| Feb 25, 2014
| 2:59 PM
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...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 7:27 AM
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...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 4:00 AM
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.
| Nov 21, 2012
| 4:00 AM
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...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 9:52 AM
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...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 10:35 AM
What's the best time to conceive? Many women might not know the answer.
Only 50 percent of women discuss their reproductive health with medical providers, according to a recent study by the Yale School of Medicine. However, 75 percent of the 1,000...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 3:21 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women who want to become mothers have long been told to heed the ticking of their biological clocks. Now a large Scandinavian study adds to evidence that men need to wake up and pay attention too.
Based on millions of children...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 9:19 PM
March 4 (Reuters) - Dr. Sherwin Nuland, the author of the
bestseller "How We Die," which talks candidly about how life
ends in disease and old age, has died at the age of 83, his
daughter said on Tuesday.
Nuland died Monday of prostate cancer at his home...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 1:38 PM
An East Haven woman who bragged in text messages that she was planning a mass shooting at Gateway Community College in New Haven will spend the next three years in a New Haven mental health treatment center.
U.S. District Court Judge Michael Shea...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 7:42 AM
It was not long after Connecticut legalized medical marijuana in 2012 that Dr. William Zempsky received calls from patients asking about it.
Zempksy said that although he has no doubt that medical marijuana helps alleviates discomfort, he would be...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 7:44 AM
A recent study conducted by researchers at Yale School of Medicine and the University of Cologne asserts that children of obese mothers, consuming a high-fat diet during pregnancy, are more likely to face weight problems, and related metabolic disorders,...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 2:56 AM
A new study by researchers at the Yale School of Medicine, funded through an educational grant by the makers of First Response pregnancy tests, shows women are often confused about their reproductive health.
According to a press release: In the...