Hoag addresses changes in health care with massive fundraising campaign
October 1, 2015
Hoag Hospital has begun the public phase of a $627 million fundraising campaign for projects and programs that officials said will touch every aspect of patient care.
Hoag Irvine Celebrates 5 Year Anniversary with City
September 24, 2015
The City of Irvine is arguably the most dynamic community in Orange County. With top-tier schools and high-tech companies, Irvine reverberates with an energy that reaches every corner of the city...
Death in disguise: A broad campaign targets sepsis, which often mimics minor ills
September 22, 2015
When he started feeling sick one Sunday last year, Stan Tkaczyk “was mad at myself” for not getting a flu shot. It wasn’t until weeks later – after he got severe shakes and called paramedics, aft...
Labeling drug addiction a choice is intellectually dishonest
September 4, 2015
In recent mainstream articles, addiction has been portrayed as a habit or a choice, instead of what it truly is – namely, a chronic, treatable brain disease.
Hoag opens on-site rehab facility in Newport Beach
August 26, 2015
Hoag Hospital has opened a 21-bed residential substance abuse treatment center in Newport Beach, the first in California to be located on an acute-care hospital campus.
Proposed breast screenings may put women at risk
August 25, 2015
There is much we know about breast cancer. We know that 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with the disease in her lifetime. We know that mammograms can detect cancer in its earliest stages and that ...
643 babies set a one-month birth records in July at Hoag
August 24, 2015
In July, the labor and delivery unit of Newport Beach's Hoag Hospital was a busy place. It was so packed, in fact, that Hoag officials say last month broke a record for babies born in a one-month...
Commentary: Summer's end doesn't have to mean school stress begins
August 12, 2015
When you're a kid, summer means long sunny days, fun outings and flexible schedules. No one wants to give up those delights.
Original Mouseketeer Undergoes Knee Surgery, Performs at Disneyland
July 30, 2015
Sherry Alberoni was 9-years-old when she became an original Mouseketeer for the Mickey Mouse Club.
Hoag Hospital names new executive
July 23, 2015
Hoag Hospital of Newport Beach recently named Michael Ricks as executive vice president and chief operating officer.
How a battery-operated spoon allows O.C. woman with Parkinson's disease to eat with confidence
July 22, 2015
Pat Ferguson’s hand quaked as she raised her spoon from her soup bowl, but despite her unsteady grip she had no fear of splattering her pristine white jacket during a lunch out.
Saving women from breast cancer is paramount, so let's talk about better tools
July 20, 2015
Over half a century after the introduction of modern-day mammography, the screening controversy seems stronger than ever. Heated debates are centered on determining the effects of mammograms on b...
Making the surf safe
July 15, 2015
As a longtime lifeguard, Scott Underhill has watched over the water since the '70s. He knows how a pleasant day at the beach can turn into the worst day of a beachgoer's life.
How to keep senior citizens safe behind the wheel
July 11, 2015
For many, especially seniors in our community, nothing defines independence more than the ability to drive. The freedom to run errands at-will, visit doctors or meet friends for lunch is importan...
Circle 1000 raises funds, hope for cancer fight
June 26, 2015
In the world of nonprofit gatherings, inspiration is often key to the fundraising tally. Maybe even more significant is the inspiration that binds people, not just for the cause, but as community...