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Most hair, body, and personal care products contain “chemicals of concern.” A Columbia epidemiologist explains how to figure out what's safe to buy and use.
At the meeting, Columbia researchers presented work about the flow of guns between states, prevention of school gun violence, and universal background checks.
Columbia researchers are working with the MTA on a project aimed at strengthening the resilience of public transit during public health disasters.
- February 3, 2014
A new mathematical model of how malaria is transmitted suggests increasing use of current antimalarial therapies could eliminate the disease in many parts of the world.
- January 31, 2014
Obese children exposed to high levels of air pollutants are nearly three times as likely to have asthma, compared with non-obese children and lower levels of pollution exposure.
- January 21, 2014
Mailman researchers find text message reminders increase flu vaccination rates in pregnant women.
- January 15, 2014
A new university-wide center will explore the aging process, as well as its societal implications.
- January 6, 2014
Brief fever appears to be common in kids given influenza and pneumococcal vaccines together—new findings from Columbia and CDC researchers, published in JAMA Pediatrics.
- December 30, 2013
Nelson Mandela, revered for his role in ending apartheid in South Africa, has garnered less attention as a public health hero.
- December 23, 2013
Mailman study finds Bloomberg legacy of public health policies that improved the health and increased the life expectancy of New Yorkers.