Prenatal exposure to maternal fever during the second trimester raised odds of autism spectrum disorder by 40 percent, Mailman researchers found.
Seniors with diabetes spent less out-of-pocket after the launch of Medicare’s Part D prescription drug benefit, School of Nursing researchers have found.
A global drop in adolescent fertility rates is partly due to rising national wealth and increased educational spending, Mailman researchers have found.
New York City children who engaged in vigorous daily exercise had greater exposure to black carbon than children who were less active, according to Columbia researchers.
The Calderone Prize, the most prestigious award in public health, was presented to Dr. Bassett, New York City’s health commissioner since 2014.
Adults over age 25 increased their use of marijuana after their states legalized medical marijuana, while use among teens and younger adults remained stable.