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  • Spring 2014
    The Sweet Tooth Dilemma - 03/05/2014 - Have you ever searched your kitchen for something sweet to eat, knowing that you recently tossed out the blatantly sugar-laden treats in your pantry? Feeling desperate,... more
  • Winter 2014
    Brain Storm - 01/01/2014 - Andy Alvillar, 43, knew he had a brain tumor for more than a decade. “I was in my early thirties, living in Los Angeles and just wasn’t feeling right,” he recalls.... more
  • Fall 2013
    GERD News! - 11/01/2013 - “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
  • Spring 2013
    Relief From A Lifetime Of Suffering - 03/01/2013 - Engineer and private pilot Neil Whelchel was just nine years old when he first experienced the rapid palpitations. “I would change my position or hold my breath and it... more
  • Winter 2013
    Spine Surgery Success - 01/01/2013 - Kristen Martinez and her husband have a blended family that includes five active children ages 11 and younger. The successful local business owner has played sports her... more
  • Fall 2012
    First Medical Students Undertake Cardiology... - 11/01/2012 - Eisenhower Medical Center recently welcomed the first three medical students (two from the Keck School of Medicine of USC and a third from Ross University School of... more
  • Spring 2012
    Making a Difference, One Patient at a Time - 03/01/2012 - Gregory Pecchia, DO, FACOFPFor Gregory Pecchia, DO, FACOFP, Board Certified in Family and Geriatric Medicine, practicing medicine as part of the Eisenhower Primary Care... more
  • Winter 2012
    40 Years - 01/01/2012 - There aren’t many hospitals in the United States whose history began in quite the same way as Eisenhower Medical Center. At the hospital’s dedication in 1971, a cadre of... more
  • Fall 2011
    Boning Up on Metastatic Disease - 11/01/2011 - Breast cancer is the most common site of origin for metastatic disease, or the spread of the disease to the skeleton — most commonly to the spine, pelvis or long bones.... more
  • Spring 2011
    A Day of Hope for Diabetes - 03/01/2011 - It’s the largest educational — and inspirational —event of its kind in the western United States. The annual Jim Cook Day of Hope for Diabetes — now in its 16th year —... more
  • Winter 2011
    Shambala Safari - 12/01/2010 - If you have ever wondered what a safari might be like, you don’t have to journey to Africa to find out. For one special weekend each month, The Shambala Preserve in... more
  • Fall 2010
    Eisenhower and UCLA Partner - 09/01/2010 - It sounds like the stuff of science fiction — using a robot to perform surgery long-distance (what’s called “telesurgery”). Yet this amazing technology already exists,... more
  • Winter 2010
    Neurosurgical Interventions For Stroke - 12/01/2009 - The Stroke Program at Eisenhower Medical Center is the only stroke center in the Coachella Valley to be certified by The Joint Commission as a Primary Stroke Center. A... more
  • Summer 2010
    Trim The Fat - 06/01/2010 - Everyone knows the importance of reducing the amount of fat consumed. The simple fact is that diets high in total fat have been directly linked to health problems such... more
  • Spring 2010
    Cancer Screening - 03/01/2010 - Procedures for cancer screening, and guidelines on when screenings are most appropriate and effective, have been the source of extensive debate in the scientific... more
  • Summer 2009
    ENDOSCOPIC THORACIC SYMPATHECTOMY - 10/01/2009 - Eisenhower Medical Center Cardiothoracic Surgeons Surindra Mitruka, MD and Joseph Wilson, MD are now performing endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy, or ETS, a surgery that... more
  • Fall 2009
    Third In The Nation-First In California - 09/01/2009 - In May, Eisenhower Medical Center earned the highest designated Chest Pain Center Accreditation by the Society of Chest Pain Centers (SCPC) and is the only accredited... more
  • Nov-Dec 2002
    Mohammad Mojard M.D. - 11/01/2002 - Having suffered from asthma as a child, Dr. Mohammad “Mo” Mojarad knew he wanted to one day help others suffering like himself. He even dreamed of finding a... more
  • Winter 2009
    The Future is Now - 04/01/2009 - I t is extremely exciting to share with our Healthy Living audience Eisenhower Medical Center’s leap into the future with two new robots—the da Vinci® S HD™ System,... more
  • Spring 2009
    Behind a Miracle - 03/01/2009 - In February 2005, at the age of 48, Selby Dunham heard words from her doctor that every woman fears: she had invasive ductal carcinoma, Stage III, breast cancer. Now,... more
  • Spring 2008
    Cancer Survivors: The New Majority - 03/01/2008 - More than 10 million people in the United States are now considered cancer survivors. Miraculously, 65 percent of people diagnosed with cancer today are expected to live... more
  • Summer 2008
