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Fall 2013

  • Cover Story

  • New Non-Surgical Breast Lump Treatment - Right before she relocated from North Carolina to Palm Desert earlier this year, Jennifer Elliott, 47, underwent a routine mammogram that detected a mass in her breast.... more
  • Features

  • Caught in Time - It all started in 2012 when Eisenhower Medical Center’s General Counsel Michael Appelhans, started feeling “off.” “I lift weights at the gym on a regular... more
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy Fusion - It was a little more than two years ago that John Fletcher, a transportation security administration (TSA) screener at the Palm Springs International Airport noticed... more
  • Blazing Trails in Infectious Disease Treatment - Despite the availability of antibiotics, deaths resulting from infectious diseases like hepatitis, tuberculosis, influenza, pneumonia, HIV, chickenpox, measles, sexually... more
  • Eisenhower Awarded for Excellence in Employee... - Eisenhower Medical Center is one of 20 organizations across the nation to receive The Advisory Board’s 2013 Excellence in Employee Engagement Award. The award recognizes... more
  • Thinking Outside the Cereal Box - Let’s face it. Most of us grew up pouring “the most important meal of the day” from a cardboard box, excluding, perhaps, hearty-breakfast types like farmers and... more
  • Joe Whittaker’s Life-Saving, Life-Renewing... - Joe Whittaker is a man of many talents. A successful business man who hails from Alberta, Canada, he is kind and generous, recently establishing with his wife Darlene a... more
  • GERD News! - “I’d had indigestion for years,” says La Quinta resident Ginger Engle. “It probably started when I was in my thirties, and foods like coffee, chocolate and spicy foods... more
  • Hearts Rehab - If you’ve had any type of intervention to treat heart disease — a stent placed to open a blocked artery, bypass surgery, an operation to fix a valve problem, even a... more
  • You Can Save Your Life if You Pay Attention - A couple of months after Rebecca Walters, 32, gave birth to her fourth child (“the easiest delivery I ever had”), she began feeling as if something wasn’t right. “I... more
  • Post-Operative Delirium Prevention Presentation... - In July, Eisenhower Medical Center Primary Care Physician Sheda Heidarian, MD, Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, presented at the 20th International... more
  • Strength Training - What if someone told you about a pill you could take to make you feel better, laugh more and enjoy life with renewed vigor? And what if that pill could lessen the... more
  • Highlights

  • Figue - Savoring Mediterranean— A Unique Dining... - New Mediterranean eatery Figue (rhymes with league), located in La Quinta, is the vision of a passionate owner and an equally enthralled chef who was completely taken by... more
  • Eisenhower Joins American Cancer Society for... - Eisenhower Medical Center is joining the American Cancer Society for their landmark Cancer Prevention Study-3. The Cancer Prevention Study-3 (CPS-3) is a grassroots... more
  • 5 THINGS - 1 . Get a Massage - Treat your body to a relaxing or therapeutic massage. Invite your spouse or a friend to join you at the spa. 2 . Read a New Author - Peruse The... more
  • Eisenhower Named Most Wired Two Years in a Row - For the second consecutive year, Eisenhower Medical Center has been recognized as one of the nation’s “Most Wired” health care facilities, according to the results of... more
  • Oak Glen Ripe for the Picking - Sometimes it seems like summer never wants to leave the desert. On those dog days of fall, while heat still clings to the Coachella Valley, the mile-high climate of Oak... more
  • Eisenhower Auxiliary’s Five Star Gala - Eisenhower Medical Center Auxiliary’s annual fund-raising dinner dance is scheduled for Saturday, December 7 at 6 p.m. at the Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa... more
  • Eisenhower Named Leader in Heath Care Equality - Eisenhower Medical Center has been recognized as a Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality in the Healthcare Equality Index 2013, an annual survey conducted by the Human... more