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Florida mom channels grief into fight against vet suicides

Jun. 04, 2022 06:01 AM EDT

Janos “John” Lutz was 19 when he enlisted in the Marine Corps out of high school, aiming to do his part for his country in the aftermath of the 911 terrorist attacks. As he hoped, he was deployed to the front lines in Iraq. Janine Lutz recalls the first time that...

Judge denies woman's challenge to conviction in son's death

Jun. 01, 2022 18:59 PM EDT

WOODSTOCK, Ill. (AP) — A suburban Chicago woman who pleaded guilty in her 5-year-old son's beating death cannot challenge her conviction and 35-year sentence, a judge ruled Wednesday JoAnn Cunningham, 39, of Crystal Lake, claimed in her March petition for post-conviction relief...

Osaka's mental health discussion resonates at French Open

May. 25, 2022 02:09 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Naomi Osaka’s 2022 French Open is over following a first-round loss. The players remaining in the tournament see and hear products of her frank discussion about anxiety and depression a year ago — from new “quiet rooms” and three on-call psychiatrists at Roland Garros to a...

Osaka's mental health discussion resonates at French Open

May. 25, 2022 02:09 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Naomi Osaka’s 2022 French Open is over following a first-round loss. The players remaining in the tournament see and hear products of her frank discussion about anxiety and depression a year ago — from new “quiet rooms” and three on-call psychiatrists at Roland Garros to a...

NCAA survey shows mental health still a concern for athletes

May. 24, 2022 16:40 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A survey of college athletes by the NCAA suggests that rates of mental exhaustion, anxiety and depression remain as much as twice as high as pre-pandemic levels, but feelings of hopelessness have improved. The results of the study, a follow-up to two conducted...

Ashley Judd talks about mental health after mother's death

May. 12, 2022 12:20 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) — Ashley Judd encouraged people to seek help for their mental health and talked about her grieving process after the loss of her mother, country star Naomi Judd. In an interview aired on “Good Morning America” on Thursday, the movie star said she...

Editorial Roundup: Kentucky

May. 05, 2022 12:46 PM EDT

Bowling Green Daily News. April 29, 2022. Editorial: Gatton leaves legacy of giving In his younger days, Carol Martin “Bill” Gatton was driven to succeed in business. After amassing a fortune through his many ventures, he was driven to help others. ...

EXPLAINER: What medical treatments do transgender youth get?

Apr. 21, 2022 10:02 AM EDT

Transgender medical treatment for children and teens is increasingly under attack in many states, labeled child abuse and subject to criminalizing bans. But it has been available in the United States for more than a decade and is endorsed by major medical associations. Many clinics...

Rihanna talks fashion, motherhood as due date approaches

Apr. 12, 2022 12:47 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Timekeeping isn't Rihanna's strong suit, and that goes for the pregnancy she's been sharing with the world as well. “Planning? I wouldn’t say planning," she told Vogue about her upcoming motherhood. “But certainly not planning against it. I don’t know when I...

Influential panel raises doubts on youth suicide screening

Apr. 12, 2022 12:05 PM EDT

An influential U.S. group is raising doubts about routine suicide screening for children and teens even as others call for urgent attention to youth mental health. In draft guidance posted Tuesday, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force said there’s not enough evidence to...