Art in Medicine Gives Cancer Patients Mental Reprieve During Care

Art in Medicine Gives Cancer Patients Mental Reprieve TAMPA, Fla. — Hospital stays are rarely fun. For those dealing with cancer, those stays are at times unavoidable. The Arts in Medicine Program has been at Moffitt for almost 25 years. The Arts In Medicine Program has been specially designed to offer patients and their caregivers a variety of opportunities…

‘It gave me hope’: Art helps Edmonton woman overcome homelessness

After getting diagnosed with schizophrenia and living in Edmonton’s homeless shelters, it was through art Madeline LeBlanc was able to regain control of her life.  As a kid, LeBlanc was interested in becoming an artist. However, in high school she was dissuaded as her friends said artists make too little money and made too little difference in…

NASA Astronaut Wears Space Suit Hand-Painted by Cancer Patients

Source: The Creator’s Project / Andrew Salomone Surely one of the only downsides to living on the International Space Station (ISS) is the lack of apparel options when it comes to functional space suits! But now, thanks to a collaboration between NASA and the folks at Houston’s MD Anderson Cancer Center, an astronaut on the ISS…

The ‘Star Wars’ cast created adorable BB-8 redesigns for charity

BB-8 was the adorable orange-and-white droid from “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” that rolled away with audience’s hearts. Now, the droid has been radically redesigned for a great cause. Disney partnered with Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity (GOSH) for a silent auction to raise money for the Great Ormond Street children’s hopsital in London. They’re auctioning…