Imperial Valley News Center
- Written by Edward R. Laskowski, M.D.
Imperial, California - Isometric exercises are contractions of a particular muscle or group of muscles. During isometric exercises, the muscle doesn't noticeably change length and the affected joint doesn't move. Isometric exercises don't effectively build strength but can help maintain muscle strength - often in a rehabilitative setting.
- Written by Mayo Clinic
Scottsdale, Arizona - If you're like many people, you may be eating and drinking more sugar than you realize because it's added to so many foods and beverages. That added sugar means added calories.
- Written by IVN
Los Angeles, California - U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary Robert A. McDonald and attorneys representing homeless veterans in Los Angeles announced a historic agreement that dedicates the West Los Angeles VA campus to serving veterans in need. The agreement is an important step forward in carrying out President Obama’s commitment that no veteran should live on the streets, or forego available medical and psychological services.
- Written by State Department
Washington, DC - Four years ago today, the government of the Islamic Republic of Iran placed former senior Iranian officials and 2009 presidential election candidates Mehdi Karroubi and Mir Hossein Mousavi, as well as Mousavi’s wife, women’s rights advocate Zahra Rahnavard, under house arrest without formally charging them with any crimes. We join the international community in condemning their continued detention and the harassment of their family members, and in calling for their immediate release.
- Written by Imperial Valley News
Salton City, California - Thursday, El Centro Sector Border Patrol agents assigned to the Indio Station checkpoint arrested a man, for suspected drug smuggling after discovering more than 31 pounds of cocaine in the 1999 Jeep Cherokee he was driving.
- Written by IVN
Washington, DC - Attorney General Eric Holder released the following statement Friday regarding the tragic killings of three university students this week in Chapel Hill, North Carolina:
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