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Reproductive health

Commentary
'A full-throated reversal' of abortion rights
Published May 13, 2022
Health law and policy scholar Joanne Rosen discusses the legal arguments laid out in the pending 'Dobbs' decision that may prove the undoing of 'Roe'
Reproductive health
How did 'settled law' get unsettled?
Published May 4, 2022
The conservative movement carefully orchestrated the end of abortion rights over decades, using the women's suffrage playbook, says political scientist Dawn Teele
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