How to Avoid the Soon-To-Be Number One Killer

How to Avoid the Soon-To-Be Number One Killer

LOMA LINDA, CALIFORNIA — The death rate from heart disease has been dropping for the past few decades, and it will soon be overtaken by the malady that’s now the second-biggest killer in the United States: cancer. While I’m grateful for the medical community’s cancer treatment innovations, increased prevention measures and improved screenings, make

ADRA Awards ACS $50,000 to Help Wildfire Survivors in California

ADRA Awards ACS $50,000 to Help Wildfire Survivors in California

SILVER SPRING, MD – The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) has announced it will provide financial support totaling $50,000 to the Adventist Community Services (ACS) who has been coordinating efforts to help survivors of Butte County, California recover from deadly wildfires, which started on November 8 and later contained on November 2

Loma Linda University Health Hospitals Receive Recognition for Top Quality

Loma Linda University Health Hospitals Receive Recognition for Top Quality

LOMA LINDA, CALIFORNIA — Highlighting its nationally recognized achievements in patient safety and quality, Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital was named a Top Children’s Hospital for the second year in a row, and Loma Linda University Medical Center – East Campus received its inaugural recognition as a Top Teaching Hospital by The Leapfrog G

Ellsworth Wareham, “Blue Zone” Pioneer and Cardiologist, Passes to His Rest at 104

Ellsworth Wareham, “Blue Zone” Pioneer and Cardiologist, Passes to His Rest at 104

LOMA LINDA, CALIFORNIA — Ellsworth Wareham, M.D., known at the end of his life as much for his vegan-supported longevity as his distinguished surgical career that included the first open-heart surgeries in many countries, died Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018, at the age of 104. An ebullient and active centenarian, Wareham — a 1942 surgical graduate of Loma

The Twins, the Tower, and the Truth

The Twins, the Tower, and the Truth

The Twins In late November 2018, a Chinese researcher claimed that he helped make the world’s first genetically edited babies — twin girls born in November 2018 whose DNA, he said, he altered with a powerful new tool called CRISPR-cas9, capable of rewriting the very blueprint of life.[1]   Most of the scientific community, who do what he does,

Unprecedented Numbers of Migrants and Refugees Means New Religious Freedom Challenges, Say Scholars

Unprecedented Numbers of Migrants and Refugees Means New Religious Freedom Challenges, Say Scholars

SILVER SPRINGS, MARYLAND — As the number of migrants and refugees worldwide continues to surge, a panel of scholars convened last month by the International Religious Liberty Association (IRLA) says more must be done to deal with related religious freedom challenges. The IRLA’s 19thMeeting of Experts, held in Cordoba, Spain, brought together renown

Unprecedented Adventist Military Veterans Program Recognizes Exemplary Service, Remembers the Fallen

Unprecedented Adventist Military Veterans Program Recognizes Exemplary Service, Remembers the Fallen

COLUMBIA, MARYLAND — The North American Division (NAD) Adventist Chaplaincy Ministries (ACM) hosted its first ever ceremony in honor of Veterans Day entitled, “You Are Not Forgotten: A Salute to Veterans” on Saturday, November 10. We have gathered. We who have served, and those of you who endured while we served, have come today to recognize those

Perinatal smoking Cessation Program Awarded $24,900 Grant from March of Dimes

Perinatal smoking Cessation Program Awarded $24,900 Grant from March of Dimes

LOMA LINDA, CALIFORNIA — Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital has been awarded a grant from March of Dimes to support it’s Comprehensive Tobacco Treatment Program (CTTP), helping continue the fight in San Bernardino County against the use of tobacco products during pregnancy. “We are pleased to have received this grant,” said  Truphosa Otianga

Adventist Church Helps Secure Asylum Status for Iranian Student in the U.S.

Adventist Church Helps Secure Asylum Status for Iranian Student in the U.S.

COLUMBIA, MARYLAND — An asylum claim submitted by the Seventh-day Adventist Church on behalf of an Iranian student who converted to Adventism in the United States was recently granted, ending a four-year process. "It's important for members to know the Church takes issues of religious discrimination seriously,” said Todd McFarland, associate genera