Summer Garden Chores

For any gardener, high summer is quiet compared to spring or fall, with the requisite cleanup. But while it may not be a time for ambitious planting projects, it is a time for ongoing maintenance — especially chores that pay off long-term. At public gardens like Untermyer Park and Gardens in Yonkers, N.Y., a 43-acre…

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Boston Medical Center joins Aspen Institute initiative for families’ economic health

BOSTON, MA – Boston Medical Center’s StreetCred program has been named to the second cohort of the Aspen Family Prosperity Innovation Community, an Aspen Institute initiative for breakthrough innovations and collaborations that position families to reach educational success, economic prosperity, and health and well-being. The launch of this community, Ascend, could not come at a…

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A safer cell therapy harnesses patient T cells to fight multiple myeloma

A treatment for multiple myeloma that harnesses the body’s cancer-fighting T cells was safe in humans and showed preliminary signs of effectiveness, according to a clinical trial involving 23 patients with relapsed or treatment-resistant disease. Although more research is needed to determine how well the treatment works, the trial results indicate that the regimen may…

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