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News from Eisenhower Medical Center

Spring 2008

  • Features

  • The Ambassador Society - The success of Eisenhower Medical Center’s philanthropic efforts has been so outstanding that the Board of Governors agreed to establish a level of recognition that... more
  • The Picture of Health - As an Eisenhower Medical Center patient, Cash Baxter was definitely in the spotlight, although it was not quite the kind to which he was accustomed. His emotional... more
  • Cancer Survivors: The New Majority - More than 10 million people in the United States are now considered cancer survivors. Miraculously, 65 percent of people diagnosed with cancer today are expected to live... more
  • Fish: Food for Optimal Health - My mother used to call fish “brain food.” Today we know that this is true. Studies have shown that eating fish provides life-long benefits and is especially important... more
  • Screening for Breast and Lung Cancers - Breast cancer rates generally increase with age. Between 2000 and 2004, 95 percent of new cases occurred in women over 40. It is estimated that 213,380 new cases of lung... more
  • Hiking for Fun and Health! - Forest trails, deep canyons and desert wildflowers beckon hikers each spring with the promise of spectacular hiking and walking terrain. The Coachella Valley and... more
  • 5 Things - 5 Things you can do right now as part of your wellness routine. Brain stimulation. While video games may feel like childs play, today’s high-tech brain games (like... more
  • A New Beginning - More than 250 VIP guests were in attendance Friday, January 18 in a canvas pavilion built especially for the occasion as Eisenhower Medical Center broke ground on the... more
  • Eisenhower Receives 2008 Orthopedic Surgery... - Eisenhower Medical Center’s Orthopedics Center of Excellence has achieved the distinction of being ranked number one in the state of California for joint replacements by... more
  • A Magnificent Milestone - At a time when most organizations are closing the books on the philanthropic year in late December 2007, Eisenhower Medical Center announced they had received an... more
  • Barker Foundation Pledges $1 Million - The Coeta and Donald Barker Foundation has pledged $1 million to Eisenhower Medical Center’s Nurses Continuing Education Program. Eisenhower’s registered nurses often... more
  • The Picture of Health - As an Eisenhower Medical Center patient, Cash Baxter was definitely in the spotlight, although it was not quite the kind to which he was accustomed. His emotional... more
  • Tai Chi Eases Joint Stiffness - Practiced since the 12th century, tai chi, a Chinese regimen requiring slow movement and poetic form, can assist with easing sore joints. In fact, many arthritis... more
  • A Day of Hope - 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
  • Exploring California’s Past Channel Islands... - You might feel like a modern day Magellan if you are fortunate enough to make the trek to Channel Islands National Park. It is one of the least visited of California’s... more
  • Exercise and Cancer: Creating a plan that works... - The role of exercise has long been demonstrated to provide many positive benefits, but studies now reveal the benefits exercise provides in relation to cancer—both for... more
  • Healing Harps, Healing Words - Patients Benefit from Creative Arts-Based Healing Program The use of art and music alongside the modern technology of medical science might seem like an extreme... more
  • John Miller, PhD, MD: Renaissance Man - For surgeon John Miller, PhD, MD, he finds his love of science, medicine and the creative arts makes for a nice life balance. “I think it is important for us to use our... more
  • In Partnership With You - In the Spring 2008 Healthy Living, artist and former theater actor, producer and director Cash Baxter shares his experience of having prostate cancer treatment at... more