| 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...
| 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...
| 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.
| Aug 6, 2014
| 8:57 AM
A Westport plastic surgery center that state health officials placed on a two-year probation last summer has closed, ending a string of disciplinary actions taken against the facility.
Dr. Joel Singer, the sole owner and operator of the Center for...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 3:48 PM
Researching a new drug compound on mice, Yale School of Medicine researchers were able to reverse the effects of Alzheimer's on learning and memory, the school announced Tuesday.
Yale School of Medicine psychiatry professor Paul Lombroso and others...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 1:02 PM
Creating a safe sleep environment is important for all infants, but when it comes to preventing Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), parents should be aware that the main sources of risk change over the first year of a baby's life, according to a new...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 8:31 PM
ORANGE, Conn. — Killing one's mother is a crime so rare that criminologists haven't studied it much. But in this Connecticut town's last two homicides, sons were charged with just that — matricide.
Last week former Lehigh University...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 1:14 PM
When you're pregnant, you may feel you have the perfect excuse to take time off from the gym. But this couldn't be further from the truth.
"No one would think of running a marathon without training for it, and it always astounds me when women try to...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 9:38 AM
Kyle Rhodes visited Dr. Brett A. King at the Yale School of Medicine late last summer, seeking help for a severe case of psoriasis.
The Killingworth man, now 25, also had — still has — alopecia, the condition that causes a person's hair to...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 8:06 AM
SOUTHINGTON — Pharmacists preparing for the advent of Connecticut's medical marijuana industry gathered Wednesday to talk about the clinical aspects of dispensing a drug that has no federal approval nor the guidelines that go along with it.