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  • Spring 2014
    Eisenhower Founders Society - 03/03/2014 - On Tuesday, January 14, 2014 142 members of Eisenhower Medical Center’s Founders Society were honored in a ceremony at the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at... more
  • Winter 2014
    Passionate about Breakthroughs in Treating... - 01/01/2014 - With a true fascination for the intricacies of the human body and the heart of a scientist, Elke Jost-Vu, MD, is perfectly suited to treat the patients she sees most... more
  • Fall 2013
    Joe Whittaker’s Life-Saving, Life-Renewing... - 11/01/2013 - Joe Whittaker is a man of many talents. A successful business man who hails from Alberta, Canada, he is kind and generous, recently establishing with his wife Darlene a... 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
    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
    Eisenhower's Inpatient Rehabilitation Center - 11/01/2012 - Eisenhower’s Inpatient Rehabilitation Center — the newest and largest center of its kind in the Valley — recently achieved another milestone, becoming the only facility... more
  • Spring 2012
    On The Other Side Of Pain - 03/01/2012 - At 28 years old, Jennifer Fettig should have been enjoying an active life working as a nurse and living in the beautiful seaside city of San Diego. Instead, she was... more
  • Winter 2012
    Committed To Global Health - 01/01/2012 - “Act locally, think globally” is more than a bumper sticker slogan to Noemi “Mimi” Doohan, MD, PhD. This dedicated family physician spent the first week of October 2011... more
  • Fall 2011
    Artful Treasure - 11/01/2011 - The Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena is a magical way to spend a weekday or weekend afternoon. The museum’s manageable size gives you the opportunity to view such... more
  • Spring 2011
    A Day of Hope for Diabetes - 03/01/2011 - It’s the largest educational — and inspirational —event of its kind in the western United States. The annual Jim Cook Day of Hope for Diabetes — now in its 16th year —... more
  • Winter 2011
    Big Hearts at BIGHORN Golf Club - 12/01/2010 - When it comes to philanthropy, BIGHORN Golf Club sets an exceptional example — something to which Eisenhower Medical Center can gratefully attest since it has been a... more
  • Fall 2010
    Eisenhower and UCLA Partner - 09/01/2010 - It sounds like the stuff of science fiction — using a robot to perform surgery long-distance (what’s called “telesurgery”). Yet this amazing technology already exists,... more
  • Winter 2010
    Jim Cho, MD - 12/01/2009 - Eisenhower Medical Center Internal Medicine physician, Jim Cho,MD, completed his third mission trip to Peru traveling with 25 members of the Orange Central Korean... more
  • Summer 2010
    Preventive Cardiology - 06/01/2010 - Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. Understanding who is at risk for cardiovascular disease and what preventive treatments are most... 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
    Cardiac Rehab Explained - 10/01/2009 - Carl Enzor, Director, Eisenhower Renker Wellness Center, answers the most frequently asked questions about cardiac rehabilitation for Healthy Living magazine. What’s... more
  • Fall 2009
    Low Infection Rates at Eisenhower - 09/01/2009 - 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
  • Nov-Dec 2002
    Do You Know the Face of Arthritis? - 11/01/2002 - Arthritis is not an inevitable part of aging. It affects 43 million people — or one in six Americans — including children, teens and senior citizens alike. ... more
  • Winter 2009
    Eisenhower Physicians and Patients Stay Connected - 04/01/2009 - T he Internet has long been an indispensable tool in the medical community, providing health care professionals with online access to the latest research, journal... 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
    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
    Advancing Diabetes Care - 10/31/2008 - Over the past 15 years, studies have shown that better blood glucose control helps reduce diabetic complications. Such control requires insulin therapy in people with... more
  • Fall 2008
    From Basic Science to Human Research - 09/01/2008 - In April 2008, Eisenhower Medical Center was privileged to host one of the country’s top experts in diabetes as a speaker at the annual A Day of Hope for Diabetes®... 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
    Alternative Options for Health: Mindfulness-Based... - 06/01/2007 - Certified Physician Assistant Beth Mulligan has been practicing Western medicine for 25 years. While training at Duke University, she developed a personal... more
  • Spring 2007
    Leonore Annenberg Lecture Series Inaugural Event... - 03/01/2007 - The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower will host the first installment of the Leonore Annenberg Lecture Series on Wednesday, March 21, 2007, 7 to 8:30... 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
    For The Love Of Tennis - 07/01/2006 - It stands against the majestic Santa Rosa Mountains like a giant bowl gleaming in the sun, a spectacular stadium for a home-town, world-class event. Spread across 84... more
  • May-Jun 2006
    Quinten VanderWerf, MD - 05/01/2006 - In the VanderWerf family, practicing medicine isn’t just a vocation. It’s a family tradition that began in Holland, involving aunts and uncles and parents and... more
  • Mar-Apr 2006
    Keeping You Fit and Functional - 03/01/2006 - 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
  • Mar-Apr 2005
    Take a Rare Tour of Catalina Island’s Outback - 03/01/2005 - If you haven’t visited Southern California’s very own island paradise, Catalina Island, lately, no problem — it hasn’t changed much. Of course, that is the charm of this... more
  • Jan-Feb 2006
    Medicare’s New Prescription Drug Benefit - 01/01/2006 - According to the Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP), the choices for Medicare prescription drug coverage depend on the kind of health coverage an... more
  • Nov-Dec 2005
    Barbara Comess, MD, FCAP - 11/01/2005 - What comes to mind when thinking of pathology? For some, something altogether mysterious or elusive, like television’s Quincy or Crossing Jordan. But for Eisenhower... more
  • Sep-Oct 2005
    Eisenhower Joint Replacement Center - 09/01/2005 - Eisenhower Medical Center has a long-standing reputation for excellent patient care across the broad spectrum of medical disciplines – the quality of care that is the... more
  • Jul-Aug 2005
    HICAP – Navigating the Insurance Maze - 07/01/2005 - If you’ve been curious about HICAP, the Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program, wonder no more. Much more than just another acronym to remember, this... more
  • May-Jun 2005
    Arthritis Medications Have Come a Long Way - 05/01/2005 - Unlike the common cold, a pill and a teaspoon of syrup won’t wash away the pain of chronic arthritis. Arthritis pain, however, can be managed which is best done with a... more
  • Sep-Oct 2004
    Fibromyalgia: A Chronic Pain Illness - 09/10/2004 - For months, 32-year-old Joan Brett (not her real name) had felt extremely tired day after day. At first, this mother of two toddlers attributed her severe fatigue and... more
  • Jan-Feb 2005
    Contributors - 01/01/2005 - Michael D. Landes Michael D. Landes is the President of the Eisenhower Medical Center Foundation and through December 2004 served as the Chief Executive Officer of the... 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
    Rheumatoid Arthritis: The Most Common Form of... - 03/01/2004 - Soon after forty-eight-year-old Sally Morgan (not her real name) was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), she wrote to a Web site for RA sufferers in order to learn... 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