Science & Health
Science & Health: A Public Health Scientist Shares Lessons from Hurricane Katrina on preparing for severe weather and natural disasters
We don’t like to think about emergencies, but we must be prepared for them. The good news is that there are plenty of things that you can do to ensure that you and your loved ones will be safe and prepared if an emergency happens.
Imagine having a disease where you slowly lose your sight—and there’s nothing that can be done about it. For some people, that is their reality. But thanks to new work by scientists at Columbia University, that might change.
Science & Health: Be a part of history by volunteering in the first of its kind Alzheimer’s research study!
Experts say that African Americans are two to three times more likely than white Americans to develop Alzheimer's disease.
Science & Health: “Getting to School- A Neighborhood Report” by the Harlem, Brooklyn and Bronx District Public Health Offices
Physical activity helps children stay at a healthy weight and do better in school, but many New York City students do not get enough. Walking, biking or riding a skateboard or scooter are all great ways to add physical activity.