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Liver cancer is spreading with deadly intent

Posted on July 14, 2017 by missionadmin No Comments

U.S. News & World Report Lisa Esposito Jul 14th 2017 12:42PM It’s time to pay more attention to liver cancer. Even as breast-cancer, lung-cancer and other cancer fatalities continue to drop, liver cancer is now the fastest-rising cause of U.S. cancer deaths, a recent study shows. Since the mid-1980s, death rates from liver cancer have […]

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Java drinkers, rejoice: Coffee may help you live longer

Posted on July 11, 2017 by missionadmin No Comments

By TRISHA PASRICHA MD Jul 10, 2017, 6:29 PM ET If you ever felt that you needed coffee to survive, you may be on to something. Drinking coffee is linked to a decreased risk of death, according to two large studies published Monday in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine. One of the most widely […]

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Mission Springs Into Action

Posted on May 24, 2017 by missionadmin No Comments

May 23, 2017- A power line went down across the street from Mission Ambulance in an open field with over grown vegetation creating a dangerous electrical fire, which engulfed the lot, and putting three homes and the families who live in them into jeopardy. Mission Ambulance’s staff immediately went into action, taking charge and evacuating […]

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3 reasons to say no to e-cigarettes

Posted on June 19, 2015 by tclowdus

Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) are marketed as a safer alternative to traditional cigarettes and a way to manage nicotine cravings if you’re trying to quit. But here are 3 good reasons to give them a thumbs down. 1. Safety concerns After analyzing e-cigarette samples, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) found that some products contain […]

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RIVERSIDE COUNTY: Hospitals keep patients, ambulances waiting, survey finds

Posted on June 11, 2015 by tclowdus

County officials concerned with growing delays in transferring ambulance patients — which prevent paramedics from answering next call.   BY JEFF HORSEMAN / STAFF WRITER Published: June 9, 2015 Updated: June 10, 2015 2:38 p.m. Waiting for an ambulance can be excruciating. But the wait afterward for a hospital bed is often much longer. It’s […]

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Vast trove of Medicare data details how billions are spent

Posted on June 2, 2015 by tclowdus

RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Jun 1st 2015 6:13PM WASHINGTON (AP) — Joint replacement was the most common hospital procedure that Medicare paid for in 2013, accounting for nearly 450,000 inpatient admissions and $6.6 billion in payments. Among physicians, cancer specialists received the largest payments from Medicare, but much of their reimbursements went to cover the cost of […]

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RIVERSIDE: Lawsuits filed over city’s ambulance policy

Posted on April 9, 2015 by tclowdus

City and Symons Ambulance suing each other over whether company can do business without city permit. BY ALICIA ROBINSON / STAFF WRITER Published: April 7, 2015 Updated: 10:21 p.m.  ALICIA ROBINSON, STAFF PHOTO SUIT, COUNTERSUIT Riverside and Symons Ambulance are suing each other over whether the company can do business in the city. Here is a […]

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Mission Ambulance Is Poised For The City Of Riverside

Posted on February 10, 2015 by tclowdus

After many years of persistence and hardwork Mission Ambulance has prevailed to become a permitted Ambulance provider for the City of Riverside. We are proud to serve the City of Riverside.  Being a City of Riverside permitted ambulance provider allows us to service our contracted hospitals, facilities and provide additional ambulance transportation resources to the citizens in the City. […]

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RIVERSIDE: Two more ambulance companies approved

Posted on January 9, 2015 by tclowdus

BY ALICIA ROBINSON / STAFF WRITER Published: Jan. 7, 2015 3:09 p.m. Two companies seeking to provide non-emergency ambulance service in Riverside have passed the next-to-last hurdle to getting operating permits known as franchises. The Riverside City Council Mission on Tuesday voted to grant five-year franchises to Mission, and Cavalry ambulance companies that allow them to […]

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RIVERSIDE: Competition for ambulance service heats up

Posted on December 17, 2014 by tclowdus

BY ALICIA ROBINSON / STAFF WRITER Published: Dec. 16, 2014 Updated: 8:18 p.m. AMBULANCES ADDED Riverside council members have agreed to allow one, and potentially up to four, more companies to offer non-emergency ambulance service in the city, which has long been served solely by American Medical Response. Examples of non-emergency trips include moving patients […]

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