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The dangers of heat during pregnancy

Stefania Papatheodorou, lecturer in epidemiology, discusses the implications of a new study that linked higher temperatures with impaired fetal growth, and how pregnant people can protect themselves during days of extreme heat.

When beauty causes harm

A new podcast called Beauty + Justice looks at the history and context surrounding beauty injustices, the potential impacts on health—from asthma to early menstruation to breast cancer—and the sometimes painful emotional toll of trying to attain a certain beauty standard.

From evidence to impact

Epidemiology—and turning research findings into policy—are both key to improving public health, says German health minister Karl Lauterbach at Cutter Lecture.