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      • Hoag Hospital Foundation
        • 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.
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        • 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...
      • Vovan
        • 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...
      • Michael Brant Zawadzki BZ 130
        • 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.
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        • 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.
      • Karen Herold 130
        • 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 ...
      • WomensPavilion Sunset 130
        • 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...
      • Neurosciences Institute 130
        • 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.
      • HOI 130
        • 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.
      • Michael Ricks 130
        • 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.
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        • 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.
      • DrJanuaryLopez 130
        • 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...
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        • 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.
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        • 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...
      • Hoag Hospital Foundation
        • 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...

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    • Patient Stories
    • Amy Osborn did not realize how much her health issues had affected her life. But a month after being seen by renowned epileptologist David Millett, M.D., she got an inkling.

    • ​Amy Osborn, Newport Beach, CA
    • Patient Stories
    • Samantha Estock was just 12-years-old when the seizures began. Sometimes they’d come in rapid succession – as many as three per minute. Sometimes she’d get as many as 200 seizures in one day.

    • ​Samantha Estock, Westminster, CA
    • Patient Stories
    • Undergoing treatment for melanoma is far from a “positive experience,” but those are the first words David Hartshorne uses when he discusses the care he received at Hoag.

      David Hartshorne, Irvine, CA

    • Patient Stories
    • Last year, the retired schoolteacher’s aortic valve became so narrowed, that Barbara Keene would become profoundly short of breath with walking and would pass out frequently.

      Barbara Keene, Orange County, CA
      Heart & Vascular
    • Patient Stories
    • Bill Murdock is not sure of the exact number of times the doctors at Hoag saved his life, but he knows it is several, and he is grateful.

    • Bill Murdock, Orange County, CA
      Heart & Vascular
    • Patient Stories
    • ​She stared at the slice of pepperoni pizza sitting on her coffee table.

      It was exciting to order it, exciting to think about tasting the salty cheese and sweet sauce, but Sarah had not had pizza, her favorite food, in more than a year.

    • Sarah, Orange County, California
      Esophageal Cancer
    • Patient Stories
    • ​Nancy Kanoudi had a plan.

      When it came to pregnancy and labor, the 32-year-old knew very well that sometimes things just don’t go according to plan, but she and her husband drafted one anyway.

      Kanoudi wanted to experience

    • Nancy Kanoudi, Costa Mesa, California
      Women's Health
    • Patient Stories
    • ​At the two-year mark, she celebrated. C.A.Nichols bought a pink dress, drank a pink-hued glass of wine and ate a pink cupcake.

      Part of her wishes she would have never had to meet the group of Hoag surgeons, oncologists and radiologists she calls “The Dream Team,” but all of her is thankful that she found this tremendous team that helped her fight the breast cancer that was moving aggressively through her body.

      C.A.Nichols learned she had high-grade invasive breast cancer in August 2012. When she heard the words, she said she couldn’t speak or even cry. She was like a dear in head lights. “I sat next to my mother and looked ahead,” she said . “For an hour, I sat there.”

      C.A.Nichols didn’t know where to start, but she knew she wanted the best. A dear family friend and renowned cancer specialist told her to find Dr. Melvin J. Silverstein at Hoag. “He told me, ‘If you can hunt him down, he is the man,’” C.A.Nichols said.

      C.A.Nichols calls Dr. Silverstein “my god,” as he would become the ringleader of her Dream Team. On their first meeting, they talked for two hours, mapping a plan to treat her cancer. “He was just so lovely with my

    • C.A. Nichols, Orange County, California

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