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  • Fall 2014
    Health Care in the Family (Medicine) Way - 11/01/2014 - Eighteen months ago, Cynthia Rodriguez and her husband, Aldo Hernandez, were thrilled to welcome their son Aldo, Jr. into their lives. Like most new parents, they wanted... more
  • Spring 2014
    Exercise For Cancer Patients and Survivors - 03/06/2014 - Physical exercise has been shown to be an important part of the recipe for preventing cancer, along with making healthy choices such as quitting smoking, maintaining a... more
  • Winter 2014
    Eisenhower Medical Center Reaccredited as Chest... - 01/01/2014 - Eisenhower Medical Center has again received full accreditation as a chest pain center from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC). Originally accredited in... more
  • Fall 2013
    Figue - Savoring Mediterranean— A Unique Dining... - 11/01/2013 - New Mediterranean eatery Figue (rhymes with league), located in La Quinta, is the vision of a passionate owner and an equally enthralled chef who was completely taken by... more
  • Spring 2013
    Back On His Feet - 03/01/2013 - The pain in his back and leg had gotten so severe that 74-year-old Jay Kepner could barely walk. “Even with a walker, I couldn’t go any distance,” recalls the Bermuda... more
  • Winter 2013
    The Picture of Health - 01/01/2013 - Tom and Michael Rice, big dude and little dude, about to get totally tubular in a gnarly surf sesh at Seaside, dude. TRANSLATION:Tom and Michael Rice, father and son,... more
  • Fall 2012
    Eisenhower's Five Star Gala - 11/01/2012 - Eisenhower Medical Center Auxiliary’s annual fund-raising dinner dance has a bold new look. On Saturday, December 8 at 6 p.m. at the Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa... more
  • Spring 2012
    New Opportunity Continues Harmonious Life's Work - 03/01/2012 - Michael Weinstein, MD, Medical Director of Eisenhower Medical Center’s new Inpatient Rehabilitation Center, has always loved the arts. While working in physical medicine... more
  • Winter 2012
    Betty Ford Center Speaker Series - 01/01/2012 - The Betty Ford Center hosts the popular Alcohol & Other Drugs Awareness Hour. The lectures, which are free and open to the public, are held on Saturday mornings from... 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
    Rehab Professionals - 03/01/2011 - If you are like most people, once you find something that works — you want to use it again and again. It becomes that favorite restaurant, that favorite tool in your... more
  • Winter 2011
    Wrist Surgery Offers Excellent Results For Common... - 12/01/2010 - A fracture of the distal radius, or wrist, is the most common fracture of the upper extremity and accounts for 17 percent of all fractures.“High energy injuries in the... more
  • Fall 2010
    20 ways To lose 20 - 09/01/2010 - To lose one pound of weight you need to cut back 3,500 calories from food, or increase your activity level to burn an additional 3,500 calories. However, most people do... more
  • Winter 2010
    Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center Renews... - 12/01/2009 - The American College of Surgeons (ACOS) Commission on Cancer (COC) is a consortium of 47 medical organizations that work together to improve survival rates and quality... more
  • Summer 2010
    Five Star Club Offers Stellar care for Dementia... - 06/01/2010 - The only non-profit provider of adult day care to Coachella Valley seniors with Alzheimer’s disease and other organic brain diseases, Eisenhower Medical Center’s Five... more
  • Spring 2010
    Dennis Frisman, MD - 03/01/2010 - Dr.Dennis Frisman was pursuing his medical degree at the University of California, San Diego, when life intervened.“I got infectious mononucleosis and was examined by an... more
  • Summer 2009
    Improving Heart Attack Care - 10/01/2009 - According to the American Heart Association, more than one million Americans suffer heart attacks every year. Two-thirds of those are first time heart attacks, with the... more
  • Fall 2009
    Composting - 09/01/2009 - 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
  • 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
