This year’s event featured a presentation by guest speaker Aletha Maybank, deputy commissioner of the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
Traces of flame retardants were found on the hands of all 3-year-olds in a Mailman study of 25 households in New York City.
Children who had heart surgery at NYP/CUMC had a significantly lower risk-adjusted mortality rate compared with all other New York state programs.
Children born to mothers who filled more than one SSRI prescription during pregnancy had a slightly greater risk of having a language disorder, a new study reported.
CUMC/NYP will serve as a clinical trial site for patients with food allergies as part of the Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) Clinical Network.
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.