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Discrimination During Pregnancy May Alter Circuits in Infants’ Brains

Stressful experiences appear to be transmitted from mother to child during pregnancy, according to a new study.


A new study indicates that more flexible, take-home methadone policies could help close a gap in care.

A new large-scale study lays out a daunting picture of where the Earth’s climate may be headed. 

A mouse study found that the drug can alter the brain's dopamine system, boosting the case for more targeted medical use.

 One in three heart attack survivors report symptoms that meet the criteria for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Coverage gaps are a particular problem for commercially insured children, but affect publicly insured children, too.

The new findings are the first to show brain changes over the course of years.

Agwuncha has tips on where in New York to find Nigerian food, and the city’s most vibrant holiday market.

A Climate School study found that farmworkers worldwide are increasingly exposed to extreme heat that could hinder their work.

A new study published in the journal Nature offers reassuring data.

Twenty years since its founding, ICAP at Columbia University keeps reaching for more impact. 

Putman, a professor of astronomy, recently won an award for “high risk, high reward” research on our galaxy.

Previous trials showing the adverse impact of sleep deficits on insulin sensitivity included mostly men.