Children and adolescents are more vulnerable than adults to floods, droughts, heat waves, and other events related to climate change, Columbia researchers say.
The link between phthalates and the thyroid—a "master controller" of brain development—may explain known phthalate-linked cognitive problems, Mailman researchers say.
Vitamin B supplements reduced negative effects of fine particle pollution on the heart and immune system, a small pilot study has found.
A new Mailman School survey on U.S. health care shows that Americans believe a health insurance policy should be about 5 percent of household income to be affordable.
Children with autism are 160 times more likely to die from drowning than the general pediatric population, Mailman researchers found.
Researchers have found that the prevalence of depression has been consistently higher among smokers than among former smokers and people who have never smoked.