Imperial Valley News
Scottsdale, Arizona - Much like motor vehicles have engines, our bodies have similar parts to help us function. The heart and brain are the big anatomy regulators, but did you know the thyroid is also a crucial driver of bodily operation? When your thyroid experiences problems, your whole body starts to feel out of sorts - and your quality of life suffers.
Washington, DC - President Barack Obama: "The United States condemns the heinous murder of Japanese citizen and journalist Kenji Goto by the terrorist group ISIL.
Imperial, California - Possibly. Studies on the connection between bilingualism and a lower risk of Alzheimer's disease have had conflicting results.
Scottsdale, Arizona - Red wine, in moderation, has long been thought of as heart healthy. The alcohol and certain substances in red wine called antioxidants may help prevent heart disease by increasing levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol (the "good" cholesterol) and protecting against artery damage.
Sacramento, California - Through funding from the federal Department of Health and Human Services’ Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's Now is the Time Advancing Wellness and Resilience in Education for State Educational Agencies (NITT-AWARE-SEA) grant, the California Department of Education (CDE) will develop a comprehensive, coordinated, and integrated partnership with multiple service systems to help address critical mental health needs of California's kindergarten through twelfth grade (K-12) students.
Washington, DC - The American Red Cross will help fund training for 2,500 students in the Red Cross Nurse Assistant Training (NAT) program over the next two years thanks to a $3.5 million grant from the Walmart Foundation. The grant also covers the cost of the state certification exam to become a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA).