Health Care As It Should Be November 2011

Upcoming Events

  • CancerCare® Live, Interactive Teleconferences LC
    10:30 to 11:30 a.m.
    TU, Nov 15: Nutrition, Physical Activity and You  Read More
    TU, Dec 6: Side Effects of Metastatic Prostate Cancer Treatments  Read More
    TH, Dec 8: Managing the Costs of Living with Cancer  Read More
    760-834-3798

    Stress — Portrait of a Killer PS
    Palm Springs Lecture Series
    TU, Nov 15
    , 6 to 7 p.m.
    Bruce Bornfleth, MD, Internal Medicine
    760-969-7770, ext. 7560  Read More

    My Aching Knees — Living Healthy with Arthritis AC 
    TH, Nov 17
    , 5:30 to 7 p.m.
    Jason Weisstein, MD, Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery
    760-568-1234  Read More

    Seniors and Depression MZ
    Palm Springs Lecture Series
    TH, Dec 1
    , 6 to 7 p.m.
    Sheda Heidarian, MD, Internal Medicine*/Geriatric Medicine*
    760-969-7770, extension 7560  Read More

    Nutrition for Active Adults MZ
    Palm Springs Lecture Series
    TU, Dec 6
    , 1:30 to 2:30 p.m.
    Bruce Bornfleth, MD, Internal Medicine
    760-969-7770, extension 7560  Read More

     

  • For a complete Calendar of Events and Lectures, click here.

    AC - Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower Medical Center
    LC - Lucy Curi Cancer Center at Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage
    LQ - Eisenhower George and Julia Argyros Health Center in La Quinta

    Most classes and lectures are free and require pre-registration. Early registration is recommended. For a full listing of lectures, events, programs and support groups, visit our Calendar. Online registration is available for most events.

 

Links

 
  • The Eisenhower Wellness Institute

    Just over a year ago, Annamaria Douglas began to notice feelings of lightheadedness.

    “I’d bend over to blow-dry my hair and feel spacey,” she recalls. At the time, Annamaria, 57, was working as the manager of the primary care practice of Hessam Mahdavi, MD, who practices at the Eisenhower Wellness Institute at the George and Julia Argyros Health Center in La Quinta. Board certified in Internal Medicine, he has extensive training in nutrition, integrative medicine and hormonal management issues for both women and men. click for more

  • Boning Up on Metastatic Disease

    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. Moreover, bone is the most common site of recurrence for breast cancer. With the addition of musculoskeletal oncologist Jason Weisstein, MD, MPH, FACS to the staff of Eisenhower Desert Orthopedic Center, these patients can now receive their entire treatment at Eisenhower Medical Center. click for more
  • Luscious Lorraine

    For as long as she could remember, Lorraine Ornelas wanted to be a pastry chef. Growing up in the Bay Area, a mecca for some of the finest restaurants in the world, Ornelas loved all things pastry. Following her dream, she graduated from culinary school and was dedicated to her craft. But at the young age of 23, Ornelas’ life took a sharp turn. She was diagnosed with breast cancer. click for more
  • Luscious Lorraine

    For as long as she could remember, Lorraine Ornelas wanted to be a pastry chef. Growing up in the Bay Area, a mecca for some of the finest restaurants in the world, Ornelas loved all things pastry. Following her dream, she graduated from culinary school and was dedicated to her craft. But at the young age of 23, Ornelas’ life took a sharp turn. She was diagnosed with breast cancer. click for more
  • Don't Miss...

    Five Simple Resolutions for a More Fit and Healthier You Argyros Health and Wellness Lecture SeriesEisehhower George and Julia Argyros Health Center, La QuintaThursday, Dec 1, 5:30 to 7 p.m.Patricia Avila, MD, Medical Director, Eisenhower Wellness Institute; Hessam Mahdavi, MD, Internal Medicine; Stephen Steele, DO, Family Medicine/Sports MedicineTo RSVP, call 760-610-7205 by November 29. Read More