Imperial Valley News
San Diego, California - Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine report that higher levels of vitamin D – specifically serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D – are associated with a correspondingly reduced risk of cancer. The findings are published in the April 6, online issue of PLOS ONE.
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "On behalf of President Obama and the American people, I’m delighted to wish the people of the Lao People’s Democratic Republic peace, prosperity, and joy on the occasion of the Lao New Year.
Washington, DC - U.S. Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region of Africa Thomas Perriello is in the midst of an extended trip that started on April 4, 2016 in Paris, France, and Brussels, Belgium, and includes stops in Geneva, Switzerland; Kinshasa and Lubumbashi, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC); Bujumbura, Burundi; and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, through April 20, 2016.
Washington, DC - If companies market their products as “all natural” or “100% natural,” consumers have a right to take them at their word. That’s the message of four proposed FTC settlements and one just-issued administrative complaint challenging the allegedly deceptive use of those phrases in ads for skincare products, shampoos and styling products, and sunscreens. According to the FTC, the companies pitched their products as “all natural” or “100% natural,” but included synthetic ingredients.
Washington, DC - The Federal Trade Commission will hold a workshop in Washington, DC, on June 21, 2016, to examine competition and consumer protection issues raised by consumers’ growing use of rooftop solar panels to generate their own electric power.
Holtville, California - San Diego Charger's Kicker Josh Lambo and nose tackle Ryan Carrethers will be on hand as Holtville High School holds a ribbon-cutting ceremony to unveil new fitness equipment Wednesday, April 13, thanks to a $35,000 grant awarded by the Chargers Champions program in 2014.