Good News Headlines 11/21/17



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From Terrifying To Terrific: Man Redesigns MRI Machine To Delight Children Instead Of Scare Them

from Good News Network

For industrial designer Doug Dietz, witnessing the trauma of the young patients was more than he could bear. He first saw the horror it caused one child when he designed an MR scanner for the University of Pittsburgh Hospital… Read More

 


 

Australia Votes ‘Yes’ To Same-Sex Marriage

by Ben Westcott and Lucie Morris-Marr, CNN

Celebrations broke out across Australia after a two-month national postal survey came out “overwhelmingly” in favor of legalizing same-sex marriage… Read More

 


 

Rideshares Give Back, And Help You Pay It Forward, This Thanksgiving

by Kristin Toussaint, Boston Metro

Thanksgiving is a time to sit around a table full of food with your family, stuffing yourself with so much stuffing that you might need bigger pants — but it’s also about giving back and helping out those who may not be as fortunate… Read More

 


 

Cat Declawing Officially Banned In Denver

from CBS Denver

Veterinarians call declawing a major and often painful surgery. The procedure is an amputation of a cat’s first knuckle. The ban outlaws the procedure in Denver unless a surgery was medically necessary… Read More

 


 

3D-Printed Human Skin Models Will Help End Animal Testing

by Katherine Martinko, Treehugger

Carolina Catarino is a young Brazilian scientist who just won a Lush Prize for improving lab-grown skin models… Read More

 


 

Marijuana Could Be Huge For Treating HIV

by Steven Blum, Vice

From inflammation to lowering levels of the virus itself, a current study hopes to demystify pot’s benefits for those living with HIV… Read More

 


 

Want To Live Longer? Get A Dog

by Victoria Larned, CNN

The benefits that come with owning a dog are clear-- physical activity, support, companionship -- but owning a dog could literally be saving your life… Read More

 


 

Exercise Keeps The Brain From Shrinking As We Age

by Melissa Breyer, Treehugger

The average brain shrinks by approximately five percent every decade after the age of 40; but aerobic exercise significantly helps maintain volume, says new study… Read More

 

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Join us the second Tuesday evening of the month for a Reiki Share in the Usui Reiki system of natural healing. We are a gathering of Reiki practitioners who share experiences, practice...

Cost: Free

Where:
Northeast Reiki Center
61 Nicholas Road, Suite B2
Framingham, MA  01701
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Sponsor: Northeast Reiki Center
Telephone: 508-808-5696
Contact Name: Lou Orsan
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The class is a combination of qi gong, yoga, meditation, and relaxation followed by a cup of healing tea. The class, developed by Korean enlightened master Ilchi Lee, is based on Sundo, a...

Cost: $10

Where:
Divine Paradigm
58b Macy St
Amesbury, MA  01913
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Contact Name: Brad Fanger

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Please join us at our monthly meetings, second Wednesday each month September - June in Westboro, MA. A welcoming community working for the greater health and wellbeing of all. Contact...

Where:
Sohum Yoga and Meditation Studio
30 Lyman St
#108B
Westborough, MA
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Journaling can be a part of your inner work and is, in fact, on the tree of contemplative practices.  Whether you are a meditator or keep a journal or neither of the above, all are welcome to...

Cost: Free

Where:
Waltham Public Library
735 Main Street
Waltham, MA  02451
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Sponsor: Louise Goldstein
Telephone: 617-710-6145
Contact Name: Waltham Public Library
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Sponsored by the Canton Spiritualist Church. Held at the Blue Hills, Canton, MA. Psychics, mediums, readings for a fee. Free healings.

Cost: Free admission

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Blue Hills
Canton, MA


Sponsor: Canton Spiritualist Church
Telephone: (617) 469-2568

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Discover the power of body tapping and nature based solutions that will help you: More effectively manage and ease chronic pain issues. Clear stuck energy with body tapping. Learn the basic...

Cost: $49

Where:
Clearpoint Center
259 East Street
Stafford Springs, CT  06076
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Sponsor: Clearpoint Center
Telephone: 860-684-3994
Contact Name: Steve Munn
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With Susie Masters We warmly invite you to join us for The Winter Solstice Workshop. Celebrate the shortest day while giving yourself the space to feel and experience the now. During this...

Cost: $45

Where:
State of Grace Yoga and Wellness Center
104 East. Hartford Ave.
Uxbridge, MA  01569
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Telephone: 508-278-2818
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All are invited to a special barefoot, free style dance and live music event on December 15th from 7:30pm–10pm in Greenfield, Massachusetts. We will be having a special freestyle, barefoot...

Cost: $5-$10

Where:
The Episcopal Church of St. James & Andrew
71 Federal St.
Greenfield, MA  01301
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Sponsor: Dance Spree
Telephone: (413)658-7011 (no texting please)
Contact Name: Jasper Lapienski
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Tired of missing opportunities that could further your life, your education, even your work? Tired of missing threats that continue to hold back your life, your education, even your work? Sit down...

Cost: $40

Where:
Caffe Nero
368 Congress St
Boston, MA  02210
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Contact Name: Soni
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