COVID-19 Pulmonary, ARDS and Ventilator Resources Now Available in Spanish

A joint effort between the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses and projects funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development has made AACN’s free “COVID-19 Pulmonary, ARDS and Ventilator Resources” online course available in Spanish.

Delve into the World of “Beauty Queens” with a Spanish Course at Chula, Complete with Language, Facts, and Fun

Chula’s Faculty of Arts invites Spanish language and culture aficionados for practical use in daily life with the first course in Thailand, “Spanish with Beauty Queens” which will take students into the world of women and beauty culture, as well as all facets of the world political economy on a beauty pageant stage by an experienced lecturer.

Language Trade-off? No, Bilingual Children Reliably Acquire English by Age 5

A first-of-its kind study in U.S.-born children from Spanish-speaking families finds that minority language exposure does not threaten the acquisition of English by children in the U.S. and that there is no trade-off between English and Spanish. Rather, children reliably acquire English by age 5, and their total language knowledge is greater to the degree that they also acquire Spanish. Children’s level of English knowledge was independent of their level of Spanish knowledge.

Johns Hopkins Medicine Launches Spanish-Language web Portal for COVID-19 Resources

As we celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month from Sept. 15 through Oct. 15, Johns Hopkins Medicine has launched a new Spanish-language COVID-19 resources portal. This one-stop shop for information in Spanish offers COVID-19 testing sites, information about telemedicine and communicating with health care providers, social distancing tips and resources for children, among other helpful links. The mobile-friendly portal serves community members, patients, faculty and staff members and students who need COVID-19 resources and information in Spanish.

Leading Cancer Treatment Recommendations from NCCN Now Available in French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish

NCCN Guidelines, containing expert recommendations for cancer care, are available in French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish can all be accessed for free at NCCN.org/global or via the free Virtual Library of NCCN Guidelines® App

Spanish language increasingly more relevant to presidential elections

Discourse in and about Spanish was present on both sides of the political spectrum, more so leading up to the 2016 presidential election than in previous cycles, according to research conducted by faculty at Binghamton University, State University of New York.

Spanish in the 2016 U.S. presidential election

This study analyzes discourse in and about Spanish by presidential hopefuls and their prospective running mates leading up to the 2016 United States presidential election. I utilize Irvine and Gal’s (2000) framework of semiotic processes to reveal how Democratic and…

UCLA Fielding School of Public Health experts available for media inquiries related to COVID-19

The UCLA Fielding School of Public Health has multiple experts available for media inquiries related to COVID-19. These include experts with English, Chinese (Mandarin), French, German, and Spanish fluency. They include: Professor Hiram Beltrán-Sánchez Hiram Beltrán-Sánchez is an associate professor of…

Costo elevado de la insulina conlleva implicaciones de vida o muerte para pacientes diabéticos

ROCHESTER, Minnesota: El costo de los tipos de insulina más frecuentemente usados es en Estados Unidos 10 veces mayor que en el resto de países del mundo desarrollado, expone un comentario en Mayo Clinic Proceedings. Este costo prohibitivo es la causa para que algunos pacientes estadounidenses con diabetes tipo 1 racionen la cantidad de insulina que se administran y, consecuentemente, afronten implicaciones de vida o muerte.

Plan estructurado para remuneración de los médicos mediante salario solamente sirve como modelo de pago igualitario, descubre estudio de Mayo Clinic

En el campo de la medicina, el pago igualitario entre hombres y mujeres continúa siendo inestable, pues se ha demostrado que persisten las diferencias entre los sexos en cuanto a remuneración, incluso al considerar la experiencia, la productividad clínica, el rango académico y otros factores. Estas inequidades llevan a remuneraciones considerablemente menores durante toda la vida laboral, desgaste profesional y actitud negativa hacia el trabajo, aparte de efectos adversos para la profesión y la sociedad.