Holidays at a glance: Independence Day

By Tere Siqueira Observed on July 4, Independence Day is celebrated across America with fireworks displays, parades, concerts and casual family gatherings to mark the anniversary of the Second Continental Congress adopting the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776.Here are a few other facts you might not know about this annual holiday:*First celebrations: Philadelphia […]

Increase in type 2 diabetes found among young people

By Chara The rate of type 2 diabetes in children, teens and young adults has increased during the COVID-19 pandemic, the American Diabetes Association claims.“New data show that the incidence and acuity of type 2 diabetes in children increased significantly during the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic, with more pediatric patients hospitalized from March to […]

Carmona’s Creations offers personalized home decor

By Angie Baldelomar In 2020, before the pandemic hit, sisters Elizabeth and Linda Carmona decided to try a new endeavor: making personalized shirts for their families.“We never really thought of making it as a business; we kind of started showing off our work, and so by word of mouth, people would reach out to us […]