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News from Eisenhower Medical Center

  • Spring 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
  • Winter 2014
    The Complexities of the Rotator Cuff - 01/01/2014 - Every year thousands of Americans are stricken with shoulder pain due to an injury involving the rotator cuff. Whether you are an athlete, weekend warrior or even if you... more
  • Fall 2013
    Eisenhower Named Leader in Heath Care Equality - 09/01/2013 - 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... more
  • Spring 2013
    Whitewater Preserve - 03/01/2013 - Formerly home to the Whitewater Trout Farm, the Whitewater Preserve was purchased by the Wildlands Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that buys and restores... more
  • Winter 2013
    Cardiology - 01/01/2013 - Heart disease is still the number one cause of death in the United States, causing nearly one million heart attacks and more than half a million deaths each year.... more
  • Fall 2012
    Get Your Flu Shot! - 11/01/2012 - Flu season usually begins in October and can last through May. Influenza (the flu) is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. It can cause mild to... more
  • Spring 2012
    Premier Treatment and Full Spectrum Of Hip... - 03/01/2012 - For anyone struggling with chronic hip pain, the prospect of successful treatment is welcome news. Eisenhower Desert Orthopedic Center (EDOC) offers myriad options for... more
  • Winter 2012
    Exceptional Experience and Expertise - 01/01/2012 - The Palm Springs area has the fourth-highest prevalence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) — the retrovirus that causes AIDS — in all of California. Recognizing the... more
  • Fall 2011
    Humana Challenge - 11/01/2011 - Formerly known as the Bob Hope Classic, Humana Challenge will feature a new format, a new trophy and most importantly, an innovative focus on health and well-being. In... more
  • Spring 2011
    Roy Wilson Community Cancer Awareness Day - 03/01/2011 - Since 2004, the Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center has hosted an annual open house to raise awareness about comprehensive resources for cancer prevention as well as... more
  • Winter 2011
    Integrative Medicine Leader Mimi Guarneri, MD,... - 12/01/2010 - Dr. Mimi Guarneri, MD, FACC, medical director and founder of Scripps Center for Integrative Medicine will be the guest speaker at the 5th annual Leonore Annenberg... more
  • Fall 2010
    20 ways To lose 20 - 09/01/2010 - To lose one pound of weight you need to cut back 3,500 calories from food, or increase your activity level to burn an additional 3,500 calories. However, most people do... more
  • Winter 2010
    Day Of Caring - 12/01/2009 - On Friday, February 5, 2010, from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center will host Day of Caring. . . about Women and Cancer. This annual event... more
  • Summer 2010
    Stop Smoking! - 06/01/2010 - As a resource to the community, Eisenhower Medical Center offers “Freedom From Smoking,” a comprehensive, eight-week smoking cessation program, several times each year.... more
  • Spring 2010
    Bodyweight Exercising - 03/01/2010 - If you want to incorporate strength training into your workout, but aren’t much for the fancy machines that come along with the process, you are in luck. You have... more
  • Summer 2009
    ENDOSCOPIC THORACIC SYMPATHECTOMY - 10/01/2009 - Eisenhower Medical Center Cardiothoracic Surgeons Surindra Mitruka, MD and Joseph Wilson, MD are now performing endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy, or ETS, a surgery that... more
  • Fall 2009
    Eisenhower Honors Marines - 09/01/2009 - The Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center in Twentynine Palms is the United States Marine Corps’ largest base. Opened in 1952, Twentynine Palms is home to the largest... more
  • Nov-Dec 2002
    Eisenhower Designated Primary Stroke Center - 07/01/2009 - Eisenhower Medical Center has been designated a Certified Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission. Eisenhower is the first hospital in Riverside and San Bernardino... more
  • Winter 2009
    Stroke Care Excellence Award - 04/01/2009 - For the third consecutive year, Eisenhower Medical Center is the recipient of the prestigious HealthGrades Stroke Care Excellence Award™. HealthGrades® is a leading... more
  • Spring 2009
    Advances in Radiation Therapy - 03/01/2009 - Half of all cancer patients receive radiation therapy for at least part of their cancer treatment. Radiation therapy is defined as treatment of disease with ionizing... more
  • Spring 2008
    Popular Skins Polo Match Slated for March 30 - 03/01/2008 - The 15th annual Barbara Sinatra Children’s Center at Eisenhower Skins Polo Game will take place at noon on Sunday, March 30 at the Eldorado Polo Club in La Quinta. The... more
