Imperial Valley News Center
Washington, DC - As we continue to confront the staggering human and economic toll created by opioid abuse and addiction, we’re focused on taking actions that reduce the scope of new addiction by decreasing unnecessary exposure to opioids. At the same time, we also must take steps to help those with acute and chronic pain who need access to medicines, including opioids, get access to improved alternatives. Until we’re able to find new non-opioid forms of pain management for those who need treatment for pain, it’s critical that we also continue to promote the development of opioids that are harder to manipulate and abuse, and take steps to encourage their use over opioids that don’t offer any form of abuse deterrence.
Imperial, California - You know that bloated feeling you get at the end of your traditional Thanksgiving Day dinner? It can make you feel like your pants are cutting off your circulation. The makers of Stove Top Stuffing think they could have a fix for that. Or do they?
New York - Rat sightings are a common enough sight as you look out of a window while riding in the "hole in the ground," better known as the New York City Subway system. But, says the Association of Mature American Citizens [AMAC], it is a rare thing, indeed, to have such a scary rodent as a riding companion. Yet, it happened recently aboard the A Train and, as you might expect, it caused quite a scene.
Washington, DC - Facial hair has become a popular personal statement among Americans and the Navy publishes grooming standards for service members in Navy Uniform Regulations and also conducts studies on the safety science behind these standards.
Washington, DC - Liberals are denouncing Republican tax reform as a giveaway to big corporations, as they always do. But the irony is that the Senate and House bills would do far more to stop corporate tax gaming than anything the Obama Administration did in eight years. This includes preventing tax avoidance, levelling the tax field for U.S. multinationals, and stopping corporate inversions.
Washington, DC - The proposed Tax Cut and Jobs Act now making its way through both houses of Congress will slash taxes by some $1.5 trillion over 10 years.
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