Some 100 million people in southeast Asia drink from shallow wells originally drilled to provide germ-free water, but many are contaminated with arsenic. Columbia researchers, including Mailman School scientists, are working to combat the issue.
A plan to ensure that evidence-based psychosocial interventions are routinely used in clinical practice and made a part of clinical training for mental health professionals was released today by the National Academy of Medicine (NAM).
Despite concerns that use of antipsychotic medications in treating young people has increased, use actually declined between 2006 and 2010 for children ages 12 and under, and increased for adolescents and young adults.
Columbia public health professor Michael Sparer explains this week's Supreme Court decision on the Affordable Care Act.
Marijuana use in teenagers does not increase after a state legalizes medical marijuana, according to study.
Robyn Jordan's dream was always to become a doctor, but getting a public health degree had to come first.