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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.
- May 10, 2016
Immunization rates rise when city vaccination records are shared with providers via electronic health records, a new study finds.
- May 5, 2016
Lead remains a problem in many communities, and health officials are learning who is most affected and how to prevent the damage.
- April 29, 2016
Use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) during pregnancy is associated with an increased rate of offspring depression, a new study has found.
- April 8, 2016
A report from Public Health England suggests e-cigarettes are 95 percent less harmful than combustible cigarettes; Mailman researchers discuss the potential impact in the United States.
- March 16, 2016
Researchers from Columbia and the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism have found that the number of Americans with marijuana use disorder has nearly doubled, but few get treatment.
- February 19, 2016
Mailman School of Public Health researchers found that adults who use marijuana are five times more likely to develop an alcohol use disorder compared to adults who do not use the drug.