Good News on this Day in History – May 24

Good News on this Day in History – May 24

Happy 60th Birthday to the English-French actress Kristin Scott Thomas. After making her film debut at 25 in Under the Cherry Moon, directed by Prince, she earned 5 BAFTA Award nominations—and won in 1994 after performing opposite Hugh Grant in Four Weddings and a Funeral. On stage, she won the … Read more

Sir Captain Tom Moore is ‘Over-Awed’ After Being Officially Knighted for His M Fundraiser

Sir Captain Tom Moore is ‘Over-Awed’ After Being Officially Knighted for His $40M Fundraiser

Captain Thomas Moore—the WWII veteran who captured hearts around the world after successfully raising millions of dollars for healthcare workers fighting the novel coronavirus—has been officially knighted by the Queen of England in honor of his incredible campaign. Moore originally started walking around the his back garden on April 6th … Read more

Nike Donates Tens of Thousands of Shoes They Designed Exclusively for Healthcare Workers – Good News Network

Nike Donates Tens of Thousands of Shoes They Designed Exclusively for Healthcare Workers – Good News Network

After designing a special athletic shoe for healthcare workers that can withstand 12-hour shifts, Nike has donated 30,000 pairs to hospitals across the United States and 2,500 to hospitals in Europe. The company is also sending more than 100,000 additional apparel items, including compression socks and sportswear kits, as a … Read more

As Coal Usage Declines, New Study Finds Dramatic Decrease in Asthma Symptoms and Hospitalizations

As Coal Usage Declines, New Study Finds Dramatic Decrease in Asthma Symptoms and Hospitalizations

After several years of researching four coal-fired power plants, scientists have found that local residents experienced fewer asthma symptoms and related hospitalizations as the plants either retired coal as their energy source or installed stricter emissions controls. Not only that, emergency department (ED) visits dropped dramatically along with the decrease … Read more