Info Center

  • Spring 2015
    Pelvic Floor Health for Men - 03/16/2015 - Pelvic floor exercises, known as Kegel contractions, are well known to women, especially women who have given birth. But men, particularly those who have had prostate... more
  • Winter 2015
    THINGS ARE LOOKING UP - 03/04/2015 - Severe osteoporosis had taken a toll on Richard Krueger’s body and life. By age 63, degenerative changes in his cervical spine (neck) resulted in kyphosis, a... more
  • Fall 2014
    The Renker Wellness Center - 02/18/2015 - You would be hard-pressed to find a safer, more encouraging and more empowering place to maintain your fitness than Eisenhower Renker Wellness Center.... more
  • Spring 2014
    Eisenhower Medical Center - A National Leader in... - 03/06/2014 - In July 2013, the United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) issued a recommendation that individuals at high risk for lung cancer undergo annual screening... more
  • Winter 2014
    Cheeky’s No Ordinary Menu - 01/01/2014 - 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... more
  • Fall 2013
    Anterior Cervical Discectomy Fusion - 07/08/2014 - It was a little more than two years ago that John Fletcher, a transportation security administration (TSA) screener at the Palm Springs International Airport noticed... more
  • Spring 2013
    Whitewater Preserve - 03/01/2013 - Formerly home to the Whitewater Trout Farm, the Whitewater Preserve was purchased by the Wildlands Conservancy, a nonprofit organization that buys and restores... more
  • Winter 2013
    Looking and Feeling Fabulous - 01/01/2013 - A switch in physicians started Palm Desert couple Fred and Norma Nothdurft on a life changing health journey that left their clothes looser and their hearts fuller. ... more
  • Fall 2012
    Enrique Jacome, MD - 11/01/2012 - Medicine and athletic competition are two of Dr. Enrique G. Jacome’s greatest passions — setting and achieving high standards have earned him accolades and awards in... more
  • Spring 2012
    On The Other Side Of Pain - 03/01/2012 - At 28 years old, Jennifer Fettig should have been enjoying an active life working as a nurse and living in the beautiful seaside city of San Diego. Instead, she was... more
  • Winter 2012
    Minimal Surgery, Maximum Gain - 01/01/2012 - 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
  • Fall 2011
    Get Your Flu Shot! - 11/01/2011 - If you’ve ever had the flu, you probably remember how miserable you were. While most of us dread the inconvenience having the flu, it is actually a highly contagious... more
  • Spring 2011
    Urgent Health - Urgent Care - 03/01/2011 - For the first time, Healthy Living magazine highlights the important work of the Eisenhower Urgent Care centers. Eisenhower Urgent Care centers are there to help you... more
  • Winter 2011
    "I Never Thought It Could Be This Good" - 12/01/2010 - BOB NIBECKER IS A TOUGH GUY. A former Marine who served in Iraq, he’s also a retired police officer who was run over by no fewer than four drunk drivers during his 25... more
  • Fall 2010
    Preventing Seasonal Flu: Get Vaccinated - 01/04/2011 - If you’ve ever had the flu, you probably remember how miserable you were. While most of us dread the inconvenience of a bout of flu, it is actually a highly contagious... more
  • Winter 2010
    A Second Chance - 12/01/2009 - FOR LUCY LINDEN, DECEMBER 29, 2008, SEEMED AT first like any other day. A retired schoolteacher, she was at home in Indian Wells. Her husband Bob and his real estate... more
  • Summer 2010
    Trim The Fat - 06/01/2010 - Everyone knows the importance of reducing the amount of fat consumed. The simple fact is that diets high in total fat have been directly linked to health problems such... more
  • Spring 2010
    Milestones In Medicine - 03/01/2010 - Spring is a time of change, a time of growth, and at Eisenhower Medical Center, we are growing. In January, the magnificent new Eisenhower George and Julia Argyros... more
  • Summer 2009
    President’s Message - 07/01/2009 - H eart health affects everyone. Cardiovascular disease remains the number  one cause of death in America, and I cannot imagine a more important topic for Healthy... more
  • Fall 2009
    The Royal Treatment - 09/01/2009 - Looking for a one-of-a-kind way to ring in 2010? How about five simultaneous parties, an extravagant over-water fireworks display and balloon drop at midnight, ship-wide... more
  • Nov-Dec 2002
    Do You Know the Face of Arthritis? - 11/01/2002 - Arthritis is not an inevitable part of aging. It affects 43 million people — or one in six Americans — including children, teens and senior citizens alike. ... more
  • Winter 2009
    Day of Caring - 04/01/2009 - On Friday, February 13, 2009, from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center will host Day of Caring…about Women and Cancer. This annual event provides... more
  • Spring 2009
    EISENHOWER GOES DIGITAL - 03/01/2009 - An “electronic medical record” is a complete patient medical file in a digital format. The files are maintained on a health care provider’s secure, digital network,... more
  • Spring 2008
