Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - Recent reports from both the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and the National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have confirmed 2014 as the hottest year on record. Average global temperatures and sea levels are on the rise, and precipitation in crucial agricultural zones is diminishing. The world can no longer ignore these indicators and, particularly, the connections between climate change and global food security.
Washington, DC - Today in Djibouti, Secretary Kerry announced the United States is providing more than $68 million to help humanitarian organizations meet the needs of nearly 16 million people in need of assistance in Yemen, including 300,000 newly internally displaced persons.
Los Angeles, California - A new study by doctors at UCLA sheds light on the challenges faced by parents of children with epilepsy.
Los Angeles, California - Few doctors are prescribing a low-cost drug that has been proven effective in preventing the onset of diabetes, according to a UCLA study. The study, published in the peer-reviewed journal Annals of Internal Medicine, found that only 3.7 percent of U.S. adults with pre-diabetes were prescribed metformin during a recent three-year period.
Los Angeles, California - A new exhibition at the Fowler Museum will bring together a selection of the museum’s African hair adornments and an award-winning contemporary film by Ghanaian-American artist Akosua Adoma Owusu. “Fowler in Focus: The Art of Hair in Africa” will examine the potential of hair styling and ornamentation to function as important forms of social communication, contributing to the construction of identity and the expression of cultural affinity.
Los Angeles, California - Procrastination is the thief of time that derails New Year’s resolutions and delays saving for college or retirement, but researchers have found a way to collar it.