Imperial Valley News
Berkeley, California - UC Berkeley herpetologist Jim McGuire was slogging through the rain forests of Indonesia’s Sulawesi Island one night this past summer when he grabbed what he thought was a male frog and found himself juggling not only a frog but also dozens of slippery, newborn tadpoles.
Cambridge, Massachusetts - Getting enough of the right kind of sleep is crucial for keeping both body and mind healthy.
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "When I came to the Senate, I was humbled to walk in the footsteps of remarkable public servants like the man who preceded me, Paul Tsongas, and the man who preceded Paul, the trailblazing Ed Brooke.
Dallas, Texas - Stroke has dropped from the nation’s fourth-leading cause of death to number 5, according to new federal statistics. It is the second time since 2011 that stroke has dropped a spot in the mortality rankings.
Alexandria, Virginia - Former professional player Dmitri Young impressed the baseball world when he appeared at a game this summer, having lost about 100 pounds since he last played in 2010.
Washington, DC - Three-year outcomes from an ongoing clinical trial suggest that high-dose immunosuppressive therapy followed by transplantation of a person's own blood-forming stem cells may induce sustained remission in some people with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS). RRMS is the most common form of MS, a progressive autoimmune disease in which the immune system attacks the brain and spinal cord.