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Social inequity was associated with lower use of an epidural or spinal pain reliever during childbirth, especially among Black patients.
A working group of international experts, including Columbia's Mary Beth Terry, evaluated the current evidence around limiting or stopping alcohol use and lowering the risk of certain types of cancer.
Public health researchers find that asthma is more common among U.S. individuals who reported cannabis use in the previous month, and the more frequent the use, the higher the likelihood of asthma.
- April 22, 2013
In two new papers investigators at the Center for Infection and Immunity (CII) report the discovery of hepaciviruses and pegiviruses—close relatives of HCV—in rodents and bats.
- April 20, 2013
Last fall, the Mailman School rolled out a revolutionary new MPH curriculum. Here's how it got done and why.
- April 1, 2013
A new Institute of Medicine report co-authored by Dr. Sandro Galea recommends ways to meet the urgent health needs of returning military service members.
- March 28, 2013
The highly acclaimed film "The Interrupters" is an unusual look into the persistence of violence in our cities.
- March 21, 2013
CUMC's Karina Davidson and team report a cost-effective, patient-centered approach that relieves depression in heart attack survivors -- ultimately reducing medical risk.
- March 16, 2013
New study from the Mailman School of Public Health finds no link between winning and longevity.
Source:The New York TimesMarch 11, 2013
Search engine queries detected evidence of unreported drug side effects -- new research from scientists at Microsoft, Stanford and Columbia University.
- March 1, 2013
With funding from ChildObesity180, schools around the country can implement an exercise program developed at CHALK.
- February 28, 2013
“This study is one of the first to evaluate the course of PTSD after a diagnosis of breast cancer,” said lead author, CUMC's Dr. Alfred Neugut.
- February 14, 2013
It's not how close you feel to your partner, but whether your degree of closeness matches your desires, finds a new study from the Mailman School of Public Health.