Imperial Valley News
Twentynine Palms, California - JOSAR is recruiting new volunteer members. No prior training or experience is required. Joshua Tree Search and Rescue provides extensive training in land searching, tracking, incident management and high-angle rope rescue techniques. You may participate as a rescue member, field searcher or in a support capacity for team operations and logistics.
New York - For the fourth consecutive year, U.S. business-to-business (B2B) commercial channel revenue increased. Sales in 2015 grew 2.1 percent to more than $72 billion, according to The NPD Group’s Distributor and Reseller Tracking Services. From 2012 to 2015, the U.S. B2B commercial channel market increased at a 4.4% compound annual growth rate, adding $8.7 billion in revenue over that period.
Washington, DC - Today, the White House Rural Council convened to discuss a number of challenges facing rural America, including financial stress, mental health, and the opioid epidemic which has hit rural counties especially hard. The President dropped by the meeting to thank the Council for their work and to discuss how to better target federal resources to help these communities.
NSC Spokesperson Ned Price on the Visit of Lisa O. Monaco, Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Washington, DC - Today, Lisa O. Monaco, Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism met with Crown Prince Mohammad bin Zayed Al Nahyan and senior Emirati security officials in Abu Dhabi to discuss our shared efforts to degrade and destroy ISIL and al-Qa’ida in the Arabian Peninsula, and to review our cooperation with the UAE on other regional security issues.
Rochester, Minnesota - The benefits of omega-3 fatty acids and including fish in our diet for heart health are well documented, but now an observational study published this week by The Journal of the American Medical Association states that eating fish at least once a week could help in the battle against Alzheimer's disease.
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.