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Fall 2009

  • Features

  • Moving Forward With Backs - 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
  • The Gold Seal Of Approval - Eisenhower Medical Center’s Joint Replacement Center has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™ for both Total Hip Replacement and Total Knee Replacement.... more
  • Low Infection Rates at Eisenhower - Eisenhower Medical Center has been rated among the top five percent of hospitals in the nation for patient safety by HealthGrades®, a leading independent organization... more
  • A Change for the Better - Bariatric surgery refers to a variety of surgical procedures that are performed to treat serious, health-threatening obesity. When an individual is morbidly obese, the... more
  • Relay Health-Online Ease - For the past year, Eisenhower Medical Center patients have been able to communicate with their physicians on emc.org, by using an innovative online program in... more
  • Eisenhower Screens Former National Football... - Eisenhower Medical Center, the National Football League (NFL) Players Association and the Living Heart Foundation joined forces to raise awareness about heart disease,... more
  • Eisenhower Honors Marines - 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
  • Program For Young Men At Betty Ford Center - The Young Adult Track (YAT) at the Betty Ford Center at Eisenhower is a specialized treatment program for young men, ages 18 to 25. According to Lead Counselor Patrick... more
  • ’Tis the Season - While influenza outbreaks can happen as early as October, influenza activity most often peaks in January or later. The annual seasonal flu vaccine supply is plentiful... more
  • Holiday Voices - The Governing Board of the Eisenhower Medical Center Auxiliary will hold its annual Holiday Voices black tie fundraising event on Friday, December 4, 2009, at the Rancho... more
  • A Fabulous Upper Body - As we age our body loses muscle, bone mass and strength. Fortunately, we can combat these inner signs of aging with strength training. No matter what your age, strength... more
  • 5 Things - 1. Be Present List things in your life you appreciate right now. Write down why they are important to you. Treasure those things...they are gifts. 2. Lighten a Favorite... more
  • Composting - Food and lawn waste comprises more than 25 percent of all waste in landfills. Unfortunately, due to the densely packed nature of landfills — and the lack of oxygen — the... more
  • Sheda Heidarian, MD - Eisenhower Medical Center physician and geriatrician Sheda Heidarian, MD was a presenter at the 19thWorld Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics in Paris, France, in... more
  • Joseph Scherger, MD, MPH - The findings of Joseph E. Scherger, MD, MPH, Vice President for Primary Care at Eisenhower Medical Center are part of the ACP Evidence-Based Guide to Complementary... more
  • Hang Time - 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
  • Acupuncture - Acupuncture is one of the oldest, most commonly used medical procedures in the world. Originating in China more than 2,000 years ago, it is becoming increasingly popular... more
  • Third In The Nation-First In California - In May, Eisenhower Medical Center earned the highest designated Chest Pain Center Accreditation by the Society of Chest Pain Centers (SCPC) and is the only accredited... more
  • Eisenhower Opens New Neurological Care Unit - On July 29, 2009, the Eisenhower Neuroscience Institute held an open house to celebrate the opening of the hospital’s new Neurological Care Unit. The event was well... more
  • The Leo And Gloria Rosen Infusion Center - When patients arrive at the Leo and Gloria Rosen Infusion Center at Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center for treatment, they enter a unique environment that combines... more
  • World Class Sports Medicine - Under the direction of Orthopedic Surgeon Patrick St. Pierre, MD, the Eisenhower Desert Orthopedic Center Sports Medicine Program is a comprehensive sports medicine... more
  • Lenore Raphael At The Annenberg Center For Health... - Jazz pianist and Steinway Jazz Artist Lenore Raphael will be performing a special concert at the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower in Rancho Mirage,... more
  • Back Injury Prevention - Experts estimate that a startling 85 percent of adults under the age of 50 have had back pain. Back pain is the most common cause of disability, and ranks second as the... more
  • The Royal Treatment - Looking for a one-of-a-kind way to ring in 2010? How about five simultaneous parties, an extravagant over-water fireworks display and balloon drop at midnight, ship-wide... more
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