Imperial Valley News Center
Wedding Surprise: Heart Failure Patient Works with Mayo Team to Leave Hospital, Walk Daughter Down Aisle
Indio, California - Andre Pearson, a heart failure patient who has been at Mayo Clinic since March, initially was too ill to leave the Rochester, Minnesota, hospital to go to his daughter’s wedding in California. He had resigned himself to watching it online. But a few days before the Saturday evening ceremony, with Mr. Pearson doing well, his care team decided to explore whether it might be possible for him to make the trip after all.
Scottsdale, Arizona - Waking up in the middle of the night is called sleep maintenance insomnia, and it's a common problem. Midsleep awakenings often occur during periods of stress. Over-the-counter sleep aids rarely offer significant help for this problem.
Washington, DC - The United States welcomes the decision of the Azerbaijani government to permit Emin Huseynov’s safe departure from Azerbaijan today.
Rochester, Minnesota - If you're looking for a way to reduce stress, consider tai chi (TIE-CHEE). Originally developed for self-defense, tai chi has evolved into a graceful form of exercise that's now used for stress reduction and a variety of other health conditions. Often described as meditation in motion, tai chi promotes serenity through gentle, flowing movements.
Former Head of Real Estate Investment Firm Sentenced to Eight Years in Prison for the Sale of Unregistered Securities
Sacramento, California - Akbar Bhamani, 61, of Carmichael, was sentenced Thursday by United States District Judge Troy L. Nunley to eight years in prison for two counts of selling unregistered securities, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced. Bhamani was sentenced to 49 months on count one and 48 months on count two, to be served consecutively.
Salton City, California - El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Indio Station arrested a man suspected of drug smuggling at the Highway 86 checkpoint after discovering packages of methamphetamine in his vehicle today.