Imperial Valley News
Rochester, Minnesota - Mayo Clinic reports a strong 2014 performance, including providing direct care for more than 1.3 million people, contributions of $410 million to its pension plan as a commitment to employees, and plans for a $1.5 billion investment to fund information technology infrastructure.
Mankato, Minnesota - Fall back, spring forward. We’ve all heard the saying, and it helps people remember which way to set their clocks for the start and end of Daylight Saving Time. Although it’d be nice to gain an hour of sleep twice a year, that’s not the case. Starting Sunday, March 8 at 2 a.m., we’ll all lose an hour. Altering your sleep schedule, or having poor sleep habits to begin with, can have a greater effect on your health than you may think.
Rochester, Minnesota - Most energy drinks contain large amounts of caffeine, which can provide a temporary energy boost. Some energy drinks contain sugar and other substances. The boost is short-lived, however, and may be accompanied by other problems.
Scottsdale, Arizona - You know fitness is important for your health and well-being. And you want to get more active, but your days are a blur of work, household chores, errands, and time with family and friends. Setting aside enough time to sleep - let alone exercise - can be tough.
Boulder, Colorado - The eastern coastline of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, a mecca for tourists, may have been walloped by a tsunami between 1,500 and 900 years ago, says a new study involving Mexico’s Centro Ecological Akumal (CEA) and the University of Colorado Boulder.
Fresno, California - A federal grand jury has returned separate indictments against Mikkey Santos, 18; Tyrone Smith, 19; Javier Lamadrid, 33; Humberto Garcia, 23; and Michael Johnson, 35, all of Fresno; and Samuel Zaragoza-Villanueva, 37, of Mexico, for violating federal firearm laws, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced Friday.