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Section: In The News - posted in 2016

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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 ...
Donate Life Ceremony
Nov 3, 2016
St. Joseph Hospital's Kidney Center Transplant team hosts annual Donate Life Rose Dedication Ceremony for kidney transplant recipients and their donors. Roses from the event will be placed on OneLegacy's 2017 Donate Life Rose Parade float.
The Greatest Gift
Nov 3, 2016
The Greatest Gift Los Angeles sheriff’s Deputy Sgt. Lyle Raymond and his wife, Christin, were among several donor families who told their stories Wednesday during a rose dedication ceremony for the Donate Life Rose Parade float at St. Joseph Hospital in Orange. ...
Pregnancy Shockers
Nov 1, 2016
Heartburn? Normal. Sudden aversions? They happen. We asked new moms to spill the truths that expecting moms rarely expect. Click here to read the article.
Compliance with Breast Cancer Post-Therapy Surveillance
Nov 1, 2016
Compliance with Breast Cancer Post-Therapy Surveillance A study measures compliance rates of patients with state and federal safety-net funding BY MELISSA CARANDANG, MD; WESLEY BABARAN, MD; LAWRENCE WAGMAN, MD; LIANNE NACPIL, MPH, CTR; TIMOTEA LARA, RN, MSN, NP-C; NORMA CASTRO; AND SHANNIN GREENE IN BRIEF ...
Babies and Toddlers Dress Up for Halloween
Oct 26, 2016
NBC Channel 4 News stopped by St. Joseph Hospital's annual Fall Festival led by Diane Golden, RN, at the Mother Baby Assessment Center. Parents dressed their babies and toddlers in Halloween costumes for the event. Each week, new parents meet in ...
Balance of power shifts with Merck’s Keytruda first-line therapy approval in lung cancer
Oct 25, 2016
Merck’s immunotherapy drug Keytruda can now be sold as a first-line therapy for certain metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients — an industry-first that once again shifts the balance of power in the anti-PD-L1 therapy duel. ...
Obesity Solution: Bariatric Surgery
Sep 16, 2016
Obesity Solution: Bariatric Surgery The Health Benefits of Surgery Can Be Life-Saving, But Cautions Exist For some people who are obese, diet changes or increased exercise just do not result in enough weight loss to make a difference to their health or sense of well-being. But ...
Cancer Prevention
Sep 14, 2016
Dr. Lawrence Wagman speaks with Angels Weekly Host Alex Curry about the importance of cancer prevention.
Treating Breast Cancer Without Chemotherapy
Sep 8, 2016
Treating Breast Cancer Without Chemotherapy Written by Ann Pietrangelo | Published on September 8, 2016 ​ Researchers are getting closer to identifying women who can safely skip chemotherapy as a treatment for breast cancer. Some women with early stage breast cancer are at such low risk for ...
Man Becomes First Orange County Recipient of Pill-Sized Pacemaker
Aug 31, 2016
Man Becomes First Orange County Recipient of Pill-Sized Pacemaker ORANGE, Calif. (KABC) -- A new tiny pacemaker packs a lot of power and it's only about the size of a pill. Unlike traditional pacemakers, the MICRA Transcatheter Pacing System from Medtronic is implanted inside the heart. Billy Kimberly, 84, was ...
Orange County to Open Short-term Psychiatric Crisis Centers
Aug 29, 2016
Orange County plans to open two crisis centers for people experiencing acute mental health symptoms that should shorten wait times for treatment. The state of California awarded $3 million to Orange County to open the crisis stabilization units. The ...
What No One is Telling You About BMS’ Opdivo Immunotherapy Trial Failure
Aug 24, 2016
By ARUNDHATI PARMAR The coverage that followed the Aug. 5 news of the failed trial of the much-heralded Opdivo (nivolumab) immuno-therapy drug from Bristol-Myers Squibb has focused on everything but the actual strategy that Big Pharma is employing to ...
County to Get First Emergency Centers for Psych Patients, Unburdening Hospitals
Aug 23, 2016
County to Get First Emergency Centers for Psych Patients, Unburdening Hospitals Orange County is set to get its first emergency medical centers dedicated to treating people who suffer sudden psychiatric episodes, addressing a void that critics say long has burdened local hospitals and left mentally ill patients with inadequate ...
Does Testosterone Give Female Athletes a "Manly" Edge?
Aug 22, 2016
Caster Semenya's 800-meter gold medal in Rio is stirring debate over what it means to be a female athlete K. Aleisha Fetters When Caster Semenya took to the 800-meter start line on Saturday, she did it in a uniform that was clearly different from ...
West Nile, Zika Concerns
Aug 3, 2016
Dr. Ray Casciari speaks with ABC7 News about the West Nile Virus in Orange County and preventive steps you can take to protect yourself and loved ones against it and the Zika Virus.
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