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Earlier this year, New York was the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic. Our doctors want to share some advice for colleagues in other states who are now facing a sharp increase in COVID-19 cases.
The International Collaboration and Exchange Program convenes premedical, medical, and dental students from Columbia University and beyond to discuss their COVID-19 experiences via online coursework.
A new study compares different NYC reopening scenarios and suggests that keeping all industries, including schools, at 50% capacity may keep COVID-19 at relatively low levels through May 2021.
Mailman researchers estimate that the overall COVID-19 fatality rate in New York City is 1.45%, twice that of estimates from other countries, and older adults have the greatest mortality risk.
- December 19, 2017
A new modeling study suggests the Cure Violence program combined with law enforcement can achieve more to reduce violence than either approach alone.
- 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.