Health Care As It Should Be October 2013

Upcoming Events

  • What is Diabetes and How Does It Occur? AC
    Healthy Night Out
    W, Oct 23, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
    K. Douglas Thrasher, DO, Family Medicine
    Marielena Cid, RN, CDE, BSN and Yuri Krochmaluk, RN, BSN-BC
    760-568-1234. $8 for heart-healthy dinner. Read More

    Free Acupuncture for Stress Relief AC
    SA, Oct 26, 9 a.m. to noon
    Deidre Braun, MS, LAc, Certified Acupuncturist and Herbalist
    $20 suggested donation benefits Acupuncturists Without Borders.
    760-568-1234; register by Oct 23. Read More

    Stress and Seniors LQ
    Argyros Health and Wellness Series
    W, Nov 6, 5:30 to 7 p.m.
    Gregory Pecchia, DO, Family Medicine/Geriatrics
    760-610-7205 Read More

    Waging a Tireless Search for a Good Night’s Sleep AC
    Healthy Night Out
    TH, Nov 7, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
    Antoine Elhajjar, MD, Psychiatry/Neurology — Sleep Medicine
    760-568-1234. $8 for heart-healthy dinner; payment due by Nov 4. Read More

    EISENHOWER LUCY CURCI CANCER CENTER
    HONORS LUNG CANCER AWARENESS MONTH

    Quit Smoking Now! Series LC
    760-834-3798; call for information. Read More

    Progress in Treatment of Lung Cancer LC
    TH, Nov 7, 5:30 to 7 p.m.
    Davood Vafai, MD, Medical Oncology
    760-834-3798; light dinner, register by Nov 6. Read More

    Screenings for Lung Health — Free DH
    F, Nov 8, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    Pulmonary Laboratory staff, Eisenhower Medical Center
    760-773-1269; limited availability; appointment required. Read More

    New Lung Cancer Screening Guidelines: Are You High Risk? LC
    TU, Nov 12, 4 to 5 p.m.
    James Cohn, MD, Radiology
    760-834-3798 Read More
     
    CALENDAR KEY
    Most classes and lectures are free and early registration is recommended. For a full listing of lectures, events, programs and support groups, visit emc.org/calendar. Online registration is available for most events.

    AC Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower
    DH Dolores Hope Outpatient Care Building, Lower Level
    LC Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center
    LQ Eisenhower George and Julia Argyros Health Center, La Quinta

    Would you like to have someone from Eisenhower Medical Center speak to your organization on a health-related topic? Please contact Vanessa Shanks at 760-834-7956 for more information.

 

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Join Eisenhower Medical Center and Walk for a Cause this Season

As cooler climates grace the Coachella Valley, the schedule of walking events benefitting local charities and communities is heating up. Participants can gain all the physical benefits of walking and, with each step, know they are making a difference. Please join Eisenhower Medical Center and support our local charities and communities by walking for a cause this season.

November 2: Coachella Valley Heart and Stroke Walk with the American Heart Association

November 3: Pride Walk

November 9: Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes (American Diabetes Association)

Participation in these walks is free and it’s an easy way to start the day with some exercise while supporting a good cause.