Imperial Valley News
Los Angeles, California - More than half a million older Californians - 12.6 percent of the state’s senior population - fall more than once a year, but nearly 60 percent of them fail to seek medical attention afterward, according to a new study by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research.
Los Angeles, California - Twenty-five years ago this month, the countries that compose the United Nations reached a landmark agreement that laid the foundation for much-needed strengthening of children’s rights and protections in nearly every country around the world.
Los Angeles, California - About 19 percent of North Americans suffer from constipation, with the digestive condition being more common among women, non-whites, people older than 60, those who are not physically active and the poor.
San Diego, California - “Selfie” was word of the year in 2013. Could “Nixie” be next? Maybe not right away, because Nixie a wrist-mounted drone designed to fly and take an aerial action-shot photo or video of its owner before coming back only just won Intel’s inaugural “Make It Wearable Challenge” this month.
San Diego, California - For more than a century, the laboratory mouse (Mus musculus) has stood in for humans in experiments ranging from deciphering disease and brain function to explaining social behaviors and the nature of obesity. The small rodent has proven to be an indispensable biological tool, the basis for decades of profound scientific discovery and medical progress.
Los Angeles, California - As the season of cramming and finals approaches, get help with a healthy, easily-accessible study aid - classical music.