• 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. Her doctor was confident that it was a benign breast tumor called a fibroadenoma... read 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 basis, and I started feeling less and less energy,” the then-61-year-old recalls. He... read 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 wasn’t going like I should,” recalls Walters. “I tried increasing the fiber in my... read more...
  • Joe Whittaker’s Life-Saving, Life-Renewing Experience

    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 foundation which built and sponsors an orphanage and a school in Zambia, Africa.... read 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 would make it worse. I lived on antacids and would eat a bland diet until it... read 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 heart transplant — cardiac rehabilitation (rehab) plays an essential role in... read 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 something unusual. “I had this ache in my back,” remembers... read 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 transmitted diseases and whooping cough are on the rise, including some... read more...
  • Eisenhower Awarded for Excellence in Employee Engagement

    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 hospitals and health systems throughout the United States that exhibit... read 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 ranchers. Cheerios®, cornflakes, Grape-Nuts® and assorted sugary cereals seized the... read more...
  • Post-Operative Delirium Prevention Presentation in South Korea

    In July, Eisenhower Medical Center Primary Care Physician Sheda Heidarian, MD, Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, presented at the 20th International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics World Congress of Gerontology and... read 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 symptoms of your arthritis, diabetes or depression? Better yet, what if that pill were... read more...
  • Epidural Injections Give One Man His Life Back

    Tom West had nearly given up on ever getting any relief from the debilitating, chronic back pain that began before he was even 20 years old. “At 48, my spine probably looks like that of a 70-year-old,” explains West. West’s back problems stem... read more...
  • Highlights
  • Figue - Savoring Mediterranean— A Unique Dining Experience

    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 the enthusiasm of his future employer. “The mission statement Lee Morcus posted... read more...
  • Eisenhower Joins American Cancer Society for Historic Research Study

    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 effort where local communities can support cancer research by actively participating... read 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 Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the country’s largest... read 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 Glen provides the perfect backdrop for autumn family fun. An easy, hour-long... read 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 in Rancho Mirage. Meet the residents and celebrate Eisenhower’s commitment to... read 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 New York Times Book Review and find some authors you’ve never read. 3. Skip... read 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 the 2013 Most Wired Survey released in the July issue of Hospitals & Health... read more...