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Researchers hoped treatment of HIV-infected infants within hours of birth would increase remission, but a new study finds that starting treatment within the first two weeks leads to similar outcomes.
Moms are subjected to more scrutiny, but binge drinking has increased in nearly all groups of adults in the past decade, a new study from the Mailman School of Public Health has found.
Among adults, frequent use of marijuana rose by 23% and cannabis use disorder increased by 37% in Colorado, Washington, Alaska, and Oregon, the first states to legalize marijuana for recreational use.
- 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.
- 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.