Imperial Valley News Center
- Written by POM v. FTC: A dozen quotable quotes from the D.C. Circuit opinion
Washington, DC - POM Wonderful’s advertising claims were false and deceptive. That’s the conclusion of the United States Court of Appeals in upholding the FTC’s ruling. We think it’s a momentous victory for our two clients: American consumers and the cause of truth in the marketplace. You’ll want to read the entire opinion, of course, but here are twelve quotes from the D.C. Circuit’s decision that businesses, attorneys, and law enforcers will be citing for years to come.
- Written by Scott LaFee
San Diego, California - Seeking to boldly go where medical science has not gone before, the Clinical and Translational Research Institute (CTRI) at the University of California, San Diego has been named the official testing site for the $10 million Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE, a global competition sponsored by the Qualcomm Foundation to develop a consumer-friendly, mobile device capable of diagnosing and interpreting 15 physiological conditions and capturing vital health metrics.
- Written by Mark Wheeler
Los Angeles, California - Since 1970, life expectancy around the world has risen dramatically, with people living more than 10 years longer. That’s the good news.
- Written by Kim Irwin
Los Angeles, California - A consortium led by UCLA physicians has found that paramedics can safely start providing people with medication in the first minutes after the onset of a stroke instead of waiting for them to receive treatment at a hospital.
- Written by Stuart Wolpert
Los Angeles, California - An international team of scientists has discovered the greatest absence of evolution ever reported - a type of deep-sea microorganism that appears not to have evolved over more than 2 billion years. But the researchers say that the organisms’ lack of evolution actually supports Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution.
- Written by Leslie Ridgeway
Los Angeles, California - Keck Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) applauds the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) decision to provide coverage of annual low-dose computed tomography (CT) screening for patients ages 55 to 77 years with at least a 30 pack-year smoking history.
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