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A new study compares different NYC reopening scenarios and suggests that keeping all industries, including schools, at 50% capacity may keep COVID-19 at relatively low levels through May 2021.
Mailman researchers estimate that the overall COVID-19 fatality rate in New York City is 1.45%, twice that of estimates from other countries, and older adults have the greatest mortality risk.
A new dashboard developed by public health scientists at Columbia University highlights age, race/ethnicity, and sex disparities in COVID-19 cases state by state.
The most socially disadvantaged communities in NYC used the subway to a greater degree during the pandemic, and the strongest driver of subway use was the percentage of essential workers.
- September 29, 2016
Four areas of U.S. policy need immediate attention to improve health care for an aging population, say Columbia aging experts in a new report.
- September 27, 2016
Columbia University researchers will participate in a seven-year NIH initiative to study the effect of a wide range of environmental factors on the health of children and adolescents.
- September 13, 2016
The Earned Income Tax Credit is more cost-effective than many other health interventions, finds a study by Mailman researchers.
- September 9, 2016
Health problems from 9/11 continue to affect people who were exposed to hazards when the World Trade Center towers collapsed 15 years ago.
- September 2, 2016
A study by Mailman researchers shows an uneven picture of states’ use of Medicaid to help families with young children gain access to mental health services.
- August 4, 2016
The annual suicide mortality rate among people with epilepsy is 22 percent higher than in the general population, Columbia University Medical Center researchers have found.
- July 26, 2016
Researchers found an odor identification test useful in predicting cognitive decline and detecting early-stage Alzheimer’s disease.
- June 24, 2016
In 2080, as many as 3,331 people could die every year from exposure to heat during the summer months in New York City, suggests a study from Mailman researchers.
- June 7, 2016
A single exposure to general anesthesia poses no cognitive risk to children under age three, according to a multicenter study led by researchers at Columbia University Medical Center and NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital.
- May 26, 2016
The Mailman School of Public Health is involved in a broad spectrum of research and educational activities around tobacco cessation for World No Tobacco Day: May 31, 2016.