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News from Eisenhower Medical Center

Jul-Aug 2006

  • Features

  • Contributors - Rosalind Elemy Rosalind Elemy, MA, RD, is a Registered Dietitian at Eisenhower Medical Center. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in... more
  • For The Love Of Tennis - It stands against the majestic Santa Rosa Mountains like a giant bowl gleaming in the sun, a spectacular stadium for a home-town, world-class event. Spread across 84... more
  • Advancing Eisenhower through Philanthropy and... - What could be more perfect than life in the desert? While we desert types have come to know and appreciate the beauty of this oasis we call home, it wasn’t long ago that... more
  • Sports Medicine Program - It’s pretty simple. We aren’t pretzels or Gumby dolls and most of us can’t dance like Baryshnikov. But we do enjoy a brisk game of tennis or a round of golf or other... more
  • Eating Smart While Dining Out - During the past twenty years there has been a shift toward Americans eating more meals away from home. Concurrently, there has been a dramatic rise in the prevalence of... more
  • Joint Protection - Joint protection is the practice of using the joints of the body in ways to reduce stress, pain and deformity while performing daily activities. There are a few basic... more
  • Del Mar - A Feast for the Senses - 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
  • Michael Last, MD - Mention sailing and his eyes brighten. He smiles and you can almost feel the cool breeze in the bay, water splashing across the bow and the familiar “come about,”... more
  • Arthritis Update - The Centers for Disease Control estimate that one in three American adults is affected with arthritis or some other joint disorder.More than 43 million Americans have... more
  • President’s Message - It is my privilege to have two former world-class tennis professionals, Peggy Michel and Raymond Moore in the pages of Healthy Living. Ms. Michel is a three-time Grand... more
  • When the Student is Ready, the Teacher Will Appear - As an orthopedic nurse at Eisenhower Medical Center, Debi Gardner, RN, counseled many patients preparing to undergo the challenges of a knee or hip replacement, never... more
  • The Tennity Emergency Department
    Breaking New...
    - On the warm, sunny day of April 27, Marilyn Tennity and a host of Eisenhower Medical Center officials broke ground on the $21 million construction and renovation of the... more
  • Eisenhower Physician, One of Only Four U.S.... - 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
  • Eisenhower Joint Replacement Center - Little did our predecessors know that in the year 2006, getting a joint replacement — a procedure once considered quite complicated and dramatic — would be almost as... more
  • A Distinguished History of Giving - 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
  • New Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy Clinic - Fine Needle Aspiration biopsy (FNA) is the method by which cells are collected for the purpose of detecting cancer, infection and a variety of other medical conditions.... more
  • Eisenhower Chest Pain Center Receives Full... - Eisenhower Medical Center recently received full accreditation as a Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers and is one of only three hospitals in... more
  • Assemblyman Benoit Presents
    2006 Notable Nurse...
    - Capping a weeklong celebration that honored National Nurses Week, Assemblyman John Benoit, 64th District, hosted a breakfast and presented the 2006 Notable... more