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2014-03-17 23:01:24

"I'm Possible, Making the Impossible Possible" raises $635,000 through auction, sponsorships and other donations. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 The Citizen’s Business Ban Arena was filled with vibrance, hope and enthusiasm along with approximately 2,000 guests during the 21st Annual Foundation Gala and Benefit Concert, “I’m Possible, Making the Impossible Possible,” for Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital (LLUCH) on Thursday, March 13. $635,000 was...

2014-03-13 23:04:14

Nearly 300 public health professionals participated in the three-day event featuring keynotes, Jeff Speck and Richard Louv. LOMA LINDA, CA (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 Loma Linda University School of Public Health (LLUSPH) hosted the annual conference, Healthy People in Healthy Communities March 3-5. The conference theme this year put a spotlight on children’s health in the community, bringing together a multidisciplinary group of nearly 300 academic professionals, policy leaders, educators,...

2014-02-26 23:20:37

Data looks at multiple race/ethnicity categories and covers a wide spectrum of socio-demographic characteristics. Loma Linda, CA (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 A new study out of Loma Linda University (LLU) provides binge drinking population estimates for California adults by gender and detailed race/ethnicity categories. The study was published online on Feb. 12, 2014 in “The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse.” Other research has shown that more than half of all alcohol consumed...

2014-02-24 23:23:08

Both speakers will offer insight into how we can create a better, more healthful world of community for our children. Loma Linda, CA (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Loma Linda University School of Public Health (LLUSPH) is hosting the first Healthy People in Healthy Communities (HPHC), a three-day conference focusing on lifestyle medicine and the built environment as it relates to kids. Award winning and bestselling authors, Richard Louv and Jeff Speck, have been confirmed as the two keynote...

2014-02-18 08:31:16

Former Intermountain Healthcare Leader and Loma Linda University Researcher Brings Decades of Quality Improvement Expertise to Company SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Catalyst, the leader in healthcare data warehousing and analytics, today announced the appointment of Bryan Oshiro, MD as chief medical officer. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140217/MM66628LOGO) Dr. Oshiro, currently an Associate Professor at Loma Linda University School of...

2014-02-06 23:01:12

Funds raised at the event will help Loma Linda University Children's Hospital ‘make the impossible possible.' Loma Linda, Ca (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 The 21st Annual Foundation Gala benefiting Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital (LLUCH) is putting a new twist on a 20-year tradition, adding a benefit concert and celebrity guests to the program! Thirteen-year-old superstar, Jackie Evancho, will headline the themed event, “I’m Possible: Making the Impossible...

2014-01-31 23:03:51

A San Bernardino, Calif., jury awarded damages of $1.5 million against the medical director of Loma Linda University Medical Center Transplant Institute, Dr. Michael DeVera, for defaming and damaging the reputation of one of his transplant surgeons in Roozorkh v. DeVera, et. al. (San Bernardino Case No. CIVD 1111210) announced Schonbrun DeSimone Seplow Harris & Hoffman LLP. San Bernardino, CA (PRWEB) January 31, 2014 A San Bernardino jury awarded damages of $1.5 million against the...

2014-01-20 08:23:05

13th annual fundraiser benefitting Loma Linda University Children's Hospital began November 1st; every guest who makes a donation of $1.00 receives 20% off their entire order of $10.00 or more RIVERSIDE, Calif., Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, January 14, 2014, Farmer Boys presented a check to Loma Linda University Children's Hospital in the amount of $42,133.63. The Farmer Boys 13th Annual in-store Fundraiser began November 1st - November 30th where every Farmer Boys...

2014-01-10 23:01:33

Media Mogul Partnered with Loma Linda University to Bring Western Medicine to the the Zhejiang Province in the People's Republic of China Loma Linda, CA (PRWEB) January 10, 2014 Most of the world may remember Sir Run Run Shaw as a media mogul or the man who brought Kung Fu to the big screen. Loma Linda University Health (LLUH), however, remembers him in his passing as a philanthropist and humanitarian in the world of health care. It is because of his benevolence that Sir Run Run Shaw...

2014-01-08 08:28:27

Loma Linda University Study Explores the Relationship between Avocado Consumption, Satiety and Blood Sugar IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New research published in the November issue of Nutrition Journal reports adding one-half of a fresh avocado to a lunch may have helped healthy, overweight people feel more satisfied and reduced their desire to eat following a meal. The study was funded by the Hass Avocado Board. The pilot study, "A Randomized 3x3 Crossover Study to...


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  • A spider.
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