Imperial Valley News Center
Washington, DC - U.S. government expenditures on births, abortions and miscarriages resulting from unintended pregnancies nationwide totaled $21 billion in 2010, according to “Public Costs from Unintended Pregnancies and the Role of Public Insurance Programs in Paying for Pregnancy-Related Care:
Germantown, Maryland - Designed to provide immediate aid to those in need, the Silent Beacon app allows users to get in touch directly with emergency personnel, or loved ones. Using a list of pre-stored contacts the Silent Beacon app will send a mass text message, emails and push notifications in the event of an emergency with your live GPS position.
Murrieta, California - The idea of a female solar task force sprang from a need identified by the founders of The Veteran Asset (TVA) - one who is a female entrepreneur, one who owns and operates a solar photovoltaic (PV) company, and one who recently retired from the US Marines with over 20 years of service. All three report that they see a driving need to recruit more women into the male-dominated renewable energy sector.
California Healthcare Institute Spotlights Impact of Rare Diseases with Assemblymember Katcho Achadjian
Sacramento, California - Today at the State Capitol, Assemblymember Katcho Achadjian (R-San Luis Obispo), in partnership with the California Healthcare Institute (CHI) and the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD), presented an Assembly resolution recognizing Feb. 28, 2015 as Rare Disease Day for the families and healthcare professionals caring for millions of Californians living with nearly 7,000 rare diseases.
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments.
West Lafayette, Indiana - A team of researchers from 26 institutions around the world has sequenced the Hessian fly genome, shedding light on how the insect creates growth-stunting galls in wheat.