Christie’s Story: Sometimes Your World Turns Upside Down

Christie’s Story: Sometimes Your World Turns Upside Down

Not long after the sudden death of her husband, Christie, a nurse and hospital administrator, learned she had an aggressive form of breast cancer. Learn about her fight, and how she and her young daughter are surviving their new normal.

Aloiya Kremer, MD - Sports Medicine, Centerville, Ohio

Aloiya Kremer, MD - Sports Medicine, Centerville, Ohio

Aloiya Kremer, MD, of Premier Orthopedics describes her journey to becoming a doctor. She shares why she is passionate about patient care, and how she chose the sports medicine specialty. Dr. Kremer also talks about her special interest in helping athletes of all ages and abilities with proper nutrition and hydration

African American Wellness Walk - 2021

African American Wellness Walk - 2021

The African American Wellness Walk wrap up.

Health Tips - Widowmaker Heart Attack

Health Tips - Widowmaker Heart Attack

The widowmaker heart attack can be fatal to men and women, and has the highest incidence of death. Interventional cardiologist Dr. J. Bradley Gibson explains the symptoms, and why calling 911 is crucial.

Health Tips - Robotic-Arm Assisted Joint Replacement

Health Tips - Robotic-Arm Assisted Joint Replacement

Joint replacement surgery at Premier Health just got a technology boost. New robotic-arm assisted technology enables a more accurate fit. The goal is a more comfortable, long-lasting joint and a better quality of life. Three surgeons with Premier Orthopedics explain.

Health Tips - Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Health Tips - Generalized Anxiety Disorder

If you’re consumed with worrying – about finances, family, work, or anything else – and it’s getting in the way of day-to-day life, you may have Generalized Anxiety Disorder. Dr. Anessa Alappatt explains how you can recognize it and how to treat it.

Sharon's Story: New Technology Stops Essential Hand Tremors

Sharon's Story: New Technology Stops Essential Hand Tremors

Completing the simplest of tasks seemed impossible for Sharon Deno. The 76-year-old Athens resident had a difficult time holding the newspaper, signing her name, and enjoying the hobby she loves most: gardening. Sharon experiences essential tremor (ET), a disorder that causes uncontrollable shaking in her hands, limiting her ability to live an independent and active lifestyle. Learn how Sharon’s experience with MR-guided Focused Ultrasound Treatment allowed her to walk out of Miami Valley Hospital with no hand tremors just hours after her arrival. She says this experience will help her get back to enjoying the little things in life.

To find out if you might be a candidate for incision-free surgery for tremor, please call (800) 596-5936(800) 596-5936, or email [email protected].

Through a partnership with Insightec, Premier Health’s Miami Valley Hospital is the first hospital in Southwest Ohio to offer MR-guided Focused Ultrasound Treatment.

Intimacy and Cancer Webinar 6-29-21

Intimacy and Cancer Webinar 6-29-21

Cancer affects all areas of your life, including sex and intimacy. Whether it is body image, treatment side effects, changes in your body or other concerns – you are not alone. Watch Premier Health providers discuss this important topic and answer your questions.

Taking a Safe Ride - Keeping Bicycle Rides Safe

Taking a Safe Ride - Keeping Bicycle Rides Safe

Riding a bike is fun, great exercise and something you do by yourself or with others. But bicycle accidents can happen anytime and can cause very serious injuries. Wearing a properly fitted helmet and following bike safety tips are important to help keep you safe.

Ryan's Story

Ryan's Story

Farming is a way of life for Ryan Zimmerman and his family. A father of four young children, Ryan had his busy routine brought to a screeching halt in January 2021. One morning, just before Ryan was about to get ready for work, he lost feeling on his left side and had difficulty swallowing. What came next was completely unexpected. This is Ryan's story.

Tim's Story: Tongue Cancer Could Not Stop Active Exotic Animal Expert

Tim's Story: Tongue Cancer Could Not Stop Active Exotic Animal Expert

Although Tim has seen a lot through his career and has never been fazed by fear, one day in 2013, he was told a sentence he never thought he would hear: “You have cancer.” Learn how Tim's experience with the Head and Neck Cancer Program through Premier Health -- along with his attitude and positivity -- were crucial factors in beating his tongue cancer.