Irvine Man Meets Paramedics Who Helped Save His Life
April 2, 2015
Tania Salem feared the worst when her husband and father of their newborn baby girl collapsed at their home in Irvine and stopped breathing. She called the experience "terrifying."
Program makes it easier to discuss female health issues
April 2, 2015
For women experiencing painful intercourse, incontinence or other pelvic floor disorders, physical rehabilitation can be life-changing. But few women feel comfortable discussing intimate issues i...
Cautious optimism urged in new peanut allergy research
March 27, 2015
For years, parents have heeded this advice from their pediatricians: Avoid feeding peanuts to infants in order to decrease their risk of developing a peanut allergy.
When to go to an Urgent Care Versus the Emergency Room
March 13, 2015
Where do you take your child for care when she’s got a fever and it’s a Friday night at 7 p.m.? Five years ago, many people would go to a hospital’s emergency room to care for fevers, coughs and ...
Hoag Takes Cardiac Care to Heart With New Center
March 10, 2015
Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian is boosting its heart care offerings with an eye toward keeping patients in Orange County.
Hoag Presbyterian Again Receives ANCC’s Magnet Recognition for Excellence in Nursing
March 9, 2015
Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian has again attained Magnet recognition as part of the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program.
Monitored exercise program can save life, limb
March 3, 2015
This is the time of year when everyone takes a hard look in the mirror (or at the scale) and promises, "I'm going to begin exercising."
The key to Hoag Orthopedic Institute's success — Now a Harvard Business Case
March 2, 2015
Hoag Orthopedic Institute is a partnership between Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian and physician owners designed to provide specialized orthopedic care in a quality setting for lower costs.
Monitoring kids' online behavior could save their lives
February 23, 2015
Just last year, a 12-year-old male cheerleader in Northern California decided he had had enough of the taunts and bullying that had tormented him for years, and he took his own life.
Local Couple First U.S. Patients to Receive Leadless Pacemaker
February 20, 2015
A couple are the first patients to be implanted with a leadless kind of pacemaker that may revolutionize the way heart disease is treated.
Moment for Health: Will an Aspirin a Day Keep Heart Attacks Away?
February 17, 2015
I look at a crowd of people and imagine all the skin, organs, arteries and every piece of the human body gone except for the heart.
Commentary: Embracing child birth as 'part of nature'
February 13, 2015
Early in my career as an obstetrician, I was rigid in my thinking about the "right" way to deliver a baby. Over the years, my view has evolved.
Personalized medicine offers huge promise
February 6, 2015
In the State of the Union address, President Obama emphasized the importance of medical treatments tailored to genetic and other characteristics of individual patients, otherwise known as person...
Orange County hospital reaching across the miles to deliver a life-saving shipment to Uganda
February 3, 2015
Sometime this month, workers will prepare a shipping container to be filled with X-ray and ultrasound machines along with hospital beds. Destination? Uganda.
Hoag’s Vital Brain Program Awarded Grant for Online CME Courses in Cognitive Health
February 2, 2015
Physicians in Orange County will soon have more resources to manage their patients’ cognitive health. Hoag Neurosciences Institute’s Orange County Vital Brain Aging Program has been awarded a gra...