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April, 2024

  • 13 April

    U.S. Obesity Crisis Deepens Amid Societal Pressure for Thinness

    -Editorial Americans are getting fatter: one-third of US residents are considered overweight by traditional Body Mass Index standards. And 2 out of 5 adults are obese. About 20 percent of children are overweight or obese. The rise in weight comes amid a culture mandating thinness, as new weight loss drugs …

March, 2024

  • 18 March

    California Department of Public Health Launches Take on Alzheimer’s Campaign

    -Editorial In a proactive move to address the impending rise in Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementia (ADRDs), the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) unveiled its comprehensive Take on Alzheimer’s campaign today. The initiative aims to educate and create awareness among all Californians about healthy brain practices, distinguish between aging …

February, 2024

May, 2023

  • 25 May

    Social Media and Its Impact on Youth Mental Health

    -Editorial In a recent Surgeon General’s Advisory, United States Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy shed light on the concerning connection between social media and the mental health crisis among children and teenagers. While social media platforms offer certain benefits, there is mounting evidence suggesting that they also pose risks to …

  • 8 May

    Imperial County Supervisors Demand Unity from The Three Local Medical Districts

    -Editorial As Imperial Valley residents await what will be the future of the two hospitals going forward, the Imperial County Board of Supervisors asked the three major medical districts to work together and set aside their differences.  The Board of Supervisors met on May 2nd to hear a presentation by …

  • 3 May

    WHO launches policy on preventing and addressing sexual misconduct

    -Editorial The World Health Organization today launched its Policy on Preventing and Addressing Sexual Misconduct which places the victims and survivors at its core, sets strict standards of zero tolerance, and stresses that there can be “no excuse” for sexual misconduct. The new policy replaces a 2017 policy, which investigations and …

February, 2023

  • 23 February

    Health Fair Teaches People How to Take Care of Their Heart

    –Editorial With the mission of inspiring people to take care of their health and especially their hearts, the Calexico Wellness Center hosted a health fair at the Calexico Women’s Improvement Club where the community was able to hear informational presentations and talk to different health agencies.  “Every year we do …

May, 2022

  • 31 May

    Only 20.5% Of California Teens Exercise Daily, 9th Lowest in the U.S.

    -Editorial Regular exercise is critical to young people’s physical and mental health. The CDC recommends that children aged six to 17 should participate in moderate-to-vigorous physical activity for at least 60 minutes per day. This level of activity is correlated with not only greater fitness and a lower risk of …

April, 2022

  • 18 April

    What is intravenous therapy serum?

    By: Dr. Elton Gomez, Regenerative Medicine Specialist Our body is a wonderful machine, the product of millions of years of evolution, however, like all machines, it requires certain elements to function correctly, or at least as efficiently as possible, unfortunately, our organic systems require many nutrients, trace elements and vitamins …

October, 2021

  • 9 October

    Paint and Wine Brings People Together to Spread Breast Cancer Awareness

    -Editorial It was an evening that combined women, wine, paint, and good music as the artistic talent of those present at the third annual Women’s Health and Paint Night at the Community Education Center at Imperial Valley Mall on Oct. 7. Breast Cancer Awareness Month also referred to in the …