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Scientists Find Link Between Birth Month And Disease Risk

Scientists may make fun of astrologers for saying that your birth month exerts a profound effect on your personality and direction in life, but a new study finds them singing a similar refrain. 56 more words

Medical

June 15th 2015 - Caitlyn Cardetti, Columbia University Medical School

I am a research assistant for the Behavioral Medicine division at Columbia University Medical Center. I have been in this role just over a year. I have a B.S. 314 more words

Introductions

Germany's ZEIT ONLINE Covers Columbia University's 'Mattress Girl' Rape Hoax Saga

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Everything depends on just 56 pages: His reputation, his future, his life. The lawsuit “Paul Nungeßer versus Columbia University… 567 more words

Mediasphere

Study: Fewer Kids Have Severe Mental Health Issues, Take More Medicine Than Ever Before

ATLANTA (AP) — Contrary to public perception and horrific cases that make headlines, serious mental problems are declining among the nation’s youth, and there has been a big rise in how many are getting help, a new study finds. 595 more words

News

Physician, Steel Thyself

Everybody’s got a horrible-first-week-at-the-new-job story that they don’t mind trotting out at dinner parties on occasion. Matt McCarthy’s is better than yours.

Which is to say: Matt McCarthy’s is… 1,826 more words

Learning's Many Costs, First Quarter 2015 Edition

Flipping channels, Dr. Phil comes onto the main screen and has a mother and daughter in opposite angles to him. The problems seemed to be typical psychological, reality-show formula: mom is overprotective of her teenage daughter, teenage daughter ‘rebels’ and begins a long distance relationship with a man 10 years her senior (who also happens to be a drug dealer still serving time), and the conflicts between them become unbearable. 1,565 more words

Brain Bits

Biogen Idec And Academic Collaboration: Discovery Of New ALS Gene

On February 19th, using advanced DNA sequencing methods, Biogen Idec announces that an international consortium, that includes clinicians and scientists from the company, Columbia University Medical Center… 272 more words

Rare Diseases