This article examines the endorsement of conspiracy beliefs about birth control (e.g., the belief that birth control is a form of Black genocide) and their association with contraceptive attitudes and behavior among African Americans.
In this study, the authors have linked two existing databases of the New York State Department of Health to evaluate the relation between congenital malformations and residential proximity to hazardous waste sites in New York State.
This report presents an overview of the current state of knowledge regarding the effect of cocaine on the developing brain and offers policy considerations for addressing the issues that arise from cocaine use by pregnant women.
This paper, prepared as a Background Paper for the Institute of Medicine's Committee on Unintended Pregnancy, discusses economic perspectives on fertility and unintended pregnancy. The paper proceeds in two parts. The first part of the paper presents...
This study was designed to generate exploratory data about health care provider response to prenatal substance exposure and to examine current substance detection policies and practices in health care institutions.