Medicine: How to Kill a Husband

"The number of women who deliberately set out to kill their husbands is surprisingly small," said Dr. Kenneth C. Hutchin last week in the British Medical Association's Family Doctor. "On the other hand, a great many wives could not polish them off better if they tried." Dr. Hutchin, 49, married and father of three, is a general practitioner in Hatfield, 18 miles north of London. He chides the wife who is forever disagreeing with her husband. "He may be wrong, he probably is, but why do you have to tell him? Men like to...

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