Scientists Develop Near-Invincible New Textile Coating That Can Repel Blood, Bacteria, and Even Viruses

Scientists Develop Near-Invincible New Textile Coating That Can Repel Blood, Bacteria, and Even Viruses

Masks, gowns, and other personal protective equipment (PPE) are essential for protecting healthcare workers—however, the textiles and materials used in such items can absorb and carry viruses and bacteria, inadvertently spreading the disease the wearer sought to contain. When the coronavirus spread amongst healthcare professionals and left PPE in short … Read more

Good News on This Day in History – May 10

Good News on This Day in History – May 10

Happy 60th Birthday to Bono, the singer-songwriter of U2, who recently became a healthcare hero when he and his bandmates donated €10 million to buy 20 million masks, goggles, visors, and gowns for medics on the frontlines in their home country of Ireland. Like his rose-colored glasses, the businessman and … 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

Sam’s Club is Offering ‘Hero Shopping Hours’ to Healthcare Workers Regardless of Memberships

Sam’s Club is Offering ‘Hero Shopping Hours’ to Healthcare Workers Regardless of Memberships

As a means of providing extra support to the healthcare workers and first responders on the frontlines of the novel coronavirus outbreaks, Sam’s Club has announced that they will be offering their exclusive “hero” shopping hours to medical employees, regardless of membership status. Currently, company employees are given an exclusive … Read more