MONDAY, June 28, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Being in a Spanish-speaking home doesn’t hamper American kids’ ability to learn English, new research shows. The first-of-its-kind study included 126 U.S.-born 5-year-olds who were exposed to Spanish at home from birth, along with varying amounts of English. Researchers found that the kidsContinue Reading

FRIDAY, June 25, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Unvaccinated people now account for nearly all COVID-19 hospitalizations and deaths in the United States, federal government figures show. An Associated Press analysis of May data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that infections in fully vaccinated people accountedContinue Reading

Two world-renowned medical groups — the European Hematology Association (EHA) and the International Conference on Malignant Lymphoma (ICML) — conducted virtual meetings this month to share advances in the care of blood-based cancers. In an interview with HealthDay’s Mabel Jong, Dr. Joshua Richter, assistant professor of medicine at the Tisch Cancer Institute, gave insights on the EHA meeting. Then, Dr. Anastasios Stathis, an oncologist and a member of this year’s ICML organizing committee, joined us to discuss ICML. Continue Reading