Imperial Valley News Center
- Written by Mayo Clinic Minute
Rochester, Minnesota - Poor sleep quality is a factor in the increasing rate of childhood obesity in the U.S. That's according to a recent study presented at a special conference on obesity and cancer by the American Association for Cancer Research. So what is the correct sleep duration for kids and how do you help them get a better night's sleep?
Fresh Foods Manufacturing Recalls Ready-To-Eat Salad Products Due to Possible E. coli O157:H7 Contamination
- Written by USDA
Washington, DC - Fresh Foods Manufacturing Co., a Freedom, Pa., establishment, is voluntarily recalling approximately 8,757 pounds of ready-to-eat salad products that may be contaminated with E. coli O157:H7, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.
- Written by Felicia Chou
Washington, DC - On a mission to detect planets outside of our solar system, NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) is scheduled to launch no earlier than 6:32 p.m. EDT Monday, April 16. Prelaunch mission coverage will begin on NASA Television and the agency’s website Sunday, April 15, with three live briefings.
American Diabetes Association® Disappointed by Changes to Essential Health Benefits that Put People with Diabetes at Risk
- Written by Michelle Kirkwood
Washington, DC - Proposed rule from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services jeopardizes coverage of life-saving care for people with diabetes
- Written by Stacy Simon
Atlanta, Georgia - Did you know that healthy eating and engaging in physical activity can lower your cancer risk? In fact, after quitting smoking, improving your diet and exercise habits are some of the most important things you can do to stay healthy.
- Written by American Cancer Society
Imperial, California - Only about half of medicines prescribed by health care providers are taken correctly, according to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Reasons why patients may misuse medications can include forgetting to take them, not understanding the directions, and disliking the side effects. But the FDA also says many people stop taking their medicine, skip doses, or delay filling a prescription to save money.
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