Logan

Logan

Logan Leonard was just two days old when he was diagnosed with a serious health condition. Attentive nurses at Huntington Hospital identified the problem — ensuring Logan could receive prompt diagnosis and treatment. Tests revealed that little Logan had Hirschsprung disease. One in every 5,000 newborns has this condition. These infants lack special nerve cells, […]

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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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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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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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Elizabeth

Elizabeth

Elizabeth Lascaze was in extreme pain. It started suddenly, when she was just 23 weeks pregnant with twins. Something was wrong. “It was terrifying,” says Elizabeth. “I didn’t know if we were going to lose the babies.” Her physician determined that Elizabeth was going into labor — dangerously early. Her twins needed more time in […]

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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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Vartan

Vartan

It was a Saturday afternoon when Salpie and Nishan Basmadjian got the call — the call no parent wants to receive. Their son, Vartan, had been in a car accident, and it was bad. He had been rushed to Huntington Hospital for care. Salpie and Nishan raced here in turn, to see him. When they […]

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Jackie

Jackie

“I had the most amazing team taking care of me at Huntington Cancer Center. With so many treatment options, lung cancer can be treated and even cured it doesn’t have to mean a death sentence. I’m thankful for every day,” says Jackie Steimke. Watch as Jackie shares her experience battling lung cancer with the support […]

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Tim

Tim

Tim Sullivan is an active guy. He has run marathons, completed triathlons and climbed mountains. When he started having pain in his hip, he ignored it at first. When it got worse, he tried physical therapy, but it soon became clear the problem was more serious than he had initially thought. Before the pain started, […]

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Keith

Keith

Keith Jones considers himself one of the luckiest people in the world. His story began 15 years ago, as a Pasadena police officer, when the city of Pasadena provided the benefit of a full-body scan to police leadership. The scan revealed Keith had an aortic aneurysm, which is a bulge in the main artery that […]

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