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Patient Stories

Dora

Dora

Dora Carrillo was at work when she felt a sharp pain in her jaw. The pain then travelled to her head. She felt faint. The left side of her face was drooping. Something was very wrong. Her co-workers called 911 and emergency medical personnel brought Dora to Huntington Hospital. Co-workers also contacted Dora’s daughter, Ashley […]

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Deborah

Deborah

Deborah Melahouris suffered a near-deadly stroke that left her paralyzed on one side of her body and unable to speak. Thanks to the care she received at Huntington Hospital, Debo­rah is walking, talking — and even working and driving — again. She and her husband, Michael, deeply appreciate the lifesaving care provided by the hospital, […]

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Cynthia

Cynthia

Cynthia talks about the turn of events that revealed a cancer that would not have been found, had it not been for providence and circumstance. The Huntington Hospital team approach helped her through the entire experience. We’re so glad we were able to help her through this ordeal and that she’s here to tell us […]

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Chris

Chris

Chris felt pressure in his chest and knew something was terribly wrong. Shortly after his arrival to our Nan and Howard Schow Emergency & Trauma Center, he lost consciousness: “I remember lying down for an x-ray…and awoke again 36 hours later,” he says. At age 32, Chris had experienced a major heart attack. “I could […]

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Brycen

Brycen

Brycen Tran, born June 3, 2018, weighed less than four-fifths of a pound at birth, making him the smallest baby ever born at Huntington Hospital. Nothing had prepared his parents for the premature arrival of their first child. Mom, HourLy Lim, had a seemingly normal pregnancy until she was diagnosed with extremely high blood pressure […]

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Becky

Becky

Becky Ebershoff made being healthy a priority. Leading an active lifestyle, her blood pressure and cholesterol levels were normal. She even had a stress test to confirm her heart was working properly, before suffering a heart attack just two months later. “It never occurred to me that something like this could happen to me,” she […]

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Anita

Anita

Thanks to care received at Huntington Hospital, Anita Chavez is now cancer-free. When she found a lump during a breast self-examination, “I knew immediately that it was cancer,” she says. “I had a history of developing cysts — and the lump I found felt different.” Anita’s physician referred her to our Jim and Eleanor Randall […]

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