Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today begins its celebration of the International Year of Soils to highlight the importance of healthy soils for food security, ecosystem functions and resilient farms and ranches.
Las Vegas, Nevada - Cisco and Charter Communications, Inc. announced today that the two companies have entered into a strategic agreement through which Cisco will supply key products in support of Charter's breakthrough next-generation video solution. The products will include Cisco's cloud-based security suite, including downloadable security solution (DCAS) for set-top boxes, and seamless digital rights management (DRM) solution to support video services on a range of IP devices.
Washington, DC - How many stars like our sun host planets like our Earth? NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope continuously monitored more than 150,000 stars beyond our solar system, and to date has offered scientists an assortment of more than 4,000 candidate planets for further study - the 1,000th of which was recently verified.
Washington, DC - More than 2,200 people die from alcohol poisoning each year in the United States - an average of six deaths each day - according to a new Vital Signs report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Washington, DC - The U.S. Postal Service exceeded its holiday delivery projections this season, delivering approximately 524 million packages in December - an 18 percent increase over last year.
Norwalk, Connecticut - Hospitals with high Medicare patient readmission rates have just under six months to ramp up their reduction efforts and avoid stiffer financial penalties for patient readmissions. To help, Midas+, A Xerox Company, has developed a powerful, almost 100 percent accurate data-driven solution that estimates excessive readmission rates and the associated financial penalties for two fiscal years in the future.