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Millones de personas han tenido un encuentro con el cáncer en sus vidas. Ya sea a causa de un diagnóstico personal o en un ser querido, con frecuencia hombres y mujeres se preguntan si se puede o se pudiera hacer algo para evitar que el cáncer los afecte....
Nine and a half years ago El Centro resident Melissa Rodriguez was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, but she fought and ultimately survived a disease that kills thousands every year. “It was scary,” Rodriguez said. When she was...
By IMPERIAL VALLEY PRESS STAFF WRITERThe Imperial Valley American Cancer Society will be hosting a wine tasting and art show Thursday in El Centro. The first annual event will take place from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the El Sol Center, 2299 West Adams Ave, El Centro. Must be 21 years old to...
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Imperial Valley Press Staff WriterIn 2010, Imperial County’s 177,000 residents had only one infectious disease specialist, one pulmonary specialist and one neurosurgeon. “One of the main issues in the Valley has been a shortage of doctors,” said Dr. Vachaspathi...
Morbid obesity has done a lifetime of damage to my body in 37 relatively low-impact years. This becomes abundantly clear as I continue to try to strip away three decades of poor eating habits that followed me from childhood to adulthood, as I traded an...
The bushier my eyebrows and earlobes get, the more I am inclined to write columns like this: Do you ever wonder why people make such a big fuss about parking 30 feet closer to a store? There are plenty of places a 15-second walk back in the parking lot,...
LONDON -- An international panel of experts says cellphones are possibly carcinogenic to humans after reviewing details from dozens of published studies. The statement was issued in Lyon, France, on Tuesday by the International Agency for Research on...
Imperial Valley Press Staff WriterParents and students came from all directions to the Imperial County Public Health Department on Tuesday to receive the required Tdap, or whooping cough, vaccine in order to legally attend school next fall. The special clinic was held in hopes of helping...
Imperial Valley Press Staff WriterAll hospitals in California have been linked to a statewide emergency communication system in order to share information quickly and securely during a disaster, announced the state Public Health Department on Thursday. The 435 acute care hospitals are...
Imperial Valley PressHOLTVILLE — Purple streamers decorated Holt Park on Saturday morning as more than 100 children danced, played musical chairs and got their faces painted to support the fight against cancer. The first Relay Play Day in the Valley was held before the...
Imperial Valley Press Staff WriterImperial County is among 19 counties whose three-year average teen birth rate was significantly higher than the statewide average, according to statistics released by the California Department of Public Health. The county’s teen birth rate...
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Sun-SentinelSept. 18: Envelopes containing letters and granular substances are sent to NBC News in New York and the New York Post. Both are mailed from Trenton, N.J. Sept. 22: Editorial page assistant at New York Post who opens letters to the editor notices...
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