Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - A criminal justice program that requires offenders convicted of alcohol-related offenses to stop drinking and submit to frequent alcohol testing with swift, certain, and modest sanctions for a violation was linked to a significant reduction in county-level mortality rates in South Dakota.
Baltimore, Maryland - Researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have created a map of the world’s chemical landscape, a catalogue of 10,000 chemicals for which there is available safety data that they say can predict the toxicity of many of the 90,000 or more other substances in consumer products for which there is no such information.
Baltimore, Maryland - The human brain is wired to pay attention to previously pleasing things - a finding that could help explain why it’s hard to break bad habits or stick to New Year’s resolutions.
Imperial, California - Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women in the United States. According to the American Heart Association, more than 1 in 3 female adults has some form of cardiovascular disease. Risk factors can be hereditary, but other factors are related to your habits and lifestyle - things you can control and change to minimize your risk of developing heart disease.
Scottsdale, Arizona - Let's talk about dating as a cancer survivor. Entering into a new relationship can be a challenge with or without a cancer diagnosis. Dealing with the emotional and physical changes that may have come with your cancer diagnosis can add to the situation. Many people find that dating after a diagnosis of cancer can be a much different experience than before a cancer diagnosis.
Imperial, California - If you have a minor sprain, you can probably treat it at home with R.I.C.E., which stands for rest, ice, compress and elevate.