  • Summer 2008
    Water without the Waste - 11/04/2008 - While the message is clear that drinking water is beneficial for overall health, how to make the drink portable without spending a small fortune on bottled water has... more
  • Fall 2008
    Eisenhower Receives Patient Safety Award - 09/01/2008 - Eisenhower Medical Center was recently named one of only 249 hospitals in the nation to receive the prestigious 2008 Distinguished Hospital Award for Patient Safety™... more
  • Winter 2007
    Playing By Heart - 01/01/2008 - WITH AN UNWAVERING SPIRIT INFUSED IN HIM BY PARENTS FRED AND ETHYL, GOLF GREAT KEN VENTURI HAS WEATHERED LIFE’S ADVERSITIES LIKE A PRO. FROM HIS BURST ONTO THE GOLF... more
  • Fall 2007
    Back On His Feet - 09/01/2007 - An instinctive and split second decision during a raging rooftop blaze could have cost firefighter Jerry Salmeron his career. The expertise of an orthopedic surgeon... more
  • Summer 2007
    Our Body of Water - 06/01/2007 - We really are a body of water, made up of at least 50 percent of the liquid. This major nutrient plays a vital role in our temperature control, fluid volume and many... more
  • Spring 2007
    BIGHORN Contribution Honored by Eisenhower - 03/01/2007 - Eisenhower Medical Center has renamed its state-of-the-art radiation oncology center BIGHORN Radiation Oncology Center in recognition of BIGHORN Golf Club’s generous $11... more
  • Winter 2006
    Raising the Flag In Memory Of 9-11 - 11/01/2006 - 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
  • Jul-Aug 2006
    Michael Last, MD - 07/01/2006 - 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
  • May-Jun 2006
    DAY OF CARING...ABOUT WOMEN AND CANCER - 05/01/2006 - Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center DAY OF CARING…ABOUT WOMEN AND CANCER was held on March 31 at the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower. With a focus on... more
  • Mar-Apr 2006
    Campaign Eisenhower “Reaches for the Stars” - 03/01/2006 - Launched in 2002, Campaign Eisenhower has become the largest fundraising campaign in the history of Eisenhower Medical Center. In recent years, however, the campaign... more
  • Mar-Apr 2005
    A Day of Hope for Diabetes - 03/01/2005 - Day of Hope for DiabetesSM is a major presentation of inspiration, education, and products for all who are concerned with diabetes and its complications. It is free and... more
  • Jan-Feb 2006
    Expert Cardiac Care - 01/01/2006 - Eisenhower Smilow Heart Center was recently recognized as one of 28 California hospitals to provide expert cardiac care to its patients. As part of Blue Shield of... more
  • Nov-Dec 2005
    Healing Through Movement and Dance for the Cancer... - 11/01/2005 - Fragile I come for support, caring, fun, laughter, conversation, healing. I leave with joy, hope, friends, belonging, strength. My body is stretched, strengthened,... more
  • Sep-Oct 2005
    Building Better Bones - 09/01/2005 - As most of us already know, calcium consumption is essential for strong, healthy bones. But did you know that we have more calcium in our bodies than any other mineral... more
  • Jul-Aug 2005
    President’s Message Jul - Aug 2005 - 07/01/2005 - It is with great pleasure that this issue of Healthy Living takes a broad look at the many health care issues facing our country. I am honored that Congresswoman Mary... more
  • May-Jun 2005
    Home with a Heart to Benefit Barbara Sinatra... - 05/01/2005 - In the spirit of barn raisings of yesteryear, a group of subcontractors organized by Family Development Group will build a home from foundation to completion in four... more
  • Sep-Oct 2004
    The New Informed Patient Teaming with the... - 09/10/2004 - There was a time, not that long ago, when a diagnosis and treatment plan given by the doctor was the final say in a patient’s awareness of their disease. No matter how... more
  • Jan-Feb 2005
    Nutrition and Cancer - 01/01/2005 - There is a wealth of research available today on the effect of diet and nutrition on physical health. In general, it is believed that a balance of healthful foods... more
  • Jul-Aug 2004
    The Bionic Golfer - 07/01/2004 - Four knee injuries from football and skiing didn’t keep sixtytwo- year-old J.R. (James Richard) Delich off the golf course. Yet, a year ago this scratch player and... more
  • Mar-Apr 2004
    Lee Iacocca to Be Honored at A Day of... - 03/01/2004 - Commitment, planning and common sense are the basic characteristics of the man who created the Ford Mustang, saved the Chrysler Corporation from almost certain ... more
  • Jan-Feb 2004
    Osteoarthritis: The Most Common Form of Arthritis - 01/01/2004 - You hear a lot about arthritis on television, in newspaper flyers, and in health care magazine ads. But did you know that there are more than 100 different... more