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Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
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Several years ago I switched from shooting a shorter, more compact compound bow to the longer Olympic recurve bow. I loved the recurve’s graceful lines, but it presented some challenges. It was tall, it was unwieldy, and I had to be really careful when shooting it in tight spaces. If I wasn’t, I’d hit the …
Why are many women at risk of ovarian cancer not aware of it?
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Alcohol Abuse: How to Recognize Problem Drinking
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How Can Hip Injuries Be Prevented?
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What Are the Signs of Heat Exhaustion?
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