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5 Tips for Parents on Helping Your Child/Adolescent Avoid Injury in Sports

Playing a sport can teach your child the importance of teamwork, perseverance and discipline. It gives them a positive outlet that often continues year-round. But any sport can lead to injury and with the level of play more intense than ever, it is important to know how to protect your child’s growing body from injury.  … Continued

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10 Experts: Best Ways to Improve Your Health Now

Eating Michael L. Chang, family medicine physician with MemorialCare Medical Group in Laguna Hills “Heart disease or heart ailments are what we pass away from most in America. So the biggest way to prevent that, in my opinion, is a healthy diet. And I hate to say the word ‘diet,’ but it’s all about a … Continued

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3 Things Mike Trout Reminds Us About the Importance of Physical Therapy

Angels center fielder and 10-time MLB all-star Mike Trout is contending with a rare back condition, costovertebral dysfunction. While his condition is unusual, back pain is one of the most common complaints doctors hear. Luckily for Trout (and most other people with back pain), physical therapy is an effective way to maintain a person’s mobility, … Continued

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The Dark Side of Sunny Days

  Hey, cool it! On a hot day, sometimes even the body’s own cooling system (sweat) is not enough to bring temperatures down. If that’s the case, you run the risk of heat exhaustion or even its potentially deadly successor heat stroke. How can you tell the difference between heat exhaustion and heat stroke – … Continued

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Hoag Unveils Innovation Center, and Telehealth App

Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian has launched a new health center and mobile app that will allow patients to receive the same care, whether they’re at home, in the doctor’s office or on the go. The On Demand Care and Innovation Center, which opened in late March, totals 12,200 square feet at 4699 Jamboree Road in Newport Beach, … Continued

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Patients are the Heart of Hoag’s Success

Guest Letter from Patty Huang, M.D., Chief of Staff When people think of outstanding world-class hospitals, most envision attributes such as excellent patient outcomes, cutting-edge technology, pioneering medical research, exceptional physicians and dedicated nurses. Renowned health care institutions such as the Cleveland Clinic, Cedars-Sinai, UCLA, or the Mayo Clinic come to mind as hospitals that demonstrate … Continued

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Tips for Better Sleep During the Holidays

The holidays are a wonderful time of year, but between festive gatherings, last minute shopping, and family visits – it can be the busiest time of year as well. To ensure you have the happiest season of all, it’s important not to underestimate the importance of sleep. Research shows time and again that sleep protects … Continued

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