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Summer 2010

  • Features

  • New Beginnings - 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
  • Understanding Hypertension - A blood pressure reading appears as two numbers. The first, and the higher of the two, is the systolic pressure, which reflects the time it takes for blood to be ejected... more
  • Let Eisenhower Check It - Luckily, it is easy to monitor blood pressure, and checking blood pressure is a routine procedure for virtually any visit to a physician or hospital, and for many dental... more
  • A Pound Of Cure - As you know, coronary artery disease is the single leading cause of death in the United States today. As difficult as this fact may be to accept, I firmly believe that... more
  • The New Walter and Leonore Annenberg Pavilion - Eisenhower Medical Center’s new state-of-the-art Walter and Leonore Annenberg Pavilion was officially dedicated on April 27. The ceremony was attended by Eisenhower... more
  • The Balloon Sinuplasty - Sinusitis is an inflammation of the sinus lining that can be caused by a bacterial, viral, or fungal infection, as well as by structural issues such as blockages of the... more
  • Five Star Club Offers Stellar care for Dementia... - The only non-profit provider of adult day care to Coachella Valley seniors with Alzheimer’s disease and other organic brain diseases, Eisenhower Medical Center’s Five... more
  • Smoke-Free Campus - In January, Eisenhower Medical Center launched Five Star Wellness, a new employee program focusing on the Five Pillars of Wellness: Exercise, Nutrition, Pulmonary... more
  • Eisenhower Auxiliary Annual Meeting - The Eisenhower Medical Center Auxiliary was founded 41 years ago by Dolores Hope, wife of legendary entertainer Bob Hope and a founding member of the Eisenhower Medical... more
  • Healthy Living Comes to Television - 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
  • Eisenhower And The Berger Foundation Provide... - On January 12, 2010, the country of Haiti was hit with a devastating earthquake. It is estimated that the 7.0 magnitude quake left nearly 250,000 people dead and... more
  • Physician Of the Year: Euthym Kontaxis, MD - Every month, Eisenhower Medical Center employees recognize the extraordinary accomplishments of the Center’s medical staff by awarding a physician the Eisenhower... more
  • Radhika G. Andavolu, PhD, MB (ASCP), MBA - The results of a study on gene expression (the process by which genetic information manifests in cells) in prostate cancer were revealed by Radhika G.Andavolu, PhD,... more
  • Peter Scheer, DDS, MS - In July 2009, Eisenhower Medical Center physician Peter Scheer, DDS, MS traveled with 46 other doctors, dentists, nurses and volunteers to the small town of Ibarra,... more
  • Joshua Imperio, MD - Eisenhower Medical Center Internist Joshua Imperio,MD is looking forward to returning to the Philippines in July 2010. It will be his third medical mission with his... more
  • Judith B. Zacher MD, FACS - Eisenhower Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon Judith B. Zacher,MD, FACS authored a chapter in the recently published book Mastopexy and Breast Reduction: Principles and... more
  • Mehran K. Elly, MD, PhD - Mehran K. Elly,MD, PhD, Chair of Eisenhower Medical Center’s Radiology Department, takes very little for granted.Dr. Elly came to the United States from Iran at the age... more
  • New CT Scanner at Eisenhower Smilow Heart Center - The Eisenhower Smilow Heart Center is a Center of Excellence providing a full range of advanced cardiac care services.Always renowned for its cutting-edge, advanced... more
  • Update for Primary Care Physicians - According to the United States Department of Health and Human Services Administration on Aging, there are nearly 40 million people over the age of 65 in the United... more
  • Lucy Curci Cancer Center Receives Outstanding... - The American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (CoC) is a consortium of 47 medical organizations that work together to improve survival rates and quality of life... more
  • Hip Arthroscopy -  Hip arthroscopy is a minimally invasive surgical procedure  performed through small incisions (about one to two  centimeters each) using a tiny camera to... more
  • Hip Arthroscopy - Hip arthroscopy is a minimally invasive surgical procedure  performed through small incisions (about one to two  centimeters each) using a tiny camera to... more
  • Stop Smoking! - As a resource to the community, Eisenhower Medical Center offers “Freedom From Smoking,” a comprehensive, eight-week smoking cessation program, several times each year.... more
  • Trim The Fat - 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
  • Cal Phil Festival On The Green - For more than 4,000 music lovers in California, it would not be summer without a trip to the Cal Phil Festival on the Green in Arcadia.A bountiful picnic dinner,... more
  • Zumba Gold - What is Zumba? Zumba was created when Colombian celebrity fitness trainer “Beto” Perez forgot his aerobics music one day and grabbed the Latin salsa and merengue music... more
  • 5 Things - 1. Home Safe HomeJune is Home Safty Month. Review tips to prevent falls,accidental poisonings, fires and burns,choking and other potential hazzards 2. Take a BathBaths... more
  • Macrobiotics - The macrobiotic diet originated in Japan and combines the ideals of Zen Buddhism with Western-style vegetarianism. This low-fat, high fiber eating plan focuses on... more
  • Preventive Cardiology - Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. Understanding who is at risk for cardiovascular disease and what preventive treatments are most... more
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