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News from Eisenhower Medical Center

  • June 2015
    Calendar - 06/10/2015 - For information or registration, call the number listed, or visit emc.org/calendar. Most events require early pre-registration, unless otherwise stated. Quit Smoking... more
  • May 2015
    Lucky Break - 03/04/2015 - Vyrla Neal, 74, had been having thigh pain for some time. She’d begun using a cane to help her get around since she was having difficulty walking. In August, she... more
  • April 2015
    May is Skin Cancer Screening Month - 04/09/2015 - In recognition of Skin Cancer Screening Month, Eisenhower Medical Center is offering numerous educational and screening events. Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center is... more
  • March 2015
    CALENDAR - 03/16/2015 - Poses For the People — Yoga, ConcertSU, Mar 29, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.Visit posesforthepeople.com for details and registration; held at Palm Desert Civic Center Park. ... more
  • February 2015
    Upcoming Special Events: - 02/19/2015 - Open House: Barbara Sinatra Center for Abused ChildrenSU, Feb 22, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Open to the public; no registration required.760-773-1636 Broadway and Beyond... more
  • January 2015
    Calendar - 01/15/2015 - Eating for Diabetes: Myth versus Truth ACDesert Diabetes ClubW, Jan 21, 2 to 3 p.m.Andrea Knatz, RD, CDE, Diabetes Program Dietitian760-773-1578 Acupuncture and... more
  • December 2014
    Is Joint Pain Affecting Your Life? - 12/11/2014 - Hip and knee pain are common complaints, especially as we age. Genetics and your medical history play a role in determining whether or not you’ll suffer from joint... more
  • November 2014
    Calendar - 10/31/2014 - Quit Smoking Now! Series LC Medications for Treatment and Prevention of Osteoporosis ACNational Osteoporosis FoundationM, Dec 1, 11 a.m. to noonMarie Simard,... more
  • October 2014
    Eisenhower Memory Care Center Offers Respite for... - 09/30/2014 - Formerly known as the Eisenhower Five Star Club, the newly renamed Eisenhower Memory Care Center is an adult day center providing a much needed alternative for many... more
  • September 2014
    Calendar - 09/15/2014 - Surgical Treatment Options for Prostate Cancer LCTH, Sep 18, 5:30 to 7 p.m.Peter Ilbeigi, DO, UrologyLight dinner, register by Sep 17. Radiation Treatment  for... more
  • August 2014
    Passionate about Breakthroughs in Treating... - 01/01/2014 - With a true fascination for the intricacies of the human body and the heart of a scientist, Elke Jost-Vu, MD, is perfectly suited to treat the patients she sees most... more
  • August SPECIAL Family Medicine Issue
    Register with Eisenhower - 08/06/2014 - If you are visiting for the first time, please take a few minutes to register to stay in touch with the Family Medicine Residency program at Eisenhower Medical Center. ... more
  • July 2014
    Native Foods - 03/05/2014 - Looking for a place to veg out? Native Foods in Palm Springs has fresh, delicious, plant-based dishes to please every palate — even meat lovers. “One thing that... more
  • June 2014
    Advanced Prostate Cancer: The Latest Treatments - 01/01/2014 - When prostate cancer is in its early stages, immediate treatment may not be necessary. Depending on a patient’s age and other determining factors, watchful waiting is an... more
  • May 2014
    Calendar - 05/13/2014 - Exercise: Does It Really Matter? LCLunch and Learn for Breast Cancer Patients and SurvivorsW, May 28, noon to 1:30 p.m.Danielle Meglio, COTA/C, MLD/CDT, Occupational... more
  • April 2014
    The Sweet Tooth Dilemma - 03/05/2014 - Have you ever searched your kitchen for something sweet to eat, knowing that you recently tossed out the blatantly sugar-laden treats in your pantry? Feeling desperate,... more
  • March 2014
    Calendar - 03/14/2014 - Neuromodulation: A New World in Pain Control ACEisenhower Desert Orthopedic Center Lecture SeriesTU, Mar 25, 5:30 to 7 p.m.Hazmer Cassim, DO, DABPM, Physical Medicine... more
  • February 2014
    GOLF - 01/01/2014 - Drive the length of the Coachella Valley and you will surely notice an armada of golf courses dotting the landscape. Golfing in the desert has become one of America’s... more
  • January 2014
    Thinking Outside the Cereal Box - 09/01/2013 - 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... more
  • December 2013
    5 THINGS - 11/01/2013 - 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... more
  • November 2013
    GERD News! - 11/01/2013 - “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... more
  • October 2013
    Calendar - 10/15/2013 - What is Diabetes and How Does It Occur? ACHealthy Night OutW, Oct 23, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.K. Douglas Thrasher, DO, Family MedicineMarielena Cid, RN, CDE, BSN and Yuri... more
  • September 2013
    September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month - 09/17/2013 - National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month focuses on raising awareness about a disease that is both common and highly treatable. Throughout the month of September,... more
  • August 2013
