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  • Spring 2015
    STILL FLYING HIGH - 03/16/2015 - At 91, retired aerospace engineer J.W. “Billy” Orr has survived a lot, including the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 and the loss of his wife in 2007. Then, in 2011, he... more
  • Winter 2015
    Lose the Wheat, Lose the Weight - 03/04/2015 - When 84-year-old Louis Alcalay started getting short of breath simply walking from his golf cart to the tee, he went to see his primary care physician, Joseph Scherger,... more
  • Fall 2014
    The Wonder of Eating Whole Foods - 01/14/2015 - Whole foods live primarily in the fresh fruit and vegetable section of grocery stores and farmer’s markets, and they’re a colorful lot: red, yellow, orange, purple,... more
  • Spring 2014
    Swing Dancing - 03/05/2014 - Dancing is one of the most satisfying forms of expression — a marriage of movement and music, both scripted and improvised. Young children introduced to music and rhythm... more
  • Winter 2014
    How to Live a Long, Sweet Life - 01/01/2014 - Zorba Paster, MD, Professor of Fam ily Medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and host of the popular National Public Radio show On Your Health, will... more
  • Fall 2013
    You Can Save Your Life if You Pay Attention - 11/01/2013 - 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
  • Spring 2013
    Whitewater Preserve - 03/01/2013 - Formerly home to the Whitewater Trout Farm, the Whitewater Preserve was purchased by the Wildlands Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that buys and restores... more
  • Winter 2013
    The Picture of Health - 01/01/2013 - Tom and Michael Rice, big dude and little dude, about to get totally tubular in a gnarly surf sesh at Seaside, dude. TRANSLATION:Tom and Michael Rice, father and son,... more
  • Fall 2012
    DOCTOR, DOCTOR - 11/01/2012 - Health care experts agree that patients should have an ongoing relationship with a primary care physician, usually an internist or family medicine doctor who can help... 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
    Betty Ford Center Speaker Series - 01/01/2012 - The Betty Ford Center hosts the popular Alcohol & Other Drugs Awareness Hour. The lectures, which are free and open to the public, are held on Saturday mornings from... more
  • Fall 2011
    New Strides in Health Care Excellence - 11/01/2011 - The beginning of every “season” in the Valley brings with it a welcome relief from the heat and the anticipation of visitors who will enjoy the desert’s beauty. At... more
  • Spring 2011
    Enrique Jacome, MD - 03/01/2011 - Eisenhower Medical Center Gynecologist Enrique Jacome, MD recently presented “Comparative Analysis of Vaginal Versus Robotic-Assisted Hysterectomy for Benign... more
  • Winter 2011
    Roy Young, MD - 12/01/2010 - Eisenhower Medical Center Internal Medicine physician, Roy Young, MD was published in the April 21 issue of JAMA®, The Journal of the American Medical Association. The... 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
    Jim Cho, MD - 12/01/2009 - Eisenhower Medical Center Internal Medicine physician, Jim Cho,MD, completed his third mission trip to Peru traveling with 25 members of the Orange Central Korean... more
  • Summer 2010
    Healthy Living Comes to Television - 06/01/2010 - April 2010 marked a new chapter for Eisenhower’s Healthy Living magazine with the launch of an exciting new companion piece on television. Healthy Living, a half-hour... more
  • Spring 2010
    Surindra Mitruka, MD - 03/01/2010 - In December 2009, Eisenhower Medical CenterCardiothoracic Surgeon Surindra Mitruka,MDtraveled to China to lecture and demonstratesurgical Maze procedures for atrial... more
  • Summer 2009
    Mending Hearts - 10/01/2009 - The Tamkin Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation program at Eisenhower Medical Center offers heart patients the most comprehensive cardiac rehab program in the region.... more
  • Fall 2009
    World Class Sports Medicine - 09/01/2009 - Under the direction of Orthopedic Surgeon Patrick St. Pierre, MD, the Eisenhower Desert Orthopedic Center Sports Medicine Program is a comprehensive sports medicine... 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
    Betty Ford Center Winter 2009 Speaker Series - 04/01/2009 - T he Betty Ford Center at Eisenhower hosts the popular Alcohol Awareness Hour Speaker Series. The lectures, which are free and open to the public, are held on Saturday... more
  • Spring 2009
    Cherish the Child Luncheon - 03/01/2009 - In 1982, President Ronald Regan proclaimed the month of April Child Abuse Prevention Month. Each April, the non-profit Barbara Sinatra Children’s Center at Eisenhower... more
