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Pipes that carry water from the city's water mains into individual homes are more likely to be made of lead in neighborhoods that already experience high lead exposure from paint and dust.
Substantial increases in depression, anxiety, and suicide among adolescents are real and not just noise in the data, Columbia researchers report.
Private equity investments in health care are generally associated with higher costs to patients and payers, a new study has found.
- May 5, 2022
Demographically younger nations have a higher aging burden than previously thought and need new policies to prevent large numbers of people from leaving the workforce due to ill health.
- April 12, 2022
Mailman School of Public Health Dean Linda P. Fried has received an Association of American Physicians’ medal in recognition of her groundbreaking contributions to the science of healthy aging.
- April 7, 2022
Using community wastewater surveillance records, Columbia public health researchers found that Hispanic neighborhoods had the highest levels of uranium, selenium, barium, chromium, and arsenic.
- March 24, 2022
A new study from Mailman researchers is the first to detail the extent of particulate air pollution in rural, American Indian communities and its potential health consequences.
- March 23, 2022
Despite strong evidence that medication is the most effective treatment for opioid use disorder, only one in four people in need receive it, a Columbia study reports.
- March 9, 2022
Mailman study reveals post-storm rise in deaths from injuries, infectious disease, respiratory disease, heart disease, and neuropsychiatric disorders as hidden cost of climate-related disasters.
- March 4, 2022
Computer models have helped anticipate COVID’s peaks and troughs, but models have a “cone of uncertainty” and much about the future of the pandemic remains unknown.
- March 3, 2022
Black and Hispanic nursing home residents are more likely than their white counterparts to live in facilities that provide fewer palliative care services, a study from Columbia Nursing shows.
- March 1, 2022
Prices paid to anesthesia practitioners increased after hospital outpatient departments and ambulatory surgery centers contracted with a physician management company, a new study finds.