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  • Girl, 12, calls 911 after being shot in the head by father who killed family

    Girl, 12, calls 911 after being shot in the head by father who killed family
     NEW YORK — In the predawn darkness, Christina Walker, 12, lifted herself off her blood-soaked bedroom floor and went to the phone. Three generations of her family — her 7-year-old sister, her mother and her grandmother — lay nearby, fatally shot in the head by her father, the authorities said.
  • Routine pelvic exam should be discontinued, physicians group says

    Routine pelvic exam should be discontinued, physicians group says
    The routine pelvic exam endured by healthy women at their physician's office is a yearly ritual that frequently produces pain, anxiety and embarrassment in return for no documented benefit, and it should be discontinued, an influential physicians group...

    How to beat the food craving clock

    How to beat the food craving clock
    Stand by the office vending machine at 3:23 p.m., and you'll probably see a parade of co-workers slinking over to grab a chocolate bar. That's because at precisely 3:23 p.m., the average person succumbs to his or her cravings, according to a recent...

    Dr. Clifford H. Turen, traumatologist

    Dr. Clifford H. Turen, traumatologist
    Dr. Clifford H. Turen, an internationally know traumatologist and former chief of orthopedics who had worked at Maryland Shock Trauma Center for two decades, was killed Jan. 13 when the private single-engine plane he was flying crashed in dense fog into...