  • Spring 2008
    5 Things - 03/01/2008 - 5 Things you can do right now as part of your wellness routine. Brain stimulation. While video games may feel like childs play, today’s high-tech brain games (like... more
  • Summer 2008
    Water without the Waste - 11/04/2008 - While the message is clear that drinking water is beneficial for overall health, how to make the drink portable without spending a small fortune on bottled water has... more
  • Fall 2008
    THE FUTURE OF INTERVENTIONAL RADIOLOGY IS HERE - 09/01/2008 - The future of neurological and vascular care for Coachella Valley residents is here. In an effort to enhance diagnosis and treatment of its patients, Eisenhower Medical... more
  • Winter 2007
    George L. & Julia Argyros - A $20 Million Gift... - 01/01/2008 - 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... more
  • Fall 2007
    Healthy Substitutions - 09/01/2007 - It has become easier in recent years to update favorite recipes with healthier ingredients without losing flavor. Simple substitutions can reduce sodium, fat and... 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
    Your Guide to Good Health - 03/01/2007 - Who hasn’t dreamed of gliding across the dance floor with the grace of Fred and Ginger or the athletic energy of Emmitt Smith and Cheryl Burke, stars of the hit... more
  • Winter 2006
    Masters In The Art Of Medical Education - 11/01/2006 - Words,” said Rudyard Kipling, “are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind.” Few people understood and capitalized on that sentiment more... more
  • Jul-Aug 2006
    Eisenhower Physician, One of Only Four U.S.... - 07/01/2006 - During the spring bloom of cherry blossoms, April 10 to 14, S. N. Mitruka, MD, Board Certified Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Eisenhower Medical Center, traveled to Morioka,... more
  • May-Jun 2006
    Eisenhower’s Power Plant Recognized for Innovation - 05/01/2006 - Eisenhower Medical Center and LSW Engineers California, Inc. have recently been recognized with a Merit Award from Consulting Engineers and Land Surveyors of ... more
  • Mar-Apr 2006
    Barbara Sinatra Hosts 12th
    Annual Barbara...
    - 03/01/2006 - It promises to be a day of great fun, elegant terrace dining, fabulous fashions and exciting festivities. . . all in the name of a greater cause. On Sunday,... more
  • Mar-Apr 2005
    President’s Message Mar-Apr 2005 - 03/01/2005 - What a surprise to a fit, active, 49-year-old man when he suffers a heart attack. David Chook, the subject of our fascinating cover story, is a health care professional... more
  • Jan-Feb 2006
    Issues of the Heart - 01/01/2006 - Eisenhower Medical Center will take part in several events in February, National Heart Month, to raise awareness of the prevalence of heart disease in this country. On... more
  • Nov-Dec 2005
    Contributors Nov - Dec 2005 - 11/01/2005 - Harry M. Goldstein, Chairman of the Board Harry M. Goldstein has served as Chairman of the Board of Eisenhower Medical Center since 2000. In addition to a successful... more
  • Sep-Oct 2005
    Building Better Bones - 09/01/2005 - As most of us already know, calcium consumption is essential for strong, healthy bones. But did you know that we have more calcium in our bodies than any other mineral... more
  • Jul-Aug 2005
    Medical Detective, Patient Advocate - Robert... - 07/01/2005 - Dr. Robert Waterbor characterizes his specialty – internal medicine – as a combination of psychology and good detective work. “You have to be able to diagnose whatever... more
  • May-Jun 2005
    Enhancing Safety Auxiliary’s Gift Saves Time…and... - 05/01/2005 - Thanks to a generous gift by the Eisenhower Medical Center Auxiliary, patients needing imaging scans at Eisenhower’s Emergency Department no longer have to be wheeled to... more
  • Sep-Oct 2004
    Fibromyalgia: A Chronic Pain Illness - 09/10/2004 - For months, 32-year-old Joan Brett (not her real name) had felt extremely tired day after day. At first, this mother of two toddlers attributed her severe fatigue and... more
  • Jan-Feb 2005
    Murthy V. S. Andavolu, MD - 01/01/2005 - This is my passion,” says Murthy V. S. Andavolu, MD, a Board Certified Medical Oncologist in solo practice in Rancho Mirage, referring to cancer care. “Cancer is... 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
    Rheumatoid Arthritis: The Most Common Form of... - 03/01/2004 - Soon after forty-eight-year-old Sally Morgan (not her real name) was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), she wrote to a Web site for RA sufferers in order to learn... 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