    Recognition and Commitment - 11/03/2008 - Im proud and excited that Eisenhower Medical Center was recently named among the Top 5% of all Hospitals in the Nation for Clinical Excellence. Only 269 hospitals in the... more
  • Fall 2008
    Charles and Toni Peebler - 09/01/2008 - When Charles “Chuck” Peebler attended the recent wedding of his assistant Kelly, he and the bride shared a celebratory dance as more than 100 friends and family looked... more
  • Winter 2007
    Mindful Eating - 01/01/2008 - 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... more
  • Fall 2007
    Aubrey Eyer, MD Life in the Fast Lane - 09/01/2007 - As a boy, Aubrey Eyer only envisioned himself being two things as an adult—a doctor or a professional baseball player. While the latter was enticing, the first seemed... more
  • Summer 2007
    Research: New Horizons at Eisenhower - 06/01/2007 - Currently, there is a clear trend toward community-based research. In 1991, 80 percent of industry funds for clinical research were spent in academic settings. By 1998,... more
  • Spring 2007
    5 THINGS you can do right now as part of your... - 03/01/2007 - Walk a pet — your own or a neighbor’s. Interaction with pets can lower blood pressure, boost immunity and uplift the spirit. It may even expand your social life… ... more
  • Winter 2006
    Raising the Flag In Memory Of 9-11 - 11/01/2006 - On Monday, September 11, 2006, a large crowd gathered near the entrance to Eisenhower Medical Center to pay tribute to those who lost their lives on September 11,... more
  • Jul-Aug 2006
    A Distinguished History of Giving - 07/01/2006 - In November 1969, Dolores Hope, one of the founders of Eisenhower Medical Center, invited a group of women to her Palm Springs home to talk about forming the Eisenhower... more
  • May-Jun 2006
    DAY OF CARING...ABOUT WOMEN AND CANCER - 05/01/2006 - Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center DAY OF CARING…ABOUT WOMEN AND CANCER was held on March 31 at the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower. With a focus on... more
  • Mar-Apr 2006
    Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at... - 03/01/2006 - Philip A. Dombrowski has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower, the Board of ... more
  • Mar-Apr 2005
    Exercise and Blood Sugar - 03/01/2005 - Even gardening can lower the level of blood sugar in the body. People who have diabetes are often encouraged to exercise. There are many benefits that... more
  • Jan-Feb 2006
    Psychological Effects of Exercise - 01/01/2006 - The physical benefits of participating in a consistent exercise program are common knowledge. But one benefit that rarely gets much attention is improved psychological... more
  • Nov-Dec 2005
    Getting to Know the Novacks - 11/01/2005 - Eisenhower Medical Center has the distinction of being among the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals®, a special accomplishment for a not-for-profit hospital. Dedicated donors... more
  • Sep-Oct 2005
    Contributors - 09/01/2005 - Derek Spinney, PT, CSCS Derek Spinney, Director of Rehabilitation Services, Eisenhower Medical Center, has 21 years of experience in the field of Physical Therapy... more
  • Jul-Aug 2005
    Mary Bono: Beyond Politics Finding Balance - 07/01/2005 - Congresswoman Mary Bono and husband, Glenn Baxley Congresswoman Mary Bono and her husband, Glenn Baxley, spoke candidly with Eisenhower Medical Center Foundation... more
  • May-Jun 2005
    The DASH Diet - 05/01/2005 - Approximately one in every four American adults has high blood pressure, a condition that is especially dangerous because it often gives no warning signs. However, if... more
  • Sep-Oct 2004
    Eating Right to Prevent - 09/10/2004 - If you could reduce your risk of breast cancer or prostate cancer by adjusting your diet, would you do it? Of course, most of us would answer “yes,” yet we still don’t... more
  • Jan-Feb 2005
    Lymphedema: What Is It?...And What Can Be Done... - 01/01/2005 - LYMPHEDEMA IS THE CHRONIC SWELLING OR FEELING OF TIGHTNESS IN THE ARM, HAND OR LEG DUE TO AN ACCUMULATION OF LYMPHATIC FLUID IN THE SOFT TISSUE OF THE ARM. Lymphatic... more
  • Jul-Aug 2004
    The Bionic Golfer - 07/01/2004 - Four knee injuries from football and skiing didn’t keep sixtytwo- year-old J.R. (James Richard) Delich off the golf course. Yet, a year ago this scratch player and... more
  • Mar-Apr 2004
    Surviving a Heart Attack: Sharon Cotterman Tells... - 03/01/2004 - Sixty-one-year-old Sharon Cotterman of Kansas City woke up at 2:30 a.m. on the morning of November 15, 2000, feeling nauseated and hot. She and her... more
  • Jan-Feb 2004
    Osteoarthritis: The Most Common Form of Arthritis - 01/01/2004 - You hear a lot about arthritis on television, in newspaper flyers, and in health care magazine ads. But did you know that there are more than 100 different... more