Imperial Valley News Center
- Written by Trent Knoss
Boulder, Colorado - The longest and largest controlled burn experiment ever conducted in the Amazon rainforest has yielded new insight into the ways that tropical forests succumb to—and bounce back from—large-scale wildfires, according to new research co-authored by a University of Colorado Boulder professor.
American Heart Association Challenges Other Retailers to Follow CVS’s Lead on Tobacco Ban in Wake of New Data
- Written by IVN
Dallas, Texas - American Heart Association CEO Nancy Brown issued the following comments on new data released by CVS which indicated that their move to ban tobacco sales has resulted in a drop in cigarette sales across 13 states:
- Written by IVN
Atlanta, Georgia - On Friday, October 2, employees at thousands of companies nationwide will celebrate Lee National Denim Day by wearing jeans to work in exchange for a $5 donation to support the American Cancer Society's breast cancer programs and services. In the 20 years since Lee Jeans employees started Lee Denim Day to benefit women with breast cancer, the initiative has become one of the largest single-day fundraisers for breast cancer - raising more than $93 million to date.
- Written by American Cancer Society
Atlanta, Georgia - Two in three survivors of childhood cancer endure debilitating side effects and late effects from their cancer treatment that cause significant suffering throughout their lives, a sobering message as the nation observes Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in September.
- Written by Sophie Bethune
Washington, DC - Contrary to popular belief, work-life balance and work flexibility issues aren’t primarily women’s issues. In fact, in some cases it is men who use work-life benefits more frequently and are more likely to say that their work is interrupted for personal or family reasons, according to survey results released today by the American Psychological Association’s Center for Organizational Excellence.
- Written by Kathryn DeMott
Washington, DC - When we move our head, the whole visual world moves across our eyes. Yet we can still make out a bee buzzing by or a hawk flying overhead, thanks to unique cells in the eye called object motion sensors. A new study on mice helps explain how these cells do their job, and may bring scientists closer to understanding how complex circuits are formed throughout the nervous system. The study was funded by the National Institutes of Health, and was published online in Nature.
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