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10 Experts: Best Ways to Improve Your Health Now

Eating Michael L. Chang, family medicine physician with MemorialCare Medical Group in Laguna Hills “Heart disease or heart ailments are what we pass away from most in America. So the biggest way to prevent that, in my opinion, is a healthy diet. And I hate to say the word ‘diet,’ but it’s all about a … Continued

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Hoag Compass: Healthcare that Empowers Moms

Finding a healthcare provider that you like and trust is one of the things that can impact your healthcare journey the most. We got to tour the new Hoag On-Demand Care and Innovation Center recently. We chatted with some of the healthcare providers and we are seriously impressed with how Hoag is intentionally empowering moms … Continued

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How to Keep Your Kids (and You) Healthy This Fall

School supplies, new clothes, and how do I keep my kids healthy. Those are some of the main topics running through my head as we head into a new school year. We wanted to get some expert advice, so we chatted with Dr. Anne Ray and got some tips! Dr. Ray is a Hoag Medical Group physician … Continued

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Dr. Adam Kanter Joins Hoag Specialty Clinic as Neurosurgery Chief

Adam Kanter, M.D., joined Newport Beach, Calif.-based Hoag Hospital as associate medical director of the Pickup Family Neurosciences Institute. Dr. Kanter is moving from the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, where he was chief of spine surgery and a tenured professor, according to an Aug. 3 news release. He is current chair of the American … Continued

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3 Things Mike Trout Reminds Us About the Importance of Physical Therapy

Angels center fielder and 10-time MLB all-star Mike Trout is contending with a rare back condition, costovertebral dysfunction. While his condition is unusual, back pain is one of the most common complaints doctors hear. Luckily for Trout (and most other people with back pain), physical therapy is an effective way to maintain a person’s mobility, … Continued

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The Dark Side of Sunny Days

  Hey, cool it! On a hot day, sometimes even the body’s own cooling system (sweat) is not enough to bring temperatures down. If that’s the case, you run the risk of heat exhaustion or even its potentially deadly successor heat stroke. How can you tell the difference between heat exhaustion and heat stroke – … Continued

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Hoag Recognized as Highest Ranked Hospital in Orange County for Top-Quality Care by U.S. News & World Report’s 2022-2023 Best Hospitals Rankings

Ranked #4 Hospital in Los Angeles Metro Area and #9 in California NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., July 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — For the sixth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report’s 2022-2023 Best Hospitals Rankings named Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian the highest ranked hospital in Orange County, the fourth-best hospital in the Los Angeles metro area and ninth-best in California. The rankings also included national rankings in … Continued

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Hoag Appoints Dr. Elizabeth Raskin as Surgical Director of Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program

Newport Beach, Calif.-based Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian has named colorectal surgeon Elizabeth Raskin, MD, as the new surgical director for the Margolis Family Inflammatory Bowel disease Program, part of the Hoag Digestive Institute.  Dr. Raskin has 20 years of experience in colon and rectal surgeries, performing robot-assisted surgeries and treating complex colorectal conditions with minimally invasive processes. … Continued

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Subaru Makes Donation to Hoag

On Wednesday, July 20, in partnership with The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), two local Subaru retailers donated 160 plush blankets and 25 arts & crafts kits to Hoag Family Cancer Institute patients in Newport Beach and Irvine. McKenna Subaru in Huntington Beach and Subaru Zone Office in Costa Mesa made these generous contributions as … Continued

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A Gastric Bypass Might Help Some People Bypass Cancer

In an exciting recent study, researchers found that for adults with obesity, weight loss through bariatric surgery lowered their risk of cancer by 35% and reduced their risk of cancer-related death by 43%. This was true of both gastric bypass and gastric sleeve surgeries, and the results were observed ten years after patients’ procedures. This is … Continued

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