Good News Headlines 12/1/15



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Woman Purchases An Entire Toy Store – Donates All To Kids In Homeless Shelters

by Amanda Froelich, Real Farmacy

Thanks to the kindness of one woman, thousands of kids at homeless shelters in NYC will experience more cheer this Christmas…  Read more

 


 

Homeless Choir Invited To Perform At White House Christmas Concert

by Terry Turner, Good News Network

President and Mrs. Obama have invited the Homeward Choir, which is entirely made up of men who stay at the Central Night Shelter in Atlanta, Georgia, to perform at the White House on December 21…  Read more

 


 

Mass State’s High Court Rules Against Prison’s ‘Sweat Lodge’ Closure

by Martin Finucane, Boston Globe

The state’s highest court says that the closure of a sweat lodge at a state prison violates federal law and an agreement settling a previous lawsuit…  Read more

 


 

American Medical Association Votes To Ban Prescription Drug Commercials

from Real Farmacy

AMA board chair-elect Patrice Harris said that the vote “reflects concerns among physicians about the negative impact of commercially-driven promotions,” specifically railing on the drug companies getting people hooked on expensive drugs…  Read more

 


 

EPA Turnaround On Toxic Herbicide 'Huge Victory For Future Of Food'

by Deirdre Fulton, Common Dreams

Citing "new information" on the herbicide's environmental toxicity, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday announced it will revoke its controversial approval of Dow's Enlist Duo after determining that its combination of chemicals may be significantly more harmful than initially believed…  Read more

 


 

170,000 Kentucky Ex-Felons Just Gained The Right To Vote

by Aarian Marshall, Good Magazine

As of last week, Kentucky was one of just three states—the others are Florida and Iowa—to bar individuals with past criminal convictions from voting. But this week, Governor Steve Beshear changed all that…  Read more

 


 

President Of Gambia Bans Female Genital Mutilation

from Good News Network

The President of the Republic of The Gambia has declared a ban on Female Genital Mutilation in The Gambia during a rally held in Kanilai…  Read more

 


 

U.S. Government Slams Door On Invasive Experiments On Chimps

by Wayne Pacelle, The Humane Society of the United States/EcoWatch

The National Institutes of Health announced it has scuttled plans to maintain a colony of 50 chimpanzees for research—reversing a decision the agency made a little more than two years ago…  Read more

 


 

California Farmer Returns 700 Acres Of Coastal Land To Native American Tribe

by Ariana Marisol, Real Farmacy

A California landowner has made the decision to return his family farm to a neighboring Native American tribe whose ancestors once used the land to fish, hunt, and roam free…  Read more

 


 

Costco And Red Lobster Say No To GMO Salmon

by Lorraine Chow, EcoWatch

The U.S. FDA's controversial approval of AquaBounty’s genetically modified (GMO) salmon has garnered further backlash from national grocery stores and restaurant chains…  Read more

 


 

Research Reveals Nutrition Improves Mental Health Better Than Prescription Medication

by Kasim Khan, Real Pharmacy

Dr. Julia Rucklidge advises us that despite the array of medications on the market, mental illness continues to rise…  Read more

 

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May 27, 2018

The Scorpio Moon aligns with Venus, Jupiter and Neptune to form a heavenly triangle in the sky, a water sign Grand Trine. Spurred on by the waxing and nearly full Moon, emotions swell. Happily, the celestial harmony promotes deeply loving ties, blessed…
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May 2018

Full Flower Moon - Healing herbs for women's health Part I Tonic herbs for hormonal balance: fertility, normal cycling, aging. Please email rjrcnm@gmail.com if interested. Attendees will...

Cost: Drop in Fee $10 includes all materials and handouts.

Where:
Jefferson, MA


Sponsor: Hillside Herbals
Telephone: 508-847-8615
Contact Name: Rachel Ross
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With Lama Surya Das and Philip Goldberg featuring music by David Whetstone $10 • SVED Lama Surya Das and Philip Goldberg meet to discuss how a 200-year East-To-West transmission...

Cost: $10

Where:
Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library
33 Marrett Road
Lexington, MA  02420
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Sponsor: Lexington Community Education
Telephone: 781-862-8043
Contact Name: Craig Hall
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Feel the bliss of opening your spine, while being totally supported and meticulously aligned. Great for sciatica and low back pain! Classes also held Saturday mornings.

Cost: $18 drop in

Where:
Bliss Through Yoga
484 Bedford St
East Bridgewater, MA  02333
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Sponsor: Bliss Through Yoga
Telephone: 508-331-3564
Contact Name: Janice
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8 Week Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Course with Erin Woo Tuesdays, May 1 - June 19, 6–8:30 pm *Includes an all day retreat on Saturday, June 9 from 9 am - 4 pm Come explore the...

Cost: $290

Where:
Balance Bethlehem
2087 Main Street
Bethlehem, NH  03574
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Sponsor: Balance Bethlehem
Telephone: 603-869-2125
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YogaLife studio would like to offer this opportunity to slow it down, step back, notice your breath and sit quietly in community. Join us Thursdays from 5:40-6:30 PM. No Yoga...

Cost: Free

Where:
YogaLife Institute
6 Chestnut Street
Suite A
Exeter, MA  03833
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June 1 - 3, 2018 Barbara Brennan School of Healing presents a Weekend Immersion Workshop in Brennan Healing Science: The Brennan Method of Energy Healing with Anne Hoye, BBSH School Dean Come...

Cost: $325

Where:
Doubletree Hilton Hotel
11 Beaver Street
Milford, MA  01757
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Sponsor: Barbara Brennan School of Healing
Telephone: 508-893-9915
Contact Name: Anne Hoye, BBSH School Dean
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June 1 - 3 All cultures have created rites of passage in which the adolescent bids goodbye to dependency and becomes an adult. The Call to Adventure is for men and women ready to discover their...

Cost: $350/weekend

Where:
Earthlands Retreat Center
Glasheen Rd
Petersham, MA
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Sponsor: Circles of Air and Stone
Telephone: 802-387-6624
Contact Name: Sparrow Hart
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Early Bird Special! Save $15 if you register before May 24th! Class includes: An Infinite Possibilities workbook and certificate of completion. Must register in advance to ensure that...

Cost: $85

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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Psychics, mediums, angel readers, spirit art. Reiki, chair massage, IET, Gaiadon Heart, crystal healings, etc. Sign yourself up for a few appointments and bring your friends! Appointments...

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Women of Wisdom
118 Washington Street
North Easton, MA
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