Reproductive Health

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Implications of restrictive abortion policies on maternal health, social welfare

Q&A with Paula Lantz

Paula Lantz, the James B. Hudak Professor of Health Policy at U-M’s Ford School of Public Policy and professor of Health Management and Policy at Michigan Public Health, discusses how restrictive abortion policies in the US are predicted to have negative effects on maternal health, women’s economic opportunities and social welfare systems.

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Consequences of Roe v. Wade being overturned are infinite, says Michigan Public Health alumna

Q&A with Elizabeth Mosley, PhD ’18

The US Supreme Court overruled Roe v. Wade on June 24, eliminating the constitutional right to abortion. Elizabeth Mosley, who earned a PhD from the University of Michigan School of Public Health in Health Behavior and Health Education, specializing in Gender and Population Studies, spoke to Michigan Public Health about the repercussions this landmark decision will have on women in the United States.

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Examining Genetic Influences on Menopause Symptoms

New research from Wei Zhao

Certain genetic factors predictive of reproductive aging are also associated with menopause symptoms like hot flashes and night sweats, according to a University of Michigan-led study published in Menopause: The Journal of The North American Menopause Society.