Tommy Rivers Puzey | #RunWithRivs Fundraiser for Rivers Puzey

Good News Notes: “The running community is coming together to help Tommy Rivers Puzey and his family as he begins his battle with cancer with a fundraising campaign. Rivers Puzey, a beloved runner and physical therapist based in Flagstaff, Arizona, was hospitalized nearly a month ago with what was initially an undiagnosed respiratory issue (COVID-19 negative). A few…

Students donate funds from cancelled events to boy with leukemia

Good News Notes: “Prom and end-of-the year celebrations are looked forward to for months. But coronavirus had other plans this year. The pandemic canceled those events for seniors across the country, including at East Rochester Junior/Senior High School. More than $4,000 was raised for celebrations at that school. When COVID canceled them, the funds were…

Dewitt community comes together for therapy pony with cancer

Good News Notes: “Twice a week, Cupid helps put smiles on children’s faces, many of them affected by Autism. “You don’t usually see a horse this young, that is that in tune to these kids and he is just always there for them. It’s just this strong strong connection that they have.” Said Madison Berridge,…

Acts Of Kindness: Teen Gifted Dog After Recovering Cancer

Good News Notes:  “Ryan Betancourt is a 15-year-old from Bushwick, Brooklyn who endured five rounds of chemo after being diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma last year. He’s healthy now and spending his summer days with his new dog ‘Shiloh Wish’ by his side. But when Ryan was in the fight for his life, the Make A…

FlexPro Meals Partners With Celebrity Mario Lopez In Support Of The Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s Effort To Keep Children From Going Hungry

Good News Notes: “FlexPro Meals, the top meal delivery company in the nation delivering great tasting healthy meals, today announced they have partnered with Mario Lopez, an American actor and entertainment journalist, to raise awareness and give back to The Boys & Girls Clubs of America by supporting their efforts to feed children in need.  Mario’s…

Researchers find more precise way to target tumours with anti-cancer drugs

Good News Notes: “Researchers at the University of Alberta have found a way to deliver anti-cancer drugs with more precision, which could increase the effectiveness of many cancer treatments.“ “U of A oncologist Frank Wuest altered the surface of nanoparticles, which are well suited to deliver drugs, with epidermal growth factor (EGF), a peptide that binds to…

5 extra wonders of a plant-based diet

Good News Notes: “Many of the important benefits of a plant-based diet – particularly for climate health and animals – are well known. Yet despite the science being very clear, there remains confusion about the impact on human health. We have long known for example, that a diet centered around whole plant-foods – fruits, vegetables,…

Dogs are being trained to sniff out COVID-19 in humans

Good News Notes: “Scientists are training dogs to identify COVID-19 by following their noses. A new program at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Veterinary Medicine (Penn Vet) is putting noses to the grindstone for disease detection. Researchers are working with dogs to see if the canines’ superior sniffers can help with early detection of COVID-19…