Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - The United States expresses serious concern regarding the Government of Sudan’s plans to conduct a referendum on April 11-13 over the political future of Darfur. If held under current rules and conditions, a referendum on the status of Darfur cannot be considered a credible expression of the will of the people of Darfur. Moreover, it will undermine the peace process now under way.
Kabul, Afghanistan - Today in Kabul, Afghan Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry convened the third meeting of the U.S.-Afghanistan Bilateral Commission to review progress in the bilateral relationship and chart a course for future cooperation. This meeting, called for by the Enduring Strategic Partnership Agreement (SPA) between the United States and the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, reaffirmed the commitment of both governments to Afghanistan’s future as a strong, stable, democratic, and self-reliant state.
Rochester, Minnesota - It’s well-known that exercise decreases the risk of developing cancer. Studies show there’s a 25 percent reduction in the risk of breast cancer among the most physically active women, compared to those who are least active.
Rochester, Minnesota - On Sept. 28, 2014, Tracy Liedl received a call every parent fears. Her only child, 22-year-old Darryn, was found unresponsive and was on life support at Mayo Clinic Hospital, Saint Marys Campus. Three days later, he was declared brain dead. But a part of him lives on, through a gift he decided to make when he was just 16 years old.
Rochester, Minnesota - Someone you are related to, someone you work with or someone you know may be waiting for an organ transplant. According to the United Network for Organ Sharing, more than 123,000 people currently need lifesaving organ transplants. And, although there have been advances in medical technology and donations, the demand for organ, eye and tissue donation still greatly exceeds the number of donors.
Scottsdale, Arizona - Chest pain, sudden loss of vision or speech, and severe abdominal pain require immediate medical attention - but what about more subtle red flags? It can be tough to know what to do. Here's a list of seven signs and symptoms that merit attention.