Loma Linda, CA (PRWEB) September 09, 2013
Noted health experts will give health updates and tips to community members at the Second annual Loma Linda Health Symposium, presented by Loma Linda University Health Drayson Center Preventive Care Clinic.
The symposium, no cost and open to the public, is set for 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday (Sept. 14) at Loma Linda University Church, 11125 Campus Street, Loma Linda, Calif. 92354.
The presenters are: Dr. Michael Orlich, who will speak on vegetarian diets and colon cancer prevention; Dr. Jerry Lee, who will discuss the connection between spirituality and health; and Dr. Ryan Sinclair, who will talk about the importance of water for health.
“The main goal of this symposium is to bring information from experts and researchers who will talk to the public in an open forum about health issues that ordinary people can fully understand,” said Dr. Hildemar Dos Santos, director of the Loma Linda University Health Drayson Center Preventive Care Clinic.
“Our speakers will discuss everything from how to prevent colon cancer, which is the second most common cause of death by cancer for both men and women, to the connection between prayers and health. This is a unique and free opportunity that members of the community would not want to miss,” he said.
The Second annual Loma Linda Health Symposium is sponsored by: Loma Linda University School of Public Health; Loma Linda University Health Drayson Center Preventive Care Clinic and Loma Linda University Church.
About Loma Linda University Health (LLUH)
Loma Linda University Health includes Loma Linda University's eight professional schools, Loma Linda University Medical Center's six hospitals and more than 900 faculty physicians located in the Inland Empire of Southern California. Established in 1905, LLUH is a global leader in education, research and clinical care. It offers over 100 academic programs and provides quality health care to 40,000 inpatients and 1.5 million outpatients each year. A Seventh-day Adventist organization, LLUH is a faith-based health system with a mission "to continue the teaching and healing ministry of Jesus Christ."