Good News Headlines 8/7/18


ICA Exhibit Highlights Activist Women From The ‘60s Through ‘80s.

by Celina Colby, The Bay State Banner

Curators plan exhibitions years in advance, but they have a funny way of becoming specific to our moment… Read More



State Arts Funding Increases By $2 Million For The 1st Time In 4 Years

by Clea Simon, WBUR

State legislators this week overrode a governor veto, increasing arts funding by $2 million, marking a political victory for arts advocates that has been four years in the making… Read More



Doctors With Disabilities Push For Culture Change In Medicine

by Elana Gordon, NPR/OPB

Lisa Iezzoni was in medical school at Harvard in the early 1980s, when she was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis… Read More



A Girl Scout Wrote To Companies With A Heartfelt Request. As A Result, They Cut Down On Millions Of Plastic Straws.

by Tara Bahrampour, The Washington Post

Last fall, the CEO of San Francisco-based Dignity Health received an email out of the blue. It was from a 16-year-old Girl Scout named Shelby O’Neil… Read More



The Case For Sauna Bathing Is Stronger Than Ever

by Jamie Ducharme, Time Magazine

A new research review has plenty of good news for people who love a good sauna session: Studies overwhelmingly suggest that the relaxing habit is also a healthy one… Read More



You Can Use Art To Help Heal And Energize Homeless Teens

by Lindsay Wigo, Good News Network

Before this woman was an activist and art curator, she was homeless on the streets of Atlanta… Read More



$1.4 Million In Medical Bills Erased By Donation

from insideARM

Hundreds of people throughout the Kansas City metro area headed to their mailboxes last week and found that their past-due notices and reminders for unpaid medical bills had been replaced with letters declaring that their debts had been forgiven… Read More


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