COVID-19 vaccines may cause small changes in menstrual cycles, but those changes are temporary, according to preliminary results from the Apple Women’s Health Study.
The impacts of losing the constitutional right to abortion have been immediate and widespread, disproportionately falling on people of color and poor people. The policy response to this public health crisis should be well-coordinated and extend beyond reproductive…
The Supreme Court ruling that overturned the constitutional right to abortion also supported the inaccurate claim that reproductive health care is a tool of eugenics, according to Dean Michelle Williams.
Nancy Krieger reflects on the still-relevant themes of a paper for which she was first author three decades ago about racism, sexism, social class, and health.
Cecilia Vu, PhD ’22, uses her quantitative skills to explore the health of African Americans who left the South during the 20th century.
Living near or downwind of unconventional oil and gas development linked with increased risk of early death
Elderly people living near or downwind of unconventional oil and gas development—which involves extraction methods including directional (non-vertical) drilling and hydraulic fracturing, or fracking—are at higher risk of early death compared with elderly individuals who don’t live near…
Ana Langer, professor of the practice of public health and coordinator of the Women and Health Initiative, discusses abortion access in the U.S. and globally, and the negative health implications caused by restrictions.
A new study has found that patients just over age 35 had better prenatal care and pregnancy outcomes compared to those who were only a few months younger.
A group of scientists from across the U.S. took a deep dive into the foundations of environmental justice research during a new two-day intensive course.
Harvard SOGIE (Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity and Expression) Health Equity Research Collaborative celebrates its 10th anniversary during Pride Month 2021.