Imperial Valley News
Sacramento, California - A portion of Placer County has been placed under quarantine for Asian citrus psyllid (ACP) following the detection of multiple life stages on citrus trees within the City of Lincoln.
FTC Charges Operators of Scheme That Used Fake Government Affiliation to Sell Commercial Trucking Registration Services
Washington, DC - A federal judge has granted the Federal Trade Commission’s request for a preliminary injunction against two people and their companies for allegedly tricking small commercial trucking businesses into paying them for federal and state motor carrier registrations by impersonating government transportation agencies, such as the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT).
Food Tank and the James Beard Foundation have just released the third annual Good Food Org Guide, which features 1,000 nonprofit organizations creating a better food system across the United States.
Rochester, Minnesota - When you’re trying to get rid of a cigarette habit that’s rooted in nicotine addiction, it may seem odd to look to nicotine for help. But nicotine replacement products are safe and effective aids for people trying to stop smoking. Particularly when paired with other smoking cessation techniques, nicotine replacement often serves as a bridge to a tobacco-free life.
Rochester, Minnesota - Hurricane Matthew has come and gone, but standing water left behind has some along the East Coast worried about the possibility of increased cases of Zika virus. Mayo Clinic internal medicine specialist Dr. Vandana Bhide says, "Immediately following a hurricane, the mosquito population is probably going to be very low, because the wind and waters are going to remove adult as well as larvae mosquito breeding grounds." Dr. Bhide adds, "The problem after a hurricane, especially this recent hurricane, is there was a lot of flooding, so there is a lot of standing water and debris from people's homes. Many of those items can be a breeding ground for mosquitoes."
Scottsdale, Arizona - You’ve been exercising daily. You’ve improved your diet. And you’ve seen the number on the scale decrease. Not only do you look better, you feel better, too. However, you reach a point where you no longer are seeing results, despite the effort you are making to do so. Throughout your weight–loss journey, you may find yourself at a dead end. Although frustrating and sometimes discouraging, experiencing a weight-loss plateau is a normal part of losing weight.