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Candy, baked goods, and other edibles made with THC can appeal to young children and have serious consequences if consumed. A pediatrician explains.
Data collected by cars on driver performance—combined with machine learning—could detect elderly drivers who will soon develop mild cognitive impairment or dementia.
You don’t need medical training to use a defibrillator and save a life. You just need to know where to find a defibrillator.
Megan Ranney, a graduate of the Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, and Gerard Carrino, who earned his MPH from Mailman, were tapped as deans at two schools.
- July 16, 2014
Do aspirational goals such as an “end of AIDS” motivate action, or do they ultimately lead to inaction?
- July 16, 2014
The gift funds a program that helps 1,200 young New Yorkers each year finish high school and enter college.
- July 10, 2014
Story focuses on Hip Hop Public Health’s new anti-obesity campaign, which is based on obesity research conducted at Columbia University Medical Center.
- July 7, 2014
Carl Hart, PhD, has serious questions about how substance-abuse issues are presented to the public.
- July 1, 2014
Fogarty International Center has awarded $5.8 million to NYSPI and four other institutions to support work in low- and middle-income countries.
- June 30, 2014
Discussion about PTSD raises more questions than answers. Our public health researchers are working to shed light on them.
- June 27, 2014
Kendrick Cato, PhD, associate research scientist at Columbia Nursing, searches for infection sources in an unlikely place: electronic records.
- June 24, 2014
A three-day symposium organized by the Columbia Aging Center at the Mailman School in concert with Columbia School of Journalism brought together leading experts on aging and journalists who cover the issue.
- June 23, 2014
A Columbia Nursing study found that eHealth interventions are associated with reductions in risky sexual behaviors and increases in HIV testing among men who have sex with men.
- June 20, 2014
A Mailman student helped a community health center translate complex health information into accessible writing for its website.