Help free the O.C. of domestic violence
September 25, 2014
The now-infamous video of suspended Baltimore Raven’s running back Ray Rice beating his wife unconscious created a “shock and awe” reaction that has opened the public conversation about domestic ...
125 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Orthopedic Programs
September 22, 2014
Becker's Hospital Review named Hoag's Orthopedic Institute to its 2014 list of 125 hospitals and health systems with great orthopedic programs.
Newport Wine and Food Festival begins Friday
September 18, 2014
The Newport Beach Wine and Food Festival hopes to deliver first-rate cuisine and stimulating jazz. Best of all, foodies will have an opportunity to get up close to chefs such as Bravo’s “Top Chef...
Hoag Brings Bugs Bunny to Help Prevent Alzheimer's
September 17, 2014
In an effort to slow or prevent the development of dementia as a person ages studies have shown that engaging in intellectual pursuits and expressing creativity can help.
Chuck Jones knew creativity could unlock the mind
September 15, 2014
Mom might have told you that cartoons will rot your brain, but Chuck Jones knew otherwise. The creator of the Road Runner, Wile E. Coyote, Marvin Martian and so many other Looney Tunes pals, Jon...
Hoag hires Dr. Robert Louis to Head Pituitary Program
September 15, 2014
Hoag Hospital Memorial Presbyterian’s Neuroscience Institute and Hoag Family Cancer Institute are introducing a program to treat pituitary gland tumors.
Considering surgery? Some healthcare providers offer warranties
September 14, 2014
When Carolyn Rondou needed knee replacement surgery in 2012, she decided to have the procedure done at Hoag Orthopedic Institute in Irvine, even though there were several hospitals closer to her ...
'Go Purple' campaign will light up O.C.
September 13, 2014
If you notice more purple than usual around Orange County, you might be seeing part of the “Go Purple” campaign, designed to bring awareness to the issue of Alzheimer’s disease.
Irvine Co., St. Joseph Hoag Health bringing health clinics inside apartment complexes
September 11, 2014
In the latest move toward providing medical care outside of traditional settings, 5,000 apartment dwellers in the Village and Park apartment communities at the Irvine Spectrum Center soon will be...
More than fun and games
September 10, 2014
The Hoag Neurosciences Institute's Orange County Vital Brain Aging Program and the Chuck Jones Center for Creativity will join for an Alzheimer's prevention event from 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 19 at the...
Hoag Recruits Neurosurgeon, Adds Obstetrics Emergency Department
September 10, 2014
Hoag Neurosciences Institute and Hoag Family Cancer Institute has recruited Robert G. Louis, M.D., from the John Wayne Cancer Institute in Santa Monica to become the only fellowship trained skull...
Newport Beach First in OC to Have Obstetrics ED
September 5, 2014
Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian became the first Orange County hospital to have a dedicated Emergency Department for expectant mothers when it debuted a four-room Obstetrics Emergency Departm...
Shop with Your Doc
September 3, 2014
St. Joseph Hoag Health doctors and nutritionists will be visiting three OC Ralphs and Food4Less markets on September 9-10 to give shoppers tours around the stores, answer parents’ questions about...
New Ratings Tool Nerdwallet Puts Hoag Orthopedic at Top of List
September 1, 2014
A new online tool by nerdwallet.com put Hoag Orthopedic Institute (HOI) at the top of the list for hip and knee procedures. Nerdwallet evaluates hospitals using a different algorithm to process d...
Headed to the beach for Labor Day? Stay safe with Project Wipeout
August 27, 2014
The very last days of summer are upon us, and as people try to eek out one last (or first) trip to the beach for the season, lifeguards are prepared for huge surf and large crowds.