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Is Your Sweet Tooth Setting You Up For A ‘Sugar Crash’?

“Sugar Crash,” a documentary, details the havoc that excess sugar consumption is causing for the people of Ireland, a country that ranks No. 4 in sugar consumption worldwide.

Good News Headlines 8/14/18

In 1979, a teenager became so concerned with soil erosion that he planted a few trees…

EarthTalk: Do Animals Respond To Music Played Humans?

Essayist and poet Gary Snyder likes to tell the tale of coming home from a walk through the forest surrounding his home in the foothills of California’s Sierra Nevada mountains to find a wild cougar sitting under a window…

Over 50 Industrial Chemicals Found In Average Pregnant Woman

Scientists at UC San Francisco have found a way to screen people’s blood for hundreds of chemicals at once, a method that will improve our ability to better assess chemical exposures in pregnant women, and to identify those exposures that may pose a health risk.

How Did Plastic Straws Take Over The World?

In the U.S., nearly 500 million plastic straws are used every day, many of which end up polluting the environment.

A Mohawk Midwife’s Birth Stories

I was born to a Mohawk woman from a reservation across the St. Lawrence River from Montreal, Kahawague, by the rapids.

DowDuPont’s Own Scientists Confirm Critical Differences Between Gene-Editing And Conventional Plant Breeding Techniques

The biotech industry has long insisted that genetic engineering is no different than, or at the very least a continuum, of traditional plant breeding techniques.

Good News Headlines 8/7/18

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

Transforming Food And Health In Native Communities Through Vertical Farming

7 Generations, a Washington State-based AgTech farm development and food distribution company is introducing indoor vertical farms to Native communities across the United States.

Report Finds Flint Water Crisis May Have Killed 119—Nearly 10 Times Official Death Toll

Less than a week after a federal watchdog blasted all levels of government for their failures to prevent and quickly respond to the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, an ongoing investigation by PBS's "FRONTLINE" found that the death toll may be much higher than the official number reported by the state.

More Evidence CT Scans Increase Brain Cancer Risk

More evidence from a new study in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute that CT scans increase the risk of brain tumors.

Our Throw-Away Society

We are at a crossroads not just for the health of our planet, but also for the health of our society.

Lending A Helping Paw: Dogs Will Aid Their Crying Human

From Lassie to Balto, pop culture loves stories of a dog coming to a person’s rescue.

Compassionate Mental Health Reform Began With Taking Off The Handcuffs

Rural Virginia in particular has implemented policies that try to treat people with more dignity.

Good News Headlines 7/31/18

After the summer break, Delhi’s children returned to school this month and found a new class added to their schedules: happiness.

Is Showering Or Bathing Better For Your Health?

A randomized intervention study from Japan has compared the physical and mental health effects of daily full-immersion bathing with showering.

7.5 Billion And Counting: How Many Humans Can The Earth Support?

What will happen if we do nothing to manage future population growth and total resource use? These complex questions are ecological, political, ethical – and urgent.

15 Actions That Can Shut Down Trump’s Assault On Immigrant Families

Whether from your phone or on the front lines of the border crisis, here are things you can do to help.

A Riot Of Perfume

In the shrines of Sufi saints across India and Pakistan, the passion and fervor of Sufi poetry is brought to life by Qawwals — singers and musicians whose voices give body and life to a deep longing for union with the Beloved.

Can IV Vitamin C Soothe Immune Stress?

If you have ever struggled with a cold or flu, you know how much they can make you suffer.

How Roe v. Wade Changed The Lives Of American Women

The recent announcement of Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement has ignited widespread speculation about the future of Roe v. Wade.

Good News Headlines 7/24/18

Rather than ostracize Deaf community members, the people of Bengkala created Kata Kolok, a distinctly local sign language that’s spoken by 80 percent of the population.

Massachusetts Bill Threatens Consumers’ Access to Yoga, Reiki, Tai Chi and Other Services

SB2621 discriminates between the many healing art practitioners, endorsing and allowing some to practice and rejecting others, only endorsing those persons willing to get mandatory generic government endorsed education.

Overcoming

There are so many challenges we human beings have to face and resolve in order to have a life of dignity, purpose, fulfillment, and happiness.

Tips For Successful Lobbying At The Statehouse

Massachusetts Bodywork practitioners need your help to stop SB 2621 from moving in the MA House of Representatives!

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome And Magnesium Deficiency

Is a mineral deficiency the root cause of your constant exhaustion? Can boosting your magnesium levels boost your energy and change your life?

Shelter Design Can Help People Recover From Homelessness

Some 544,000 people in the United States have no shelter every night, according to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Homeless families make up over one-third of this total.

With “Mountainous” Evidence On Plaintiffs’ Side, Hundreds Of Cancer Cases Against Monsanto Get Green Light

After opening arguments kicked off in California state court on Monday for a Bay Area man’s landmark lawsuit alleging that Monsanto’s popular weedkiller Roundup…

Pre-Existing Conditions: The Age Group Most Vulnerable If Coverage Goes Away

Coverage for pre-existing conditions, which has reduced the uninsured rate by an estimated 22 percent, has been a cornerstone of the ACA. But now, that coverage is imperiled by proposed challenges to mandated health insurance coverage.

Restrictive Licensing Bill For All Bodyworkers In MA On Senate Floor Today! Oppose Massachusetts SB 2599

SB 2599 seeks to mandate the licensure of all bodyworkers in MA and prohibit the use of the title “bodywork” by practitioners without the new license.
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Daily Astrology

April 10, 2020

In this uneasy time when so many of us face reorganized schedules, newly emerging priorities and open-ended uncertainties, the stars now offer light in the darkness, glimpses of a saner, more just world. Mental Mercury is at the final degree of the…
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April 2020

April 5–8 Kundalini Yoga Therapy for Facing Death & Transforming Grief with Shanti Shanti Kaur Khalsa, PhD, Director of Guru Ram Das Center for Medicine & Humanology When we...

Cost: $688

Where:
Available Remotely
, MA


Sponsor: Yoga At The Ashram
Telephone: 508-376-4525
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Thich Nhat Hanh describes mindfulness as “the capacity to be aware of what is going on – what is there.” In these extraordinarily volatile times of racism-related dukkah, it may...

Cost: Suggested donation for general attendance is $15. CE credits available for $30.

Where:
Online
, MA


Sponsor: Institute for Meditation and Psychotherapy
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Are you going through a divorce, contemplating divorce, or recovering from divorce? Join our online Divorce Boot Camp, and we’ll help you get into shape! Join us and learn about the finer...

Cost: Free

Where:
Online Event
, MA


Sponsor: Vesta: Redefining Divorce
Telephone: 508-744-6014
Contact Name: Deanna Coyle
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Join us on Facebook Live for a guided meditation in the energy of this month’s full moon.

Cost: $11

Where:
Facebook Live
, MA


Sponsor: The LoveLight Center
Telephone: (207) 216-9584
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Message from Ritu Kapur: I sincerely hope that you are staying healthy and taking care of yourself during these uncertain times. I am seeing/ noticing a lot of anxiety and worry everywhere, not...

Cost: Free

Where:
Online
, MA


Sponsor: Sohum Yoga and Meditation Studio
Telephone: 508-329-3338
Contact Name: Ritu Kapur
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Robert Rivest will share powerful mindfulness practices that accentuate the positive, build greater resiliency and compassion for yourself and others, and empower you to live your best...

Cost: $20 early bird

Where:
Online
, MA


Sponsor: Sohum Yoga and Meditation Studio
Telephone: 508-329-3338
Contact Name: Ritu Kapur
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