In researching historical women, I often come across an 1876 book from Harvard doc Edward H Clarke, saying studying too hard made women infertile. It was accepted as truth for years.
I think of that book when I see headlines like this. Screw you Clarke.
For more on Clarke’s book – which was refuted 9 years later in the very first research report by the Association of Collegiate Alumnae, a predecessor to the American Association of University Women – see here: