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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.
- November 12, 2015
While stigma delays progress against HIV for many vulnerable groups, few groups have been less visible than female drug users.
- November 11, 2015
A Mailman research team modeled the spread of the 2014 Ebola outbreak in Sierra Leone for future real-time use of disease outbreaks elsewhere.
- October 27, 2015
Many still lack access to HIV care. In Zimbabwe, ICAP has embarked on a novel program to gather household data to assess the epidemic and expand treatment.
- October 26, 2015
Exceeding Expectations is a project of the Robert N. Butler Columbia Aging Center. Every week, they will introduce you to a New Yorker you'll want to meet.
- October 23, 2015
A new Mailman study examines the separate effects of clinical symptoms and labeling on stigma in young people identified as at risk for psychotic disorders.
- October 22, 2015
Deborah Hasin finds that marijuana use has doubled in the United States, and with the increase comes more marijuana use disorders and cannabis-related accidents.
- October 8, 2015
A Mailman study found that smokers who continue to smoke after treatment for alcoholism are at a greater risk of relapsing.
- October 8, 2015
Mailman researcher Mark Hatzenbuehler finds new anti-bullying legislation has been effective in reducing bullying.
- October 7, 2015
Mailman researchers examine the effects of prenatal exposure to PBDEs, a chemical found in common flame retardants, on children's development.