All articles related to "reproductive health":

Improving global maternal mortality outcomes

Zachary Ward, research scientist in the Center for Health Decision Science, explains his recent pair of studies predicting trends in global maternal mortality and evaluating the effectiveness of interventions to curb maternal deaths.

Op-ed: How to achieve ‘beauty justice’ for Black people

Communities of color, notably Black people, are disproportionately exposed to harmful chemicals via personal care items such as hair products, studies have found. Harvard Chan School doctoral student Marissa Chan thinks it’s important to change the societal factors…

Protecting against ‘forever chemicals’

The U.S. Environmental Protectional Agency has proposed strict new limits on six types of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in drinking water. Public health experts are positive about the move but say that, ultimately, all types of these…

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.