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  • Fall 2014
    The Wonder of Eating Whole Foods - 01/14/2015 - Whole foods live primarily in the fresh fruit and vegetable section of grocery stores and farmer’s markets, and they’re a colorful lot: red, yellow, orange, purple,... more
  • Spring 2014
    Cancer and the Art of Personalized Care - 03/03/2014 - I have long been proud of the Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center for the many services it offers to our local community, including screening, diagnosis and treatment... more
  • Winter 2014
    Fit to a T - 01/01/2014 - “My body’s been through a lot,” says Gregg Sawaya. At age 52, he’s undergone two hip replacements and a partial shoulder replacement, the legacy of his early career as a... 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
    Michael’s Pizzeria - 03/01/2013 - Italy has arrived in Rancho Mirage, fresh from the belly of an 850 degree oven — picture a hand-thrown, bubbled crust pizza dressed in tomato, mozzarella, basil and... more
  • Winter 2013
    It’s Berry Good For You! - 01/01/2013 - One of the best weapons in fighting cancer could be your fork.“Whether you want to prevent cancer or are currently fighting it, it’s important to provide your body with... more
  • Fall 2012
    5 Things - 11/01/2012 - you can do right now as part of your wellness routine:1. Listen to MozartPlay a favorite or new Mozart selection, close your eyes and really listen. It may change the... more
  • Spring 2012
    How To Support Your Loved Ones - 03/01/2012 - INDIVIDUALS who receive a cancer diagnosis will forever view themselves, and the world in which they live, in a different way. But the core of who they are — their... more
  • Winter 2012
    Visionaries - 01/01/2012 - Eisenhower was founded 40 years ago by a special group of people who saw the need for a top quality hospital in the center of the Valley. Now a fully integrated Medical... more
  • Fall 2011
    New Strides in Health Care Excellence - 11/01/2011 - The beginning of every “season” in the Valley brings with it a welcome relief from the heat and the anticipation of visitors who will enjoy the desert’s beauty. At... more
  • Spring 2011
    Gym Dandy - 03/01/2011 - The Eisenhower Renker Wellness Center has earned a stellar reputation for its cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation programs, helping patients with heart and lung disease... more
  • Winter 2011
    The di Vinci in Cardiothoracic Surgery - 12/01/2010 - Eisenhower Medical Center surgeons continue to find new applications for the da Vinci® S HD™ System, the state-of-the-art,minimally invasive surgical system that... 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
    Day Of Caring - 12/01/2009 - On Friday, February 5, 2010, from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center will host Day of Caring. . . about Women and Cancer. This annual event... more
  • Summer 2010
    Smoke-Free Campus - 06/01/2010 - In January, Eisenhower Medical Center launched Five Star Wellness, a new employee program focusing on the Five Pillars of Wellness: Exercise, Nutrition, Pulmonary... more
  • Spring 2010
    Cancer Screening - 03/01/2010 - Procedures for cancer screening, and guidelines on when screenings are most appropriate and effective, have been the source of extensive debate in the scientific... more
  • Summer 2009
    Sweet Apples & Blues - 10/01/2009 - The lure of fall foliage, cool breezes and frontier atmosphere beckon many a Californian to historic Julian—a small town seemingly lost in time, tucked away among the... more
  • Fall 2009
    5 Things - 09/01/2009 - 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
  • 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
    April 12:FIFTH ANNUAL COMMUNITY CANCER AWARENESS... - 03/01/2008 - Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center will host its fifth cancer awareness and prevention event on Saturday, April 12 at 9:30 a.m. Open to the public, this free event will... 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
    Eisenhower Receives Patient Safety Award - 09/01/2008 - Eisenhower Medical Center was recently named one of only 249 hospitals in the nation to receive the prestigious 2008 Distinguished Hospital Award for Patient Safety™... more
