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How Much is More: Try 7

Patients who come through the program often say, “I know I should be eating more fruits and vegetables.” That tells me the health industry in the U.S. has been sending a clear message that Americans are not eating sufficient fruits and vegetables. So I ask back, “How much more should you be eating?” Rarely do … Read More

Blood Donation

Hoag Blood Donor Services Partners with Music Saves Lives

Hoag Blood Donor Services is excited to partner with Music Saves Lives and is an official MSL donation site for the 2014 Vans Warped Tour. Each donor who mentions the code MSL will receive a VIP upgrade voucher for the Vans Warped Tour concert at The Pomona Fairplex on June 20, 2014 or Sleep Train … Read More


Program Gives Cancer Patients Tools to Battle Despair, Depression

They found the cancer in Colleen Duffey’s liver 18 months ago, shortly after the birth of her second daughter. What they discovered next was even more chilling: It wasn’t liver cancer at all; it was breast cancer that had already spread. And just like that, a 32-year-old mother of two small children suddenly became a … Read More


Hail to the hearty: Presidential candidates have long faced health questions

The outrage was swift and resolute: Karl Rove had delivered a blow beyond the pale when he suggested – insinuated, hinted, alluded to, without actually saying it – that an aging Hillary Clinton might have brain damage. “Thirty days in the hospital?” Rove said during a conference in Los Angeles in May. “And when she … Read More


Hoag for Life | Spring 2014

For more than six decades, Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian has been the community’s beloved hospital and a destination for state-of-the-art sub-specialty medicine. This combination of world-class clinical excellence and close-knit neighborhood care has long distinguished us. This edition of Hoag for Life​ showcases how Hoag is building upon this tradition. Our commitment to excellence and … Read More

Featured News

Commentary: Genetic testing can be a useful indicator

Does ancestry determine disease risk? Can genetic testing really improve your health? Or does discovering a disease-causing mutation in your genome just give you something else to worry about? Those are the questions I confront every day in my genetics practice. When people ask me about the value of genetic testing, I tell them that … Read More

Featured News

2015 Toshiba Classic moves to the fall

?Newport Beach golf enthusiasts will need to wait a little longer to watch their favorite players in action at the Champions Tour’s Toshiba Classic. The 21st annual Toshiba Classic, which is traditionally held in March, won’t tee off until Oct. 19, 2015, at the Newport Beach Country Club, Hoag Charity Sports announced Thursday. Toshiba Classic’s … Read More

Heart & Vascular

Hoag gets advanced heart imaging system

Hoag Hospital has become one of 17 hospitals in the country — and just the second on the West Coast — to use a new 3D graphical display system to pinpoint the location of a patient’s heart arrhythmia, the hospital has announced. The Topera Rhythm View system, according to a news release, makes it more … Read More

Featured News

Hoag Orthopedic Credits Physician-Patient Interaction for Low Readmission Rates

?Physician-patient interaction and patient engagement prior to surgery have resulted in dramatically low readmission rates for hip and knee replacement surgeries at the Hoag Orthopedic Institute (HOI), according to Sopida Andronaco, RN, director of performance improvement and clinical outcomes at HOI. Andronaco told PNN that HOI physicians have been actively focusing on solving the problem … Read More

Executive Health

The Executive Posture

5 Ways Executives have Improved Posture:5-10 minutes of targeted stretching before bed. Movement meetings and breaks – walking and talking for one-on-one’s, hourly flight of stairs. Half and Half workouts– half mobility and half targeted strength. On-the-road yoga – online yoga memberships to practice in hotel rooms. Tennis ball foam rolling – can be done … Read More