Karen

Karen

Karen Joy Walsh experienced complications during pregnancy that made her decision about where to give birth an easy one. As a nurse herself, she knew she wanted world-class care, so she chose Huntington Hospital’s Family Birth Center. “I knew I needed the best — and that’s Huntington,” says Karen. Early in her pregnancy, Karen developed […]

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Mark

Mark

After spending three weeks at Huntington Hospital battling a severe case of COVID-19 in June 2020, Mark Nestlehutt returned home — but he was still in bad shape. “I had headaches almost every day, and I was so fatigued,” Mark says. “I assumed it was just the virus working its way out of my system.” […]

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Robert

Robert

On a beautiful spring morning, Robert Murphy was riding his motorcycle on the Angeles Crest Highway, which runs through the San Gabriel Mountains. His memories of what came next are spotty. “Suddenly, I was on my back,” Robert recalls. “I heard concerned voices and the sound of a helicopter in the distance.” Robert had collided […]

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Gina

Gina

When Gina Imbrenda discovered a lump on her breast during a self-examination, she contacted her doctor immediately. She underwent an MRI at the Jim and Eleanor Randall Breast Center, which confirmed what she feared: It was breast cancer. For Gina, at the time an employee here, the choice of where she would go for treatment […]

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Williams Family

Williams Family

Yasmina Williams was three days shy of her due date when she woke up with labor pains. When her contractions intensified, her husband, Trevor, rushed her to the Family Birth Center at Huntington Hospital. “We chose to give birth at Huntington because it’s the best hospital,” Yasmina says. “Even if we lived further away, we […]

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Evan

Evan

In May 2020, then-18-year-old Evan Kowal — like many of us — was struggling to adjust to the pandemic. Tensions were running high. “My family and I were all stuck in the same house,” he says, “and my mental health wasn’t in a good place.” In a burst of frustration, Evan punched through a window. […]

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Fran

Fran

Fran Norris Scoble was first diagnosed with a heart murmur as a teenager. Years went by without any cardiac concerns. “It wasn’t serious, so I didn’t think about it very much,” she says. When she was older, Fran began annual checkups to track any changes to her heart function. At this year’s appointment, something alarming […]

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Bill H

Bill H

It had been a few weeks since Bill Hendrickson began experiencing a burning sensation in his abdomen. He was out to dinner with his wife, Teresa, and a few friends. “After we finished our meal and were getting ready to leave,” Bill says, “the pain became very severe. I even had trouble walking to the […]

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Jamie

Jamie

When Jamie Brady-Smith started feeling pain around her shoulder, she figured it would go away on its own. She was wrong. Her pain grew more and more intense.   Jamie turned to Huntington Hospital for help. She works here as our manager of donor relations and special events, and trusts us to deliver the best […]

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Katie

Katie

As a marketing consultant for the Jim and Eleanor Randall Breast Center and the radiologists with The Hill Medical Corporation, Katie Robbins works to encourage women to stay current on their breast screenings. She knows from experience how crucial annual screenings are. In 2015, Katie went in for her annual mammogram. When an abnormality was […]

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