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Sep 17, 2014, 13:35 ET

Mission Hospital's State-of-the-Art Neuroscience & Spine Institute Offers World-Class, Integrated Care For Neurological And Spine Conditions

In response to growing community needs for comprehensive and compassionate care for neurological and spine disorders, Mission Hospital has...

Sep 15, 2014, 14:38 ET

St. Joseph Hoag Health, Irvine Company Make Staying Healthy as Easy as Stepping Outside Your Door

 Seeking to make health and wellness convenient to where people live and work, St. Joseph Hoag Health and the Irvine Company have come together...

Sep 09, 2014, 13:00 ET

Doctors Visit OC Supermarkets in Major Push to Combat Obesity and Improve Community Health; Residents Have Chance to "Shop with Your Doc"

St. Joseph Hoag Health and Ralphs joined forces today for a unique, free community health event where doctors and nutritionists visited the place...

Aug 04, 2014, 13:00 ET

CHOC Children's and St. Joseph Hoag Health Form an Accountable Care Organization

St. Joseph Hoag Health and CHOC Children's announced this morning that they will form an accountable care organization (ACO), bringing together...

Jul 28, 2014, 17:52 ET

Dignity Health St. Mary's Medical Center Honored with Quality Achievement Award for Stroke Care

 Dignity Health St. Mary's Medical Center announced today that it has received the Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Silver-Plus Quality...

Jun 24, 2014, 16:50 ET

St. Mary's Medical Center Receives Healthgrades' 2014 Women's Health Excellence Award

Dignity Health St. Mary's Medical Center has received the  2014 Women's Health Excellence Award™ from Healthgrades, the leading online...

Jun 24, 2014, 11:00 ET

Los Angeles Angels Of Anaheim Team Up With St. Joseph Health To Honor Cancer Survivors

St. Joseph Health and the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim will team up at tonight's Angels game to recognize Cancer Survivorship Day and honor those...

May 01, 2014, 16:22 ET

St. Mary's Receives Another "A" Grade for Hospital Safety

 St. Mary's Medical Center has received another "A" grade for hospital safety, the highest possible, in the latest Hospital Safety Score from...

Feb 20, 2014, 13:00 ET

Study probes effects of environmental chemicals on developing fetuses

 Do commonly used chemicals in the environment imprint our babies' DNA?  Can they be linked to premature birth, birth defects and...

Feb 18, 2014, 16:34 ET

St. Mary's Medical Center Grants Fund Programs at Four San Francisco Nonprofits

Dignity Health St. Mary's Medical Center has awarded $110,000 in grants to four San Francisco nonprofit organizations, including programs for...

Feb 04, 2014, 14:15 ET

St. Joseph Health System Confirms Data Security Incident

St. Joseph Health System (SJHS), a not-for-profit integrated Catholic health care delivery system, confirmed that between Monday, December 16 and...

Jan 07, 2014, 11:05 ET

Bold New Alliance Among Houston's Leading Health Care Providers to Transform Care Delivery in the Region

 Three of the region's leading medical institutions – Baylor College of Medicine, CHI St. Luke's Health and the Texas Heart®...

Dec 09, 2013, 08:30 ET
FluNada Homeopathic Throat & Nasal Spray.  (PRNewsFoto/STS Health)

New Cold and Flu Remedy: FluNada® Homeopathic Throat and Nasal Spray Now Available in Retail Pharmacies

 STS Health™ has announced the availability of FluNada® a non-prescription, homeopathic throat and nasal spray formulated to...

Aug 28, 2013, 15:00 ET

Born to be mild: Less-Invasive Surgery Markedly Eases Patients' Back Pain, Restores Mobility

Franciscan St. Francis Health physician among few certified to perform procedure It causes extreme pain, numbness, or tingling in the lower...

Jun 17, 2013, 13:51 ET

New drug proving effective in attacking advanced prostate cancer

Franciscan St. Francis Health Cancer Center today (June 17) is the first medical facility in Indiana to use a new drug to treat men with advanced...

May 31, 2013, 14:34 ET

Episcopal Diocese of Texas Finalizes Transfer of St. Luke's Episcopal Health System to Catholic Health Initiatives

 The Episcopal Diocese of Texas today transferred St. Luke's Episcopal Health System to Catholic Health Initiatives, the nation's...

May 07, 2013, 20:03 ET
Sedona resident Dawn Lay won $1 million in the Health & Wealth Raffle benefiting Barrow & St. Joseph's Hospital.  (PRNewsFoto/The Health & Wealth Raffle, benefiting Barrow & St. Joseph's)

Arizona has a new Millionaire

 The Health & Wealth Raffle, benefiting Barrow & St. Joseph's, awarded a total of $1,360,000 in Grand Prizes to three lucky Arizonans....

Apr 22, 2013, 13:18 ET

Patricia Maryland Promoted to President of Healthcare Operations and Chief Operating Officer for Ascension Health

 Patricia Maryland, Dr.PH, has been promoted to President of Healthcare Operations and Chief Operating Officer for Ascension Health, effective...

Apr 19, 2013, 14:56 ET

Episcopal Diocese Of Texas Approves Definitive Agreement For Transfer Of The St. Luke's Episcopal Health System To Catholic Health Initiatives

 The Episcopal Diocese of Texas approved today a Definitive Agreement for the transfer of St. Luke's Episcopal Health System to Catholic Health...

Apr 15, 2013, 11:52 ET

The Honorable Thomas Ridge To Receive Hance Award At St. Barnabas

Award presented during St. Barnabas' annual Founder's Day May 2  The Hance Award, St. Barnabas Health System's highest honor, named...