Flame retardant chemicals found in many foam products may lower chances of pregnancy, live birth

A study by Harvard Pop Center faculty member Russ Hauser, MD, finds that women undergoing fertility treatments who were found to have higher concentrations of a common type of flame retardant in their urine were less likely to become clinically pregnant and achieve a live birth. Learn more in a press release by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.  

Why is Flint community particularly vulnerable to lead pipe water contamination?

Harvard RWJF Health & Society Scholar alum Kristi Pullen, PhD, comments on why the Flint community is particularly vulnerable to the water contamination issue in this news piece on gizmodo.com.