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“Poverty, the Brain, and Mental Health”

Margaret Crotty, a member of EMHM Cohort 25, was one of the panelists that addressed this topic at a recent symposium hosted at the American Museum of Natural History.  The symposium focused on the impact that stress has on brain development, … Continue reading

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NYC DOH, Prophylactics go viral

Well it looks like everyone’s jumped on the facebook bandwagon. (We’d like to take credit for connecting issues in public health and facebook.)  The facebook page is the latest phase in a campaign that started in 2007, when New York … Continue reading

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Health Commissioner Thomas Frieden to CDC?

Several news outlets, including the New York Times Blog and the New York Daily News, are reporting that New York City Health Commissioner Thomas Frieden and Columbia Alum, is being considered for a post at the CDC.  From the New … Continue reading

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NYC DOH: New Study Reveals Large Gaps in Diabetes Care in New York City

New Study Reveals Large Gaps in Diabetes Care in New York City More than 90% of New Yorkers already diagnosed with diabetes are in danger of heart attack or stroke; One in four New York City adults is at high risk … Continue reading

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