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Mistakes Are Made On 168th Street

The New York Times is reporting that federal investigators uncovered the existence of some crazy shit at a prestigious Columbia brain-scanning lab: Scientists regularly injected patients with a commonly used low-level radioactive substance that might have had traces of dangerous chemicals. Then some staffers tried to cover it up by forging documents. Um! An internal […]

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Bwoglines: Arrivals and Departures

Farewell: Bored@Butler (at least for now) The Russian spies “Tension in your buttocks” Hours of studying for your second semester Lit Hum final, 2014! The records for $109 million of the Columbia Medical Center’s funds Notable Columbia alumni Robert Butler (Pulitzer-winning psychiatrist) and Bob Sheppard (beloved Yankees announcer) Hello: NYC Restaurant Week The first person […]

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Lecture Hop: Homeless, Meet Adam Smith

Jim Downie, Chief Housing Or Lack Thereof Correspondent, covers the lecture of Professor Brendan O’Flaherty, an associate professor of economics and the co-director of Columbia’s Center for Homelessness Prevention Studies. His Facebook fan group claims: “whenever we get an email from bo2@columbia.edu we all feel 1/5th of an orgasm.” Due to the recession, more families are turning […]

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Columbia Medical Center in the (Bad) News

Columbia Medical Center has been firmly scolded, says the Huffington Post, for unethical and unsafe practices employed by a study the Medical Center has been running for over a decade. After three internal reviews, a lawsuit or two, and an extensive federal review of the study, federal overseers “have taken the rare action of demanding […]

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Med Center Student Researching His Own Cancer

If the end of the weekend’s got you down, pick up those spirits with the following story from the Chicago Tribune. Last December, after being urged to get a neurological scan by his mother, the 23-year-old received the results: he had glioblastoma, the most aggressive form of brain tumor (median survival: just over a year), […]

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Fire at Medical Center

According to City Room and the New York Post (whose take on the story is fittingly more sensationalist), two workers suffered serious burns this morning at Columbia University Medical Center. One worker suffered burns over 70 percent of his body, and was in critical condition at Harlem Hospital. The fire took place at 9:44 am […]

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