• Cover Story
  • GOLF

    Drive the length of the Coachella Valley and you will surely notice an armada of golf courses dotting the landscape. Golfing in the desert has become one of America’s favorite pastimes, combining temperate weather, sunshine and green fairways.... read more...
  • Features
  • Brain Storm

    Andy Alvillar, 43, knew he had a brain tumor for more than a decade. “I was in my early thirties, living in Los Angeles and just wasn’t feeling right,” he recalls. After seeing several doctors who gave him a clean bill of health, he finally saw a... read more...
  • Electrophysiology Procedure Cures Life-Limiting Arrhythmias

    Shawn Robinson, 34, had occasional heart palpitations for as long as he could remember. “They’d last just a few seconds,” the Blythe resident says. “I thought it was normal.” Over time, however, they became more frequent and prolonged. He was... read more...
  • Advanced Prostate Cancer: The Latest Treatments

    When prostate cancer is in its early stages, immediate treatment may not be necessary. Depending on a patient’s age and other determining factors, watchful waiting is an option — followed by radiation and surgery as the next line of defense.... read more...
  • Passionate about Breakthroughs in Treating Diabetes

    With a true fascination for the intricacies of the human body and the heart of a scientist, Elke Jost-Vu, MD, is perfectly suited to treat the patients she sees most often. Section Chief of Endocrinology and Medical Director of the Eisenhower... read more...
  • All Things Hip - The Ball and Socket Joint

    It is estimated that there are more than 300,000 total hip arthroplasties — hip replacements — performed in the United States every year. One of the most successful orthopedic procedures, it is also one of the most successful surgical procedures of... read more...
  • Fit to a T

    “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 Hollywood stuntman. “I grew up in the motion picture business; my father was... read more...
  • Back To The Future

    In 1994, then-23-year-old Gloria Sotomayor injured her back at work. “I used to work serving banquets at a hotel, lifting those big trays,” she relates. “I had a herniated disk and was told I needed surgery to fix it. I had heard bad things about... read more...
  • The Complexities of the Rotator Cuff

    Every year thousands of Americans are stricken with shoulder pain due to an injury involving the rotator cuff. Whether you are an athlete, weekend warrior or even if you enjoy a more sedentary lifestyle, you might be one of those afflicted with... read more...
  • The Eisenhower Center for Family Medicine

    If you would like the convenience of having one physician who can care for every member of your family, the Eisenhower Center for Family Medicine is just what the doctor ordered. Located at the Eisenhower George and Julia Argyros Health Center in... read more...
  • Highlights
  • Getting to the Heart of the Matter

    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 to improve our fitness. The Physicians Roundtable on page 32 features members of... read more...
  • 5 Things

    (1) Breathe, Long and Deep Practice long, deep breaths — at home, in your car, at work or anytime. The increased oxygen and slower pace will benefit your body and your mind.(2) Find a New RecipeSurprise your family and your taste buds — find a new... read more...
  • Cheeky’s No Ordinary Menu

    It may sound cheeky , but the worst thing about this Palm Springs eatery is the menu. After all, when everything sounds this enticing, how can you possibly decide what to order? Will you have the rainbow chard frittata with fried eggplant wheels?... read more...
  • Watercolor Painting

    Imagine a quiet place — a sturdy table, a comfortable chair, a tablet of thick paper, brushes and a palette of bright colors. You have cleared your schedule, turned your electronic devices off and all that remains is creative possibility and the... read more...
  • Sunnylands

    For decades, desert dwellers have wondered what lies beyond the pink walls of Sunnylands, the private estate of Walter and Leonore Annenberg. The sprawling, 200-acre Rancho Mirage property has been a sanctuary for many of the world’s most notable... read more...
  • 11th Annual Community Heart and Stroke Conference

    February is Heart Month and a great time to educate oneself about heart health. For Coachella Valley residents, the Community Heart and Stroke Conference — presented by Eisenhower Smilow Heart Center and Eisenhower Desert Cardiology Center — is... read more...
  • Eisenhower Medical Center Reaccredited as Chest Pain Center

    Eisenhower Medical Center has again received full accreditation as a chest pain center from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC). Originally accredited in 2006 and then in 2009, Eisenhower is among the first four hospitals in California... read more...
  • How to Live a Long, Sweet Life

    Zorba Paster, MD, Professor of Fam ily Medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and host of the popular National Public Radio show On Your Health, will be the guest speaker at the 7th Annual Leonore Annenberg Lecture on Monday,... read more...
  • Celebrity Golf Invitational Benefits Barbara Sinatra Childeren’s Center at Eisenhower

    The 26th annual Frank Sinatra Celebrity Invitational, benefiting the Barbara Sinatra Children’s Center for Abused Children, tees off February 20-22, 2014. Eagle Falls Golf Course and Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio will host the event, which... read more...