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News from Eisenhower Medical Center

Winter 2006

  • Features

  • The Clear Choice - There is a reason that more people choose the Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center for all of their cancer care when facing the diagnosis — Cancer. It simply is the best.... more
  • Imaging and Breast Cancer Detection - Breast cancer is the most common non-skin malignancy among women in the United States, second only to lung cancer as a cause of cancer-related death. In 2006,... more
  • Healthier Recipes For Cancer Prevention - Tasty food is one of the great pleasures of life and it isn’t necessarily incompatible with good health. With a little imagination and creativity we can modify our ... more
  • President’s Message Nov-Dec 2006 - It is my great pleasure to introduce the new Healthy Living magazine. After a recent reader survey, Healthy Living emerges with a fresh new design to inform, inspire and... more
  • Got Walking? - Fresh air, full strides and good health are all reason enough to get outdoors and begin walking. One of the easiest, low-maintenance ways to exercise, walking is... more
  • It’s all About The Patients - The Leo and Gloria Rosen Infusion Center at Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center brings a deep caring and humanity, coupled with the highest standards of excellence, to... more
  • Euthym Kontaxis, MD - An Extraordinary Life - He laughs easily, smiles often and holds up a family photo while sharing stories about his wife Krisann and three boys. Describing himself as part of a typical... more
  • Put Your Best Foot Forward - 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
  • Alcohol-free Beverages For The Holidays - Does alcohol mix with your holiday plan? For people with diabetes, drinking alcohol is truly a balancing act. Recent research points to both health risks and health... more
  • New Treatments, Better Results - In July of this year, two more medications for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease (PD) became available. Rasagiline, known by the trade name Azilect®, and a new... more
  • Oh, the Wine You Will Find in Temecula! - Once upon a time, there was a sleepy little town called Temecula, a blink’s worth of gas stations and a diner or two. But at some point in the 1980s, people... more
  • Barbara Sinatra Children’s Center Celebrates 20th... - In the early 1980s, after volunteering for a child therapy group that held meetings at various local churches, Barbara Sinatra became convinced of the need for a... more
  • Masters In The Art Of Medical Education - Words,” said Rudyard Kipling, “are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind.” Few people understood and capitalized on that sentiment more... more
  • Eisenhower Surgeon Performs First Artificial Disc... - On July 7, Eisenhower Medical Center’s Armen Khachatryan, MD, performed the first cervical (neck) artificial disc surgery in the Coachella Valley. Dr. Khachatryan and... more
  • Raising the Flag In Memory Of 9-11 - On Monday, September 11, 2006, a large crowd gathered near the entrance to Eisenhower Medical Center to pay tribute to those who lost their lives on September 11,... more
  • Eisenhower Cardiologist Honored Nationally - Eisenhower Medical Center Cardiologist Charlie W. Shaeffer, Jr., MD, is the recipient of the American Heart Association’s (AHA) national 2006 Volunteer Advocate of... more
  • Holiday Voices Gala - The Governing Board of the Eisenhower Medical Center Auxiliary hosts this lovely and elegant evening of holiday entertainment. The Caballeros, The Gay Men’s Chorus of... more
  • Your Guide To Good Health: The Benefits Of... - If there’s one thing we have in abundance here in the valley, it’s swimming pools. All shapes and sizes, pools exemplify an activity of utter relaxation, cool... more
  • Your Guide To Good Health : 5 Things - Close your eyes and breathe deeply and slowly for one minute or more. Whether you do this once or several times a day, it will help you relax and regain your focus. ... more
  • Your Guide To Good Health: Getting To The Point - Acupuncture is one of the oldest, most commonly used medical procedures in the world. Originating in China more than 2,000 years ago, it began its rise in popularity... more