Imperial Valley News Center
- Written by John Grimaldi
New Zealand - Vets came up with a “more comfortable” way to treat a sheep in New Zealand that suffered from sagging udders after giving birth to lamb triplets, reports the Association of Mature American Citizens.
- Written by American Heart Association
Dallas, Texas - Scientific research is the cornerstone for medical care and innovations that have improved health and longer life for many. The American Heart Association, one of the top funders of heart- and stroke-related research worldwide, has compiled an annual list of major advances in heart disease and stroke science since 1996. Here are the biggest scientific victories achieved in 2019, grouped into 10 subject areas, as determined by the Association’s volunteer leadership.
U.S. Appeals Court Strikes Individual Mandate; Directs Lower Court to Reconsider Broader Health Care Law
- Written by Alex Day
Washington, DC - Seventeen of the nation’s leading patient advocacy groups are remaining steadfast in their commitment to protecting patients throughout the next phase of legal proceedings involving the health care law known as the Affordable Care Act. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit struck down the individual mandate without a tax penalty as unconstitutional. It sent the case back to the District Court to determine if the mandate can be “severed” from the rest of the law and to consider whether a ruling should be limited to just the plaintiff states or apply to all states.
- Written by American Cancer Society
Atlanta, Georgia - The American Cancer Society (ACS) is widening its opportunities for participants in 2020 through the DetermiNation Endurance Series with the addition of events throughout the country. The DetermiNation Endurance Series provides the opportunity to fundraise for ACS while participating in healthy and active lifestyle activities.
- Written by FBI
Seattle, Washington - Swerving to avoid a deer. Tripping over a dog and falling down the stairs. Losing control on a dark road and hitting another car. These all seem like strokes of bad luck.
- Written by IVN
New York - Eric Dreiband, Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights, Geoffrey S. Berman, the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and William F. Sweeney Jr., the Assistant Director-in-Charge of the New York Office of the FBI, announced Monday that Grafton Thomas has been charged with five counts of obstructing the free exercise of religion in an attempt to kill, a federal hate crime, related to his machete attack during Shabbat and Hanukkah observances at a Rabbi’s home in Monsey, New York, on the night of December 28, 2019.
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