Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - Over the past year, the Federal Trade Commission has continued its vigorous work on behalf of U.S. consumers suffering from unlawful debt collection practices, including bringing law enforcement actions against abusive and fraudulent operations, conducting education and public outreach initiatives, and implementing research and policy programs.
Washington, DC - I’m pleased to announce that the FTC has joined a number of other federal agencies in deploying additional security best practices for our public consumer websites:
Washington, DC - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today cleared for marketing the ENROUTE Transcarotid Neuroprotection System (ENROUTE TNS), for use during a minimally invasive procedure to restore normal blood flow to narrowed carotid arteries. It is the first device designed to access the carotid arteries through an incision in the neck, instead of the groin, and uses a blood flow reversal system to capture pieces of the blockage dislodged during the procedure.
Washington, DC - A growing number in Congress view AMAC's "Social Security Guarantee" solution as a long-term fix to the looming insolvency of the Old Age and Survivors Insurance (OASI) Trust Fund. The Association of Mature American Citizens (AMAC) is a 1.3-million-member senior organization established as the alternative to the liberal AARP.
Washington, DC - The United States today announced nearly $273 million in new humanitarian assistance for those uprooted and imperiled by the conflict in South Sudan. The additional funding was announced in Nairobi, Kenya by Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, U.S. Department of State Assistant Secretary for Population, Refugees, and Migration, at the “High-Level Event on the Humanitarian Crisis in South Sudan and its Impact in the Region.”
West Lafayette, Indiana - A team of Purdue University researchers has been awarded a $1 million W.M. Keck Foundation grant to develop a new type of imaging technology for cell and tissue analysis.