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Skip More of Valencia had lived with nagging knee pain—the result of a motorcycle accident-- for the past 12 years. It was not a serious problem until he reached his 50s. An avid hiker for the past 20 years, and with his knee swelling, Skip decided it was time for professional medical advice.  Read More

 

Mary Ressegue

Mary Ressegue, 53, will never forget June 13, 2015. It was the day she suffered a massive heart attack, the scariest day of her life. She was evaluated by a cardiologist, Dr. Das, and then was quickly taken to the Roberta G. Veloz Cardiac Cath Lab. Read More

 

 

Beverly Johnson

Between family and work, Beverly Johnson is always on the go, but a life-threatening heart attack at the age of 47 was never in the plan. Thanks to the prompt and professional care she received from Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital, Beverly is back to her life.  Read More

 

 

 

Elizabeth Rydall

On the day Elizabeth Rydall received her diagnosis of bilateral Stage IIA, estrogen and progesterone receptor positive, HER2 negative invasive ductile carcinoma in August 2013, she started her blog—whataboobie.blogspot.com. Sharing her experience was her way of coping and also of giving hope to others facing breast cancer.  Read More

 

 

Rod McIntosh

Thanks to bronchial thermoplasty, a fairly new outpatient procedure offered at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital, Rod McIntosh is breathing easier, the coughing has subsided and he no longer needs the daily inhaler.  Read More

 

 

 

 

 

Andrea Standley

Andrea Standley has always been a woman on the go; nothing could keep her down, not even breast cancer. Standley said she was very fortunate that Sheila R. Veloz Breast Center was in the community where she lived, and that Dr. Gregory Senosky took care of her. “I have never felt in safer, better hands.”   Read More

 

 

Amy Daniels

Amy Daniels, is an avid hiker and backpacker, Daniels has scaled mountains, and hiked trails around the world. So when she decided to climb Mount Rainier for her 50th birthday three years ago, nothing was going to hold her back—not even chronic pain from an injury she suffered 18 years ago. Read More

 

Denise Bailey

Denise Bailey is no stranger to the world of medicine. She’s lived with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) for the past 15 years. When she received a diagnosis of breast cancer in 2011 at age 49, she could not believe that she had another disease. Read More

 

Rich Tuszynski

In 2014, at age 48, Rich woke up in the middle of the night with a burning sensation in his chest.  He thought it was heartburn, but when the pressure persisted and traveled to his left arm and shoulder, he and his wife Kerry knew he needed medical attention. Read More

 

Wendy Langhans

After suffering for more than a year with pain caused by osteoarthritis in her left knee, and not being able to do what she loved, Wendy Langhans decided it was time for surgery. Read More

 

Hoffart Twins

When Nicole learned she was pregnant with twins, the couple knew that Henry Mayo would be the place to go. Read More

 

Kate Brinegar-Cowan

“When I heard I had cancer, it felt like having the rug pulled out from under me. I was completely lost.” Read More

 

Seepoleta Imo

When Seepoleta Imo entered the 10K Mud Run in Castaic in April 2014, he expected a good workout. Suffering a heart attack at the age of 39, however, was something he did not expect. Read More

 

Deva Metz

Deva Metz keeps Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital, its staff and physicians, near and dear to her heart. “You guys are still helping me, even after I got back home,” Deva said. “This has been a life-changing experience for me and my family.” Read More

 

Amanda Van Buskirk

Amanda was confined to a wheelchair at 19, until Henry Mayo came along. Read More