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Reproductive health

Health+policy
The public health case for abortion rights
Published Nov 30, 2021
Joanne Rosen from the Johns Hopkins Center for Law and the Public's Health discusses Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization, which heads to the Supreme Court Dec. 1
Research funding
Bloomberg School's Gates Institute awarded two grants totaling $71.3M
Published Nov 18, 2021
The funding will be used to scale up sexual and reproductive health interventions in 170 cities worldwide
Community
Grad students host Mother's Day diaper drive for parents in need
Published May 7, 2021
They're partnering with Baltimore nonprofit ShareBaby, which provides supplies and support to families who struggle to meet their children's diaper needs
Fertility treatment
Abnormal cells in embryos might not prevent IVF success
Published July 10, 2020
Study shows that chromosomal abnormalities in embryos may be more common than previously thought, may lead to development of healthy babies during IVF
In memoriam
Reproductive health expert Laurie Schwab Zabin dies at 94
Published May 14, 2020
Zabin was an internationally recognized expert on adolescent pregnancy, abortion, and sexual behavior who helped transform public attitudes toward contraceptive access for adolescents
Reproductive health
Preterm births among U.S. Latinas increased after 2016 election
Published July 22, 2019
In the nine months following the election, 3.5% more preterm births occurred among Latinas than expected, suggesting link between election and maternal stress
Reproductive health
Gates Foundation gives $20.5M to Bloomberg School program
Published Sept 10, 2018
The Challenge Initiative in the Bloomberg School of Public Health implements evidence-based reproductive health interventions in parts of Africa and India
Advance Family Planning gets $34.7M from Gates Foundation
Published May 21, 2018
Initiative supports family planning and reproductive health around the world
Pill Policy
A case for OTC contraception
Published March 15, 2017
Review suggests greater availability of birth control doesn't lead to more teens having sex but does help prevent unwanted pregnancies / Hopkins Medicine
Reproductive health
Follow-ups for fertility
Published Spring 2016
Maria Trent says she's found new ways to reach pelvic inflammatory disease's most vulnerable victims / Johns Hopkins Magazine