Imperial Valley News Center
- Written by Kim Irwin
Los Angeles, California - Women who have ovarian cancer often develop a condition called ascites, which is a buildup of fluids in the abdomen. The most common treatment for ascites is puncturing the abdomen and manually draining the fluid, which is painful and risky and must be repeated every few weeks.
- Written by Meg Sullivan
Los Angeles, California - People in the midst of alcohol or drug addiction tend to imagine life without those substances as one of deprivation, which can make kicking the habit seem like a joyless and dreary prospect. But recovery from addiction has at least as much to do with rewarding oneself as it does with depriving oneself, according to a new book by a UCLA expert in addiction treatment.
- Written by Phil Hampton
Los Angeles, California - UCLA has received a $100 million gift from philanthropist David Geffen, allowing the university to move forward with plans for a new academy that will provide an innovative college preparatory education for Los Angeles-area students in grades 6 through 12.
- Written by Enrique Rivero
Los Angeles, California - Wrist fractures are common among postmenopausal women who are younger than 65 and a new UCLA-led study suggests that they may also predict more serious fractures in other parts of their bodies later in life.
- Written by IVN
Sacramento, California - The Department of General Services (DGS) announced its new employee BikeShare program today with a ribbon cutting ceremony at DGS headquarters in West Sacramento.
- Written by Mario Aguilera
San Diego, California - A key Southern California earthquake monitoring network operated by Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California, San Diego will continue to operate with funding support from Seismic Warning Systems Inc., a private company that provides seismic detection and earthquake warning systems and services.
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