Good News Headlines 6/5/18


This University Is Helping Children Of Fallen Soldiers By Offering Free Tuition

by Kate Streit, Simple Most

The University of Memphis will make history this coming fall when it becomes the first school in the country to accept the Folds of Honor scholarship as payment-in-full for students who are spouses or children of fallen armed service members… Read More



Brookline Votes To Change Name Of Devotion School

from WBUR

Brookline Town Meeting voted Tuesday to rename the Edward S. Devotion School, which was named after a resident who owned a slave in the 18th century… Read More



Apple And Perkins School For The Blind Partner To Teach Kids How To Code

by Kristin Toussaint, Boston Metro

The program is meant to make technology more accessible to visually-impaired students at the Watertown school… Read More



Therapy Made From Patient’s Immune System Shows Promise For Advanced Breast

by Rob Stein, WBUR

Doctors at the National Institutes of Health say they've apparently completely eradicated cancer from a patient who had untreatable, advanced breast cancer… Read More



Bill Aims To Protect Hungry Kids From Being Shamed Over School Lunch Debt

by Linda Barr, Spare Change News

The bill’s sponsors say a lack of statewide policy puts kids in harm’s way, leaves teachers struggling to feed hungry students and cafeteria workers in tough positions with little or no guidance… Read More



Your Cosmetics Contain Unsafe Ingredients: Congress May Finally Take Action–Here’s What You Need to Know

from Good News Network

Currently, cosmetic manufacturers have no legal obligation in the U.S. to report health problems from their products, many of which contain known toxic ingredients—and they don’t need to prove the products’ safety before they are sold in stores… Read More



These New 3D-Printed Corneas Could Help 15 Million People See Again

by Chase Purdy, Quartz

A team of English researchers has developed a novel piece of biotechnology that could wind up helping millions get their eyesight back… Read More


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