    Cancer Survivors: The New Majority - 03/01/2008 - More than 10 million people in the United States are now considered cancer survivors. Miraculously, 65 percent of people diagnosed with cancer today are expected to live... more
  • Summer 2008
    Eisenhower’s Mitruka Trains India’s Top Heart... - 06/01/2008 - Eisenhower Medical Center Cardiovascular Surgeon S. N. Mitruka, MD traveled to Chennai, India in January 2008 to train 50 of India’s top heart surgeons. Dr. Mitruka... more
  • Fall 2008
    Eisenhower Memory Care Center - 09/01/2008 - Although caring for a memory-impaired parent or relative at home can be extremely rewarding, experts warn that caring for a relative who is suffering from the effects of... more
  • Winter 2007
    Bird's Eye View: Sonny Bono Salton Sea National... - 01/01/2008 - Known as one of the best areas for bird watching in Southern California, the Sonny Bono Salton Sea NationalWildlife Refuge makes an excellent afternoon trip for... more
  • Fall 2007
    Healthy Substitutions - 09/01/2007 - It has become easier in recent years to update favorite recipes with healthier ingredients without losing flavor. Simple substitutions can reduce sodium, fat and... more
  • Summer 2007
    Eisenhower’s Mahapatra Named President of... - 06/01/2007 - Eisenhower Medical Center Obstetrician and Gynecologist S. Ava Mahapatra, MD, FACOG was installed as President of Riverside County Medical Association (RCMA) on January... more
  • Spring 2007
    Alternative Options for Health: Tai Chi - 03/01/2007 - For a great, low-impact exercise, consider Tai Chi. Practiced since the 12th century, this ancient Chinese martial art promotes the balanced flow of life energy or... more
  • Winter 2006
    Euthym Kontaxis, MD - An Extraordinary Life - 11/01/2006 - He laughs easily, smiles often and holds up a family photo while sharing stories about his wife Krisann and three boys. Describing himself as part of a typical... more
  • Jul-Aug 2006
    President’s Message - 07/01/2006 - It is my privilege to have two former world-class tennis professionals, Peggy Michel and Raymond Moore in the pages of Healthy Living. Ms. Michel is a three-time Grand... more
  • May-Jun 2006
    Keeping Our Patients Safe - 05/01/2006 - Whenever the paramedics are called, or when a person is admitted to a hospital, one of the challenges facing them, their families and the medical workers is the need to... more
  • Mar-Apr 2006
    20th Anniversary - 03/01/2006 - The 18th annual Frank Sinatra Countrywide Celebrity Invitational Golf Tournament hosted by Barbara Sinatra is set for Friday, February 24 and Saturday, February 25, 2006... more
  • Mar-Apr 2005
    Personal Empowerment: An Underserved Need for the... - 03/01/2005 - Parkinson’s support groups are available at Eisenhower. Following a diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease, it is natural for individuals to experience a range of emotions... more
  • Jan-Feb 2006
    New Year - New Breakfast Resolution - 01/01/2006 - It’s that time of year again for making New Year’s resolutions. For many, the overindulgence during the holiday season makes weight loss one of the top New Year’s... more
  • Nov-Dec 2005
    Precision Cancer Treatment at Eisenhower - 11/01/2005 - The Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center is the only facility in the Coachella Valley to offer Stereotactic Radiosurgery – computerguided radiation that aims highly... more
  • Sep-Oct 2005
    Contributors - 09/01/2005 - Derek Spinney, PT, CSCS Derek Spinney, Director of Rehabilitation Services, Eisenhower Medical Center, has 21 years of experience in the field of Physical Therapy... more
  • Jul-Aug 2005
    Cool Off in Big Bear - 07/01/2005 - Lakeside biking trails offer a great workout. The nicest things about Big Bear this time of year are that it is dependably cooler than the desert below (about 78 degrees... more
  • May-Jun 2005
    Excellence in Care Guarding Against Sudden... - 05/01/2005 - A lot has been said lately of the dangers of Sudden Cardiac Death (SCD), the abrupt loss of heart function in a person who may or may not have diagnosed heart disease.... more
  • Sep-Oct 2004
    New Hope for a Cure - 09/10/2004 - The uncertainty of the cause or causes of Parkinson’s Disease is profoundly disappointing to anyone affected by the disease, either as a patient, a caregiver or family... more
  • Jan-Feb 2005
    Being Healthy Is The Good Life! - 01/01/2005 - Golf legend Arnold Palmer met with Eisenhower Medical Center Foundation President Michael Landes to discuss Arnie’s own experiences with prostate cancer, his personal... more
  • Jul-Aug 2004
    The Bionic Golfer - 07/01/2004 - Four knee injuries from football and skiing didn’t keep sixtytwo- year-old J.R. (James Richard) Delich off the golf course. Yet, a year ago this scratch player and... more
  • Mar-Apr 2004
    Surviving a Heart Attack: Sharon Cotterman Tells... - 03/01/2004 - Sixty-one-year-old Sharon Cotterman of Kansas City woke up at 2:30 a.m. on the morning of November 15, 2000, feeling nauseated and hot. She and her... more
  • Jan-Feb 2004
    Osteoarthritis: The Most Common Form of Arthritis - 01/01/2004 - You hear a lot about arthritis on television, in newspaper flyers, and in health care magazine ads. But did you know that there are more than 100 different... more