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    New Study: ’80s ‘Crack Baby’ Scare Overblown

    (AP) — Research in teens adds fresh evidence that the 1980s “crack baby” scare was overblown, finding little proof of any major long-term ill effects in children whose mothers used cocaine during pregnancy. Some studies have linked pregnant women’s cocaine use with children’s behavior difficulties, attention problems, anxiety and worse sch …