 2017
A new modeling study suggests the Cure Violence program combined with law enforcement can achieve more to reduce violence than either approach alone.
- December 1, 2017
Exposure to air pollution is associated with osteoporosis-related bone fractures and loss of bone mineral density, Mailman researchers have found.
- November 8, 2017
New Zika research from Columbia University suggests that high rates of microcephaly in Brazil were not caused by new mutations in the virus, as previously believed.
- October 31, 2017
From 2005 to 2015, depression rose significantly among Americans age 12 and older, according to researchers at the Mailman School of Public Health and CUNY.
- 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.