Specialized Rehabilitation Therapy Helps Grigor Jallatyan Recover Quickly from Stroke
February 24, 2020

Specialized Rehabilitation Therapy Helps Grigor Jallatyan Recover Quickly from Stroke

Posted by Divya Sathyanarayanan

Grigor Jallatyan led a healthy lifestyle. When his sister suffered a stroke, Grigor developed concerns about his own health. “I have read that there is a genetic tendency for members of the same family to develop stroke,” he says.

According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, stroke is the fourth leading cause of death in the United States and impacts around 795,000 Americans each

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Generations of Obando Family Entrust Their Care to CHA HPMC
February 14, 2020

Generations of Obando Family Entrust Their Care to CHA HPMC

Posted by Divya Sathyanarayanan

For Ryan Carlo Obando, CHA HPMC is not just the birthplace of his first child—we have been the healthcare provider of choice for his family since several decades. “Having lived and grown in the neighborhood since the 80s, I have seen each member of my family come to this hospital for their routine health checkups or medical emergencies. When my father suffered a heart attack and uncle had a

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Brenda Gonzalez Delivers a New Year Baby at CHA HPMC
January 28, 2020

Brenda Gonzalez Delivers a New Year Baby at CHA HPMC

Posted by Divya Sathyanarayanan

When Leonel Gonzalez entered the world at CHA HPMC on Jan. 1 at 12.23 a.m., he claimed the title of CHA HPMC’s first baby of the decade. He weighed 6 pounds, 10 ounces at birth. Proud parents Brenda Gonzalez and Migel Ortiz had no inkling that their little one might earn such a title. “We were expecting to welcome him on December 31. But everything became more special when

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Family Travels from Coast-to-Coast for Daughter’s Lifesaving Pneumonia Treatment at CHA HPMC
December 16, 2019

Family Travels from Coast-to-Coast for Daughter’s Lifesaving Pneumonia Treatment at CHA HPMC

Posted by Divya Sathyanarayanan

Early this year, New Hampshire resident Britney Baldwin moved to Los Angeles to begin her career as a marketing professional. Living nearly 3000 miles away from her family in an unknown city, Britney was excited to begin her career. But life had different plans for her.

The 24-year old was struck by pneumonia and became severely ill. Pneumonia is a contagious infection of one or both lungs caused

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Advanced Glaucoma Surgery Saves Larysa Simanenka’s Vision
December 9, 2019

Advanced Glaucoma Surgery Saves Larysa Simanenka’s Vision

Posted by Divya Sathyanarayanan

Three years ago, Larysa Simanenka noticed she had trouble with vision. It affected her daily life and made it difficult to read, watch television, or work on the computer. “My peripheral vision was also impacted, and I couldn’t see anyone passing by my side,” she remembers.

Simanenka visited couple of local eye clinics with her vision problem, but it didn’t help. After conducting research online, she read about the

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