News from Eisenhower Medical Center

News from Eisenhower Medical Center

  • 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
    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
    Cheeky’s No Ordinary Menu - 01/01/2014 - It may sound cheeky , but the worst thing about this Palm Springs eatery is the menu. After all, when everything sounds this enticing, how can you possibly decide what... more
  • Fall 2013
    New Non-Surgical Breast Lump Treatment - 11/01/2013 - 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
  • Spring 2013
    Brain Trust - 03/01/2013 - In late 2009, then 66-year-old William Lopez did what he characterizes as a back flip on the ice in front of his Athol, Idaho home, hitting his head when he landed. “I... more
  • Winter 2013
    Back In Rhythm - 01/01/2013 - Two years ago, Stacy Clark was only 45 when she was diagnosed with atrial fibrillation. Atrial fibrillation — “A Fib” — is an abnormal heart rhythm in which the upper... more
  • Fall 2012
    Richard A. Stone, MD - 11/01/2012 - Eisenhower Medical Center physician Richard A. Stone, MD, Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Nephrology and Hypertension, received two distinctions this year:... more
  • Spring 2012
    Premier Treatment and Full Spectrum Of Hip... - 03/01/2012 - For anyone struggling with chronic hip pain, the prospect of successful treatment is welcome news. Eisenhower Desert Orthopedic Center (EDOC) offers myriad options for... 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
    Sports Medicine - 11/01/2011 - Historically, Sports Medicine has been synonymous with sideline orthopedic surgeons rushing to the aid of a football player, tennis star or golf great. But in recent... more
  • Spring 2011
    How Eisenhower Urgent Care Saved John Brown’s Body - 03/01/2011 - I hadn’t seen a doctor in 45 years,” says Andrew (John) Brown, 69, a retired automotive industry executive. “I’d never been sick, and the only surgery I’d had was having... more
  • Winter 2011
    Big Hearts at BIGHORN Golf Club - 12/01/2010 - When it comes to philanthropy, BIGHORN Golf Club sets an exceptional example — something to which Eisenhower Medical Center can gratefully attest since it has been a... more
  • Fall 2010
    The Healing Harp - 09/01/2010 - For centuries, the harp has been used to soothe, calm and relieve anxiety.Harps were actually used in Europe during the Middle Ages by monks who would play special music... 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
    New Beginnings - 06/01/2010 - Carol Friedgood always dreamed of retiring to the desert. She came to the Palm Springs area regularly for weekends and vacations when she was living and working in Los... more
  • Spring 2010
    In The Blink Of An Eye - 03/01/2010 - Cancer was just a six-letter word for Indio resident Sherry Kovas. It was not something she thought about, and not something she ever thought would be part of her life.... more
  • Summer 2009
    Loel Lowary - 07/01/2009 - For Loel, the projects are not work—they are the things he loves to do. In the past year, he has completely remodeled the kitchen of his Minnesota home, built furniture... more
  • Fall 2009
    Hang Time - 09/01/2009 - The relationship between Tom Hayes and time is at the center of his life. Like most people, he never has enough of it. Two daughters and one son, a rewarding job, a... more
  • Nov-Dec 2002
    Do You Know the Face of Arthritis? - 11/01/2002 - Arthritis is not an inevitable part of aging. It affects 43 million people — or one in six Americans — including children, teens and senior citizens alike. ... more
  • Winter 2009
    Eisenhower Physicians and Patients Stay Connected - 04/01/2009 - T he Internet has long been an indispensable tool in the medical community, providing health care professionals with online access to the latest research, journal... more
  • Spring 2009
    Eisenhower Unveils New Tennity Emergency... - 03/01/2009 - At a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday, January 22, 2009, Eisenhower Medical Center unveiled its newly expanded Tennity Emergency Department. Named for Eisenhower... more
  • Spring 2008