    DOCTOR, DOCTOR - 11/01/2012 - Health care experts agree that patients should have an ongoing relationship with a primary care physician, usually an internist or family medicine doctor who can help... more
  • July 2013
    The Iron Lady - 01/01/2013 - Cherie Gruenfeld competed in her first Ironman triathlon at age 48. Today, at 69, she’s one of the most decorated Master’s triathletes in the world, winning to date, 11... more
  • June 2013
    The Residents Are Here! - 06/13/2013 - Twenty-two medical school graduates will begin their residency program at Eisenhower Medical Center on June 24. Sixteen residents will spend the next three years... more
  • May 2013
    Calendar - 05/13/2013 - Cancer and Your Legal Rights LCLunch and Learn With the ExpertsW, Jun 5, noon to 1:30 p.m.Anya Prince, Attorney-at-Law, Cancer Legal Resource Center760-834-3798; light... more
  • April 2013
    Changing Lives - 03/01/2013 - Don’t wait — exercise your right to great health at the Eisenhower Renker Wellness Center, which features dynamic cardiac and pulmonary wellness programs. Offering... more
  • March 2013
    Expansion Continues at Eisenhower! - 03/15/2013 - One thing in life is certain...change!  This is true at Eisenhower Medical Center these days. In continuing to serve the changing health care needs of our... more
  • February 2013
    Eisenhower George and Julia Argyros Health Center... - 02/14/2013 - CENTER FOR FAMILY MEDICINE: Making Health Care a Family Affair!Comprehensive care for the whole family, in one convenient place.Looking for a well-child exam for your... more
  • January 2013
    Eisenhower's Upcoming Lectures and Special... - 01/16/2013 - It’s difficult to be bored this time of year, isn’t it? Between the Palm Springs International Film Festival, the Humana Challenge, the BNP Paribas Tennis Open and... more
  • December 2012
    DATES - 11/01/2012 - For some reason, dates cannot seem to get the respect they deserve. People either love them or, well…don’t. It’s time to revisit the common notions about the tiny,... more
  • November 2012
    Eisenhower Reaccredited as Chest Pain Center - 11/15/2012 - Eisenhower Medical Center has received full accreditation as a chest pain center from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC). Originally accredited in 2006,... more
  • October 2012
    Eisenhower Launches Patient Greeting Card Program - 10/05/2012 - Sending words of encouragement to a loved one in the hospital is now just a click away! Spearheaded by Eisenhower Medical Center’s Foundation department, the Send a... more
  • September 2012
    Calendar - 09/13/2012 - Healthy Dining Out in the Desert ACHealthy Night OutW, Sep 19, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.Elizabeth Quigley, RD, Nutrition Consultant760-568-1234. $8 for heart-healthy dinner;... more
  • August 2012
    5 Things - 08/13/2012 - Notice NatureTake a moment to look at the sky, the clouds, the incredible mountains…even the smallest desert wildflowers in this beautiful Valley. Read Before... more
  • July 2012
    Inpatient Rehabilitation Center Receives... - 07/09/2012 - Eisenhower Inpatient Rehabilitation Center is proud to announce that it has received a three-year accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation... more
  • June 2012
    Tea - Steeped in Health Benefits - 06/12/2012 - Tea is the most widely consumed beverage in the world. With more than 3,000 variations, it can be daunting for novice drinkers to know where to start. However, with the... more
  • May 2012
    How To Support Your Loved Ones - 05/10/2012 - INDIVIDUALS who receive a cancer diagnosis will forever view themselves, and the world in which they live, in a different way. But the core of who they are — their... more
  • April 2012
    Eisenhower Sponsors City of Palm Springs Health... - 04/15/2012 - Eisenhower “Galaxy” Sponsor for City of Palm Springs Mayor’s Healthy Planet, Healthy You Race and Wellness Festival In an effort to raise awareness about childhood... more
  • March 2012
    Calendar - 04/15/2012 - Total Ankle Replacement and Advanced Foot/Ankle Reconstruction LQEisenhower Desert Orthopedic Center Series TH, April 19, 5:30 to 7 p.m.David Friscia, MD, Orthopedic... more
  • February 2012
    Calendar - 02/01/2012 - Common Foot and Ankle Disorders ACEisenhower Desert Orthopedic SeriesTH, Feb 16, 5:30 to 7 p.m.David Friscia, MD, Orthopedic Surgery; Michael Seiberg, DPM, Podiatric... more
  • January 2012
    7th Annual Modernism Week - 01/01/2012 - Palm Springs Modernism Week, one of the country’s most popular annual events celebrating mid-century modern design, architecture and culture, is slated for February 16... more
  • December 2011
    TEA - 12/01/2011 - Tea is the most widely consumed beverage in the world. With more than 3,000 variations, it can be daunting for novice drinkers to know where to start. However, with the... more
  • November 2011
    Events for November 2011 - 11/01/2011 - CancerCare® Live, Interactive Teleconferences LC10:30 to 11:30 a.m. TU, Nov 15: Nutrition, Physical Activity and You  TU, Dec 6: Side Effects of Metastatic Prostate... more
  • October 2011
    5 Things you can do right now as part of your... - 10/01/2011 - Eliminate FearTake baby steps. Open up and talk to someone you trust. Get help. Change your attitude. Then...face your fear! Find a Great PumpkinPumpkin is rich in... more