My Health, My Hospital

Swan Stull

 

Swan Stull

"We don’t have to go far to experience excellent care"

Swan Stull shares how spinal surgery helped her get back to her old self.

For Swan Stull, 74, of Lewisburg, back pain was the norm for many years. As a busy “retired” person, who is involved in community organizations... being held back from being active wasn’t an option.

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Roger Thoms

 

Roger Thoms

New Knees Help a Farmer Take the Reins Again

Roger Thoms shares how knee replacement surgery helped him return to doing what he loves.

Roger Thoms, 59, of Aaronsburg, spent years working his farm and caring for his beloved horses with knee pain. “I did my normal routine but it kept getting harder and harder to get around,” said Roger.

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Tina Shemory

 

Tina Shemory

On the Road to Healing

SUN Orthopaedics helps Tina get back to riding her bike and enjoying an active life.

Arthritis doesn’t care about age and at 52, Tina Shemory, of Allenwood, found her left hip tormented by the condition. “The pain was awful and it wasn’t just during the day,” said Tina, “at night it would be so intense it would wake me up and keep me up.”

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Noreen Malaney

 

Noreen Malaney

Early Detection Saves Life

Noreen Malaney beat breast cancer with help from Thyra M. Humphreys Center for Breast Health.

For Noreen Malaney, 65, of Middleburg, finding a lump in her breast on her own a month before her scheduled, routine mammogram was nerve-wracking. Following the breast screening, it was confirmed the lump was suspicious. Following a biopsy, she got the call that it was cancer.

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Daneen Zaleski

 

Daneen Zaleski

Early Detection Saves Life

Daneen Zaleski faced breast cancer while maintaining an active life.

Health has always been a priority for Daneen Zaleski, age 53, of Lewisburg. “Supporting breast cancer awareness...was always the right thing to do. Last year it became so much more personal when I was found to have a cancerous lump."

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Raymond

 

Raymond "Duff" Ripka

My Heart, My Hospital

Raymond "Duff" Ripka shares his incredible story as well as an important message.

While only suffering one of the many symptoms associated with a heart attack, Duff's quick action and the expertise of the specialists at Evangelical’s Heart and Vascular Center helped save his life. Now, Duff is back to calling balls and strikes for tomorrow’s Hall of Famers.

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Chrissy Findlay

Chrissy Findlay

Headed Back to Health

Chrissy Findlay shares three critical lessons she learned for navigating a breast cancer diagnosis.

After lacing up her running shoes, 47-year-old Chrissy Findlay hit the same path she’s been running for years. This time, though, felt special. “I felt like I was headed back to my life before cancer. The sun was shining and I felt amazing.”  

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Chris Metzger

 

Chris Metzger

Reap the Harvest

A farmer cultivates a better life after hip surgery.

A few years ago, Chris Metzger became concerned about the pain in his hip. As a farmer in Linden, he had a physically demanding job and few opportunities to rest. He knew where to get the care he needed-his wife had knee replacement surgery with Brian Batman, MD, of SUN Orthopaedics of Evangelical...

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