Imperial Valley News
Rochester, Minnesota - Mayo Clinic is highlighting the potential merits of using precision medicine in prescribing antidepressants. Details appear in the current issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings. Eleven percent of Americans 12 years and older have been prescribed antidepressant medication, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data from 2005–2008. These medications are regularly prescribed in psychiatric, pediatric, adolescent, family and general medicine clinics nationwide.
Scottsdale, Arizona - The promise of testosterone therapy may seem enticing, but there are a lot of misconceptions about what the treatment can and can't do for you. As you get older, testosterone therapy may sound like the ultimate anti-aging formula.
Outbreak Identified in Southern California, Vaccines Urged for At-Risk Adult Gay and Bisexual Men, and all People with HIV
Sacramento, California - California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Director and State Public Health Officer Dr. Karen Smith today issued a health advisory related to an outbreak of invasive meningococcal disease occurring in Southern California, primarily among adult gay and bisexual men. Meningococcal disease is caused by the bacteria Neisseria meningitidis and can cause meningitis and bloodstream infections (sepsis). Although rare, meningococcal disease is serious and potentially fatal.
Washington, DC - U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced 29 tentative selections for new reimbursable services agreements through Section 559 of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2014 to promote economic growth in cross-border trade and travel across the country.
Washington, DC - U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has passed another ACE transition with the mandatory filing of data for the Food and Drug Administration in the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE). This transition went smoothly, with no significant issues reported. The number of transactions filed in ACE continues to increase. As of June 17, more than 95 percent of all cargo imported into the United States was processed electronically in ACE.
Calexico, California - U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Calexico station arrested a previously deported sex offender 18 miles east of the Calexico Port of Entry.