Yvette Boyce Shares Her Journey of Conquering Breast Cancer
October 14, 2019

Yvette Boyce Shares Her Journey of Conquering Breast Cancer

Posted by Divya Sathyanarayanan

For Yvette Boyce, being diagnosed with cancer seemed impossible. Following a healthy lifestyle, Boyce, Director of Women and Children Services at CHA HPMC, was convinced that her chances of developing breast cancer were slim. “I have raised six daughters and breastfed them all. I never consumed alcohol and exercised regularly,” she says.

In October 2005, Boyce was in between raising six kids and working a full-time job—there was no

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Kiwona Keaton Has a Seamless Delivery Experience at CHA HPMC
October 7, 2019

Kiwona Keaton Has a Seamless Delivery Experience at CHA HPMC

Posted by Divya Sathyanarayanan

When Kiwona Keaton was wheeled into the delivery room at CHA HPMC, tears welled up in her eyes. Unlike other moms, it was not the labor pain that made Keaton cry. “When I entered the delivery room, I saw it so nicely setup with my baby’s crib and it smelled so good. I was overwhelmed and started crying with happiness,” she explains. From admitting to labor and delivery, and

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Shanelle Sturdivant’s Experience at CHA HPMC Maternity Tour
October 1, 2019

Shanelle Sturdivant’s Experience at CHA HPMC Maternity Tour

Posted by Divya Sathyanarayanan

When Shanelle Sturdivant posted on Facebook about her decision to attend a maternity tour at CHA HPMC, she was surprised to see the likes and positive comments within no time. “All my friends on Facebook started messaging me and told me that it’s one of the best hospitals for labor and delivery. It was good to see positive feedback about the hospital, even before going on the maternity tour,”

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: A New Beginning: Margaret Sutton Finds Relief from Hemifacial Spasm after 8 Years
September 24, 2019

A New Beginning: Margaret Sutton Finds Relief from Hemifacial Spasm after 8 Years

Posted by Divya Sathyanarayanan

Margaret Sutton, 67, had been suffering from involuntary nerve movements—also known as Hemifacial Spasm—for over eight years. She tried all kinds of treatments and remedies—from temporomandibular joint appliance and therapy to Botox injections, but nothing worked. The condition affected Sutton’s sight and quality of life. “Due to these involuntary movements, my eye used to close suddenly and I wasn’t able to drive properly or do anything else.”

After trying

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CHA HPMC Acute Rehab Team helps Amputee Aslanyan Knarik Walk Again
September 16, 2019

CHA HPMC Acute Rehab Team helps Amputee Aslanyan Knarik Walk Again

Posted by Divya Sathyanarayanan

Aslanyan Knarik, 66, was enjoying life with her nephews and family. Developing a potentially serious health crisis was the last thing on her mind. In March 2019, Knarik woke up to find both her legs and toes swollen and black. She was in excruciating pain and couldn’t take a step. Her family called 911 and rushed her to the emergency department at CHA HPMC.

“The emergency physician immediately did

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