Imperial Valley News
Rochester, Minnesota - "Research shows laughter provides a good physical workout, generates mental relaxation, lowers blood pressure and pain, and even improves immunity. You’re 30 times more likely to laugh in good company than alone. Further, the more you laugh with others rather than at someone, the greater the health benefit." - Dr. Amit Sood.
Scottsdale, Arizona - Nutrition for kids is based on the same principles as nutrition for adults. Everyone needs the same types of nutrients - such as vitamins, minerals, carbohydrates, protein and fat. Children, however, need different amounts of specific nutrients at different ages.
Washington, DC - Exercises, scenarios and a "call to action" sound like a battle-stations drill aboard a ship but actually it was all part of a two-day transformational leadership training standdown held by Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC) at the Catering and Conference Center at Washington Navy Yard, January 21-22.
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued a proclamation declaring January 23, 2016, as Ed Roberts Day in the State of California:
Washington, DC - In this week’s address, the President discussed the progress we’ve made because of the Affordable Care Act. As the law’s coverage provisions have taken effect, 17.6 million Americans have gained coverage, and the nation’s uninsured rate now stands at its lowest level ever.
Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Announces Settlement with Mondelēz International, Inc. for Lack of Prop 65 Warning of Excess Lead in Cookies
Los Angeles, California - Today, Attorney General Kamala D. Harris, in conjunction with eleven California District Attorneys and the nonprofit Center for Environmental Health, announced a landmark settlement with food industry giant Mondelēz International, Inc., formerly Kraft Foods, for selling ginger snap cookies containing lead in excess of California limits without the warning required by California’s Proposition 65. A consent judgment was filed Thursday in Orange County Superior Court and is awaiting approval by a judge.