Good News Headlines 7/4/17



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At just 6 months old, Jack was fighting pulmonary vein stenosis and given only four weeks to live by his doctors in California. His family’s journey to save his life brought them across the country for a clinical trial at Boston Children’s Hospital.

Photo from Boston Children’s Hospital website

 

Boston Children’s Is The Best Pediatric Hospital In The Country

by Jamie Ducharme, Boston Magazine

In addition to its overall win, Boston Children’s placed in the top three for each of the 10 care specialties included in the ranking. It topped the lists for gastroenterology and GI surgery, nephrology, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, and urology… Read More

 


 

Every Boston Public School To Get Youth Homelessness Liaison Under New Plan

by Kristin Toussaint, Boston Metro

About 3,000 Boston Public School students are currently experiencing homeless, though experts believe that the number may be much higher out of the roughly 56,000 students currently enrolled, and school officials believe that figure is growing… Read More

 


 

Reptile Skin Grown In Lab Could Help Save Endangered Turtles

by Max Carol, Treehugger

The green sea turtle is a majestic creature that can be found in tropical waters around the world. Unfortunately, the commercial harvest of these turtles and of their eggs has forced the International Union for Conservation of Nature to classify the species as endangered… Read More

 


 

How This Chicago Organization Is Using Sports To Empower Young Girls

by Joseph Misulonas, Good Magazine

Girls in the Game is a nonprofit organization based primarily in Chicago that provides after-school and summer programs to girls between ages 7 and 18. It uses sports and workshops to encourage physical and emotional health in girls growing up in high-risk communities… Read More

 


 

Thousands Of Veterans Given Dental Care Free Of Charge

by McKinley Corbley, Good News Network

Over 450 Aspen Dental offices across 36 states opened their doors to the nation’s heroes this weekend, giving 4,600 veterans free dental treatment… Read More

 


 

How Buzzing Bees Are Helping Save Themselves

by Kate Ryan, Good Magazine

At this point, most of us climate change believers are well aware of the symbiotic relationship between bees and a healthy environment. Despite their tiny stature, they play an outsized role in pollinating roughly 85 percent of the world’s flowering plants and three quarters of the world’s crops… Read More

 


 

Plastic Free July Encourages People To Go Beyond Recycling And Refuse Single-Use Plastic Altogether

by Emma Wynne, ABC Australia

Launched in 2011 by Perth's Western Metropolitan Regional Council, Plastic Free July aims to educate the public on the problems plastic causes… Read More

 

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February 17, 2018

First thing in the morning a tricky angle between Mars and Neptune increases certain risk factors. Inclement weather and poor judgment are among others. Soon after, Mercury’s conjunction with the Sun inspires some to hit the open road. A change of…
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February 2018

Two Sundays, January 14th and February 11th Learn advanced techniques for self-care, to offer Reiki to others from a distance and for manifesting what you want in your life! Facilitated...

Cost: $250

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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Join us the Second Sunday of the month at the Northeast Reiki Center classroom in Framingham for a Reiki Circle in the Usui Reiki System of Natural Healing. We are a gathering of Reiki...

Cost: Free

Where:
Northeast Reiki Center
61 Nicholas Road, Suite B2
Framingham, MA  01701
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Telephone: 508-808-5696
Contact Name: Lou Orsan
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Are you curious about yoga but don't know where to begin? The Intro to Yoga Series is a great place to start your practice. This series will provide a safe, non-competitive and welcoming...

Cost: $90 for series

Where:
YogaLife Institute
6 Chestnut St, Suite A
Exeter, NH  03833
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Qigong and tai chi are 2500+ year old healing arts originating in China. These moving meditations offer unique health benefits that western medicine is...

Cost: $11-$15 per class

Where:
Chelmsford Wellness Center
3 Littleton Road, 2nd Floor
Westford, MA  01886
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Sponsor: Cultivating Qi
Telephone: 978-856-8118
Contact Name: Dave Crocker
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January 8 - February 12, 2018 Intuition + Energy Medicine + Energy Psychology = The REAP Healing Method This 6 week certification training course provides you with the understanding and the...

Cost: $695

Where:
Live Online
Comfort of Your Home
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Sponsor: The REAP Healing Method
Telephone: 978-877-8651
Contact Name: Pamela Dussault
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A guided tour in discovering, confirming and verifying your personality, behaviors and habits. A three part series at the Waltham Public Library Monday, February 5 7:15PM Monday, February 12...

Cost: Free

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Waltham Public Library
735 Main Street
Waltham, MA  02451
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Sponsor: Waltham Public Library
Telephone: 781-314-3429
Contact Name: Louise Goldstein
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Experience the power of singing gospel music with more than 250 others as part of the Mystic Chorale, led by award-winning director and composer, Jonathan Singleton. Join Mystic as we prepare...

Cost: $105

Where:
First Parish Unitarian
630 Mass Ave.
Arlington , MA
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Sponsor: The Mystic Chorale
Telephone: 781-738-1920
Contact Name: Jai Kaur Annamaria
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Please join us at our monthly meetings, second Wednesday each month in Northboro, MA. Stay inspired and create collaborative professional relationships. A welcoming community working for the...

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First Parish Unitarian Church Hall
40 Church Street
Northborough, MA  01532
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Qigong and tai chi are 2500+ year old healing arts originating in China. These moving meditations offer unique health benefits that western medicine is integrating into treatment plans. By...

Cost: $12-$17 per class

Where:
Dragonfly Wellness Ceneter
176 Jackson Road
Devens, MA  01434
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Sponsor: Cultivating Qi
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Led by Deanna Jayne, Authentic Lifestyle Mentor The womb chakra ~ the most sacred place in our physical body, a supreme source of spiritual energy, clarity, and power. When this chakra is...

Cost: $351

Where:
Groton Wellness
495 Main Street
Mill Run Plaza
Groton, MA  01450
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Sponsor: Deanna Jayne
Telephone: 978-449-9919
Contact Name: Amy Ashman
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6 Week Series with Sherri Snyder-Roche Start your year with greater awareness. In Kundalini Yoga, we harness the mental, physical, and nervous energies of the body and put them under the...

Cost: $90

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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Lauren Rainbow Limited to 16 students! Be sure to register early! This unique one-day course on mediumship, with medium Lauren Rainbow, is focused on developing heart-centered messages from...

Cost: $150

Where:
Circles of Wisdom
90 Main Street
Andover, MA  01810
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Sponsor: Circles of Wisdom
Telephone: 978-474-8010
Contact Name: Cathy Kneeland
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Spend a cozy winter weekend with colleagues diving into the rich material contained within the Dàodéjīng. While each class builds upon the material covered in the previous...

Cost: $325

Where:
Roots and Wings Yoga and Healing Arts
317 North Main Street
Natick, MA  01760
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Sponsor: Eastern Medicinal Therapies Education Center
Telephone: 617-435-3586
Contact Name: Lauren Paap
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