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Healthy Habits for Lifelong Running: Why kids should keep running.

It’s a challenge these days to get kids off their video game consoles and get them to slip on their sneakers to take a run – outside – yes, where trees and fresh air reside. But running for kids is just as popular as it is for adults because of its accessibility, affordability and those … Read More
Published On: May 29, 2024

Navigating Mental Health During the Perinatal Period

Everyone needs help at different times in their life. Bringing a child into the world is a profound journey, but through the joy and anticipation, many mothers silently struggle with mental health challenges before, during and after pregnancy, which is also known as the perinatal period. Hoag’s Maternal Mental Health Program is a collaboration between … Read More
Published On: May 29, 2024

When to Consult a Specialist for Skin Cancer Concerns

As summer approaches, thoughts often turn to sun, sand and surf. While it’s essential to remember to protect your skin from harmful UV rays with sunscreen and other precautions, it’s equally crucial to monitor your skin health and seek professional advice when needed. “Detecting melanoma early greatly improves the outcome and prognosis for one of … Read More
Published On: May 20, 2024

Navigating Back Pain: A Comprehensive Approach

Back pain can be more than just a nuisance; it can significantly impact your quality of life and daily functionality. But how do you know if your pain is serious enough to warrant a call to a specialist? “Luckily about 98% of the time, little more is needed than time and rest. Pulling your back … Read More
Published On: May 17, 2024

Guarding Your Gut: Preventing GERD and Esophageal Cancer

Those who suffer from Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), know that it’s more than just an inconvenience; it’s a painful and life altering condition. GERD can also lead to serious complications, including esophageal cancer. Understanding the importance of preventive measures is key to maintaining your digestive health. “GERD can be caused by a hiatal hernia and … Read More
Published On: April 24, 2024

Advancing Breast Health: The Evolution of Breast Imaging

One of the best proactive measures you can take for your breast health is to empower yourself with knowledge. Understand your personal breast health and schedule your mammograms annually. Annual mammograms remain the gold standard for detecting breast cancer. The goal of a screening mammogram is to find cancer at an early stage when treatment … Read More
Published On: April 22, 2024

Infertility: What to Expect When Faced With the Unexpected

Infertility affects women of all reproductive ages and people creating families at different life stages with varied backgrounds. It can feel like a lonely road, filled with unexpected twists and turns. Whether you are just beginning your family building journey or have been on this path for some time, know that you are not alone. … Read More
Published On: April 22, 2024

Maximizing Performance: Sports Nutrition Tips for Young Athletes

As the title sponsor of the Hoag Classic and Hoag OC Marathon, and the official health care partner of the Los Angeles Chargers and the World Surf League in California, Hoag has long been committed to promoting exercise and a healthy lifestyle for athletes. Our latest partnership with the Orange County Soccer Club reinforces that … Read More
Published On: April 19, 2024

Glucose Sensing Beyond Diabetes: A Tool for Smart Health?

In today’s fast-paced world, prioritizing health has become more important than ever. Whether you’re managing a chronic condition or simply striving for overall wellness, having access to advanced health monitoring tools can make all the difference. Enter the Stelo by Dexcom, the first FDA approved Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM) that can be purchased over the … Read More
Published On: April 15, 2024
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