Blog Posts in 2019

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  • Why I Volunteer - Joan Luke

    By Joan Luke Adult Volunteer, Shuttle Service As long as I can remember I wanted to be a nurse and serve people. After graduating, I went on to do just that. As a child I was taught in church that it is a privilege and honor to serve others. My wonderful neighbor is such an example of service to others and is a volunteer at PVHMC. She encouraged me to volunteer when I retired and I did just that. ... Read Full Article [+]
  • Welcome to the World, Little Leonel!

    On March 31 at 8:37pm, little Leonel was brought into the world at PVHMC. Iliana Ortiz and George Berruecos, Pomona residents and first-time parents, hadn’t been able to stop looking at their newborn baby boy. “We can’t sleep because we can’t stop staring at him,” said Iliana. “I just love my son.” Leonel was delivered via C-section by Maria Siu, DO, ... Read Full Article [+]
  • April is Autism Awareness Month

    By Urvashi Iyer, MS, CCC-SLP, Speech Language Pathologist Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a developmental disorder that affects an individual’s ability to communicate and regulate their behavior. Autism can be diagnosed at any age, but is typically identified in the first three years of life and is known as a “developmental disorder”. Autism presents itself on a spectrum ... Read Full Article [+]
  • A Special Visit to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

    On March 22, we had a special visit from a patient born here at PVHMC nearly seven years ago! Nova was born in July 2012 at 33 weeks and was adopted immediately by her fathers, Tim and Steven. After spending more than two weeks in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), Nova made the trip to her new home in New York. As part of Nova’s, and her older sister Tova’s, spring break this ... Read Full Article [+]
  • National Nutrition Month Recipe of the Week - Spaghetti Squash Lasagna with Spinach

    National Nutrition Month Recipe of the Week – Spaghetti Squash Lasagna with Spinach March is National Nutrition Month. In celebration of eating nutritious meals, Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center is serving a special, healthy menu item each Thursday of the month in our cafeteria and sharing the recipe! Spaghetti Squash Lasagna with Spinach Prep Time: 40 minutes Cook Time: 10 minutes ... Read Full Article [+]
  • National Nutrition Month Recipe of the Week - Zucchini Noodles with Avocado Pesto and Shrimp

    March is National Nutrition Month. In celebration of eating nutritious meals, Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center is serving a special, healthy menu item each Thursday of the month in our cafeteria and sharing the recipe! Zucchini Noodles with Avocado Pesto and Shrimp Prep Time: 35 minutes Cook Time: 10 minutes Yield: 4 servings INGREDIENTS 5-6 medium zucchini (2 ¼ -2 ½ pounds ... Read Full Article [+]
  • World Sleep Day - March 15

    This year marks the 12th annual World Sleep Day, an event that aims to raise awareness of sleep disorders and the burden that they place on society. Getting a good night's rest can be difficult, but our Adult and Children's Sleep Disorders Center is happy to share with you some helpful information that should help you to sleep well and wake up feeling rested and ready for the day! Did you ... Read Full Article [+]
  • National Nutrition Month Recipe of the Week - Pulled Jackfruit Sandwich

    March is National Nutrition Month. In celebration of eating nutritious meals, Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center is serving a special, healthy menu item each Thursday of the month in our cafeteria and sharing the recipe! Pulled Jackfruit Sandwich Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 25 minutes Serving Size: 1 sandwich Yield: 6-8 servings INGREDIENTS 2 cans Green Jackfruit in Brine 1 1/2 cups Kansas ... Read Full Article [+]
  • National Nutrition Month Recipe of the Week: Buffalo Chicken Avocado Lettuce Cups

    March is National Nutrition Month. In celebration of eating nutritious meals, Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center is serving a special, healthy menu item each Thursday of the month in our cafeteria and sharing the recipe! Buffalo Chicken Avocado Lettuce Cups Prep Time: 30 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes Serving Size: 1 INGREDIENTS 4 oz. Chicken Breast, shredded 1 oz. Hot Sauce ¼ Diced ... Read Full Article [+]
  • Myths About Heart Attacks

    By Dr. Nitanth Vangala, Cardiologist, Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center “That’s a heart attack waiting to happen.” This doesn’t just make for a great caption to accompany a greasy pizza Instagram post, it is indicative of a worrying trend. While most of America’s youth spends their time on their phones and keeping up with the Kardashians, a new trend is emerging ... Read Full Article [+]
  • The Heart of the Heart Surgery Program

    The days are full for Kathy Soderlund, BSN, RN, CCRN, Cardiac Coordinator for all heart surgeries at PVHMC. Once a patient is scheduled for surgery, Kathy meets with the patient and their family at the Pre-Admitting office or Cardiac Catheterization Lab to provide education on what to expect before, during and after surgery. Kathy is a warm and caring person who connects easily with everyone she ... Read Full Article [+]
  • Heart Attack Q & A with Guangqiang Gao, MD

    Heart Attack Q & A with Guangqiang Gao, MD Cardiothoracic Surgeon at Pomona Valley Hospital Medical Center Q: Can people of normal weight and who have exercised regularly all their lives have heart attacks? A: There are multiple risk factors for coronary artery disease. They are hypertension, high cholesterol, diabetes, overweight or obesity, smoking, lack of physical activity, unhealthy diet ... Read Full Article [+]
  • Surviving a Heart Attack with a Team of Angels and a Cuddly Bear

    Carlos Lemoine, 72, of Chino has been a skier all his life. In the 1980s, he worked for two major ski manufacturers, testing skis in France and topping out at 87 miles per hour in a 4,000-foot vertical drop. He declined an invitation to join the 1982 United States Olympic ski team. He is such an experienced skier, it was a shock when he fell during an easy recreational run with friends in ... Read Full Article [+]
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