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2011-04-14 09:00:00

ATLANTA, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- It's National Pecan Month and there's new evidence to suggest eating just a handful each day may help protect your heart. Findings from a research study, conducted at Loma Linda University in California, suggest pecans boost antioxidant levels in the body. This boost likely contributed to a drop in unhealthy cholesterol levels in the people who participated in the study. Testing conducted after the participants had eaten pecans showed that a...

2011-04-13 21:50:00

Loma Linda University study suggests metabolic syndrome is significantly less prevalent in vegetarians Vegetarians experience a 36 percent lower prevalence of metabolic syndrome than non-vegetarians, suggests new research from Loma Linda University published in the journal Diabetes Care. Because metabolic syndrome can be a precursor to heart disease, diabetes, and stroke, the findings indicate vegetarians may be at lower risk of developing these conditions. Metabolic syndrome is defined as...

2011-04-04 17:03:00

SANTA ANA, Calif., April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Grubb & Ellis Healthcare REIT II, Inc. today announced that it has acquired St. Anthony North Medical Office Building, a 60,000-square-foot multi-tenant medical facility on the campus of St. Anthony North Hospital in the Denver suburb of Westminster. In a separate transaction, the REIT announced that it has also acquired Loma Linda Pediatric Specialty Hospital, a 34,000-square-foot pediatric care center in the Los Angeles suburb of Loma...

2011-04-01 09:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LifeSpan medicine is excited to announce the launch of the LifeSpan Healthy Kids Program. There is nothing more important to a lifespan of health than a good start. Who would not want to have a better, healthier childhood for their kids than they themselves had? LifeSpan medicine now offers an opportunity for parents and kids to grow and develop to full potential. LifeSpan Healthy Kids Program is an integrative, pediatric medicine...

2011-03-19 00:00:29

University commended on their achievement during the three-day assessment, during which time they received accreditation for the maximum amount of time. Loma Linda, CA (Vocus/PRWEB) March 17, 2011 Loma Linda University, a leader in health and science education in the nation and home of the only operational medical school in the Inland Empire, has received renewal of its accreditation from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) for the maximum amount of time"”10 years....

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2011-02-25 08:28:20

New research from Loma Linda University published in the Journal of Nutrition A new research study from Loma Linda University (LLU) demonstrates that naturally occurring antioxidants in pecans may help contribute to heart health and disease prevention; the results were published in the January 2011 issue of The Journal of Nutrition. Pecans contain different forms of the antioxidant vitamin E"”known as tocopherols, plus numerous phenolic substances, many of them with antioxidant...

2011-02-03 11:31:00

LOMA LINDA, Calif., Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new research study from Loma Linda University (LLU) demonstrates that naturally occurring antioxidants in pecans may help contribute to heart health and disease prevention; the results are published in the January 2011 issue of The Journal of Nutrition. Pecans contain different forms of the antioxidant vitamin E--known as tocopherols, plus numerous phenolic substances, many of them with antioxidant abilities. The nuts are especially rich...

2010-10-27 07:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Masimo (Nasdaq: MASI) announced today that over 20 new clinical studies showcasing Masimo noninvasive patient monitoring technologies were presented last week at the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) Annual Meeting in San Diego, California. The largest gathering of anesthesiologists in the world, the ASA Annual Meeting provides an important platform for previewing the latest in medical developments and clinical research to...

2010-05-17 08:00:00

FRESNO, Calif., May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- A new nut and blood lipid study published on May 10, 2010, in Archives of Internal Medicine, led by Dr. Joan Sabate and colleagues at Loma Linda University (Loma Linda, Calif.), confirms that eating nuts, like pistachios, have a total and LDL (bad)-cholesterol-lowering effect, supporting the evidence that regular nut consumption can lower the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100517/CG05310) (Photo:...

2009-11-06 11:11:00

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- This Sunday, November 8, 2009, 1,100 brand new bikes will be presented to 4th grade students who were nominated by their school teachers for being outstanding role models in their classrooms. The ceremony will be held at the Arrowhead Credit Union Stadium in San Bernardino at 1 p.m. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091007/LA89260LOGO) The bike donations are part of the 8th Annual Stater Bros. Charities Kfroggers 4 Kids...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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