Alex Terminassian Receives Exceptional Care at CHA HPMC
December 2, 2019

Alex Terminassian Receives Exceptional Care at CHA HPMC

Posted by Divya Sathyanarayanan

It was Alex Terminassian’s first major encounter with a health problem and he was anxious about his hospital stay. “I was worried about the kind of care I would receive as I have never been hospitalized before. But I was pleasantly surprised by the staff here—they are outstanding and showed utmost care and compassion,” he says.

Terminassian’s care team kept him informed about his treatment and medications to

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November 25, 2019

Expectant Parents Edel and Zuleima Attend Maternity Tour to Prepare For First Child

Posted by Divya Sathyanarayanan

First-time parenthood can be exciting as well as overwhelming. Edel Silva and Zuleima Primo started preparations early to welcome their first child and registered for a maternity tour at our hospital. “Before going on the tour, I had so many questions on my mind. But the tour gave me a clear picture and made me feel confident,” says Zuleima, with relief.

CHA HPMC has been bringing new life

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Renowned Musician Bobby Hurricane Spencer Recovers from Stroke at CHA HPMC
November 15, 2019

Renowned Musician Bobby Hurricane Spencer Recovers from Stroke at CHA HPMC

Posted by Divya Sathyanarayanan

Life was ‘harmonious’ for the well-known musician, Bobby Hurricane Spencer. After finishing his usual gig at Pips on LaBrea—one of LA’s vibrant Jazz clubs—on Saturday night, Spencer and his wife Retha Petruzates Spencer were enjoying a pleasant weekend with their grandsons. Around 11:30 a.m., Bobby suffered a stroke. “I stepped out to visit the local organic farmer’s market and Bobby called me saying he suffered a stroke. He

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CHA HPMC Dietitian Julie Wilson Shares How She Conquered Type 1 Diabetes
November 11, 2019

CHA HPMC Dietitian Julie Wilson Shares How She Conquered Type 1 Diabetes

Posted by Divya Sathyanarayanan

When Julie Wilson was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes—once known as juvenile diabetes—at the age of 8, she felt isolated and different from the rest of her friends. Type 1 diabetes is a chronic condition where the body produces little or no insulin. “My life changed the day I was diagnosed. It was hard for me to attend birthday parties and not eat cake. I had to attend type

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Soyeong Park Trusts CHA HPMC With Her Family’s Health
November 4, 2019

Soyeong Park Trusts CHA HPMC With Her Family’s Health

Posted by Divya Sathyanarayanan

When little Anna Li visited her grandmother at our hospital during surgery, it was not her first visit. Li has a special connection with our hospital since birth—she was born here. Soyeong Park, Li’s mother, brought her along to show the hospital where she was born. “I have a longstanding connection with this hospital. My daughter was born here and now my mother is undergoing a surgery here. Having

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