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News from Eisenhower Medical Center

  • April 2015
    Our Dedicated Volunteers Are The HEART of Our... - 04/09/2015 - We thank you with all our hearts. This is National Healthcare Volunteer Week. At Eisenhower Medical Center, we’re thrilled to have one of the largest, most active... more
  • March 2015
    CALENDAR - 03/16/2015 - Roadmap to Medicare ACEisenhower Indian Wells Healthy Living Resource CenterTH, Mar 26, 2 to 4 p.m. Ricardo Gonzalez, Outreach Coordinator, HICAP of Riverside... more
  • February 2015
    calendar - central - 02/18/2015 - Quit Smoking Now! Series LC760-834-3798 Eating Healthy for Your Heart ACEisenhower Indian Wells Healthy Living Resource CenterTU, Feb 24, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Cari... more
  • January 2015
    Calendar - 01/15/2015 - Eating for Diabetes: Myth versus Truth ACDesert Diabetes ClubW, Jan 21, 2 to 3 p.m.Andrea Knatz, RD, CDE, Diabetes Program Dietitian760-773-1578 Acupuncture and... more
  • December 2014
    Happy Holidays from Eisenhower Medical Center - 12/12/2014 - We wish you a happy and healthy holiday season! Be sure to note all of the special events highlighted in this issue and mark your calendar. Register early! Of... more
  • November 2014
    Calendar - 10/31/2014 - Quit Smoking Now! Series LC Medications for Treatment and Prevention of Osteoporosis ACNational Osteoporosis FoundationM, Dec 1, 11 a.m. to noonMarie Simard,... more
  • October 2014
    November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month - 10/13/2014 - Join us for two  special events: Honoring our Veterans during Lung Cancer Awareness MonthEisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center, in partnership with the Lung Cancer... more
  • September 2014
    When Breast Cancer Returns - 03/06/2014 - “I’m 61, I have metastatic breast cancer, and I’m the happiest I’ve ever been in my life.”You don’t expect to hear those words from someone in Diana Mehrens’ situation.... more
  • August 2014
    September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month - 08/12/2014 - The Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center is hosting a Prostate Awareness Lecture Series thoughtout the month. Listed below are several of the offerings.  Go to... more
  • August SPECIAL Family Medicine Issue
    Register with Eisenhower - 08/06/2014 - If you are visiting for the first time, please take a few minutes to register to stay in touch with the Family Medicine Residency program at Eisenhower Medical Center. ... more
  • July 2014
    Eisenhower Among Nation’s "Most Wired" Hospitals... - 07/09/2014 - For the third year in a row, Eisenhower Medical Center remains the only Coachella Valley hospital to be named to Hospitals & Health Networks magazine’s prestigious... more
  • June 2014
    Advanced Prostate Cancer: The Latest Treatments - 01/01/2014 - 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... more
  • May 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
  • April 2014
    Doctor returns to Coachella Valley from tour of... - 02/07/2014 - RANCHO MIRAGE, February 3, 2014 — After a four-month tour of duty in Afghanistan where he was responsible for the health and well-being of 2,000 people from 40 different... more
  • March 2014
    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
  • February 2014
    GOLF - 01/01/2014 - 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... more
  • January 2014
    Calendar - 01/13/2014 - Quit Smoking Now! Series LC760-834-3798; call for information.Osteoporosis ACM, Feb 3, 11 a.m. to noonRichard Fausel, DO, Certified Clinical Densitometrist; Danielle... more
  • December 2013
    Happy Holidays from Eisenhower Medical Center! - 12/12/2013 - We wish you a healthy holiday season!  As we enter the cooler winter months, flu season is upon us! The Center for Disease Control states, “The timing of flu is... more
  • November 2013
    Collectors Corner: Value and Choice for Holiday... - 11/06/2013 - Note: See slide show below for an excellent assortment of items on sale! Are you looking for ways that you can stay festive and still give gifts without feeling like... more
  • October 2013
    Calendar - 10/15/2013 - What is Diabetes and How Does It Occur? ACHealthy Night OutW, Oct 23, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.K. Douglas Thrasher, DO, Family MedicineMarielena Cid, RN, CDE, BSN and Yuri... more
  • September 2013
    A Primer On Choosing A Primary Care Physician - 03/01/2013 - The importance of having a primary care physician cannot be overstated. A primary care physician is a doctor who helps patients maintain their overall health and... more
  • August 2013
    calendar - 08/14/2013 - Creating the Calm Within LCW, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.Kathleen Lubanski, RN, NPWeekly class teaches relaxation techniques for cancer patients and survivors, and their loved... more
