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Emergency Rooms Brace for Surge in Patients on St. Patrick’s Day
Mar 17, 2017
Hospital emergency rooms are bracing for a possible surge in patients on Friday because of St. Patrick's Day. Chris Wolfe reports from Orange for the KTLA 5 News at 3 on March 17, 2017. Video link: ...
Dr. Ray Casciari Discusses Colorectal Cancer with Tim Conway Jr.
Mar 14, 2017
Dr. Raymond Casciari discusses the risk factors, symptoms and diagnostic screening guidelines for colorectal cancer with Tim Conway Jr.
Hospital volunteers unlock deep mysteries with dying patients
Mar 12, 2017
Hospital volunteers unlock deep mysteries with dying patients There is life and death and the in-between. It is the in-between where hospital volunteers such as Edie Bennett and David Wynn make sure that no one dies alone. Over nearly a decade of volunteering at St. Joseph Hospital of Orange, Bennett and Wynn ...
Preventive care must remain a priority
Mar 11, 2017
The current administration’s proposed repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act is on the minds of a lot of women in Orange County. Politics aside, every day in my office patients ask me questions about what the future holds for women ...
ST. JOSEPH HOSPITAL’S KIDNEY TRANSPLANT CENTER HONORED
Mar 9, 2017
ST. JOSEPH HOSPITAL’S KIDNEY TRANSPLANT CENTER HONORED FACILITY RECEIVED HIGHEST RANKING FROM SCIENTIFIC REGISTRY OF TRANSPLANT RECIPIENTS St. Joseph Hospital’s Kidney Transplant Center is the only kidney transplant program in Orange County and one of just four in California to earn the highest ...
Cancer Vaccine Unlikely… But Do We Need One?
Mar 8, 2017
The genetic diversity between individual tumors makes it difficult to develop a universal cancer vaccine, but there are a lot of alternative treatments. There’s a simple reason a universal cancer vaccine will probably never be developed. There ...
Hospitals donate cafeteria food to fight hunger in Southern California
Feb 27, 2017
The list is growing of local hospital providers who are donating surplus cafeteria food to groups working to feed the hungry. Seven Kaiser Permanente hospitals in Orange and Los Angeles counties - the Anaheim, Irvine, Downey, Los Angeles, South Bay, ...
St. Joseph's Angels
Feb 22, 2017
St. Joseph's Angels St. Joseph Hospital in Orange traces its history through the daring of Catholic sisters. By JONATHAN WINSLOW STAFF WRITER PHOTO: KYUSUNG GONG, STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER St. Joseph Hospital in Orange, the picture of a modern hospital, has a history unknown ...
Limiting Tumors and Infections Instead of Killing Them
Feb 9, 2017
Drug resistance is a problem when treating infections and cancer. Sometimes the solution is to contain instead of destroy infectious organisms and cancer cells. When you have a serious infection or cancer, it’s natural to want it destroyed as ...
Orange County Homeless Deaths Hit All-time High
Feb 3, 2017
Orange County Homeless Deaths Hit All-time High The deaths are so common they’re routine. Sean, 47, drank himself to death on a bus stop bench in Anaheim. Bruce, 63, collapsed and died on a freeway off ramp from heart disease and an untreated seizure disorder. Zachary, 28, overdosed on ...
Santa Ana Construction Worker Raises Awareness of Male Breast Cancer
Feb 1, 2017
ORANGE, Calif. (KABC) - It's often viewed as a woman's disease, but the American Cancer Society says about 2,500 men are diagnosed with breast cancer each year and about 500 die. One Santa Ana construction worker wants men to wake up to the ...
The Clear Thing About China’s Smog
Jan 13, 2017
The air pollution that plagues Beijing and other cities worldwide can have short-term and long-term health consequences. Beijing's air pollution makes for a well-rounded sensory experience: There's the sight of the brown haze rolling into the ...
