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Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health pursues an agenda of research, education, and service to address the critical and complex public health issues affecting New Yorkers, the nation, and the world.
Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health pursues an agenda of research, education, and service to address the critical and complex public health issues affecting New Yorkers, the nation, and the world.

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We love our student bloggers. They're off to do great things, but we're going to miss these graduating writers!

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“We’ve done the research that shows climate change is bad for people and makes us sick. Going forward, we need to find solutions that are good for the climate and good for health.” - Prof. Pat Kinney 

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In Swaziland, one in three pregnant women is HIV-positive. What is the best way to prevent mother to child transmission? ICAP's latest research looks at the effectiveness of Option B+ - read it here: http://bit.ly/1LFYhW5
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As the World Health Organization declares a global health emergency around the Zika outbreak, Mailman faculty explain who is at risk and what we can do to protect ourselves: http://bit.ly/1SDa2CO

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There's a lot we don't yet know about the Zika virus. Our experts help sort out fact, fiction, and the unknown: http://bit.ly/1SDa2CO
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What happens when older adults stop driving? A new study shows a decline in health: http://bit.ly/1Vo3XJI
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How Google Street View is helping researchers pinpoint NYC's most dangerous intersections for pedestrians - and how to improve them: http://bit.ly/1OJqcFS
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Young children living in deep poverty (family income below 50% of the federal poverty line) have a higher risk of poor health and development, according to a new study by the National Center for Children in Poverty. Read more: http://bit.ly/1P11eqW
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Congratulations, Professor Ian Lipkin! Today he received China’s top science honor for foreign scientists, the International Science and Technology Cooperation Award.

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There's no better way to put the "public" in public health than through pop culture. Check out how TV helped to tackle important issues in 2015:
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