Imperial Valley News Center
U.S. Support for the United Nations Arria-formula Meeting on the Destruction, Smuggling, and Theft of Cultural Heritage
Washington, DC - We welcome today’s Arria-formula briefing on cultural heritage at the United Nations to raise awareness about ISIL’s barbarous destruction of cultural heritage sites and theft of ancient artifacts in Iraq and Syria, as well as to foster discussion about how to address this crisis.
Washington, DC - With the help of innovative businesses, consumers are taking a more active role in managing their health information. How? Maybe it’s an app that monitors their exercise habits, a device that lets diabetics track glucose levels, or a site where patients with the same condition share information. In addition, people are starting to download their information into personal health records, partially because of regulatory initiatives promoting secure online access to medical data.
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. Friday announced the following appointments.
Dallas, Texas - The American Heart Association is a leader in developing science-based treatment guidelines known to improve outcomes for heart disease and stroke patients. But getting those guidelines consistently used in patient care can often take years. That’s why the association is launching a new initiative that will not only speed up the process for developing guidelines, but also help doctors know about and use them sooner and more often.
Dallas, Texas - For the first time, the American Heart Association has issued recommendations for healthcare providers treating people older than 40 with congenital heart disease.
Anthem Foundation Joins Forces with More Than 200 Local and National Organizations To Increase Colorectal Cancer Screening Rates across the Country
Atlanta, Georgia - The American Cancer Society announced today that the Anthem Foundation has made the pledge to help increase colorectal cancer screening rates by supporting the “80 by 2018” initiative led by the American Cancer Society, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Colorectal Cancer Roundtable.
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