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  • Playing By Heart

    WITH AN UNWAVERING SPIRIT INFUSED IN HIM BY PARENTS FRED AND ETHYL, GOLF GREAT KEN VENTURI HAS WEATHERED LIFE’S ADVERSITIES LIKE A PRO. FROM HIS BURST ONTO THE GOLF SCENE AT 24 AT THE 1956 MASTERS, TO HIS ROLLERCOASTER CAREER AND HEALTH CHALLENGES,... click for more
  • Improving the Odds:Stenting – Head To Toe

    WITH AN UNWAVERING SPIRIT INFUSED IN HIM BY PARENTS FRED AND ETHYL, GOLF GREAT KEN VENTURI HAS WEATHERED LIFE’S ADVERSITIES LIKE A PRO. FROM HIS BURST ONTO THE GOLF SCENE AT 24 AT THE 1956 MASTERS, TO HIS ROLLERCOASTER CAREER AND HEALTH CHALLENGES,... click for more
  • Heart Failure: 21st Century Epidemic

    Heart failure is one of three cardiovascular epidemics of the 21st century — the others being atrial fibrillation and diabetes mellitus with its attendant cardiovascular disease. More than five million Americans are living with heart failure,... click for more
  • Mindful Eating

    The New Year offers plenty of opportunities for festive gatherings, but don’t lose your will to keep your waistline in check!Whether socializing or watching the big game, mindless snacking will ruin the best of resolutions. Keep track of fat and... click for more
  • A Vision Of Growth, A Commitment To Health

    G. Aubrey SerflingPresident and Chief Executive OfficerEisenhower Medical Center As a new year begins, many people take time to reflect on important matters, including personal health. I hope you will turn to each issue of Healthy Living ... click for more
  • Farzana Qureshi, MD - All In The Family

    Farzana Qureshi’s daughter Rida is 12. She wants to be a doctor, just like her mom. However, Dr. Qureshi, Board Certified in Infectious Disease, says Rida does not want to do exactly what mom does. “She wants to be a dermatologist,”Dr. Qureshi says,... click for more
  • George L. & Julia Argyros - A $20 Million Gift and a Lifetime of Achievement

    George and Julia Argyros’ recent gift of $20 million to Eisenhower Medical Center has enabled a vision to become a reality in the form of the Eisenhower George and Julia Argyros Health Center in La Quinta. On January 18, 2008, a... click for more
  • Breathing Easier - Pulmonary Rehabilitation Promotes Quality Of Life, Independence

    For patients suffering from chronic lung disease, pulmonary rehabilitation is like a breath of fresh air. Literally.Most clients of the Tamkin Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation, located in Eisenhower’s Renker Wellness Center,... click for more
  • Controlling Back Pain

    Back pain is a common health problem, afflicting 50 to 80 percent of adults, yet many people do not associate the pain with arthritis. A common assumption is that arthritis largely afflicts the fingers, knuckles and knees, but arthritis is a common... click for more
  • Treating Diabetes: Examining the Options

    For people with Type 1 diabetes, or with Type 2 and an insulin requirement, the ability to maintain excellent glucose control is significant, since the condition requires as many as six to eight checks a day to determine the units of insulin needed.... click for more
  • A Patch for Early-Stage Parkinsons

    After years of development, a patch for treating symptoms of Parkinson’s disease has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and is now available in pharmacies. Neupro®, a once-a-day skin patch, contains the medication rotigotine.... click for more
  • Bird's Eye View: Sonny Bono Salton Sea National Wildlife Refuge

    Known as one of the best areas for bird watching in Southern California, the Sonny Bono Salton Sea NationalWildlife Refuge makes an excellent afternoon trip for two or an educational and must-see stop as part of a family camping trip to... click for more
  • 5 Things

    You can do right now as part of your wellness routine
  • Pilates: Mind Over Muscle

    While the term Pilates seems to have worked itself into public consciousness as fluidly as the movements for which it is known, it is hardly just another fitness trend. It is estimated that more than 11 million people practice the... click for more