How To Avoid Loo Breaks During A Race
Jan 11, 2017
Ease stomach troubles and make that portable loo trip a thing of the past. Sometimes, the only thing standing between you and a new PB is that pesky mid-race toilet break. And even if it’s not a full-on sprint to the bathroom, maybe the ...
Once Discouraged, Wives Donating Kidneys to Husbands Now Preferred Option; Examples to Be Displayed on ‘Donate Life’ Float
Jan 1, 2017
Once Discouraged, Wives Donating Kidneys to Husbands Now Preferred Option; Examples to Be Displayed on ‘Donate Life’ Float More and more, husbands owe their lives to their wives — literally. That’s because what used to be the uncommon exception in kidney donation has become the more common, even preferred, ideal. Evidence of that will be on display on the ...
The Best Seat on a Plane for Every Need
Dec 22, 2016
The Best Seat on a Plane for Every Need Spoiler alert: Bulkhead seats and exit rows shouldn't always be your top choice. Better legroom If you want to stretch out, you’ll have more space to spread in the exit row, which are roomier to allow people to get in and out in case of an ...
Mary's Kitchen offers homeless warm food, goodies for the longest night
Dec 22, 2016
Mary's Kitchen offers homeless warm food, goodies for the longest night ORANGE -- On a rainy Wednesday, 200 homeless people took temporary shelter under tarps and waited in line for hot chicken soup, roast beef, pumpkin pie and more at Mary's Kitchen. Volunteer Mary Arciero has been a fixture at the nonprofit in ...
Orange Hospital Sends Babies Home in Christmas Stockings
Dec 18, 2016
A Christmas-time baby is already the greatest gift a family can receive. The newborns at St. Joseph Hospital in Orange bring an extra sprinkling of holiday cheer by going home swaddled in the Christmas spirit. For more than 40 years, the hospital has ...
Inexpensive Diabetes Drug May Be New Weapon in War on Cancer
Dec 14, 2016
Sometimes a drug intended for one purpose turns out to have other uses. Metformin, a treatment for type 2 diabetes, may prove effective in treating cancer. Researchers are a step closer to figuring out how metformin may help prevent cancer. Metformin ...
Partnership between St. Joseph Hospital and Waste Not OC makes use of excess food and identifies those in need
Dec 6, 2016
Partnership between St. Joseph Hospital and Waste Not OC makes use of excess food and identifies those in need Over the last two years, a partnership between St. Joseph Hospital in Orange and the Waste Not OC Coalition has been taking a symbiotic approach to ensuring locals don’t go hungry. Waste Not OC works with local institutions to collect surplus ...
Volunteers bring holiday joy to 'motel kids'
Dec 3, 2016
Volunteers bring holiday joy to 'motel kids' ORANGE – Some of the 100 or so children who packed the courtyard at one of St. Joseph Hospital’s campus buildings Saturday live with their families in motels or with their moms in a battered woman’s shelter. Some have a parent going ...
Give More to Get More
Dec 3, 2016
Dr. Raymond Casciari discussed St. Joseph Hospital Foundation's fundraising initiatives with Daniel Choi from KCAA Radio's Financial Wake Up Show. Click here to listen to the interivew.
Novel Agent Anchors Triplet Regimen in Ovarian Cancer Trial
Dec 1, 2016
A multipronged attack on the tumor vasculature network is at the heart of a recently launched clinical trial aimed at developing new therapeutic options for women with advanced, recurrent, platinum-resistant ovarian cancer. The novel agent ...
13 Everyday Habits That Are Aging You
Nov 29, 2016
13 Everyday Habits That Are Aging You Anti-aging tips Are you aging faster than your years? If you don't like what you see in the mirror, it may be time to evaluate some of your daily routines. The foods you eat and even the way you sleep can add years to your face and may shorten ...
Stevie sings for St. Joseph
Nov 28, 2016
Stevie sings for St. Joseph Seeing legendary Fleetwood Mac songstress Stevie Nicks rock out at City National Grove of Anaheim usually wouldn't be an occasion for black tie and designer gowns, but this late-October evening was unique: It was St. Joseph Hospital's annual ...
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