Imperial Valley News Center
- Written by Brian Kilen
Scottsdale, Arizona - Older adults need to be especially vigilant about drug safety, according to the December issue of Mayo Clinic Health Letter. That’s because older adults are more likely to be taking more than one medication at a time. Interactions between drugs can cause side effects that might not occur if a drug were taken alone. And, physical changes in older adults can alter both the effectiveness of a medication and side effects, compared with what a younger adult might experience.
- Written by Dennis Robertson, M.D.
Scottsdale, Arizona - During a traditional eye exam, an eye doctor dilates your eyes with special eyedrops and then checks your retinas for abnormalities using tools such as an ophthalmoscope - a lighted magnifying instrument. During a laser retina scan, such as Optomap, your eyes may or may not be dilated. A laser scans your eyes and then produces digital images of your retinas.
- Written by State Department
Washington, DC - The United States strongly condemns the December 25 attack targeting African Union forces in Mogadishu. We express our deepest condolences to the families of the military and civilian personnel who were killed in this cowardly terrorist act.
- Written by PRW
Imperial, California - The brilliant minds at Psiphon Inc. have enabled the Psiphon app for Android* tablets powered by Intel® Atom™ Processors. This advanced application allows users to access the Internet and to bypass firewalls that inhibit access to online content.
- Written by PRW
New York, New York - Score of Tylenol lawsuits filed on behalf of individuals who allegedly suffered acetaminophen-induced liver damage due to their use of the over-the-counter medications continue to move forward in the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports.
- Written by IVN
Atlanta, Georgia - For most of us, December 27, is just another day on the calendar, but not for Chris Draft. Having played linebacker in the NFL for more than 10 years, Draft was used to facing tough opponents, but nothing could have prepared him for the news he and then girlfriend, Keasha, received on December 27, 2010. On that day, Keasha, a vibrant young woman who had never smoked, was diagnosed with Stage IV Lung Cancer.
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