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UPCOMING EVENTSVision Boards: Strengthen, Stimulate and Empower Yourself to Make the Necessary Changes to Live Well with Diabetes AC
W, Nov 16, 2 to 3 p.m.Cynthia Mascott, Recreational Therapist, Eisenhower Medical CenterNo registration required; visit emc.org/ddc for more information, or call 760-773-1578Roadmap to Medicare ACTH, Nov 17, 1 to 3 p.m.Jessie Elmer, Latino Outreach Coordinator, HICAP of Riverside CountySugar Saga: They Key to Normal Weight and Metabolism LLTH, Nov 17, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.Jeralyn Brossfield, MD, GynecologyOh, My Aching Feet! ACTU, Nov 22, 4 to 5 p.m.Julie Johnson, MD, Orthopedic Surgery760-423-4855; registration required. Read More
Acupuncture and Osteoporosis ACM, Dec 5, 11 a.m. to noonDeidre K. Braun, MS, LAc760-423-4855; registration required. Read MoreSurviving a Serious Illness: What Do You Do with the Rest of Your Life? ACTU, Dec 6, 4 to 5 p.m.Chris Cantilena, MD, AnesthesiologyHealthy Bones: Fight Fractures with Fitness PMF, Dec 9, 11 a.m. to noonMitzi Reul, MS, PTKeeping Your Kidneys Kicking ACTU, Dec 13, 4 to 5 p.m.Rodolfo Batarse, MD, Nephrology
CALENDAR KEYMost classes and lectures are free and early registration is recommended. For a full listing of lectures, events, programs and support groups, visit emc.org/calendar. Online registration is available for most events.
- AC Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower
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- In early November, Eisenhower Medical Center was named one of the nations 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics.The study, now in its 18th year, singled out 50 hospitals that achieved superior clinical outcomes in this critical area of hospital care. For the second consecutive year, Eisenhower is the only hospital in Riverside and San Bernardino counties to earn this prestigious recognition for 2017. read more...Palm Desert psychotherapist Barbara Kreedman, PhD, LICSW, is an extremely active individual who plays golf, practices Pilates, swims and is an avid walker. But starting in June of 2014, the 65-year-old was sidelined for months by what she thought was a painful groin pull.I took a holistic, chiropractic approach to treatment at first, but the pain didnt go away, she relates. I finally talked to a friend who said, Its your hip thats causing the problem and suggested I see Dr. Boghosian, she continues, referring to Ghassan Boghosian, DO, a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon at Eisenhower Desert Orthopedic Center.read more...
- Begin Your Day Sans Technology
Begin your day with a cup of tea or coffee and sit quietly, breathing deeply and daydreaming. The digital world can wait.
- Move Your Body More
Pay attention to how often you move each day and set a goal to take a short walk and stretch every hour. Or give your house a thorough cleaning!
- Call an Old Friend
Call someone with whom you havent spoken in six months or more. By reconnecting, you and your friend will benefit.
- Increase Your Vegetables
Try covering half of your supper plate with salad and steamed or lightly sautéed vegetables each night and make it as colorful as you can.
- Say Aaaahhhh
Schedule a primary care wellness check today!
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Health Insights can be found at insights.emc.org.Heres to your good health!Runners (and walkers) to your marks!Eisenhower Medical Center blasts off the Second Annual 5k Reindeer Run!Serious or casual runners and walkers are all welcome. Break out your holiday spirit and dress for the festivities. Medals will be awarded for the top three finishers in 32 different age group categories. Prizes also awarded for best costumes. Before the race, enjoy music, Zumba, yoga and stretching.The holiday season is also about giving. Everyone is encouraged to bring food donations to registration to benefit Marthas Village and Kitchen and receive a token of appreciation for your generosity. Proceeds from this years event will benefit programs and services at the deserts only not-for-profit hospital in the valley Eisenhower Medical Center. read more...HealthNotes is a publication of Eisenhower Medical Center · © Copyright 2016 All Rights Reserved