Exercise benefit in breast cancer linked to improved immune responses

Good News Notes: “Exercise training may slow tumor growth and improve outcomes for females with breast cancer—especially those treated with immunotherapy drugs—by stimulating naturally occurring immune mechanisms, researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and Harvard Medical School (HMS) have found. Tumors in mouse models of human breast cancer grew more slowly in mice put through their paces…

Let These Sustainable Jeans by Levi’s® Inspire Your Spring ‘Fits

Good News Notes: “One of the biggest challenges the fashion industry is facing is reducing its carbon footprint. Sustainability means many things, but one of its unquestionable goals is ensuring the health and longevity of our planet. This mindset is at the core of an all-new, sustainable denim drop by Levi’s®. As the brand that…

Eric Adams Wants Brooklynites to Try This Meat Reduction Challenge

Good News Notes: “Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams is throwing his weight behind a 21-day challenge to eat less meat. And he’s doing it by pointing out both his own transformational health journey, and how eating healthy can boost resistance to COVID-19. ‘When many people make small individual changes, it has the potential to transform…

More EVs by 2050 could save thousands of lives, American Lung Association finds

Good News Notes:   “America has a pollution problem, especially when it comes to how we get around. From our semi-trucks to trains to school buses to personal cars, we’re emitting too much carbon dioxide. And it’s costing us our health, environment, money, and lives.  The American Lung Association released its “‘Road to Clean Air‘ report…

Plant-Based, Sugar-Free Foods Are On The Rise

Good News Notes: “Consumers are becoming increasingly aware of the relationship between diet and health, and since the COVID-19 pandemic, this is taking on a new significance. With the virus continuing to spread, it makes sense that people are paying attention to what they can control, which includes eating a healthy diet to increase the chances…

Scientists discovered the perfect hug with baby-hugging test

 Good News Notes: “Researchers in Japan had parents hug their own babies, as well as others’ babies, as an experiment to find the perfect and most soothing hug. They found that infants preferred hugs with moderate pressure from their own parents, not strangers. Parents also felt more soothed when hugging their babies, suggesting there are…