  • Winter 2007
    Treating Diabetes: Examining the Options - 01/01/2008 - For people with Type 1 diabetes, or with Type 2 and an insulin requirement, the ability to maintain excellent glucose control is significant, since the condition... more
  • Fall 2007
    INNOVATIVE TREATMENT FOR PROSTATE CANCER - 09/01/2007 - In 2005, the Arnold Palmer Prostate Center at Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer was the first center in the world to combine the use of External Beam Radiation Therapy (EBT)... more
  • Summer 2007
    Exercise for Life: Exercise on the Road - 06/01/2007 - If you’re looking forward to your next vacation but dreading the upheaval of the exercise routine you’ve worked so hard to establish, take heart. There are... more
  • Spring 2007
    Awareness. Prevention. Wellness. - 03/01/2007 - Eisenhower Welcomes International Expert on Complementary Medicine Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center welcomes Mark A.Moyad, MD, MPH as the keynote speaker at the... more
  • Winter 2006
    Eisenhower Surgeon Performs First Artificial Disc... - 11/01/2006 - On July 7, Eisenhower Medical Center’s Armen Khachatryan, MD, performed the first cervical (neck) artificial disc surgery in the Coachella Valley. Dr. Khachatryan and... more
  • Jul-Aug 2006
    Eisenhower Physician, One of Only Four U.S.... - 07/01/2006 - During the spring bloom of cherry blossoms, April 10 to 14, S. N. Mitruka, MD, Board Certified Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Eisenhower Medical Center, traveled to Morioka,... more
  • May-Jun 2006
    Keeping Our Patients Safe - 05/01/2006 - Whenever the paramedics are called, or when a person is admitted to a hospital, one of the challenges facing them, their families and the medical workers is the need to... more
  • Mar-Apr 2006
    Senator Barbara Boxer Returns with a $500,000 Gift - 03/01/2006 - 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
  • Mar-Apr 2005
    I Can’t be Having a Heart Attack! - 02/22/2006 - It never occurred to David Chook that he was having a heart attack. After all, he was only 49, ate fairly healthfully, never smoked, and was in decent shape. Okay…his... more
  • Jan-Feb 2006
    Atrial Fibrillation: Diagnosis and Options for... - 01/01/2006 - Each year approximately 160,000 people will be diagnosed with atrial fibrillation. Most often striking those over the age of 60, it can be a frightening experience,... more
  • Nov-Dec 2005
    Campaign Eisenhower Now - 11/01/2005 - We are pleased to report exciting news – Campaign Eisenhower has now reached a total of $185 million toward the $200 million goal. As you recall, Campaign Eisenhower is... more
  • Sep-Oct 2005
    Orthopedic Surgeon and Renaissance Man - 09/01/2005 - Robert Murphy, MD, Chairman of Desert Orthopedic Center, is a Renaissance man. Not only is he a well-respected orthopedic surgeon, but he also has a master’s degree in... more
  • Jul-Aug 2005
    Cholesterol — “Bad,” Exercise — GOOD - 07/01/2005 - Cholesterol has enjoyed a bad reputation as a risk factor for heart disease. But did you know that cholesterol is needed by the body as a building block for the... more
  • May-Jun 2005
    Serving the Community Mary Bono Praises... - 05/01/2005 - A member of the prestigious Congressional Energy and Commerce Committee’s Subcommittee on Health, Congresswoman Mary Bono (45th district) has long been a passionate... more
  • Sep-Oct 2004
    The New Informed Patient Teaming with the... - 09/10/2004 - There was a time, not that long ago, when a diagnosis and treatment plan given by the doctor was the final say in a patient’s awareness of their disease. No matter how... more
  • Jan-Feb 2005
    Lymphedema: What Is It?...And What Can Be Done... - 01/01/2005 - LYMPHEDEMA IS THE CHRONIC SWELLING OR FEELING OF TIGHTNESS IN THE ARM, HAND OR LEG DUE TO AN ACCUMULATION OF LYMPHATIC FLUID IN THE SOFT TISSUE OF THE ARM. Lymphatic... 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
    Surviving a Heart Attack: Sharon Cotterman Tells... - 03/01/2004 - Sixty-one-year-old Sharon Cotterman of Kansas City woke up at 2:30 a.m. on the morning of November 15, 2000, feeling nauseated and hot. She and her... 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