Commentary urgently calls on hospitalists to address inpatients’ contraceptive needs

The overturning of Roe v. Wade by the U.S. Supreme Court gives new urgency to considering women’s contraceptive needs in all interactions with the health care system. A new commentary from Eileen Barrett, MD, Albuquerque, New Mexico calls on hospitalists to offer contraceptive counseling to patients of childbearing age regardless of reason for hospitalization. The editorial is published in Annals of Internal Medicine.

Male-dominated background affects CEOs’ decisions, new study finds

Male CEOs who experienced gender imbalance in their formative years are more likely to promote women into peripheral divisions of their companies and give them less capital, according to a recent study by W. P. Carey School of Business Professor Denis Sosyura.

The Challenge Initiative at the Bloomberg School of Public Health Receives Two Grants to Support Family Planning for Women and Girls in Poor Urban Areas

The Challenge Initiative (TCI), a global initiative based at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health that supports the reproductive health needs of women and girls living in poor urban communities in Africa and Asia, has received grants totaling $18.1 million from Bayer AG and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Why Do So Many Pregnancies and In Vitro Fertilization Attempts Fail?

Scientists have created a mathematical model that can help explain why so many pregnancies and in vitro fertilization attempts fail. The Rutgers-led study, which may help to improve fertility, is published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.