Info Center

Mar-Apr 2006

  • Features

  • Joint Replacement? Part 2 - Studies show that better outcomes are associated with the volume of cases of both the individual surgeon and the hospital. by Joel Hirschberg, MD Medical... more
  • A Day of Hope for Diabetes® - Far beyond what the name implies, A Day of Hope for Diabetes® offers more than just a promise of optimism for those affected with diabetes and their families — it... more
  • The On and Off of Parkinson’s Disease - In this two-part series about the on and off of Parkinson’s disease, Healthy Living magazine will first define the term on and off as it relates to Parkinson’s and... more
    On Living and Giving
    - Jackie Lee and Jim Houston met with Eisenhower Medical Center Foundation President Michael Landes to discuss life, healthy living and Eisenhower Medical Center. ... more
  • A Good Night’s Sleep - Sleep. It is a non-negotiable, vital part of our existence, as important as food and water and the air that we breathe. Without it, we start to crumble — physically and... more
  • What you should know about TRANS FAT - Spring is here and it’s time to reflect back on those New Year’s resolutions we might have made to eat better and to avoid foods which contain unhealthy fats,... more
  • Keeping You Fit and Functional - Physical, Occupational, and Speech Therapy restore your ability to function after injury, and/or prevent injury. They utilize a team approach in collaboration with your... more
  • The California Poppy - The contrast is inescapable, like a single note floating above the orchestra, a solo voice that expands and leads the way to a burst of sound from the entire violin... more
  • David Romness, MD - You can’t surf in Minnesota, but you can canoe and fish and take long walks in the October air at dawn, breathing in a musky blend of black earth, leaves and frost.... more
  • Insomnia and Sleep Disorders in the Elderly - According to the National Sleep Foundation, over half of American adults have trouble sleeping a few nights a week or more. The most common complaint is insomnia, but... more
  • President's Message Mar-Apr 2006 - It is my pleasure to highlight two exceptionally vital forces in our community and at Eisenhower Medical Center — Jim and Jackie Lee Houston. In this issue... more
  • "Our Patients, Our Partners, One Team, One Goal" - Hand washing is the number one method ofdecreasing infections. Eisenhower Medical Center will commemorate National Patient Safety Awareness Week, March 5 to... more
  • Eisenhower Cardiovascular Surgeon At Atrial... - Eisenhower Cardiovascular Surgeon S. N. Mitruka, MD, was one of a select group invited to participate in the Atrial Fibrillation Leaders’ Summit in Minneapolis,... more
  • Betty Ford Center at Eisenhower April is Alcohol... - The warning signs are explicit: drinking alone or in secret; not remembering conversations; losing interest in favorite activities; becoming intentionally ... more
  • Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at... - Philip A. Dombrowski has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower, the Board of ... more
  • Senator Barbara Boxer Returns with a $500,000 Gift - On the warm, clear afternoon of January 21, 2006, Senator Barbara Boxer visited the Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center to talk about securing $500,000 in funding for... more
  • 20th Anniversary - The 18th annual Frank Sinatra Countrywide Celebrity Invitational Golf Tournament hosted by Barbara Sinatra is set for Friday, February 24 and Saturday, February 25, 2006... more
  • Campaign Eisenhower “Reaches for the Stars” - 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
  • Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center Third Annual... - On Saturday, April 22, at 9 a.m., the Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center will host a community-wide event bringing cancer awareness and prevention to the... more
  • A Tribute to Eisenhower Physicians - 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
  • Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center - On Friday, March 31, 2006, 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center will host Day of Caring. . . about Women and Cancer. This event will focus on cancer... more
  • National Go Red for Women Day - On Friday, February 3, Eisenhower Medical Center was awash in a sea of red, commemorating NATIONAL GO RED FOR WOMEN DAY, a day of national awareness for the growing... more
  • “The Tournament that Built a Hospital” - The Bob Hope Chrysler Classic has a long-standing tradition of providing not only enormous fun, but also, enormous fundraising in the Coachella Valley, lending financial... more
  • Barbara Sinatra Hosts 12th
    Annual Barbara...
    - It promises to be a day of great fun, elegant terrace dining, fabulous fashions and exciting festivities. . . all in the name of a greater cause. On Sunday,... more
  • Eisenhower Honors a Precious Tradition —... - National Volunteer Week is April 23 to 29, a time the nation has set aside to thank one of its most precious commodities — volunteers — and to call the... more