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  • Dr. Robert E. Cooke, Hopkins pediatrician, dies

    Dr. Robert E. Cooke, Hopkins pediatrician, dies
    Dr. Robert E. Cooke, a retired Johns Hopkins pediatrician-in-chief who was a founder of the Head Start children's program and a presidential medical adviser, died of heart disease Feb. 2 at his Oak Bluffs home on Martha's Vineyard, Mass. The former North Roland Park resident was 93.
  • Pre-K suspensions common in Maryland schools

    Dozens of pre-kindergartners were suspended last school year in Maryland, with the most suspensions in Baltimore, highlighting a little-known practice that some education experts say is too extreme for toddlers who are just being introduced to educational...

    Smoking while pregnant could mean child reading problems later

    Smoking while pregnant could mean child reading problems later
    Pregnant women who smoke run into the risk of their children have reading problems later in life, a Yale School of Medicine study has found. The reserachers looked at the reading tests of 5,000 students and found that many whose mothers smoked while...

    Pregnancy not as easy for older women as it may seem

    Middle-aged Hollywood stars and their newborns may make it seem like a fountain of youth has been discovered for women's fertility. But researchers at Yale University School of Medicine say these stars may be giving women the wrong perception.  Many...

    C-sections may cause breathing problems in preemies

    C-sections may cause breathing problems in preemies
    Yale medical researchers have found that C-sections may be causing breathing problems in preemies who are small for their age. The researcher reviewed eight years of birth certificates and found that babies delivered by a C-section before 34 weeks of...