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Pipes that carry water from the city's water mains into individual homes are more likely to be made of lead in neighborhoods that already experience high lead exposure from paint and dust.
Substantial increases in depression, anxiety, and suicide among adolescents are real and not just noise in the data, Columbia researchers report.
Private equity investments in health care are generally associated with higher costs to patients and payers, a new study has found.
- November 15, 2021
Summonses and arrests for violations of COVID-19 mandates were more common in New York City neighborhoods with higher percentages of Black residents, Mailman researchers have found.
- November 3, 2021
As more states legalize cannabis for medical or recreational purposes, its use during pregnancy is increasing along with the potential for abuse or dependence.
- October 28, 2021
New federal efforts to limit exposures to PFAS compounds are based on a growing body of research—including studies by Mailman scientists—on the chemicals' harm to human health.
- October 27, 2021
In a new policy brief, experts from the Mailman School of Public Health and other institutions highlight the health risks of climate change and opportunities to improve health through decisive action.
- October 14, 2021
Researchers at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and Harvard found that childhood adversity is associated with elevated risk for chronic disease, including heart disease and cancer.
- October 12, 2021
The new Pandemic Response Institute draws heavily on ICAP’s strength in building partnerships and will help New York City equitably detect, respond to, and recover from major health emergencies.
- October 1, 2021
A partnership between Mailman researchers and Liberian public health officials that started during the pandemic continues to build infectious disease surveillance capacity in the West African nation.
- September 30, 2021
With an award from New York City Economic Development Corporation, Columbia—through its Mailman School of Public Health—and a consortium will launch NYC’s first Pandemic Response Institute.