Imperial Valley News
Havana, Cuba - As she made her way through the busy streets of Havana earlier this year, Ruth Behar stopped to check out some of the new boutiques, cafes, salsa dancing studios and a gelato store.
Ann Arbor, Michigan - In 2015, more than half of all students in 8th, 10th and 12th grades who used vaporizers such as e-cigarettes report that a primary reason for use was curiosity to see what they were like.
Washington, DC - American Heart Association CEO Nancy Brown issued the following comments today on the National Institute of Drug Abuse’s 2015 Monitoring the Future Survey. The survey revealed that while cigarette smoking continues to drop among teens, more young Americans are taking up e-cigarettes and cigarillos:
American Association for Cancer Research and Bayer Form Partnership on Grant Opportunities in Cancer Research
Washington, DC - The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) and Bayer are pleased to announce the 2016 AACR-Bayer Innovation and Discovery Grants program for meritorious projects that examine novel targets and biomarkers in oncology research.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - Improved screening and early-detection efforts, combined with decreases in risk factors like smoking, are reducing the incidence and mortality rates from several common forms of cancer in many high-income countries (HICs), but death rates are escalating in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), according to a study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.
Alexandria, Virginia - The American Diabetes Association applauds Congress and President Obama for enacting an omnibus spending bill that will boost funding for important diabetes research and prevention programs.