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Firearm injuries are the second leading cause of death among U.S. children and adolescents. A team of scientists has proposed a new research agenda, a critical step for reducing pediatric mortality.
Clear Air Taxi legislation more than doubled the fuel efficiency of yellow taxis in New York City and led to a decline in air pollution.
Several factors are behind the recent upsurge of measles, say Columbia pediatricians and public health experts.
- 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.
- January 22, 2016
Mailman School of Public Health researchers found that intersections with more pedestrians had lower risk of injury per pedestrian, but more injuries occurred when visual distractions, such as billboards, were present.
- January 7, 2016
A dermatologist in Vietnam travels to New York for a six-week Columbia tutorial to become the only person in her region of the country qualified to interpret skin biopsies.
- January 6, 2016
A Mailman School of Public Health study suggests gender differences in depression and anxiety may have more socially constructed roots than previously thought.
- November 12, 2015
Mailman's David Bell received the first grant CDC has given for a teen pregnancy prevention program focused on males.
- 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
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