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An Honest Look at Growing Old in New York

Exceeding Expectations, a Columbia Aging Center project, chronicles the lives of twenty urban octogenarians, challenging common misconceptions around aging.

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More Adults Use Marijuana in States Where It Is Legal

Marijuana use rose in adults age 26 and older, and there were no significant increases in marijuana use disorder at any age.

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Bad Break: Air Pollution May Contribute to Osteoporosis

“Among the many benefits of clean air, our research suggests, are improved bone health and a way to prevent bone fractures,” says EHS Chair Andrea Baccarelli.

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Faculty in the News

Provision in Health Care Bill Passed by Mass. Senate…, WBUR Radio, November 10

Air Pollution Can Worsen Osteoporosis: Study, New York Daily News, November 10

Trump’s E.P.A. Pledges to Clean Up NYC’s ‘Most Radioactive Site,’ WNYC Radio, November 6

Refugees Lack Menstrual Supplies and Private, Safe Toilets, Reuters, November 6