Imperial Valley News Center
FTC Sends Refund Checks Totaling Almost $175,000 to Consumers Who Bought Deceptively Marketed Supplements to Treat Childhood Speech Disorders
Washington, DC - The Federal Trade Commission is mailing refund checks to consumers who lost money buying dietary supplements, Speak and Speak Smooth, deceptively marketed as proven effective at treating childhood speech disorders, including those associated with autism. These are legitimate checks, and the FTC encourages consumers who receive them to cash them before they expire on October 23.
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I congratulate the people of Uruguay as you celebrate the 190th anniversary of your nation’s independence on August 25.
West Los Angeles, California - If you are looking for a great job making a difference in the lives of our Veterans, then the California Department of Veterans Affairs (CalVet) is looking for you! There are 300 immediate openings for dozens of positions, including medical care, food preparation, and support staff at our beautiful new West Los Angeles Home.
Baltimore, Maryland - By early childhood, the sight regions of a blind person’s brain respond to sound, especially spoken language, a Johns Hopkins University neuroscientist has found.
Rochester, Minnesota - Blood from a newborn’s umbilical cord was once considered a waste product, but it actually contains potentially life-saving cells. But how do you know if cord blood banking is right for you? Seanna Thompson, M.D., Mayo Clinic Health System OB/GYN physician, answers some common questions about cord blood banking and what options are available to you.
Rochester, Minnesota - Your bone marrow makes white blood cells that help fight infection. Chemotherapy drugs can damage your bone marrow, reducing your body's ability to protect itself from bacteria, fungi and other infectious agents.
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