This is the birth outcomes tag for Lehigh Business Thought Leadership.

This Is My Research: Residential Noise Exposure and Health

Utilizing information on exact home addresses on birth records, the authors exploit arguably exogenous variation in noise exposure triggered by a new Federal Aviation Administration policy called NextGen, which unintentionally increased noise levels in communities experiencing concentrated flight patterns.

Policymakers Should Focus More on Prenatal Care, Study Suggests

A recent study that shows pregnant women with long-distance commutes are at higher risk for adverse birth outcomes highlights the need for more public discussion about prenatal care.