The Summer 2014 issue of HealthSpeak features the ways Northridge Hospital Medical Center cares fir the little superheroes in our communities, plus community education classes. • President’s Message : Humankindness is Powerful • Super Care for Superheroes: Spotlights our designation as the Valley’s first Pediatric Medical Center and highlights the capabilities of our Pediatric Trauma Center. • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit : A story of a little life. • Pediatric Trauma Center: When seconds count, lifesaving pediatric care. • Doctors Debunk Medical Myths : Misconceptions around some common medical myths. • Neurosurgery and Gamma Knife procedures helps remove a patient’s tumor. • The Scales are Tipping: Reducing obesity and diabetes in students.