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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
  • 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