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2013-04-15 23:01:16

Select specialties receive recognition that is a national designation given to medical facilities that have demonstrated expertise in delivering quality specialty care. LOMA LINDA, CA (PRWEB) April 15, 2013 Blue Shield of California has named Loma Linda University Medical Center (LLUMC) a Blue Distinction Center for Spine Surgery® and a Blue Distinction Center+ for Knee and Hip Replacement®. Blue Distinction Centers for Specialty Care® program is a national designation awarded...

2012-05-28 23:02:54

Respected broadcast journalist Joan Lunden had an emotional homecoming of sorts on Sunday, May 27, as she addressed the 2012 graduates of Loma Linda University School of Medicine, the same institution where her late father graduated 75 years ago. Loma Linda, CA (PRWEB) May 27, 2012 Respected broadcast journalist Joan Lunden had an emotional homecoming of sorts on Sunday, May 27, as she addressed the 2012 graduates of Loma Linda University School of Medicine, the same institution where her...

2011-09-21 07:00:00

Everyday people use the internet to search for useful information. Robert S. Parminter, DDS is reaching out to patients with an intuitive, patient-interactive website. Whittier, CA (PRWEB) September 21, 2011 Family dentist, Robert Parminter, DDS has announced the launch of a new, patient-focused website created by dental website design leader, ProSites, Inc. Dr. Parminterâs practice is utilizing the website to educate the community on the importance of oral health. The website...

2011-08-02 13:09:28

High consumption of these foods may decrease risk for colorectal cancer, says Loma Linda University Eating legumes at least three times a week and brown rice at least once a week was linked to a reduced risk of colon polyps by 33 percent and 40 percent respectively, according to Loma Linda University research recently published in Nutrition and Cancer. High consumption of cooked green vegetables and dried fruit was also associated with greater protection, the study shows. "Eating these foods...

2011-06-28 12:36:37

Black church members report better physical and mental quality of life than general population Health disparities between black Americans and the rest of the nation have been well-documented in medical journals. But one study shows that blacks who identify as members of the Seventh-day Adventist Church actually report a better quality of life than the average American. Researchers point to certain lifestyle behaviors as a possible explanation for the difference. The research was conducted at...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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