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...
Women's health care at Hoag gets $5 million 'pot of gold' from Ueberroth family
June 16, 2015
Dr. Allyson Brooks has big ideas for improving women’s health care at Hoag Hospital. Until recently, she just wasn’t sure how she’d pay for the path to make them a reality.
Charity Spotlight: Gritty Up Fundraiser Nets $180,000 for John Wayne Cancer Foundation
June 12, 2015
GRIT Cycle has become known for giving back to the community, and on May 29 and 30, they did it in a big way with the second annual “Gritty Up” fundraising event to benefit the John Wayne Cancer ...
Moment for Health: The Art of Prostate Surgery with da Vinci Robot
June 12, 2015
The arm rotates and swivels with extreme dexterity to position itself just above the body. Another arm lowers gently into the abdomen while two other arms attached to a heavy metal body wait for ...
Commentary: Make sure your child is ready for the stressors of college
June 8, 2015
One of the most important things to remember about raising children is that you're really raising adults. As high school seniors decide where to attend college, parents are starting to realize th...
Local Focus: Hoag Doctor's Sports Radio Show Hits a Home Run
June 7, 2015
Here’s a question that even a first year medical student might not be able to answer: What organ of the body gets stronger the more you use it?
Take a moment this month to recognize nurses
May 29, 2015
This month we celebrated Nurses Week, a week devoted to honoring the people who are devoted to helping the rest of us. It may not be as big a holiday as Mother's Day or Father's Day, but by celeb...