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Moms are subjected to more scrutiny, but binge drinking has increased in nearly all groups of adults in the past decade, a new study from the Mailman School of Public Health has found.
Among adults, frequent use of marijuana rose by 23% and cannabis use disorder increased by 37% in Colorado, Washington, Alaska, and Oregon, the first states to legalize marijuana for recreational use.
How to provide high-quality care—and pay for it—remains a critical public health debate. Three Mailman policy experts discuss the feasibility of single-payer and other options.
- 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.
- 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.