Imperial Valley News Center
- Written by Russell Rian
Dallas, Texas - UT Southwestern Medical Center scientists have gleaned a key cellular mechanism of how the body adjusts glucose levels, an important process that when abnormal can promote diabetes, cancer, and rare genetic diseases.
Governor Brown, Top United Nations Climate Change Official to Discuss Global Climate Threat in Los Angeles
- Written by IVN
Los Angeles, California - With the clock ticking for national governments to reach a deal to reduce harmful emissions ahead of the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. will welcome the United Nations’ top climate change official, Christiana Figueres, to Los Angeles tomorrow. They will join leading climate scientists to discuss the impacts of a changing climate and the need for swift, decisive action at every level.
- Written by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Baltimore, Maryland - The 50 hospitals in the United States with the highest markup of prices over their actual costs are charging out-of-network patients and the uninsured, as well as auto and workers’ compensation insurers, more than 10 times the costs allowed by Medicare, new research suggests. It’s a markup of more than 1,000 percent for the same medical services.
- Written by Mayo Clinic
Scottsdale, Arizona - Carbohydrates often get a bad rap, especially when it comes to weight gain. But carbohydrates aren't all bad. Because of their numerous health benefits, carbohydrates have a rightful place in your diet. In fact, your body needs carbohydrates to function well. But some carbohydrates may be better for you than are others. Understand more about carbohydrates and how to choose healthy carbohydrates.
- Written by IVN
imperial, California - If you can't remember the last time you had your blood pressure checked, make an appointment with your doctor.
- Written by Micah Dorfner
Scottsdale, Arizona - If you've heard of or read about mindfulness - a form of meditation - you might be curious about how to practice it. Kayla Dascher, Mayo Clinic Health System nurse practitioner, shares how to do mindfulness exercises and how they might benefit you.
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