Imperial Valley News
Scottsdale, Arizona - Sleep is essential for a healthy heart. People who don't sleep enough are at higher risk for heart disease. One study that examined data from 3,000 adults over age 45 found that those who slept fewer than six hours per night were about twice as likely to have a stroke or heart attack as people who slept six to eight hours per night. Sleep deprivation is a growing problem, with 28 percent of adults now reporting that they get six or fewer hours of sleep per night.
Rochester, Minnesota - Studies have shown that if you have rheumatoid arthritis, your risk of developing heart disease is two to three times higher than people who do not have the disorder. Although the exact connection between the two conditions is unclear, a number of factors seem to play into the increased heart disease risk. Regular check-ups, tests to check for heart problems, lifestyle changes and being able to recognize symptoms of heart disease can all help manage the risk.
El Centro, California - Last week, District 5 Supervisor Ray Castillo, County Executive Officer Ralph Cordova, Jr. and Intergovernmental Relations Director Gary Wyatt met with Imperial County’s federal legislative representatives’ staff and key administrators of the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Essential Air Services (EAS) program in Washington, D.C. to discuss significant legislative issues of importance for Imperial County residents and address the need to identify a new air carrier for the Imperial County Airport.
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "The continued assault by Syrian regime forces -- enabled by Russian airstrikes -- against opposition-held areas, as well as regime and allied militias’ continued besiegement of hundreds of thousands of civilians, have clearly signaled the intention to seek a military solution rather than enable a political one.
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced that he has signed the following bill:
Imperial, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointment: