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Editorial Roundup: New England

Sep. 25, 2022 11:48 AM EDT

Hartford Courant. September 21, 2022. Editorial: A state trooper’s humanity toward a veteran is a lesson to all You really have to see the bodycam video. But if you don’t get that chance, take our word for it: the Connecticut State Police trooper...

US adults should get routine anxiety screening, panel says

Sep. 20, 2022 11:21 AM EDT

U.S. doctors should regularly screen all adults under 65 for anxiety, an influential health guidelines group proposed Tuesday. It’s the first time the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has recommended anxiety screening in primary care for adults without symptoms. The proposal is...

Raised with trauma, Sandy Hook survivors send hope to Uvalde

Sep. 07, 2022 07:03 AM EDT

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — The survivors who were able to walk out of Sandy Hook Elementary School nearly a decade ago want to share a message of hope with the children of Uvalde, Texas: You will learn how to live with your trauma, pain and grief. And it will get better. They know...

School districts move to ease teacher stress, burnout

Aug. 27, 2022 16:09 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — With Prince’s “Raspberry Beret” blaring in the background, about 20 New Hampshire educators grabbed wooden sticks and began pounding their tables to the beat. Emily Daniels, who was leading a two-day workshop on burnout, encouraged the group including...

Kobe Bryant's widow says crash photos turned grief to horror

Aug. 19, 2022 17:16 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Vanessa Bryant testified Friday that she was only beginning to grieve the loss of her husband, basketball star Kobe Bryant, and their 13-year-old daughter Gianna when she was faced with the fresh horror of learning that sheriff's deputies and firefighters had shot and shared...

Service dog helps ease Frederick veteran’s anxiety

Aug. 13, 2022 09:02 AM EDT

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Joe Nieves, 40, sank into the couch of his living room. His service dog, Jem, a 3-year-old Labrador-golden retriever mix, hopped up next to him and rested her head on his thigh. He started petting her, running his hands over her ears. “I mean, look at her....

In ‘Thirteen Lives,’ Ron Howard directs the Thai cave rescue

Aug. 03, 2022 10:28 AM EDT

It may be common etiquette to not spoil the end of a film, but Ron Howard learned years ago on “Apollo 13” that knowing the outcome of a story is different from knowing the story itself. And though the 2018 rescue of the Thai boys’ soccer team and their coach is considerably fresher in our...

How to recession-proof your life amid economic uncertainty

Aug. 03, 2022 06:54 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Prices for gas, food and rent are soaring. The Federal Reserve has raised interest rates to the highest level since 2018. The U.S. economy has shrunk for two straight quarters. Economists are divided over whether a recession is looming. What's clear is that...

How to recession-proof your life amid economic uncertainty

Jul. 29, 2022 11:05 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Prices for gas, food and rent are soaring. The Federal Reserve has raised interest rates to the highest level since 2018. The U.S. economy has shrunk for two straight quarters. Economists are divided over whether a recession is looming. What’s clear is that...

Doctors urge access to psychedelic therapies in New Mexico

Jul. 12, 2022 20:13 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Physicians and researchers are urging New Mexico legislators to allow the use of psychedelic mushrooms in mental health therapy aimed at overcoming depression, anxiety, psychological trauma and alcoholism. A legislative panel on Tuesday listened to advocates...