Imperial Valley News Center
Washington, DC - Happy Birthday Clara Barton!
The American Red Cross celebrates the birthday of its founder, born 196 years ago on Christmas Day in Oxford, Massachusetts.
Imperial, California - Most people know that drinking too much alcohol can lead to health problems. But not everyone knows that one of those health problems may be cancer. With alcohol, the key to staying healthy is moderation.
Washington, DC - Microsoft has announced plans to enforce TLS 1.2 on its Office 365 platform. Starting on March 1, 2018 all client-server and browser-server combinations must use TLS 1.2 or later protocol versions (1.3) to be able to connect to Office 365 services without issue.
Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued the following statement regarding the death of California Highway Patrol (CHP) Officer Andrew J. Camilleri Sr.:
Washington, DC - Since 2016, when Zika was declared by WHO as a public health emergency of international concern, the virus has become established in more than 80 countries, infected millions of people, and left many babies with birth defects (collectively called congenital Zika syndrome). Although scientists have made progress in their understanding of the virus and its mosquito carrier, and are working toward treatments and a preventive vaccine, it would be premature to think that the Zika pandemic is now under control and will not reemerge, perhaps more aggressively, say leaders from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health.
Washington, DC - A promising approach to post-operative incision-site pain control uses a naturally occurring plant molecule called resiniferatoxin (RTX). RTX is found in Euphorbia resinifera, a cactus-like plant native to Morocco, which is 500 times more potent than the chemical that produces heat in hot peppers, and may help limit the use of opioid medication while in the hospital and during home recovery.
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