Imperial Valley News
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. Friday announced that he has signed the following bills to strengthen consumer health and safety protections in California:
Coachells, California - Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella), Chair of the Committee Assemblymember Reggie Jones-Sawyer (D-Los Angeles), and state legislators will head to the Coachella Valley on Friday, September 30 for a final field hearing investigating ways to improve the lives of young men of color in the state. The hearing will focus on understanding violence in underserved communities, gang reduction, intervention and prevention, and the success of restorative justice programs.
Phoenix, Arizona - Abdominal hernias are common and not necessarily dangerous. But, a hernia doesn’t usually get better on its own. In rare circumstances, it can lead to life-threatening complications. Consequently, surgery is usually recommended for a hernia that’s painful or becoming larger.
Bethesda, Maryland - The American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG) and Mayo Clinic Center for Individualized Medicine (CIM) announced today a formal collaboration under which the two organizations will facilitate the use of genomics in medicine through the education of health professionals.
Rochester, Minnesota - With summer ending, cooler temperatures are on the way. Yet, your body’s thermostat is set on high. What’s the deal? For many middle-age women, menopause symptoms, such as hot flushes and sleep deprivation, can range from slightly irritating to downright debilitating.
Rochester, Minnesota - There's no such thing as a hypoallergenic dog breed, although some individual dogs may cause fewer allergy symptoms than others.