David Kinnear: Dual-Language Programs: A Growing Trend in the U.S.
Bilingual education is on the rise in the U.S. and the number of schools offering dual-language programs continues to grow. According to a report released by the U.S. Department of Education, 39 U.S. states offered some type of dual-language education during the 2012-13 school year, with [...]
David Kinnear: To Tell Or Not To Tell: Opening Up About Your Chronic Illness
As a celebrity who became ill at the height of his fame, Lou Gehrig is considered to be the “first modern [medical] patient,” according to Barron H. Lerner. Lerner believes the movie about Gehrig’s illness and ALS diagnosis, The Pride of the Yankees, set the [...]
David Kinnear: For Bees, The Struggle Is Real
On October 3rd, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced that seven species of Hawaiian yellow-faced bee will be put on the endangered species list. Researchers hope the bees' endangered status will raise awareness and urgency surrounding their threatened existence. That bees now have federal [...]
David Kinnear: Economic Solutions: Investing in Cancer Research
It is not uncommon for pharmaceutical companies to see cutting-edge research as a high-risk venture. For this reason, more pharmaceutical companies are choosing to allocate fewer resources to the development of novel drug therapies to fight cancer. Innovative medical research takes time; scientists often spend [...]
David Kinnear is a financial professional in Chicago.