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Research Roundup: Oral Contraceptive Use Does Not Affect Overall Mortality

In a study published in the British Medical Journal, Karin B. Michels, ScD, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology at BWH, and colleagues report that they have found no link between use of oral contraceptives and overall mortality. They did, however, find other associations. Read more.

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Seizing Maternity

Page Pennell, MD, seeks to resolve a dilemma facing pregnant women afflicted with epilepsy.

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Fighting for Health Equity

A recent report from the Connors Center for Women’s Health and Gender Biology advocating for health equity in biomedical science garners federal attention.

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From left: Award-winning television journalist Liz Walker, former Mayor Thomas Menino, Paula Johnson, guest-of-honor Angela Menino and attorney and professor Anita Hill

Women’s Health Luncheon Delves Into Demystifying Stress

Stress and its unique effect on women were the topics of conversation at this year's Women's Health Luncheon, hosted by the Mary Horrigan Connors Center for Women's Health and Gender Biology at BWH.

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BWH's Elizabeth Henske studies LAM cells to one day improve treatments of the disease.

Breath of Hope

Researchers study rare lung disease in young women.