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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.
- June 18, 2014
Two Columbia Public Health professors find that a global health model for reducing maternal mortality has broad health-care benefits.
- June 17, 2014
In an article published in The Atlantic magazine, noted gerontologist and Mailman School of Public Health Dean Linda Fried discusses aging.
- June 16, 2014
More than 50 public health schools gathered at Columbia for “A Public Health Approach to Incarceration,” a conference organized by the Mailman School and the Tow Foundation.
- June 10, 2014
Four CUMC students have been chosen as ICAP’s Next Generation interns with assignments in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Lesotho, and Mozambique.
- June 6, 2014
CUMC psychiatrists and public health experts discuss the potential health effects of legalized marijuana.
- June 5, 2014
First research to show the link between sudden bereavement and common psychiatric disorders by studying a large national population sample.
- June 3, 2014
Walter Bockting, PhD, is one of the world’s leading experts on transgender health.
- May 29, 2014
Kawasaki disease, the leading cause of acquired heart disease in children, may be caused by fungal particles or toxins carried on wind currents from northeastern China to Japan.
- May 16, 2014
In less than a week, more than 300 Mailman School students will celebrate their academic accomplishments.
- May 13, 2014
Mailman School professor Ursula Staudinger, who has been studying personal wisdom for decades, will deliver a lecture tomorrow night on the potentials and challenges of aging.