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Experiencing Pain in Your Legs Without an Obvious Cause? Your Blood Vessels May be to Blame, But There’s Hope.

If you experience leg pain, your blood vessels may be the last thing on your mind, but the pain may be caused by issues with your circulation. “When and how you experience leg pain is a tell-tale sign of what is causing your pain,” said Antonio Covarrubias, M.D., a vascular and endovascular surgeon at Hoag’s … Read More
Published On: July 18, 2024

Your Essential Guide to Breast Health: The Importance of Mammograms for Dense Breasts and Implants

When it comes to breast health, knowledge is power. Understanding the benefits of mammograms is crucial, especially if you have dense breast tissue or breast implants. Here’s what you need to know about how these factors influence your screening and what steps the Hoag Breast Center may take to ensure your breast health. Why Mammograms … Read More
Published On: July 18, 2024

Feel Healthy Down to Your Bones

Bone health is crucial for overall well-being, yet many people are unaware of the silent process of bone density loss that occurs as we age. Understanding bone density and its impact on your health is vital to preventing conditions like osteoporosis. Here’s what you need to know about protecting your bones and ensuring a healthier … Read More
Published On: July 18, 2024

Crohn’s Patient – and New Mom – Puts Her Trust in Hoag

Teddi Lamons' inspiring journey to motherhood amidst her battle with severe ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease highlights the exceptional, patient-centered care at Hoag’s Digestive Health Institute. Guided by Dr. Hwang and Dr. Raskin, Teddi navigated her complex health challenges to safely welcome her daughter, Florence 'Flossie' Lamons, into the world. This heartfelt story underscores the importance of a multidisciplinary approach in managing high-risk pregnancies and chronic conditions.
Published On: July 17, 2024

Frequent Nighttime Urination: What You Need to Know

That midnight trek to the bathroom, and then another one an hour later? You’re not alone. Nearly half of all adults over 50 and one-third of people over 30 face this nightly disruption. But just because it’s common doesn’t mean it’s normal. Why Frequent Urination Happens Frequent nighttime urination, or nocturia, can indicate an underlying … Read More
Published On: July 17, 2024

Understanding Labor Induction: When and Why It’s Necessary

When considering inducing labor, it’s essential to understand the reasons behind it and the implications it may have for you and your baby. At Hoag, we prioritize your health and well-being, so let’s explore when inducing labor is necessary and when it might be best to wait. “Labor induction is the process of initiating contractions … Read More
Published On: July 17, 2024

Hoag Recognized as Highest Ranked Hospital in Orange County for Top-Quality Care by U.S. News & World Report’s 2024-2025 Best Hospitals Rankings

Newport Beach, CA (July 16, 2024) – For the eighth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report’s 2024-2025 Best Hospitals Rankings named Hoag the highest ranked hospital in Orange County, the fifth-best hospital in the Los Angeles metro area and 10th-best in California. The rankings also included national rankings in one specialty area and recognition … Read More
Published On: July 16, 2024

5 Tips for Teaching Sun Safety to Children

In sunny Southern California, our kids spend long summer days on the beach or by the pool. There’s no shortage of sunshine, but are your kids protecting their skin from the harsh sun’s rays? “Experts estimate that nearly 80% of one’s lifetime sun exposure occurs before age 20,” shared Dr. Steven Q. Wang, program director … Read More
Published On: July 10, 2024

Hoag Announced as Presenting Sponsor of USA Volleyball Cup

Newport Beach, CA (July 5, 2024) – Hoag is proud to announce today that it will be the Presenting Sponsor of the 2024 USA Volleyball Cup, further solidifying its dedication to empowering individuals and communities to achieve their highest potential in health and wellness. The USA Volleyball Cup brings elite teams to the United States … Read More
Published On: July 5, 2024

Celebrate Safely: Tips for a Fun and Injury-Free Fourth of July

As the Fourth of July approaches, many of us eagerly anticipate the festivities that come with it – from barbecues to fireworks displays. However, while we’re excited to celebrate, it’s crucial to keep safety in mind to ensure that our celebrations are memorable for all the right reasons. So, how to stay safe while having … Read More
Published On: July 1, 2024
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