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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Doctor Surrenders License To Operate Westport Surgical Center

    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...
  • Yale Researchers Reverse Effects Of Alzheimer's In Mice

    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...
  • Biggest threats for sleep-related infant death change with age: study

    Biggest threats for sleep-related infant death change with age: study
    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...
  • Ex-Lehigh wrestler allegedly killed mom, town's 2nd matricide

     Ex-Lehigh wrestler allegedly killed mom, town's 2<sup>n</sup><sup>d</sup> matricide
    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...
  • Fitness do's and dont's during pregnancy

    Fitness do's and dont's during pregnancy
    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...
  • In A Yale Experiment, A Hairless Man Grows Hair

    In A Yale Experiment, A Hairless Man Grows Hair
    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...
  • Pharmacists Meet To Prepare For Dispensing Medical Marijuana

    Pharmacists Meet To Prepare For Dispensing Medical Marijuana
    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. The...