Imperial Valley News Center
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.
Davis, California - Alternative housing systems for laying hens present a variety of tradeoffs, according to new UC Davis research. The findings shed light on how hen housing affects the 75 billion eggs produced in America each year, providing data on the cost, safety, animal welfare, worker health and environmental impacts of various hen-housing systems.