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A strategic decision-making and team-building exercise for hospital executives—developed at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health—now includes a simulated pandemic.
Preterm births increased by nearly 7% among women from countries impacted by the 2017 "Muslim travel ban" in the eight months after the ban was enacted.
Though arsenic levels decreased after new EPA rules were implemented, about 2% of community water systems in the United States were not compliant.
Cannabis vaporizer brands use Instagram to market their products by posting images that appeal to young people and tagging popular social media influencers, a new study from Mailman has found.
- 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.
- June 5, 2017
Chronic pain coupled with a psychiatric disorder is a pressing issue that should be considered when providing treatment, say Mailman researchers.
- June 1, 2017
The link between phthalates and the thyroid—a "master controller" of brain development—may explain known phthalate-linked cognitive problems, Mailman researchers say.
- April 28, 2017
Illicit cannabis use and cannabis use disorders increased at a greater rate in states that passed medical marijuana laws than in other states, a new study finds.
- April 14, 2017
Vitamin B supplements reduced negative effects of fine particle pollution on the heart and immune system, a small pilot study has found.
- March 29, 2017
In the last decade, heroin use in the United States has climbed five-fold, hitting whites and males hardest.