Imperial Valley News
Imperial, California - Wendy Marijnissen 5-year-old Umeda has MDR-TB. Here she holds up her star chart. She gets a sticker every time she takes her medicine properly. Treating young children with MDR-TB can be very difficult and incentives like these are used to help them take the drugs they need during their treatment.
University Park, Pennsylvania - A two-year grant from the PML Consortium awarded to scientists in the Eberly College of Science aims to unravel sequence variations within the JC virus genome that could case the development of a rare fatal brain disease.
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued a proclamation declaring March 22 through 28, 2015, as Tsunami Preparedness Week in the State of California:
Los Angeles, California - Continuing with its brand promise of providing men with the tools to live a proper lifestyle on and off the course, Devereux today launched its "Proper Threads" fashion and lifestyle blog on its website.
Sacramento, California - Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia (D-Coachella), chair of the Assembly Committee on Jobs, Economic Development, and the Economy (JEDE) held the second in a two-part series of hearings on the California economy. Representatives of the state’s labor, workforce training, and economic development agencies testified along with representatives of the California Economic Summit and the manufacturing industry about the importance of aligning state efforts to expand the state’s economic recovery.
Washington, DC - The FTC keeps its finger on the pulse of markets, channeling its resources to protect consumers from deceptive and unfair practices involving new technologies. A few years ago, we created the Mobile Technology Unit to help bring consumer protection into the mobile era. Staffers assist the Bureau of Consumer Protection and FTC regions with law enforcement investigations and lend their expertise to the development of consumer protection policy.