Latest Seventh-day Adventist Church Stories

2012-02-01 20:00:00

Nation needs shift from ℠disease and illness to wellness and prevention,´ Benjamin says Orlando, Florida, United States (PRWEB) February 01, 2012 In a show of solidarity with hundreds of Seventh-day Adventist health professionals, health ministry leaders and pastors from North America this week, United States Surgeon General Regina Benjamin advocated a “holistic approach” to well-being. “If we really want to change and reform healthcare in this country, we need...

2011-08-10 15:54:00

PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Adventist Medical Center (AMC) is ranked as one of the top hospitals in the nation in terms of value. The hospital has again been recognized as a Community Value Five-Star® hospital based on a Community Value Index® (CVI) score. The annual independent assessment conducted by Cleverley Associates provides consumers a logical and meaningful evaluation of the United States hospital industry. "We are...

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
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.