    Stroke Care Excellence Award - 04/01/2009 - For the third consecutive year, Eisenhower Medical Center is the recipient of the prestigious HealthGrades Stroke Care Excellence Award™. HealthGrades® is a leading... more
  • Spring 2009
    Todd Smith, MD - 03/01/2009 - Palm Desert native and Eisenhower Medical Center anesthesiologist Todd Smith, MD says life looks a “whole lot simpler” after returning from a six-month stint on the... more
  • Spring 2008
    Steppin’ Out in Style - 12/02/2008 - What goes best with a stylish new T-shirt from Eisenhower’s Phillip and Carol Traub Parkinson’s Center? Why, a fabulous pair of shoes to wear to Steppin’ Out for... more
  • Summer 2008
    Anneli Hanna, MD - 10/31/2008 - In a plot of land in Rancho Mirage that is shaped like and actually called “The Teardrop,” sit the private offices of Anneli Hanna, MD, Board Certified Psychiatrist and... more
  • Fall 2008
    Egg Whites - 09/01/2008 - Egg white is the common name for an egg’s clear liquid albumen, which serves to protect the egg yolk. Rich in protein, the white contains more than one half of an egg’s... more
  • Winter 2007
    Heart Failure: 21st Century Epidemic - 01/01/2008 - Heart failure is one of three cardiovascular epidemics of the 21st century — the others being atrial fibrillation and diabetes mellitus with its attendant ... more
  • Fall 2007
    Imaging Center At The Forefront With New... - 09/01/2007 - Eisenhower Imaging Center recently installed two new advanced diagnostic tools—the Open Bore 1.5 Tesla magnetic resonance imagining (MRI) system and the SOMATOM... more
  • Summer 2007
    Your Guide To Good Health - 06/01/2007 - 5 THINGS you can do right now as part of your wellness routine 1. Hydrate Your Body. Water not only quenches your thirst, it also helps maintain healthy skin, relieve... more
  • Spring 2007
    President’s Message Mar - May 2007 - 03/01/2007 - In the Spring 2007 Healthy Living, Eisenhower Board Member Greg Renker and his wife Stacey share their personal and dramatic health crises. “Get Well. Be Well. Stay... more
  • Winter 2006
    Imaging and Breast Cancer Detection - 11/01/2006 - Breast cancer is the most common non-skin malignancy among women in the United States, second only to lung cancer as a cause of cancer-related death. In 2006,... more
  • Jul-Aug 2006
    Contributors - 07/01/2006 - Rosalind Elemy Rosalind Elemy, MA, RD, is a Registered Dietitian at Eisenhower Medical Center. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in... 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
    Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at... - 03/01/2006 - Philip A. Dombrowski has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower, the Board of ... more
  • Mar-Apr 2005
    Exercise and Blood Sugar - 03/01/2005 - Even gardening can lower the level of blood sugar in the body. People who have diabetes are often encouraged to exercise. There are many benefits that... 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
    Cigarette Smoking Linked to Type 2 Diabetes - 11/01/2005 - According to an article in the October issue of Diabetes Care, cigarette smokers are nearly three times more likely to develop Type 2 diabetes than non-smokers. In a... more
  • Sep-Oct 2005
    Falling and Parkinson’s Disease - 09/01/2005 - Parkinson’s disease may cause a variety of symptoms, and one of the striking aspects of this disorder is that no two people are affected in the same way. This wide... 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
    The Silent Killer - Hypertension - 05/01/2005 - Hypertension is the most common reason for office visits of non-pregnant adults in the United States, and the most common cause for use of prescription drugs.The number... more
  • Sep-Oct 2004
    Eating Right to Prevent - 09/10/2004 - If you could reduce your risk of breast cancer or prostate cancer by adjusting your diet, would you do it? Of course, most of us would answer “yes,” yet we still don’t... more
  • Jan-Feb 2005
    Nutrition and Cancer - 01/01/2005 - There is a wealth of research available today on the effect of diet and nutrition on physical health. In general, it is believed that a balance of healthful foods... 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