All articles related to "reproductive health":

Exploring coercive practices regarding contraception

Global family planning policies may incentivize health care providers to coerce women into adopting contraceptive services they don’t fully understand or want, according to a new study in the journal Social Science & Medicine. Study author Leigh Senderowicz,…

PFASs found in some Massachusetts schools

Significant amounts of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances—toxic chemicals known as PFASs—have been found in the drinking water of some schools in Massachusetts. High levels of the chemicals turned up in schools in Stow and several other communities after…

Could the Trump presidency be making Latinos sick?

Researchers have found correlations between the election of Donald Trump and worsening health in the U.S.—especially among Latinos. A new study found a connection between the 2016 presidential election and an increase in preterm births among Latina women…

Keeping mothers informed may reduce C-sections

It may be possible to reduce unnecessary cesarean sections by using a tool as simple as a white board in labor and delivery rooms. A June 5, 2019 New York Times article outlined efforts to curb the high…