October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

 16 years ago, the Sheila R. Veloz Breast Center, a service of Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital, opened its doors. The only facility of its kind in the Santa Clarita Valley, it was created through the experience of breast cancer survivors, patients and their families. The...
Why Vacations Keep You Healthy

Why Vacations Keep You Healthy

Does taking time off work sound like more work than it’s worth? If you said, “Yes,” then you’re not alone. In 2017, 52% of American employees surveyed by “Project: Time Off” left unused vacation days on the table. But, that line of thinking may actually be harming...
Premature Baby Defies the Odds

Premature Baby Defies the Odds

 Benny Camargo welcomed her new baby girl Vanessa into the world at 27 weeks – well before the anticipated arrival – after experiencing a placental abruption. This uncommon, yet serious complication of pregnancy occurs when the placenta partially or completely...
Feeling STRONG After “Construction”

Feeling STRONG After “Construction”

After knee and two hip replacement surgeries in 18 months, Kathryn Selvaggio likes to joke that she’s been “under construction.” Now nearly recovered from her procedures and no longer in pain, she wonders, “Why did I put surgery off for so long?” Before the surgeries,...
When Emergencies Happen With Your Kids

When Emergencies Happen With Your Kids

 The Heter family has seen their share of medical emergencies, with three very active boys under the age of six. The boys—Cash (5), Miles (2) and Wade (1) – have endless energy and love finding new things to play with every day. As many parents know, young children...
The Henry Mayo Care Network

The Henry Mayo Care Network

 Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital recently formed a clinically integrated network called The Henry Mayo Care Network. This new healthcare network coordinates care across providers and care sites in a manner that enhances value for consumers by improving quality and patient...
Hospital Supporter Becomes a Patient

Hospital Supporter Becomes a Patient

Cheri Fleming is a community philanthropist and long-time supporter of Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital. She serves on its board, and as a former director of the Henry Mayo Newhall Health Foundation has helped to raise millions of dollars to expand critical life-saving...