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Courant Staff WriterJessica Canwell wearily climbs three flights of dark, creaky stairs to the top floor of the Hotel Hooker, where a needle waits for her in a cluttered room smelling of stale food and urine. Less than an hour earlier, her boyfriend had died at Windham...
Tribune science reporterThis was a research mission dedicated to science. All seven astronauts aboard the Space Shuttle Columbia were scientists with advanced degrees who worked 24 hours a day, in two alternating shifts, to complete more than 80 experiments. "This flight has...
Tags: Rocketry, Death, Science, Disasters, Science and Technology
Sun StaffWhen the state assumed control of its sprawling Charles H. Hickey Jr. School from a private contractor on April 1, it found an out-of-control wreck of a juvenile detention center where housing units reeked of urine, graffiti covered walls, and locks didn'...
Sun StaffFirst of three articles BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - After Bob Lange spent eight weeks rubbing an experimental cream on the fiery patches on his body, researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham told him the drug was defeating the killer inside him....
Sun National StaffPINELLAS PARK, Fla. - A federal appeals court rejected another plea by the parents of Terri Schiavo to have her feeding tube reinserted yesterday, with one judge rebuking Congress and President Bush for intervening in the case. Hours later, the U.S....
Tags: Tampa, Death, U.S. Supreme Court, Judges, Politics
Sun StaffLast of three parts At 1:30 a.m. on a chilly autumn night, the telephone rings in a brick house in North Baltimore and awakens Keith P. West Jr. Of a long list of possible callers from a dozen time zones, it turns out to be a cargo supervisor at Los...
Tags: United Air Lines, India, Commuting, Trips and Vacations, Japan
Sun-SentinelPeople in pain have a right to have their pain treated adequately, but in Florida the spiraling use of narcotic painkillers has put patients in peril and led to hundreds of deaths. Pain management experts, family doctors, the state attorney general and...
Of The Morning CallThe doctor puts one hand over the other and gently presses on the bulge on the left side of Betty Senger's abdomen. ''Is it shrinking?'' Betty asks, lying on a padded table in an examining room with blue walls and a color poster of internal organs. ''...
Tribune foreign correspondentTihun Nebiyu the goat herder doesn't want to marry. She is adamant about this. But in her village nobody heeds the opinions of headstrong little girls. That's why she's kneeling in the filigreed shade of her favorite thorn tree, dropping beetles down her...
Sun StaffLong before leaving a string of broken families in his wake, long before co-founding a company that froze the investments of 12,000 stockholders and long before being accused of leading a cult in the suburbs of Carroll County, Scott A. Caruthers took...
Staff WriterState health officials declared Dr. Mark Kantzler unfit to practice medicine because of drug abuse and, fearing for his patients' safety, suspended his license by emergency order in July 1991. Today, the family practitioner runs a St. Petersburg area...
Tags: Pain, Muscle, Hospitals and Clinics, Health, Fort Lauderdale
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