What will it take to make pregnancy and childbirth safer for Black women and their babies? A new generation of researchers target structural inequalities and implicit bias in health care.

The COVID-19 pandemic is a wake-up call to expand what investments we consider essential to national security, how we value work, and who gets called a hero.

Why are men dying from COVID-19 at higher rates than women? The pandemic raises crucial questions about how gender norms influence health.

Even if the Supreme Court does not overturn Roe this year, it could permit so many anti-abortion obstacles that only the wealthy will be able to access full reproductive health care.

Given health disparities and social inequalities, including women’s greater likelihood of experiencing chronic pain, policymakers must consider how their responses to the opioid crisis may affect groups differently.

Flu vaccination during pregnancy provides critical health benefits in utero. Yet only about half of pregnant women get the shot, with even lower rates among black women.