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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.
- February 10, 2016
Mailman School of Public Health researchers found that although vaccination policy changes remain controversial, alternatives exist to eliminate nonmedical exemptions by making them harder to obtain.
- February 4, 2016
Columbia University Medical Center experts offer insight into the arrival of the Zika virus in South America and the Caribbean—and what it could mean for you.
- January 28, 2016
New Mailman School of Public Health research finds that when older adults stop driving, they double their risk of depressive symptoms and the change contributes to diminished cognitive abilities and physical functioning.
- January 27, 2016
NewYork-Presbyterian, Columbia University Medical Center and Weill Cornell Medicine are among the nation’s top cancer centers calling for increased human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination for the prevention of cancer.
- January 26, 2016
Researchers at Columbia University Medical Center and New York State Psychiatric Institute found that those who began smoking recently are more likely to have a psychiatric or substance use disorders than those who began smoking previously.
- January 22, 2016
Mailman School of Public Health researchers found that intersections with more pedestrians had lower risk of injury per pedestrian, but more injuries occurred when visual distractions, such as billboards, were present.
- January 7, 2016
A dermatologist in Vietnam travels to New York for a six-week Columbia tutorial to become the only person in her region of the country qualified to interpret skin biopsies.
- January 6, 2016
A Mailman School of Public Health study suggests gender differences in depression and anxiety may have more socially constructed roots than previously thought.
- November 12, 2015
Mailman's David Bell received the first grant CDC has given for a teen pregnancy prevention program focused on males.