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News from Eisenhower Medical Center

  • Winter 2015
    Bocce Ball - 02/24/2015 - Considered the world’s oldest known game, throwing balls toward a target dates back as early as 5200 B.C., when theEgyptians first tossed polished stone. Centuries... more
  • Fall 2014
    The Renker Wellness Center - 02/18/2015 - You would be hard-pressed to find a safer, more encouraging and more empowering place to maintain your fitness than Eisenhower Renker Wellness Center.... more
  • Spring 2014
    Swing Dancing - 03/05/2014 - Dancing is one of the most satisfying forms of expression — a marriage of movement and music, both scripted and improvised. Young children introduced to music and rhythm... more
  • Winter 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
  • Fall 2013
    Blazing Trails in Infectious Disease Treatment - 11/01/2013 - Despite the availability of antibiotics, deaths resulting from infectious diseases like hepatitis, tuberculosis, influenza, pneumonia, HIV, chickenpox, measles, sexually... more
  • Spring 2013
    President’s Message - 03/01/2013 -  In this issue of Healthy Living, we focus on the Neuroscience Center of Excellence, exploring conditions of the spine, neck and brain in depth. Aches and pains are... more
  • Winter 2013
    Nature’s Health Food & Cafe - 01/01/2013 - Hungry for Mexican food? Asian? Italian? Vegan? Vegetarian? Gluten free? And would you like all of it prepared with certified organic grains and vegetables? Look no... more
  • Fall 2012
    Richard A. Stone, MD - 11/01/2012 - Eisenhower Medical Center physician Richard A. Stone, MD, Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Nephrology and Hypertension, received two distinctions this year:... more
  • Spring 2012
    Eat Your Greens - 03/01/2012 - Greens for breakfast, greens for lunch, greens for dinner, and green smoothies just about any time — at Palm Greens Café in Palm Springs, the marriage of greens and... more
  • Winter 2012
    Orthopedics - 01/01/2012 - There are a number of new minimally invasive techniques in orthopedic surgery that are making it possible for patients to recover more quickly, and with less pain.... more
  • Fall 2011
    TEA - 11/01/2011 - 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
  • Spring 2011
    Urgent Care - 03/01/2011 - You wake up on a Saturday morning with a painful sore throat and a fever, and don’t think you can wait until Monday to see your primary care physician. Or, perhaps you... more
  • Winter 2011
    Shambala Safari - 12/01/2010 - If you have ever wondered what a safari might be like, you don’t have to journey to Africa to find out. For one special weekend each month, The Shambala Preserve in... more
  • Fall 2010
    Bighorn Behind A Miracle Funds New Technology At... - 09/01/2010 - Whole-breast ultrasound has been called a new frontier in breast imaging. It’s an advanced way of imaging the breast that improves the detection and diagnosis of breast... more
  • Winter 2010
    Stem Cells And Regenerative Medicine-Where Are We... - 12/01/2009 - The Fourth Annual Leonore Annenberg Lecture will be held on February 23, 2010, at 2:30 p.m. at the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower, followed by a... more
  • Summer 2010
    Update for Primary Care Physicians - 06/01/2010 - According to the United States Department of Health and Human Services Administration on Aging, there are nearly 40 million people over the age of 65 in the United... more
  • Spring 2010
    Brain Games - 03/01/2010 - Just as our bodies can be improved with exercise, our brain fitness can be enhanced by taking on new and challenging activities such as playing piano or chess, learning... more
  • Summer 2009
    MOVING FORWARD WITH BACKS - 10/01/2009 - A shocking 85 percent of Americans will suffer from back or neck pain at some point in their lives. But, did you know that back pain is the second most common reason for... more
  • Fall 2009
    Hang Time - 09/01/2009 - The relationship between Tom Hayes and time is at the center of his life. Like most people, he never has enough of it. Two daughters and one son, a rewarding job, a... more
  • Nov-Dec 2002
    Mohammad Mojard M.D. - 11/01/2002 - Having suffered from asthma as a child, Dr. Mohammad “Mo” Mojarad knew he wanted to one day help others suffering like himself. He even dreamed of finding a... more
  • Winter 2009
    Day of Caring - 04/01/2009 - On Friday, February 13, 2009, from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center will host Day of Caring…about Women and Cancer. This annual event provides... more
  • Spring 2009
