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Setting Boundaries with Teens: Sticking to “No”

Last winter, Tracy Jenkins begged her mother, Patty, for a new pair of Sorel winter boots. They were expensive, but Patty found a pair on sale and brought them home for her daughter, who was very excited to have them … for about three months. This year, Patty bought a pair of winter boots for … Read More

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100 Great Hospitals in America | 2016

Hoag was named to the list for the fourth year (2012, 2013, 2015 and 2016) for having a strong history of innovation, providing top-notch care to patients, leading clinical advancement with forward-thinking research or holding an irreplaceable spot in their communities. To view the full list from Becker's Hospital Review, please click here.

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Hoag Receives $7 Million Nursing Gift

Newport Beach philanthropists George and Julia Argyros on Thursday announced a $7 million gift to Hoag Hospital to pay for continuing education for nurses. The donation, which will be given over five years, will provide scholarships for nurses to improve their skills and take on expanded clinical roles, hospital officials said. “George and I are … Read More

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3-D printing could be the next frontier in patient care

Throughout history there have been certain advancements in medical care that have revolutionized the industry. Medical imaging is one of those advancements that has grown from a curiosity to an integral part of modern healthcare. Healthcare providers have come to rely heavily on the myriad of imaging techniques now available to not only aid them … Read More

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Running a marathon like OC's requires preparation

Spring marathon season is upon us, and the much-anticipated OC Marathon is Sunday. Many beginning runners are extending their mileage as part of their training runs in the hopes of earning the right to emblazon their bumpers with the ubiquitous “26.2” stickers. But if you haven't been preparing seriously for at least eight weeks prior … Read More

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Hoag Receives “Blue Distinction Center+” Designation

Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian, with campuses in Newport Beach and Irvine, said it received a “Blue Distinction Center+” designation by insurer Anthem Blue Cross’ Blue Distinction Centers for Cardiac Care program. The centers are nationally designated healthcare facilities shown to deliver improved patient safety and better health outcomes based on objective measures. To read the … Read More

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Early Stage Breast Cancer Does Need Treatment, Study Finds

Early stage breast cancers known as DCIS (ductal carcinoma in situ) should be treated with surgery, not a “wait-and-watch” approach, according to new research. Experts have debated whether to treat early DCIS or simply monitor it to see if it progresses. The new study suggests excision of DCIS — cancer confined to the milk ducts … Read More

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Overuse of antibiotics can lead to resistance, death

It's time we come clean about antibiotics. They are not the harmless miracle drugs the public and physicians think they are, they don't work for everything, and if we keep using them indiscriminately, they might not work when we really need them. Drug-resistant bacteria are on the rise because of the overuse and misuse of … Read More

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Hoag Urgent Care & Family Medicine Comes to Los Olivos Marketplace

Earlier this month, Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian opened its ninth urgent care facility in Orange County, Hoag Urgent Care & Family Medicine at Los Olivos Marketplace. Managed by Hoag Medical Group, Hoag Urgent Care & Family Medicine will be open 363 days a year, seven days a week, including evenings and weekends, treating urgent or … Read More

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How to safeguard yourself against colorectal cancer

This may sound familiar, but when it comes to preventing cancer, an ardent reminder is always a good thing. This month marks National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, so it is an opportune time for everyone to take a hard look at lifestyle, better understand risk factors and commit to being proactive in maintaining colorectal health. … Read More