  • July 2013
    The Iron Lady - 01/01/2013 - Cherie Gruenfeld competed in her first Ironman triathlon at age 48. Today, at 69, she’s one of the most decorated Master’s triathletes in the world, winning to date, 11... more
  • June 2013
    THE CORE - 11/01/2012 - Home to our abdominals, lower back, latissimus dorsi (lats) and obliques, our core — or torso — is at the center of almost every move we make. We use our core to sit... more
  • May 2013
    Eisenhower Women’s Health - 03/01/2013 - After more than 20 years being on call “24/7” as an obstetrician/ gynecologist in some of Los Angeles’ busiest and most prestigious hospitals, Toni Long, MD felt it was... more
  • April 2013
    Brain Trust - 03/01/2013 - In late 2009, then 66-year-old William Lopez did what he characterizes as a back flip on the ice in front of his Athol, Idaho home, hitting his head when he landed. “I... more
  • March 2013
    Expansion Continues at Eisenhower! - 03/15/2013 - One thing in life is certain...change!  This is true at Eisenhower Medical Center these days. In continuing to serve the changing health care needs of our... more
  • February 2013
    Health Notes now has a West Valley edition! - 02/15/2013 - Starting this month, Health Notes will provide an edition unique to the greater Palm Springs area. Be sure to scroll down to the pink area below to read about... more
  • January 2013
    Three Special Events at Eisenhower Medical Center! - 01/16/2013 - 7th Annual Leonore Annenberg LectureMonday, January 28 from 3 - 4:30 p.m. Annenberg Center for Health Sciences in Rancho Mirage on the Eisenhower Medical Center... more
  • December 2012
    DATES - 11/01/2012 - For some reason, dates cannot seem to get the respect they deserve. People either love them or, well…don’t. It’s time to revisit the common notions about the tiny,... more
  • November 2012
    Eisenhower Reaccredited as Chest Pain Center - 11/15/2012 - Eisenhower Medical Center has received full accreditation as a chest pain center from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC). Originally accredited in 2006,... more
  • October 2012
    Eisenhower Five Star Gala - 10/19/2012 - The Eisenhower Medical Center Auxiliary presents the Eisenhower Five Star Gala Saturday, December 8, at six o'clock in the evening at Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa... more
  • September 2012
    Calendar - 09/13/2012 - Healthy Dining Out in the Desert ACHealthy Night OutW, Sep 19, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.Elizabeth Quigley, RD, Nutrition Consultant760-568-1234. $8 for heart-healthy dinner;... more
  • August 2012
    Back to School Means Back to Sports…and Sports... - 08/01/2012 - Every student who participates in school sports programs is required to have a sports physical exam. Sports physicals offer parents the opportunity to learn about some... more
  • July 2012
    Premier Treatment and Full Spectrum Of Hip... - 07/09/2012 - For anyone struggling with chronic hip pain, the prospect of successful treatment is welcome news. Eisenhower Desert Orthopedic Center (EDOC) offers myriad options for... more
  • June 2012
    Tea - Steeped in Health Benefits - 06/12/2012 - Tea is the most widely consumed beverage in the world. With more than 3,000 variations, it can be daunting for novice drinkers to know where to start. However, with the... more
  • May 2012
    Eisenhower's Executive Physical Program - 05/01/2012 - Eisenhower's Executive Physical Program is a world-class approach to preventive medicine that provides a comprehensive four-hour health evaluation. A range of... more
  • April 2012
    Hemp Seed—Super Food - 04/15/2012 - 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
  • March 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
  • February 2012
    Calendar - 02/01/2012 - Common Foot and Ankle Disorders ACEisenhower Desert Orthopedic SeriesTH, Feb 16, 5:30 to 7 p.m.David Friscia, MD, Orthopedic Surgery; Michael Seiberg, DPM, Podiatric... more
  • January 2012
    7th Annual Modernism Week - 01/01/2012 - Palm Springs Modernism Week, one of the country’s most popular annual events celebrating mid-century modern design, architecture and culture, is slated for February 16... more
  • December 2011
    Sports Medicine - 12/01/2011 - Historically, Sports Medicine has been synonymous with sideline orthopedic surgeons rushing to the aid of a football player, tennis star or golf great. But in recent... more
  • November 2011
    Boning Up on Metastatic Disease - 11/01/2011 - Breast cancer is the most common site of origin for metastatic disease, or the spread of the disease to the skeleton — most commonly to the spine, pelvis or long bones.... more
  • October 2011
    5 Things you can do right now as part of your... - 10/01/2011 - Eliminate FearTake baby steps. Open up and talk to someone you trust. Get help. Change your attitude. Then...face your fear! Find a Great PumpkinPumpkin is rich in... more