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Veterans with PTSD, anxiety turn to beekeeping for relief

Sep. 11, 2019 3:34 AM EDT

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Gently lifting a wooden frame containing dozens of Italian honeybees, Vince Ylitalo seemed transfixed as he and several other veterans inspected the buzzing insects. "This is really cool," he said, pointing to a bee with blobs of orange pollen on its hind legs. Ylitalo, who has...

Anguish still lingers for many after Parkland shooting

Aug. 31, 2019 3:05 AM EDT

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — This is Parkland's heartbreak more than a year later: A student in pain, haunted by the loss of two friends. A parent in pain, tormented by extreme anxiety. A teacher in pain, plagued by sleepless nights and waves of panic. All three are finding help and hope at Eagles' Haven, a warm...

Patience wears thin for migrants stranded off Italian coast

Aug. 19, 2019 6:06 PM EDT

ROME (AP) — The Spanish rescue ship Open Arms resorted to serving pizzas to 107 increasingly angry and sometimes aggressive migrants who are stranded aboard, as Italy's interior minister stuck to his refusal to let the vessel dock at a nearby Italian island in a weekslong standoff. The migrants were...

Ohio committee rejects medical marijuana for anxiety, autism

Aug. 15, 2019 12:30 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A State Medical Board of Ohio committee has decided not to recommend adding anxiety and autism spectrum disorder to the state's list of qualifying conditions for purchasing medical marijuana. The committee made its decision Wednesday after hearing testimony that included concerns from...