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  • Spring 2014
    Swing Dancing - 03/05/2014 - Dancing is one of the most satisfying forms of expression — a marriage of movement and music, both scripted and improvised. Young children introduced to music and rhythm... 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
    Thinking Outside the Cereal Box - 09/01/2013 - Let’s face it. Most of us grew up pouring “the most important meal of the day” from a cardboard box, excluding, perhaps, hearty-breakfast types like farmers and... more
  • Spring 2013
    Portion Control - 03/01/2013 - The issues surrounding weight gain can be complex, but there are strategies for losing weight slowly and sensibly, with a long-term goal of ongoing weight management and... more
  • Winter 2013
    Getting To The Heart of the Matter - 01/01/2013 - In this issue of Healthy Living, the focus is on Eisenhower’s Cardiovascular Center of Excellence — a fitting topic to start the New Year as many of us make resolutions... more
  • Fall 2012
    DOCTOR, DOCTOR - 11/01/2012 - Health care experts agree that patients should have an ongoing relationship with a primary care physician, usually an internist or family medicine doctor who can help... more
  • Spring 2012
    Masters Swim Program - 03/01/2012 - Looking for a no-impact, refreshing way to get fit? Consider the Masters Swim Program available through the Family YMCA of the Desert at the new Palm Desert Aquatic... more
  • Winter 2012
    Putting Life In Your Eyes - 01/01/2012 - When Abraham Lincoln said, “It’s not the years in your life that count; it’s the life in your years,” he could have been talking about people who live with coronary... more
  • Fall 2011
    Sowing Seeds Of Good Health - 11/01/2011 - Passionate about teaching and motivating children to practice healthy lifestyles, Eisenhower Medical Center family physician Chris Flores, MD has volunteered at a number... more
  • Spring 2011
    Urgent Care - 03/01/2011 - You wake up on a Saturday morning with a painful sore throat and a fever, and don’t think you can wait until Monday to see your primary care physician. Or, perhaps you... more
  • Winter 2011
    Video Games - 12/01/2010 - If you are a parent, or even a grandparent, you are aware of the video game generation. It is widely known that children today, and even a good portion of adults, spend... more
  • Fall 2010
    The Healing Harp - 09/01/2010 - For centuries, the harp has been used to soothe, calm and relieve anxiety.Harps were actually used in Europe during the Middle Ages by monks who would play special music... more
  • Winter 2010
    In Tough Times, Planned Giving Makes Sense - 12/01/2009 - In today’s economic climate, many want to continue supporting charitable commitments, but need choices that make real sense for their bottom line. Planned giving offers... more
  • Summer 2010
    Hip Arthroscopy - 06/01/2010 -  Hip arthroscopy is a minimally invasive surgical procedure  performed through small incisions (about one to two  centimeters each) using a tiny camera to... more
  • Spring 2010
    Alcohol Awareness Hour Speaker Series - 03/01/2010 - This special presentation showcases the astonishing story of the genesis of Alcoholics Anonymous — the magnum opus of Bill Wilson and Dr. Bob Smith that has saved... more
  • Summer 2009
    President’s Message - 07/01/2009 - H eart health affects everyone. Cardiovascular disease remains the number  one cause of death in America, and I cannot imagine a more important topic for Healthy... more
  • Fall 2009
    Holiday Voices - 09/01/2009 - The Governing Board of the Eisenhower Medical Center Auxiliary will hold its annual Holiday Voices black tie fundraising event on Friday, December 4, 2009, at the Rancho... more
  • Nov-Dec 2002
    Eisenhower Designated Primary Stroke Center - 07/01/2009 - Eisenhower Medical Center has been designated a Certified Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission. Eisenhower is the first hospital in Riverside and San Bernardino... 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
    In Bloom - 03/01/2009 - The more than 1,000,000 people visiting Joshua Tree National Park annually to discover its majestic beauty and enjoy the blooms of its many wildflowers have Minerva Hoyt... more
  • Spring 2008
    Hiking for Fun and Health! - 03/01/2008 - Forest trails, deep canyons and desert wildflowers beckon hikers each spring with the promise of spectacular hiking and walking terrain. The Coachella Valley and... 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
    Holiday Voices - 09/01/2008 - The Governing Board of the Eisenhower Medical Center Auxiliary will hold its annual Holiday Voices black tie fundraising event on Saturday, December 6, at the... more
  • Winter 2007
    Pilates: Mind Over Muscle - 01/01/2008 - While the term Pilates seems to have worked itself into public consciousness as fluidly as the movements for which it is known, it is hardly just another fitness... more
  • Fall 2007
    Pinpointing the Pain: Achilles Tendonitis and... - 09/01/2007 - While the modern reference to an Achilles’ heel suggests a weakness of character leading to one’s downfall, the mythological tale of Achilles reverberates with anyone... more
  • Summer 2007
    One Vision and One Mission - Excellence - 06/01/2007 - In the Summer 2007 issue of Healthy Living, our Physician’s Roundtable addresses the importance of moving forward in health care through medical research and clinical... more
  • Spring 2007
    BIGHORN Contribution Honored by Eisenhower - 03/01/2007 - Eisenhower Medical Center has renamed its state-of-the-art radiation oncology center BIGHORN Radiation Oncology Center in recognition of BIGHORN Golf Club’s generous $11... more
  • Winter 2006
    Your Guide To Good Health: Getting To The Point - 11/01/2006 - Acupuncture is one of the oldest, most commonly used medical procedures in the world. Originating in China more than 2,000 years ago, it began its rise in popularity... more
  • Jul-Aug 2006
    Advancing Eisenhower through Philanthropy and... - 07/01/2006 - What could be more perfect than life in the desert? While we desert types have come to know and appreciate the beauty of this oasis we call home, it wasn’t long ago that... more
  • May-Jun 2006
    National Hospital and Healthcare Week - 05/01/2006 - It was the flu epidemic of 1918 that would set the stage for a newfound interest in American hospitals. Until then, hospitals were unfamiliar and mostly feared by the... more
  • Mar-Apr 2006
    Eisenhower Cardiovascular Surgeon At Atrial... - 03/01/2006 - Eisenhower Cardiovascular Surgeon S. N. Mitruka, MD, was one of a select group invited to participate in the Atrial Fibrillation Leaders’ Summit in Minneapolis,... 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
    Expert Cardiac Care - 01/01/2006 - Eisenhower Smilow Heart Center was recently recognized as one of 28 California hospitals to provide expert cardiac care to its patients. As part of Blue Shield of... more
  • Nov-Dec 2005
    “You, the Night and the Music” - 11/01/2005 - Come and experience a romantic evening under the stars to benefit cancer patients through Healing Harps – an Eisenhower Medical Center Arts in Healthcare Program that... 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
    SKYLight Nuclear Medicine Camera - 07/01/2005 - Eisenhower Medical Center Auxiliary donated the funds for the SKYLight™ nuclear medicine camera. The camera eliminates the claustrophobic effect, allowing the patient to... more
  • May-Jun 2005
    Finding Challenge and Reward in the ICU:... - 05/01/2005 - During my medical training, my mentors taught me that the qualities of leadership and calmness are very important to being an effective critical care physician,” says... 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
    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