JAKARTA, INDONESIA - APRIL 15: An apitherapy practitioner administers a bee sting to the hand of a patient at Cibubur Bee Center on April 15, 2007 in Jakarta, Indonesia. Bee acupuncture or apitherapy, is an alternative healing practice where bee stings are used as treatment for various conditions and diseases. …

Woman Dies from Bee Acupuncture Allergic Reaction

An unnamed 55-year-old woman in Spain has died after a fatal apitherapy appointment. This unique form of alternative medicine leverages honeybee products — including venom — to treat all manner of ailments. Unfortunately, the woman may have developed an allergy to bee stings.

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Bees Follow Car for Two Days to Rescue Queen

A woman in West Wales created some buzz in town after a queen been was stuck in the trunk of her car. Carol Howarth, 65, may have somehow picked up the queen during a visit to a nature reserve Sunday. She did not realize

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Israeli Researchers Find What Bees Can Teach Humans About Dieting

The Jerusalem Post reports: While humans often fail to balance their diets despite expert advice, honeybees are so smart that, according to Hebrew University researchers, they seek out pollen that specifically balances their nutritional deficits and extends their lives. In recent

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Watch: Bees Swarm Patrol Cars, Trap Officer After Truck Overturns

Hundreds of thousands of honeybees were set loose on Interstate 35 in Oklahoma earlier this week after a truck carrying those bees overturned. The accident occurred in Garvin Co., OK with the crates containing thousands of bees were strewn along the highway.

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Woman Gives Birth in Forest; Bees Attack Placenta

A 35-year-old woman about to give birth for the fourth time became lost in a northern California forest, gave birth, watched bees and mosquitos attack the placenta, then set fire to the forest in a desperate attempt to alert rescuers to

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Bee Team Stings Royals and Angels in Tempe

A spring training game provided plenty of excitement when Tempe Diablo Stadium hosted the “Bee” team instead of the expected Royals and Angels squads, whom fans paid to see.