Imperial Valley News Center
Imperial, California - The term "nervous breakdown" is sometimes used to describe a stressful situation in which someone becomes temporarily unable to function normally in day-to-day life. It's commonly understood to occur when life's demands become physically and emotionally overwhelming. The term was frequently used in the past to cover a variety of mental disorders, but it's used less often today.
Rochester, Minnesota - "Children with food allergies and asthma have a higher risk of a severe allergic reaction to the food allergy, than does a child without asthma," says Mayo Clinic Children's Center, Martha Hartz, M.D., division chair of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology.
Scottsdale, Arizona - Many of the leading threats to women's health can be prevented — if you know how. The top causes of death among adult women in the U.S. include heart disease, stroke, cancer and chronic lower respiratory disease, according to statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Rochester, Minnesota - Mayo Clinic researchers have identified five sub-categories of obesity in an effort to determine the most effective, individual treatments. More than two in three adults are considered to be overweight or obese and 17 percent of children are obese in the United States. Obesity is a costly health issue that increases the risk for heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and cancer, among others.
San Francisco, California - A California man was sentenced to 13 months today for his operation of the myRedBook.com website to facilitate prostitution announced U.S. Attorney Melinda Haag, Assistant Attorney General Leslie R. Caldwell of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, Federal Bureau of Investigation Special Agent in Charge David J. Johnson, and Special Agent in Charge José M. Martinez of the Internal Revenue Service-Criminal Investigation (IRS-CI) Oakland Field Office.
San Francisco, California - Former San Francisco Police Officer Reynaldo Vargas was sentenced today to 12 months in prison for his participation in a conspiracy to steal money and property and provide illegal drugs to informants, announced United States Attorney Melinda Haag and FBI Special Agent in Charge David J. Johnson.