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  • 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
    Blazing Trails in Infectious Disease Treatment - 11/01/2013 - Despite the availability of antibiotics, deaths resulting from infectious diseases like hepatitis, tuberculosis, influenza, pneumonia, HIV, chickenpox, measles, sexually... more
  • Spring 2013
    Whitewater Preserve - 03/01/2013 - Formerly home to the Whitewater Trout Farm, the Whitewater Preserve was purchased by the Wildlands Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that buys and restores... more
  • Winter 2013
    Looking and Feeling Fabulous - 01/01/2013 - A switch in physicians started Palm Desert couple Fred and Norma Nothdurft on a life changing health journey that left their clothes looser and their hearts fuller. ... more
  • Fall 2012
    Healthy Living Magazine Wins Top Honor - 11/01/2012 - Healthy Living magazine won the Gold Award for magazines in the Healthcare Public Relations and Marketing Association Golden Advocate (HPRMA) Awards for 2011. HPRMA’s... more
  • Spring 2012
    Eisenhower Imaging Center - 03/01/2012 - In January, Eisenhower Medical Center began offering patients the next generation in diagnostic imaging power with the Philips GEMINI TF (TruFlight) PET/CT system with... more
  • Winter 2012
    Minimal Surgery, Maximum Gain - 01/01/2012 - His own words exemplify the focus, determination and discipline that football great Tom Flores brought to his professional career. The first Hispanic quarterback in... 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
    David M. Hyams, MD - 03/01/2011 - Eisenhower Medical Center Surgeon David M.Hyams,MD has spent the last several decades involved in cuttingedge clinical research in breast and bowel cancer. Last... 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
    John Samples, MD - 09/01/2010 - When he is not at Eisenhower Medical Center or helping patients in his clinic in Rancho Mirage, Internal Medicine physician John Samples, MD and his wife Feona, a nurse,... more
  • Winter 2010
    Wound Care Center Expansion - 12/01/2010 - Since it opened in late 2008, Eisenhower Medical Center’s Wound Care Center has treated more than 400 patients each month and is currently planning an expansion for the... more
  • Summer 2010
    Trim The Fat - 06/01/2010 - Everyone knows the importance of reducing the amount of fat consumed. The simple fact is that diets high in total fat have been directly linked to health problems such... more
  • Spring 2010
    Skin Cancer - 03/01/2010 - The vast majority of skin cancers are not potentially dangerous, although they can be disfiguring if not treated. There are three basic types of skin cancer: basal cell... more
  • Summer 2009
    Leonore Annenberg - 10/01/2009 - On March 12, 2009, Eisenhower Medical Center lost a beloved friend and beneficent supporter, and America lost a true patriot and an incomparable benefactor with the... more
  • Fall 2009
    Hang Time - 09/01/2009 - The relationship between Tom Hayes and time is at the center of his life. Like most people, he never has enough of it. Two daughters and one son, a rewarding job, a... 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
    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
    Sixth Annual Community Cancer Awareness Day - 03/01/2009 - The Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center will host the sixth annual Community Cancer Awareness Day on Saturday, March 21, 2009. This year’s theme is cancer survivorship. ... more
  • Spring 2008
    Tai Chi Eases Joint Stiffness - 03/01/2008 - Practiced since the 12th century, tai chi, a Chinese regimen requiring slow movement and poetic form, can assist with easing sore joints. In fact, many arthritis... more
  • Summer 2008
    Events this Month Jun-Aug 2008 - 11/04/2008 - Neal Hermanowicz, MD, Medical Director of Eisenhower’s Phillip and Carol Traub Parkinson’s Center, with guests at the Steppin’ Out for Parkinson’s fundraiser held April... more
  • Fall 2008
    Leon A. Feldman, MD - 09/01/2008 - As a cardiologist who initially studied psychology, Leon A. Feldman, MD, has always had an interest in both the mind and the heart. Cardiology Section Chief at... 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
    Celebrating the Condiment - 09/01/2007 - Flavorful, spirited, zesty—condiments can make even the most basic food seem dressed up. Whether a spread, powder or garnish, a condiment tends to improve the flavor of... more
  • Summer 2007
    Minimally Invasive Surgery: Less is More - 06/01/2007 - Minimally invasive surgery (MIS) is quite simply changing the face of medicine. Long, open incisions, spreaders and retracting devices have been replaced with dime-size... more
  • Spring 2007
    How to Win at Losing - 03/01/2007 - Confused about weight loss? You are not alone. Losing weight is hard and keeping it off is even harder. Most Americans diet throughout their lives with mixed results.... more
  • Winter 2006
    Holiday Voices Gala - 11/01/2006 - The Governing Board of the Eisenhower Medical Center Auxiliary hosts this lovely and elegant evening of holiday entertainment. The Caballeros, The Gay Men’s Chorus of... more
  • Jul-Aug 2006
    New Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy Clinic - 07/01/2006 - Fine Needle Aspiration biopsy (FNA) is the method by which cells are collected for the purpose of detecting cancer, infection and a variety of other medical conditions.... 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
    20th Anniversary - 03/01/2006 - 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
  • Mar-Apr 2005
    President’s Message Mar-Apr 2005 - 03/01/2005 - What a surprise to a fit, active, 49-year-old man when he suffers a heart attack. David Chook, the subject of our fascinating cover story, is a health care professional... more
  • Jan-Feb 2006
    Navigating the Insurance Maze - 01/01/2006 - 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
  • 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
    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
    Medical Detective, Patient Advocate - Robert... - 07/01/2005 - Dr. Robert Waterbor characterizes his specialty – internal medicine – as a combination of psychology and good detective work. “You have to be able to diagnose whatever... more
  • May-Jun 2005
    Home with a Heart to Benefit Barbara Sinatra... - 05/01/2005 - In the spirit of barn raisings of yesteryear, a group of subcontractors organized by Family Development Group will build a home from foundation to completion in four... 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
    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
    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