Health Care As It Should Be January 2013

Upcoming Events

    Feeling Cranky? This and Other Signs of Sleep Apnea PL
    Palm Springs Public Library Series
    TU, Jan 22, 6 to 7:30 p.m.
    Hassan Bencheqroun, MD, Internal Medicine*/Pulmonary Disease
    760-969-7770, extension 7560 Read More

    Common Sports Injuries in the Active Adult AC
    Eisenhower Desert Orthopedic Series
    TU, Jan 29, 5:30 to 7 p.m.
    James Bell, MD, Orthopedic Surgery/Sports Medicine; Matthew Diltz, MD, Orthopedic Surgery
    760-568-1234; register by Jan 28. Read More

    Pancreatic and Liver Tumors: Treatment Options LC
    W, Jan 30, 4 to 5 p.m.
    Evelyn Kachikwu, MD, Surgery/Surgical Oncology
    760-834-3798 Read More

    New Techniques to Align the Spine AC
    Eisenhower Desert Orthopedic Series
    TU, Feb 5, 5:30 to 7 p.m.
    David Tahernia, MD, Orthopedic Surgery; Reginald Fayssoux, MD,
    760-568-1234; register by Feb 1. Read More

    What’s Up with Well-Controlled Sugar? LQ
    Argyros Health and Wellness Series
    TH, Feb 7, 5:30 to 7 p.m.
    K. Douglas Thrasher, DO, Family Medicine
    760-610-7205; register by Feb 6. Read More

    A Bittersweet Love Affair with Chocolate AC
    M, Feb 11, 1 to 2 p.m.
    Malory Benavides, RD, Rosalind Elemy, RD and Barbra Sassower, RD. Eisenhower Registered Dietitians
    760-568-1234; $12, includes cooking demonstration and dessert samplings; payment due by Feb 7. Read More

    Help! I Lost My Hormones! LQ
    Woman to Woman Lecture Series
    W, Feb 13, 3 to 4 p.m.
    Toni Long, MD, Gynecology
    760-610-7205 Read More

    Stroke Prevention AC
    Healthy Night Out
    W. Feb 13, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
    Bishoy Labib, MD, Neurology
    760-568-1234. $8 for heart-healthy dinner; payment due by Feb 8. Read More




Three Special Events at Eisenhower Medical Center!

7th Annual Leonore Annenberg Lecture
Monday, January 28 from 3 - 4:30 p.m.

Annenberg Center for Health Sciences in Rancho Mirage on the Eisenhower Medical Center Campus
Free and open to the public.

"How to Live a Long, Sweet Life"
Join Zorba Paster, MD, Professor of Family Medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and host of the popular National Public Radio show "On Your Health," for a 45-minute lecture followed by a question and answer period. Click here for more information.

The 10th Annual Community Heart Conference
Saturday, February 2 from 8 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Registration and continental breakfast begin at 7 a.m.
Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower Medical Center, Rancho Mirage

Keynote speaker:  Barry Hackshaw,MD
Medical Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, Eisenhower Medical Center
“Getting Into Your Rhythm — Atrial Fibrillation”
Admission is FREE. Click here for more information.

7th Annual Day of Caring...About Women and Cancer
Friday, February 8 from 9:15 a.m. - noon.

Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center
Registration and a light brunch begin at 9:15 a.m.
Patricia Avila, MD, MPH - "The Powerful Effects of Stress: Priming the Body for a Better System."
Sherry Lebed Davis - "Jest for Health of It."
Hessam Mahdavi, MD will join the question and answer period with Dr. Avila.  Dr. Mahdavi has had extensive training in nutrition and integrative medicine.

For more information, call 760-834-3798 or click here. Seating is limited and reservations are required.