Local tattoo shop working with nonprofit to provide shoes to children

Good News Notes: “A local tattoo shop is partnering with an Albuquerque non-profit to help underprivileged children. “It’s Christmas time, a lot of kids don’t have gifts. Probably don’t even have shoes for school, so it’s really important for the more fortunate to come together and help out with that,” said Sophia Baca, manager of…

Young Woman With ALS Creates Nonprofit for People Like Her

Good News Notes: “When Leah Stavenhagen was 27, she was living in Paris and traveling through Europe. But an amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) diagnosis forced her to give up her job as a consultant with Ernst & Young and dashed her dreams of continuing to work abroad. At the time, she seemed healthy, but she started having…

Vegetable fats linked to lower stroke risks, reports say

Good News Notes: “New research has found that diets with fat from vegetable sources instead of from meat are associated with a lower risk of stroke, according to reports. The observational study utilized 27 years of data from more than 117,000 medical professionals, pulled from the Nurses’ Health Study and the Health Professionals Follow-Up Study. According to NBC News, the study’s authors…

Eating Chili Peppers Slashes Heart Attack Death Risk

Good News Notes: “Your heart is one of the most vital organs in your body, but keeping this muscle healthy isn’t always easy. Due to risk factors like high blood pressure, physical inactivity, and excessive alcohol use, someone in the U.S. has a heart attack every 40 seconds, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…

Diversified Energy Donates 200 Coats To Kids In Washington County

Good News Notes: “Diversified Energy donated 200 winter coats in partnership with the Greater Washington County Food Bank. On Saturday, kids in need received coats and were also greated by Santa and a day full of activities. “This is the first time we’ve done this. Diversified Energy actually came to our thrift store and approached…

Tours at Animal Friends Sanctuary benefit shelter, promote compassion

Good News Notes: “Two-year-old Blake Burkley dissolved into a fit of giggles when it came time to feed the cows. Perched on her mother’s hip, the girl laughed as cows named Mary and Jesus searched with their tongues for a tasty treat. For Alexa Burkley of Irwin, a tour at Animal Friends Sanctuary in Unity was a…

Energy Dome uses CO2 for long-term power storage for renewable energy

Good News Notes: “….The company told us that a CO2 battery’s optimal charge/discharge cycle ranges from four to 24 hours, positioning it perfectly for daily and intra-day cycling. It points out that this is a fast-growing market segment, not well served by existing battery technologies. Specifically, the hope is to charge the CO2 battery during the daytime…