Good News Headlines 12/4/18

 

Groundbreaking Coral Reef Recovery Method Accidentally Discovered By A Scientist

by Vadim Ioan Caraiman, Great Lakes Ledger

As he was working with corals at the Mote Marine Laboratory in Florida, Dr. David Vaughan accidentally discovered a groundbreaking coral reef recovery method that makes corals grow by 40 times faster than usual… Read More

 

New Surgery Prevents ‘Phantom Limb’ Effect For Amputees

by Dennis Thompson, HealthDay News

Climbing enthusiast Jim Ewing lost his left foot in the aftermath of a 50-foot fall off a Cayman Islands cliff. But Ewing is scaling rock walls again with the aid of a robotic ankle and foot he works as well as his former flesh-and-blood version… Read More

 

Milwaukee Bus Driver Honored For Helping Homeless Man Get Food And Shelter

by David Moye, HuffPost

In October, bus driver Natalie Barnes started talking with a passenger named Richard, who told her he has been homeless for a week, since the place where he had been living was condemned… Read More

 

No More Junk Food Ads On London Transit

by Katherine Martinko, Treehugger

Taking effect on 25 Feb 2019, no images portraying foods and beverages high in fat, sugar, or salt will be allowed; for example, images of sugary drinks, cheeseburgers, chocolate bars and salted nuts would be banned, but unsalted nuts, raisins, and sugar-free drinks would be acceptable… Read More

 

City Will Replace Advertisements With Directions To Shelters For The Homeless In Winter

by McKinley Corbley, Good News Network

With winter approaching and temperatures dropping, the city of Stockholm is taking extra measures to protect the homeless during the frigid months ahead… Read More

 

 After Living In An Airport For Seven Months, A Syrian Man Is Granted Asylum In Canada

by Antonia Noori Farzan, The Washington Post

For seven months, Hassan al-Kontar was trapped in air-conditioned purgatory. Stranded in Terminal 2 at Kuala Lumpur International Airport, he slept under stairwells and lived off leftover chicken-and-rice dinners from AirAsia flights… Read More

 

Instead Of Buying New Car, Retired Paramedic Spends $40K On Overdose Prevention Kits And Already Saved 94 Lives

by McKinley Corbley, Good Network

Back in January 2017, retired firefighter and paramedic Luis Garcia had been planning on using the $40,000 in his savings account to buy a new luxury SUV – but then he heard about a groundbreaking new medication that could be used to save overdose patients… Read More

 

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