Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "The United States and Iran today have settled a long outstanding claim at the Iran-U.S. Claims Tribunal in the Hague.
Imperial, California - With a record jackpot estimated at more than $1.5 billion, this week's Powerball drawing has created a frenzy across the United States. What makes us so excited about the remote possibility of correctly matching six numbers to win an enormous amount of money? Mayo Clinic psychiatrist Dr. Sheila Jowsey-Gregoire provides some insight into the Powerball mania.
Scottsdale, Arizona - A type of heartburn medication called proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) may be linked to long-term kidney damage, according to a new study published in JAMA Internal Medicine.
Rochester, Minnesota - The recent news about high lead levels in the Flint, MI, water supply has raised concerns about lead poisoning in general. Mayo Clinic experts says young children are at the greatest risk of health problems related to lead exposure, including serious brain and kidney damage. Lead poisoning happens when the metal builds up in the body, often over time. Even small amounts of lead can cause serious issues. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says about 4 million households have high levels of lead.
Rochester, Minnesota - I'm the first to admit that I have a terrible time remembering things. I forget names, lunch dates and birthdays all the time. I use every possible tool to keep my brain as organized as possible by updating my calendar, using reminders and keeping lists.
Los Angeles, California - Attorney General Kamala D. Harris issued a statement on recent federal ICE immigration raids targeting Central Americans.