| Jul 12, 2010
| 5:42 PM
IRVINE — Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian is known for providing high quality health care in Newport Beach.
Since Hoag Hospital's inception in 1952, it has quadrupled in size — from 75 to 498 beds — and has quickly become a leader...
| Aug 9, 2010
| 8:11 PM
Editor's note: This corrects the name of the RP-7's manufacturer.
IRVINE — Doctors know every second counts when a patient's life is on the line, but so far teleportation to get a doctor where he or she needs to be — fast — isn't an...
| Dec 23, 2010
| 2:19 PM
Miracle stories told during the Christmas season usually come packaged neatly with tidy endings that produce tears of happiness and smiles all around.
This one is different.
Though it's being told on Christmas Eve, this story set in Newport Beach is...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 1:08 PM
For Lisa Early, getting a mammogram at age 40 was just a casual thought, and she didn't follow through.
Years passed, and the thought became a whisper. Eventually it turned into a throbbing yell when she started seeing less than subtle signs from the...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 8:19 PM
After finding a lump in her breast, Laura Wells had to wait nearly six months before getting a confirmed diagnosis of cancer.
The 46-year-old Costa Mesa woman was uninsured and working part-time when she discovered the lump in 2007. She worked for...
| Feb 11, 2012
Dr. Jerome S. Tobis, a former professor and founding chairman of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at UC Irvine whose long career included a number of precedent-setting studies on physical therapy, cardiac rehabilitation and other...
| Feb 22, 2012
Roy J. Britten, a Caltech biologist who discovered that the mammalian genome includes large quantities of repetitive DNA sequences that do not serve as blueprints for genes, has died. He was 92.
Britten, who had pancreatic cancer, died Jan. 21 at his...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 3:20 PM
Laguna Beach accountant Jeffrey Ross was a fit 54 when a sudden pain in his abdomen caused him to pass out and sent him down a course of medical investigation that led to a diagnosis of pancreatic cancer, a 12-hour surgery, and a grim prognosis that he...