    A Day of Hope - 03/01/2008 - The Eisenhower Medical Center Desert Diabetes Club will hold the 13th annual A Day of Hope for Diabetes® at the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower on... more
  • Summer 2008
    5 Things You Can Do Right Now - 11/03/2008 - Capture a smile.Whether it’s a formal photo or a fun, candid shot, photos of friends and family are treasured memories that will bring a smile to your face. Update your... more
  • Fall 2008
    Pharmacy Robot Advances Safety - 09/01/2008 - Eisenhower Medical Center is the first in the Coachella Valley to implement a robotic drug dispensing system, reducing the risk of medication errors for hospital... more
  • Winter 2007
    Playing By Heart - 01/01/2008 - 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... more
  • Fall 2007
    Pinpointing the Pain: Achilles Tendonitis and... - 09/01/2007 - While the modern reference to an Achilles’ heel suggests a weakness of character leading to one’s downfall, the mythological tale of Achilles reverberates with anyone... more
  • Summer 2007
    Red Carpet Roundup - 06/01/2007 - An all-out western theme, a movie premier and an intimate concert by one of country music’s most celebrated duos made for an incredibly memorable evening as guests... more
  • Spring 2007
    Eisenhower Smilow Heart Center Launches Valve... - 03/01/2007 - Eisenhower Smilow Heart Center has launched its collaborative Valve Repair Program, ensuring that Coachella Valley residents do not have to leave the Valley for... more
  • Winter 2006
    Put Your Best Foot Forward - 11/01/2006 - The foot is a complex structure consisting of 26 bones, 33 joints, more than 100 muscles, tendons, ligaments, blood vessels, nerves, skin and soft tissue that work... more
  • Jul-Aug 2006
    Del Mar - A Feast for the Senses - 07/01/2006 - There really is nothing like standing at the water’s edge, digging your toes into the sand and staring into an abyss of endless blue sky, salty waves and sun. A day at... more
  • May-Jun 2006
    The On and Off of Parkinson’s Disease, Part 2 - 05/01/2006 - In part one of “The On and Off of Parkinson’s Disease,” Healthy Living magazine defined the terms on and off as they relate to Parkinson’s — on referring to the state... more
  • Mar-Apr 2006
    "Our Patients, Our Partners, One Team, One Goal" - 03/01/2006 - Hand washing is the number one method ofdecreasing infections. Eisenhower Medical Center will commemorate National Patient Safety Awareness Week, March 5 to... more
  • Mar-Apr 2005
    Desert Diabetes Alert Program Early Detection and... - 03/01/2005 - For the estimated 13 million Americans who know they suffer from diabetes, there are millions more that are unaware they even have the disease or are at high risk for... more
  • Jan-Feb 2006
    Mark Benson, DO - The Family Man - 01/01/2006 - Perhaps it’s the fact that he’s a family man that makes Mark Benson, DO, such a remarkable family practitioner. The father of two sons — Alan, 20, currently a student at... more
  • Nov-Dec 2005
    “You, the Night and the Music” - 11/01/2005 - Come and experience a romantic evening under the stars to benefit cancer patients through Healing Harps – an Eisenhower Medical Center Arts in Healthcare Program that... more
  • Sep-Oct 2005
    Apples and Art in Oak Glen - 09/01/2005 - The foothill area of the inland empire of San Bernardino is close to the desert, yet a “history” away in agrarian offerings.Take a leisurely day trip and discover its... more
  • Jul-Aug 2005
    Contributors Jul - Aug 2005 - 07/01/2005 - Paula Peck, RD Paula Peck is a Registered Dietitian and Clinical Nutrition Manager at Eisenhower Medical Center. She received her BS degree in Dietetics from Winthrop... more
  • May-Jun 2005
    Eisenhower Medical Center – A Winning Combination - 05/01/2005 - Situated on a 130-acre campus in the heart of the Coachella Valley, Eisenhower Medical Center is a dynamic, progressive, not-for-profit health care complex. The campus... 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
    Eat For Health: Arthritis and Nutrition - 01/01/2005 - The rigors of arthritis can sometimes seem unbearable. Joint pain and stiffness tend to impede movement and heighten the overall sense of discomfort and frustration.... 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