Imperial Valley News Center
Sacramento, California - The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has achieved national accreditation through the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB), it was announced by Dr. Ron Chapman, CDPH Director and State Health Officer. California, with its more than 38 million residents, is the largest state to have its public health department achieve such an accomplishment.
Seattle, Washington - Amazon announced its best-selling books of 2014, best-selling Kids & Teens books, as well as the Most Gifted and Most Wished For books of the year just in time for last-minute holiday gifting.
The Department of Justice Releases Additional Documents Concerning Collection Activities Authorized by President George W. Bush Shortly After the Attacks of September 11, 2001
Washington, DC - Friday the Department of Justice, in coordination with the Office of the Director of National Intelligence and other elements of the Intelligence Community, is releasing six Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (“FISC”) documents related to surveillance activities originally authorized by President George W. Bush shortly after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.
Washington, DC - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that greater protection is now available from the Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program for crops that traditionally have been ineligible for federal crop insurance. The new options, created by the 2014 Farm Bill, provide greater coverage for losses when natural disasters affect specialty crops such as vegetables, fruits, mushrooms, floriculture, ornamental nursery, aquaculture, turf grass, ginseng, honey, syrup, and energy crops.
San Francisco, California - NASA researchers will present new findings on a wide range of Earth and space science topics next week at the annual meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU), December 15-19 at the Moscone Convention Center, 747 Howard St., San Francisco.
Washington, DC - The case fatality rate in West Africa’s ongoing Ebola epidemic - estimates range from 60 percent to 70 percent of those hospitalized - hides a hopeful statistic: the fact that many Ebola patients survive. There now are thousands of Ebola survivors.
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