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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...

2013-09-25 23:26:23

The academic medical institution positions itself as a leader in health, well-being and wholeness through clinical care, academia and research. Loma Linda, Ca (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 Loma Linda University Health (LLUH) has launched a national branding campaign highlighting not just the patients it serves, but its students, faculty, physicians and staff. The branding and advertising campaign positions LLUH as the leader in health, well-being and wholeness through clinical care, academia...

2013-09-19 23:02:26

9-year-old cancer patient encourages radio listeners to donate to the hospital during the two day Radiothon. Rancho Cucamonga, CA (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 The 12th annual Stater Bros. Charities K-Froggers for Kids Radiothon on Sept. 11 and 12, to most, was an opportunity to raise funds for Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital (LLUCH). But for 9-year-old Aubrey Gaines it was a chance to get out of the house and show everyone how important the fundraiser was to her and her friends...

2013-09-15 23:04:03

Understanding Essential Tremor: The Diagnosis Process and Treatment Options Lenexa, KS (PRWEB) September 15, 2013 The International Essential Tremor Foundation (IETF) will host a free seminar in Loma Linda, Calif. on the life-altering neurological condition called essential tremor (ET). The seminar will take place on Friday, September 27, 2013 at the Centennial Complex - Chen Fong Conference Center, located at 24760 Stewart Street in Loma Linda, Calif. The program will run from 1:30 -...

2013-08-29 23:18:57

Hospital is the first and only in the Murrieta area to offer this service, granted on August 20, 2013. Murrieta, CA (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 Loma Linda University Medical Center-Murrieta (LLUMC-M) has received accreditation from the County of Riverside, Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Agency, as a designated STEMI Receiving Center—the first and only hospital in the Murrieta area with a designation of this kind. This designation brings to Murrieta and the surrounding community...

2013-08-21 23:02:25

Six months after the deadly shootout in Big Bear, Calif. shootout, Dep. Collins and his wife show their appreciation to the medical team who has been treating him ever since. San Bernardino, CA (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 San Bernardino County Sheriff Deputy Alex Collins and his wife Lila recognized a team of physicians and nurses from Loma Linda University Medical Center during the captain’s meeting at the Sheriff’s Department on Wednesday, August 7. Sheriff John McMahon along with the...

2013-08-12 23:17:36

Top sponsors lining up, exhibition sold out and registrations set record pace as American College of Lifestyle Medicine gears up for annual conference. Portland, OR (PRWEB) August 12, 2013 The American College of Lifestyle Medicine's (ACLM) annual conference series is proving to be the premier event for anyone interested in natural, root cause approaches to health care. Based on sponsors in place to date, exhibitors planning to be on hand and attendee registration that is far...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'