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Going smoke-free in O.C. takes effort
As a physician with the Hoag Medical Group in Irvine, I see many educated people who smoke but don't like to admit it.
How Crossing Your Legs Hurts Your Heart
You eat well, you exercise, and you even get the right amount of sleep (most nights, anyway; no one's perfect). But chances are, you've got some other little habits that are costing you in the health department—without you even knowing.
Discovery of Woman's Heart Disease Likely Saved Husband's Life
As Davis met with Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian cardiologist Dr. Subbarao Myla in Newport Beach, answering vital health questions, it was discovered that she had 90 percent blockage in one artery and an aneurysm that required a two-vessel bypass.
Q&A Healthcare - Nurse Shortage
The shortage of registered nurses was one of the hottest topics in the Orange County and California healthcare sector in the late 1990s and early to mid-2000s.
Hoag Orthopedic Aims for Transparency, Engagement
Hoag Orthopedic Institute, an Irvine-based specialty hospital, looks up to a role model for the type of healthcare it strives to provide.
Hoag to accept Blue Shield PPO
Those who selected Blue Shield of California PPO plans through Covered California will soon be covered for treatment at Hoag Hospital.
Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian to Launch Neurosurgery Spine Program
The neurosurgery spine program will offer a team approach to evaluating patients and it will include physical therapists, pain management specialists, neurologists, neurosurgeons and a dedicated nurse navigator.
Use new tools against diabetes
New technology and treatments offer new hope for people with type 1 or type 2 diabetes: Insulin pump innovations give type 1 patients more control and freedom, and medication advances offer people with type 2 diabetes improved weight loss and glucose control.
Advice for hospital visitors with the flu: Please stay home
To prevent a bad flu season from becoming worse, some Orange County health providers have put in place several restrictions in recent weeks, most of them common-sense requests of visitors who might unknowingly spread the virus
Where and how to have a baby in Orange County
Orange County cities rank among the best in the nation for new mom and baby care. Hoag is one of the top providers for high quality maternal and newborn care.
Spark of Innovation: Dan Nadeau
My book, “The Color Code, A Revolutionary Eating Plan for Optimum Health,” is about the health benefits of brightly colored fruits and vegetables.
Hoag treats minds as well as bodies
For nearly 16 years, Hoag Mental Health Center has helped several thousand low-income and underserved people cope with stress, depression, anxiety and loss – often for free. But it's likely you had no idea.
Hoag, USC partner for cancer care
Years ago, cancer treatment consisted of a few doctors’ visits with recommendations for a limited number of treatment options.
Hoag plans new outpatient facility in Irvine
A new outpatient facility will open by Hoag Hospital Irvine on Sand Canyon Avenue in late 2015.
Watch for red flags of blood-clot threats
A young patient recently came to see me after nearly losing her life to a preventable condition that she didn't even know she had.