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Cancer

Commentary: Listen to what your heartburn may be telling you

If reaching for an antacid following a meal has become a form of dessert for you, it may be time to reevaluate that burning sensation in your chest. While occasional heartburn is nothing to be alarmed about, especially after a particularly spicy or fatty meal, persistent heartburn may signal a more serious problem. April marks … Read More

Cancer

Taylor Swift Reveals Mom Was Diagnosed with Cancer

Taylor Swift revealed on Thursday that her mom has been diagnosed with cancer. Swift posted the news on Tumblr, saying “This is something my family and I thought you should know about now.” The 25-year-old singer said she had asked her mother to get a check-up at the doctor’s office as her Christmas gift. “There … Read More

Women's Health

Program makes it easier to discuss female health issues

For women experiencing painful intercourse, incontinence or other pelvic floor disorders, physical rehabilitation can be life-changing. But few women feel comfortable discussing intimate issues in the same physical therapy setting as patients recovering from strokes or car accidents. With a sole focus on these sensitive conditions, Womanology, a well-respected pelvic-floor specialty clinic, has provided integrated, … Read More

Articles

Hoag Names First Muzzy Family Fellow in Oncoplastic Breast Surgery

Sadia Khan, D.O., training with Melvin J. Silverstein, M.D. to learn the latest techniques in oncoplastic breast conservation surgery NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., March 27, 2015 – Hoag announced that Dr. Sadia Khan is the first recipient of the Muzzy Family Endowed Fellowship in Oncoplastic Breast Surgery. The Muzzy Family generously donated $1 million to establish … Read More

Heart & Vascular

Hoag Takes Cardiac Care to Heart With New Center

Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian is boosting its heart care offerings with an eye toward keeping patients in Orange County. The hospital’s Newport Beach campus will open the new William and Nancy Thompson Cardiovascular Center on March 23. “We’re pretty excited about it. It’s really going to be the first truly integrated cardiac center in Orange … Read More

Heart & Vascular

Monitored exercise program can save life, limb

This is the time of year when everyone takes a hard look in the mirror (or at the scale) and promises, “I’m going to begin exercising.” One of the easiest ways to begin is simply by putting one foot in front of the other. Research has shown that the benefits of walking or engaging in … Read More

Diabetes Center

Donor Spotlight – Panera Bread partners with Hoag to support the Mary & Dick Allen Diabetes Center

On February 25, 2015 Hoag Hospital Foundation was presented with a $25,000 gift from Panera Bread to support the Mary & Dick Allen Diabetes Center at Hoag which provides comprehensive services for those with, or at risk for diabetes, regardless of their ability to pay. Mary and Dick Allen, long time generous supporters of Hoag, … Read More

Diabetes Center

Soaring with Freedom & Control

The Mary & Dick Allen Diabetes Center and CHOC Children’s Hospital realize that teens and young adults have different needs than children and require efficient processes when transitioning to managing their diabetes. Our cooperating teams work together to provide you: freedom & control in living a healthy life as you enter adulthood continuation of excellent … Read More

Diabetes Center

Hoag Helps Women with Diabetes Make Motherhood a Sweet Success

‘Eating for two’ means eating twice as carefully Overcoming any challenge is rewarding. For women who prevail over the challenge of diabetic pregnancy, the reward is particularly Sweet Success. Diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at the age of 10, Lindsay Lawrence has faced down incredible obstacles to achieve amazing results: Told playing sports would be … Read More

Diabetes Center

Top Doc, Daniel Nadeau, M.D., Answers Your Diabetes Questions

What do you believe is the most important change to make to your daily diet to prevent type 2 diabetes? Dr. Nadeau points to large studies at the Harvard School of Public Health: Type 2 diabetes used to be called adult onset diabetes, and is striking people at younger and younger ages with rates skyrocketing … Read More