Winter 2012

  • Features

  • Minimal Surgery, Maximum Gain - 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
  • 5 Things you can do right now as part of your... - 1. Read the Comics Laughter truly is the best medicine. Read the comics in your favorite newspaper or online, and you’ll start your day with a smile! 2. Invite a Friend... more
  • 5 Things you can do right now as part of your... - 1. Read the Comics Laughter truly is the best medicine. Read the comics in your favorite newspaper or online, and you’ll start your day with a smile! 2. Invite a Friend... more
  • 40 Years - There aren’t many hospitals in the United States whose history began in quite the same way as Eisenhower Medical Center. At the hospital’s dedication in 1971, a cadre of... more
  • Celebrating 40 Years - In 1969, Eisenhower Medical Center broke ground on 80 acres of open desert, writing a new chapter in the history of this great Valley. A new vision of health care... more
  • Leonore Annenberg Lecture Series - John R. Seffrin, PhD, Chief Executive Officer of the American Cancer Society® and its partner advocacy organization the American Cancer Society Cancer Action NetworkSM,... more
  • Shahin Etebar, MD - Elected by his peers, Shahin Etebar, MD will serve as President of the Medical Staff of Eisenhower Medical Center for a two-year term (2012 – 2013). Dr. Etebar is a... more
  • Committed To Global Health - “Act locally, think globally” is more than a bumper sticker slogan to Noemi “Mimi” Doohan, MD, PhD. This dedicated family physician spent the first week of October 2011... more
  • Dolores Hope 1909-2011 - On our 40th Anniversary, we remember our dearest, most treasured friend and one of the world’s great humanitarians. Dolores Hope’s monumental efforts to establish and... more
  • Get Your Game On - If you’ve ever watched a tennis match on television and felt inspired to hit a few balls yourself, your fitness instincts are good. Tennis is fun, challenging and offers... more
  • Food to Love - Acqua Pazza may be a difficult name to pronounce or even to remember, but the food they serve is hard to forget. Acqua Pazza has built as fine a reputation for great... more
  • Putting Life In Your Eyes - 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
  • Exceptional Experience and Expertise - The Palm Springs area has the fourth-highest prevalence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) — the retrovirus that causes AIDS — in all of California. Recognizing the... more
  • The Benefits of Radial Access For Coronary... - For more than 50 years, the preferred method of performing coronary angiograms or coronary interventions, (such as angioplasties or stents) was through the femoral... more
  • Visionaries - 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
  • Hemp Seed - A Super Food - Mention the word hemp and most people will stare blankly, conjure up images of thick rope or wonder if they should turn you in to the police. Although the hemp plant is... more
  • Comprehensive, Compassionate Care - What’s in a name? When it comes to the Center for Geropsychiatry at Eisenhower Medical Center, this clinical moniker doesn’t do justice to the compassionate and... more
  • A Recipe For Success - “It really changes your personality when you’re in that much pain,” admits the normally upbeat Bonnie Gold, a former desert resident who now lives with her husband in... more
  • Orthopedics - There are a number of new minimally invasive techniques in orthopedic surgery that are making it possible for patients to recover more quickly, and with less pain.... more