‘Crack baby’ study ends with unexpected but clear result

in 2013, Deborah Frank, Newsmakers, Philadelphia Inquirer, School of Medicine
July 21st, 2013

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Deborah Frank, School of Medicine

Jaimee Drakewood hurried in from the rain, eager to get to her final appointment at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia…

Expert quote:

“You can’t walk into a classroom and tell this kid was exposed and this kid was not.  Unfortunately, there are so many factors that affect poor kids. They have to deal with so much stress and deprivation. We have also found that exposure to violence is a huge factor.”

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