Maria

Maria

Twenty-three weeks into Maria Meza’s pregnancy, twins Addison and Addilyn Marquez were diagnosed with a serious condition called twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome. In this rare condition, blood vessels that connect identical twins grow unevenly in the womb, causing one fetus to receive too much blood, and one to get too little. It can be deadly for […]

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Tina

Tina

As a young, lively working mom of three, Tina Gocke always considered herself a healthy person. Yes, she had occasional migraines and fatigue, but she chalked those symptoms up to a busy life. Tina’s life changed in September 2017, when she was outside playing with her kids. Suddenly she was unable to hold her water […]

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Jim

Jim

One of Jim Horstman’s favorite pastimes is hiking. Over time, though, pain in his knees made it hard to finish long hikes. He turned to Mark Jo, MD, an orthopedic specialist at Huntington Hospital, for help. Jim learned he had osteoarthritis — a condition in which the protective cartilage at the tips of the bones […]

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Elena

Elena

Elena Elias was born on May 11, 2017, after only 23 weeks and five days of gestation. Her mom, Natalie, had an emergency cesarean section at Huntington Hospital. Elena was born small — only 1 pound, 2.2 ounces (515 grams) — a micro preemie. Elena could not breathe on her own at birth. Elizabeth Kovacs, […]

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Lily

Lily

When Lily Huang was injured going down a pool slide at the age of 6, her mother, Yanling Ma, rushed her to Huntington Hospital. Lily was born here and Yanling knew she could trust us. Lily’s injuries were serious enough that she needed to stay at the hospital for care and observation over several days. […]

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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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Jon

Jon

Jon Garkow was just wrapping up a meeting at work when it began. His hand started clenching involuntarily. He fell to the ground, his entire right side completely numb. “It was scary and strange,” he says. “I knew something was very wrong.” Colleagues quickly called 911, and an ambulance rushed Jon to Huntington Hospital. He […]

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Mick

Mick

Mick has been an avid saxophone player for the past two decades. When he was diagnosed with lung cancer three years ago, his greatest fear was that he would not be able to play his beloved instrument, after surgery, radiation and four rounds of chemotherapy, Mick was able to blow horn with the best of […]

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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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Mary

Mary

Mary Boyle is a part of the Huntington Hospital family. She has been an active volunteer in our S. Robert and Denise Zeilstra Gift Shop for years. When she had a pain that would not go away, she knew she wanted to come here for care. She came to see Todd Dietrick, MD, to find […]

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