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Prescription opioids have played an increasingly significant role in fatal motor vehicle crashes, according to a new study from researchers at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health.
Like what the AIDS activists sought in the 80s and 90s, an “opioid movement” may be required for treatments to become acceptable to—and demanded by—communities throughout the United States.
- September 13, 2016
The Earned Income Tax Credit is more cost-effective than many other health interventions, finds a study by Mailman researchers.
- September 9, 2016
Health problems from 9/11 continue to affect people who were exposed to hazards when the World Trade Center towers collapsed 15 years ago.
- September 2, 2016
A study by Mailman researchers shows an uneven picture of states’ use of Medicaid to help families with young children gain access to mental health services.
- August 4, 2016
The annual suicide mortality rate among people with epilepsy is 22 percent higher than in the general population, Columbia University Medical Center researchers have found.
- July 26, 2016
Researchers found an odor identification test useful in predicting cognitive decline and detecting early-stage Alzheimer’s disease.
- June 24, 2016
In 2080, as many as 3,331 people could die every year from exposure to heat during the summer months in New York City, suggests a study from Mailman researchers.
- June 7, 2016
A single exposure to general anesthesia poses no cognitive risk to children under age three, according to a multicenter study led by researchers at Columbia University Medical Center and NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital.
- May 26, 2016
The Mailman School of Public Health is involved in a broad spectrum of research and educational activities around tobacco cessation for World No Tobacco Day: May 31, 2016.
- May 25, 2016
A large study found a positive correlation between traffic-related air pollution and the amount of calcium deposited in the coronary arteries.
- May 23, 2016
Early-stage breast cancer patients were less likely to start chemotherapy if using complementary and alternative medicine (CAM).