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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...

2014-01-06 23:04:19

The 3-day conference will focus on lifestyle medicine and the built environment as it relates to children Loma Linda, CA (PRWEB) January 06, 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. HPHC, presented by Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital (LLUCH), will be held March 3-5, 2014 on the Loma Linda...

2013-12-23 23:01:47

The new space marks the first expansion of the ED since 1967. Loma Linda, CA (PRWEB) December 23, 2013 Loma Linda University Medical Center (LLUMC) opened a new unit in the emergency department (ED) on Wednesday, Dec. 18, marking the first expansion of the ED since 1967. A highly organized team orchestrated the final culmination of years of planning and moved patients into the new space that morning. The positivity surrounding the new unit was apparent on the faces of the physicians and...

2013-11-25 23:22:10

Loma Linda University alum aims to end the negative trends in the media impacting children and young adults while emphasizing the importance of education, especially for girls. Boston, MA & Loma Linda, CA (PRWEB) November 25, 2013 Digital media in the 21st century has had and continues to have an intense impact on how girls and young women view themselves physically and behaviorally and can ultimately affect the opportunities they will have and the choices they will make in life. Loma...

2013-11-22 23:02:34

The non-profit Children’s Obesity Fund and its cofounders Dr. Michael Omidi and Julian Omidi are pleased to cosponsor the Fall Community Day at Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital. The November 14, 2013 event benefited the young patients of the hospital, providing fun activities and games to reintroduce joy into their lives and distract them from their illness. (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 On a quarterly basis, Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital hosts a Community Day for...

2013-10-24 23:03:01

LLU Cancer Center Highlighted throughout The Game; Interactive Event Encouraged Fan Participation Anaheim, CA (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 National Hockey League team, the Anaheim Ducks, teamed up with Loma Linda University Health in the fight against cancer. As part of a month-long, league-wide initiative, the Ducks celebrated Hockey Fights Cancer (HFC) Night to raise awareness for Loma Linda University Cancer Center on Sunday, Oct. 20. The interactive evening encouraged fan participation in...

2013-10-04 23:04:05

Funds raised will go towards new sleeper beds on the hematology/oncology unit at the hospital. Loma Linda, Ca (PRWEB) October 04, 2013 Parents and families of patients at Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital (LLUCH) can sleep a little better—literally—now, thanks to Inland Women Fighting Cancer and Stater Bros. Charities. These groups presented the hospital with a check for $10,000 on Tuesday, Oct. 1. The funds, which were raised at the 5th Annual Believe Walk on Oct. 7, 2012,...

2013-10-03 23:03:31

A 1957 Lincoln Continental Mark II earned the highest bid of all the classic cars at the event, but a young patient captured the hearts of event goers. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 A gorgeous, 1957 Lincoln Continental Mark II sold for $700,000 at Barrett Jackson, The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions™ on Sept 26 at the Las Vegas auction. Not only did the classic car earn the highest bid at the event, but all proceeds from the sale will go to Loma Linda University...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.