Adding Up the Evidence on Air Pollution’s Harms to Children

Dec. 20, 2018

A new study led by researchers at the Columbia Center for Children’s Environmental Health (CCCEH) organizes the available scientific evidence on the effects of air pollution on children’s health.

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Dec. 6, 2018

When pollution takes its toll.

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Sick? ‘Tis The Season.

Nov. 9, 2018

You’ve heard of flu season, of course, but other illnesses also have a seasonal component, peaking at certain times of the year.

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Mark Your Calendar: All Infectious Diseases Are Seasonal

Nov. 8, 2018

A journal article presents the evidence for seasonality in 69 infectious diseases, from African Sleeping Signess to Zika

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Experts Respond to UIce sheet meltingN Climate Report

Oct. 15, 2018

The IPCC report finds severe impacts to the environment and human health will likely happen as soon as 2040

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Science, Health and Climate Change

OCT. 8, 2018

Jeff Shaman penned a brief Letter to the Editor that was published in the Opinion section of The New York Times

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Climate and city density key factors governing flu outbreaks: Study

Oct. 4. 2018

Jeffrey Shaman shared his research and insight toward an article in Axios news that details the intensity of influenza in different cities

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City Cyclists: Here's how much pollution you're actually inhaling

Jul. 24, 2018

Darby Jack and Cara Smith speak to VICE News on their Breathing and Biking study

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Power Dynamic: Energy Insecurity and Health

jul. 23, 2018

Research shows that families vulnerable to power shutoffs are at greater risk for anxiety, depression, breathing problems, and poor sleep

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Guidelines Aim to Bridge the Education Gap on Climate Change and Health

Mar. 14, 2018

A global consortium of health educators agree on a set of core competencies to equip doctors, nurses, and public health professionals to respond to climate change

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Flu Forecasting System Tracks Geographic Spread of Disease

Feb. 26, 2018

Researchers at Columbia's Mailman School developed a method to forecast the spatial transmission of influenza in the US up to six weeks ahead of time

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Respiratory Viruses Easily Spread at Tourist Attraction

Feb. 02, 2018

Significant levels of asymptomatic respiratory viral shedding exist during summer among the ambulatory population.

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Puerto Rico Relief, Hurricane Maria, Hurricane Irma, Daniel Carrion, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

Use of Dirty Heating Oil in NYC Is Concentrated Uptown

Jan. 22, 2018

Doctoral candidate Daniel Carrion was highlighted for his research on NYC's Clean Heat Program and the slow phase out of residual heating fuels in low-income neighborhoods with high asthma rates.

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Flu Forecasting System Foresees Relief Soon

jan. 12, 2018

Across the country, the worst of the flu season will be over by early February, according to a computer model developed by Jeff Shaman's group.

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