Topic: women and health

In memoriam: Rose Epstein Frisch, expert in women’s fertility

Rose Epstein Frisch, an associate professor emerita of population sciences at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and a pioneer in elucidating the biological mechanisms of fertility and cancer in women, died January 30, 2015 in Cambridge, Mass. Dr. Frisch’s…

Sugar, Salt and Supplements

[FORUM VIDEO] This panel of Harvard experts helped explain the latest thinking on the nutritional science behind sugar, salt and supplements intake and provided some guidance on steps consumers can ta

Living Longer and Happier Lives

[FORUM VIDEO] This Forum event explored the latest science in nutrition, exercise, cognition and social connectedness to promote healthy and happy aging.

Delaying Pregnancy and Parenthood

[FORUM VIDEO] This Forum examined the societal factors driving delayed pregnancy, delve into the health risks to older mothers and their babies, and explore both the risks and the benefits to older pa

Girls' Health and Education

[FORUM VIDEO] Research suggests that educating girls and women safeguards their well-being, ensures healthy future generations, alleviates poverty, and boosts GDP. Yet alarming discrepancies persist b

Under pressure: Latin American women face forced sterilization

July 23, 2014 -- Tamil Kendall, a Canadian Institutes of Health Research postdoctoral researcher with the Women and Health Initiative and a Takemi Fellow in HSPH’s Department of Global Health and Population, is an expert in gender and HIV in Latin America who…