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2008-08-30 09:01:03

By Karen Holzmeister By Karen Holzmeister SAN LEANDRO -- San Leandro Hospital's days as a community-owned facility -- providing short-term patient care, surgeries and an emergency room -- may be coming to an end. A scenario is unfolding in which Sutter Health affiliate Eden Medical Center of Castro Valley may buy the 122-bed San Leandro Hospital for little or no cash over the next two years. Eden could leave San Leandro Hospital as a full-service hospital, scale back its operations or...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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