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Entries by Philip N. Cohen from 04/2011

The Fall of 'Mary'

| Posted 04.20.2011 | Religion

For the first time in the history of the United States of America, the name Mary is not in the top 100 given to newborn girls.

Putting Teen Birth Rates on the Maps

| Posted 04.23.2011 | Healthy Living

Within the U.S. we have about a 4-to-1 ratio in teen birth rates between the states with highest and lowest rates.

Was FDR Born That Way?

| Posted 04.23.2011 | Healthy Living

The Smithsonian article has this great portrait of Franklin Roosevelt at about age 2, dressed -- as children typically were at that time -- in a gender-neutral outfit of frilly white dress, patent-leather shoes, feathery hat and long hair.