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Schools Take Action on Overweight Kids

In response to a steep rise in obesity among children, some public schools are taking action. It shocked me to learn that only 6...
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Good News Network Relaunched (April 25, 2006)

Is the Media Unbalanced? One Network Asserts Public Health is Served by its Positive News Tilt, Readers Attest to Medicinal Effects   Visit the Good News...
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Tiny Town in Newfoundland Hosts 10,000 Stranded Airline Passengers on 9-11

On September 11, thousands of Good Samaritans were inspired to generosity, kindness and helpfulness. In turn, we were inspired by them. When all North American...
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National Donate for Life Month

April is National Donate Life Month, a time to bring awareness to the astounding fact that with a simple choice today, you can save...

Video Game Therapy Retunes Brain

Doctors in 2002 pronounced Ethan Myers brain dead for life. Today he is at peer level in reading, walking and talking, and for much...
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Summer Vacations, Cheering Orphans, and Host Couples

To California, North Carolina, and Virginia, the Summer Miracles program brings orphans from Russia, Kazakhstan and Columbia for summer vacation with host families. Through...
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Staying Healthy (Naturally) is Smart Science

Thousands of Americans wrote to a small, but forward-thinking company to say 'thanks’ for inventing an arthritis treatment that works often when nothing else...
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Chicken Manure, Fats, New Source of Energy

Chicken Fat Heats Buildings - Alternative to Imported Oil University of Georgia scientists say chicken fat, restaurant grease, and other ‘bio-fuels’ are a good...
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Good Samaritan Aids Traveler on his way to Damascus

Jackie Wilson drove into a Falls Church, Virginia shopping mall when for no apparent reason her attention locked on a young black man in...

Judge Pays the Back Rent For Evicted Couple

County Judge Donald McDonough revealed his generous heart in the settlement of an eviction case brought before him in June. A newly married deaf couple...

All is in Divine Order

Eloise Vincent founded SOFTLY International-- Securing Our Future Today Loving Youth -- to supply medical care, clothing and beds to families living in extreme...

Sealy Helps Provide A Bed for Every Child

Sealy Posturepedic has committed to fund the building of 200 beds for children living in poverty in Costa Rica. Sealy has also indicated a desire...
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The Doctor is a Clown?!?

Do you like the academy award-winning actor Robin Williams? Does free medical care sound like a good idea to you? How about a movie...
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Giant Corporations Invest in Child (and Elder) Care

AT&T, IBM, Texaco, Aetna, Xerox, Citibank and other leaders of business are finally recognizing the problems families face while trying to juggle child care,...
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Swans Follow Plane to Learn Migration Route

The Trumpeter Swan, native to the Atlantic seaboard for thousands of years, was killed by settlers in such numbers that by 1932 only 69...
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Under the Spreading Chestnut Tree

When the Europeans arrived in North America every fourth tree in the Eastern deciduous forest was an American Chestnut Castanea dentata. They were massive:...