    Charles Shaeffer, MD - 03/01/2009 - In October 2008, Eisenhower Cardiologist Charlie Shaeffer, Jr., MD, FACC traveled to Southeast Asia volunteering his time and knowledge. For the first several days of... more
  • Spring 2008
    Cancer Survivors: The New Majority - 03/01/2008 - 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
  • Summer 2008
    Eisenhower’s Mitruka Trains India’s Top Heart... - 06/01/2008 - Eisenhower Medical Center Cardiovascular Surgeon S. N. Mitruka, MD traveled to Chennai, India in January 2008 to train 50 of India’s top heart surgeons. Dr. Mitruka... more
  • Fall 2008
    EXCERCISE FOR LIFE - 09/01/2008 - Forget the image of young teens sitting on the couch. A new generation of video games that require the player to physically move while playing has become popular with... more
  • Winter 2007
    Breathing Easier - Pulmonary Rehabilitation... - 01/01/2008 - For patients suffering from chronic lung disease, pulmonary rehabilitation is like a breath of fresh air. Literally.Most clients of the Tamkin Cardiac and... more
  • Fall 2007
    Massage: More Than Pampering - 09/01/2007 - Massage is one of the oldest forms of holistic medical treatment, dating back thousands of years. China is often credited with the earliest forms of massage, ... more
  • Summer 2007
    John & Anne Marion: On Eisenhower, Art and the... - 06/01/2007 - As a rancher, businesswoman and philanthropist, Anne Marion cherishes her West Texas roots, as both she and husband, John are committed to the western lifestyle ... more
  • Spring 2007
    Close to Home - 11/01/2006 - WHEN MICHAEL AND STEPHANIE LANDES WERE EACH DIAGNOSED WITH CANCER, FAMILY AND FRIENDS — AND EISENHOWER — HELPED THEM TRIUMPH Not a disease typically associated with... more
  • Winter 2006
    New Treatments, Better Results - 11/01/2006 - 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
  • Jul-Aug 2006
    Eisenhower Joint Replacement Center - 07/01/2006 - 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
  • May-Jun 2006
    Developer Peter Solomon Donates Two Million... - 05/01/2006 - On Friday, March 17, Peter Solomon, President and Owner of Regency Homes, announced his two million dollar donation to Eisenhower Medical Center. The largest business... more
  • Mar-Apr 2006
    A Tribute to Eisenhower Physicians - 03/01/2006 - On March 30, 1958, the United States House of Representatives adopted a resolution commemorating Doctors’ Day, and in 1990, legislation was introduced establishing a... more
  • Mar-Apr 2005
    President’s Message Mar-Apr 2005 - 03/01/2005 - What a surprise to a fit, active, 49-year-old man when he suffers a heart attack. David Chook, the subject of our fascinating cover story, is a health care professional... more
  • Jan-Feb 2006
    Psychological Effects of Exercise - 01/01/2006 - The physical benefits of participating in a consistent exercise program are common knowledge. But one benefit that rarely gets much attention is improved psychological... more
  • Nov-Dec 2005
    Barbara Sinatra Children’s Center Holiday Luncheon - 11/01/2005 - The Affiliates of the non-profit Barbara Sinatra Children’s Center at Eisenhower will present the much-in-demand Caballeros,The Gay Men’s Chorus of Palm Springs, on... more
  • Sep-Oct 2005
    Innovative Orthopedics – Joint Replacement... - 09/01/2005 - Computer-assisted surgery, an innovation that has been used for many years in the specialties of neurosurgery and otolaryngology, is revolutionizing the field of... more
  • Jul-Aug 2005
    Contributors Jul - Aug 2005 - 07/01/2005 - Paula Peck, RD Paula Peck is a Registered Dietitian and Clinical Nutrition Manager at Eisenhower Medical Center. She received her BS degree in Dietetics from Winthrop... more
  • May-Jun 2005
    Eisenhower Medical Center – A Winning Combination - 05/01/2005 - A Mission To serve mankind with a selfless passion for excellence in patient care, research and education. Situated on a 130-acre campus in the heart of the Coachella... more
  • Sep-Oct 2004
    Eating Right to Prevent - 09/10/2004 - If you could reduce your risk of breast cancer or prostate cancer by adjusting your diet, would you do it? Of course, most of us would answer “yes,” yet we still don’t... more
  • Jan-Feb 2005
    Painless Blood Sugar Testing - 01/01/2005 - Is it truly possible to get an accurate reading of your blood sugar without first poking a hole in your finger? Apparently so. The SugarTrac™, by LifeTrac Systems, Inc.,... 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
    Major Medical Breakthrough May Cure Type 1... - 03/01/2004 - It is, without a doubt, one of the most exciting discoveries ever made in the search for a cure for Type 1 diabetes. The discovery? Transplanted cells from... 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