Good News Headlines 2/27/18



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Beauty Therapy Course Gives Prison Inmates Skills To Make Up A Beautiful Life

from Good News Network

For the last 13 years, Elsa Lumsden has been giving female inmates a second chance at life with an unusually beautiful set of skills… Read More

 


 

If You’re A Student Disciplined For A Gun Protest, BU And MIT Say It Won’t Hurt Your Chances

by Steve Annear, Boston Globe

Admissions officials at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology said Thursday that if college applicants are disciplined for leaving class and joining in on the growing number of national high school protests against gun violence, it won’t negatively affect their chances of getting into the renowned Cambridge school… Read More

 


 

Mass. Students Are Organizing Walkouts, Calling For Change In Gun Laws

by Kathleen McNerney, WBUR

What is normally a sleepy school vacation week for most students in Massachusetts has been filled with activism as students respond to the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, last week… Read More

 


 

These 10 ERs Sharply Reduced Opioid Use And Still Eased Pain

by John Daley, WBUR

The overall decrease amounted to 35,000 fewer opioid doses than were prescribed during the same period in 2016… Read More

 


 

More Companies Cut Ties With The NRA After Customer Backlash

by Ben Popken, NBC News

More and more American businesses, including car rental companies and airlines, an insurance giant, and a major bank, are severing ties with the National Rifle Association in the face of torrents of criticism from customers on social media… Read More

 


 

Taiwan To Ban Plastic Straws, Cups By 2030

from Channel NewsAsia

It is the latest push by Taiwan to cut waste and pollution after introducing a recycling programme and charges for plastic bags… Read More

 


 

Positive Beliefs About Aging May Reduce Risk Of Dementia—Even If You Have High-Risk Genetics

by Katherine Hignett, Newsweek

Thinking positively about aging might significantly reduce a person's risk of dementia, a new study has found—even for people with one of the strongest genetic risk factors… Read More

 


 

New Eyedrops Could Repair Corneas, Make Glasses Unneccessary

by Judy Siegel-Itzkovich, The Jerusalem Post

Dr. David Smadja revealed that he and colleagues developed the drops at Bar-Ilan University’s Institute of Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials, and that they could revolutionize ophthalmological and optometry treatment of patients with myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness) and other refractory conditions… Read More

 


 

Medical Board Ordered To Pay Millions For Harassment

by Dr. Mercola, Mercola.com

The fact that the board members are being held personally liable is a first… Read More

 

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December 16, 2018

Venus’ sextile to Saturn blesses peacemakers, diplomats and those seeking to shore up strained ties. It also reaffirms long time partnerships and enduring values. Take note of and compliment those who unerringly do the right thing. Inherent to all solid…
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December 2018

Start your holiday week off right with a special yoga/meditation class. Sun salutations in honor of the winter solstice coupled with Yoga Nidra will leave you feeling rested, relaxed, and ready to...

Cost: $17

Where:
Yoga Anita
Dragonfly Wellness Center
176 Jackson Rd
Devens, MA  01432
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Sponsor: Yoga Anita
Telephone: 978-227-8297
Contact Name: Anita Perry
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The holiday season is a time for family and friends to gather, to give gratitude for the gifts of love that we share, and for us to create new memories to cherish in our hearts. But the holidays...

Cost: $65

Where:
Private Office
6 Royal Crest Drive
Apt 11
North Andover, MA  01845
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Sponsor: Sacred Spiral Dance
Telephone: 978-973-6637
Contact Name: Diana Harris
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Kinetic Chain Release, moxibustion and past life regression at Leapin Lizards. Every third Sunday: 9/16/18 10/21/18 11/18/18 12/16/18 For information, call Leapin Lizards at (207)...

Where:
Leapin Lizards
449 Forest Ave
Portland, ME
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Telephone: (207) 221-2363
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This three-part series attunes you as a conduit to the healing system of Kundalini Reiki, a firey earth-based feminine energy. Kundalini Reiki is a gentle yet powerful modality to channel healing...

Cost: $150

Where:
Akasha Studio
20 Birch Street
Roslindale, MA  02131
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Sponsor: Miriam Katz, Shamanic Healer
Telephone: 617-545-5142
Contact Name: Miriam Katz
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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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The Shortest Day of the Year and the Longest Night To Be Without A Home On December 21, 2018 at 12:00 PM, at the Church on the Hill, 140 Bowdoin St. Boston MA  02108 (on the side of the...

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Church on the Hill
140 Bowdoin St.
Boston, MA  02108
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Sponsor: Interfaith Homeless Memorial Committee
Telephone: 617-523-4575
Contact Name: Kevin Baxter

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During this evening Winter Solstice Celebration we connect deeply with the Christ Being/Solar Logos and the different archangels as we prepare for the 12 holy nights following the Solstice evening....

Cost: $75

Where:
Circles of Wisdom
386 Merrimack Street
Suite 1-A
Methuen, MA  01844
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Sponsor: Circles of Wisdom
Telephone: 978-474-8010
Contact Name: Cathy Kneeland
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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

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