News from Eisenhower Medical Center

News from Eisenhower Medical Center

  • Spring 2015
    When Alzheimer’s Disease Takes Hold - 03/13/2015 - *Names have been changed to protect the patient’s privacyAunt Clai re* was 80 and living on California’s central coast when she lost her husband to Alzheimer’s disease... more
  • Winter 2015
    The Cutting Edge - 03/04/2015 - About one man in seven will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in his lifetime, making it the most common cancer in American men, after skin cancer. The average age at... more
  • Fall 2014
    Canadians Welcome! - 01/14/2015 - Health care in the United States can be confusing, especially to international visitors who might experience the need for care while they are here. From urgent care to... more
  • Spring 2014
    Eisenhower Founders Society - 03/03/2014 - On Tuesday, January 14, 2014 142 members of Eisenhower Medical Center’s Founders Society were honored in a ceremony at the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at... more
  • Winter 2014
    11th Annual Community Heart and Stroke Conference - 01/01/2014 - February is Heart Month and a great time to educate oneself about heart health. For Coachella Valley residents, the Community Heart and Stroke Conference —... 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
    President’s Message - 03/01/2013 -  In this issue of Healthy Living, we focus on the Neuroscience Center of Excellence, exploring conditions of the spine, neck and brain in depth. Aches and pains are... more
  • Winter 2013
    Back In Rhythm - 01/01/2013 - Two years ago, Stacy Clark was only 45 when she was diagnosed with atrial fibrillation. Atrial fibrillation — “A Fib” — is an abnormal heart rhythm in which the upper... more
  • Fall 2012
    Eisenhower Neurosurgeon Corrects Devastating... - 11/01/2012 - In July 2011, a bus owned by a river rafting company ran off the side of the road and rolled onto its top as it slid down a steep embankment in southern Colorado. There... 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
    Shahin Etebar, MD - 01/01/2012 - Elected by his peers, Shahin Etebar, MD will serve as President of the Medical Staff of Eisenhower Medical Center for a two-year term (2012 – 2013). Dr. Etebar is a... more
  • Fall 2011
    Healing Therapy - 11/01/2011 - Patients requiring intensive therapy after stroke or other debilitating medical conditions now have a new rehabilitation center close to home. Eisenhower Medical Center... more
  • Spring 2011
    How Eisenhower Urgent Care Saved John Brown’s Body - 03/01/2011 - I hadn’t seen a doctor in 45 years,” says Andrew (John) Brown, 69, a retired automotive industry executive. “I’d never been sick, and the only surgery I’d had was having... more
  • Winter 2011
    Roy Young, MD - 12/01/2010 - Eisenhower Medical Center Internal Medicine physician, Roy Young, MD was published in the April 21 issue of JAMA®, The Journal of the American Medical Association. The... more
  • Fall 2010
    Jump Start Fitness - 09/01/2010 - The BasicsBoot camps are generally held as four to eight week sessions and meet either in the early morning or early evening. Groups are usually limited in size (six to... more
  • Winter 2010
    The Journey Of Recovery - 12/01/2009 - The journey of recovery from a stroke begins immediately, and Eisenhower Medical Center’s Rehabilitation Services has a team of experts to assist stroke patients every... more
  • Summer 2010
    Peter Scheer, DDS, MS - 06/01/2010 - In July 2009, Eisenhower Medical Center physician Peter Scheer, DDS, MS traveled with 46 other doctors, dentists, nurses and volunteers to the small town of Ibarra,... more
  • Spring 2010
    Cancer Screening - 03/01/2010 - Procedures for cancer screening, and guidelines on when screenings are most appropriate and effective, have been the source of extensive debate in the scientific... more
  • Summer 2009
    Dolores Hope - 07/01/2009 - Eisenhower Medical Center would not exist today without the generosity of Dolores Hope and her late husband Bob Hope,” says Eisenhower Chairman Alvin Shoemaker. “Dolores... more
  • Fall 2009
    Third In The Nation-First In California - 09/01/2009 - In May, Eisenhower Medical Center earned the highest designated Chest Pain Center Accreditation by the Society of Chest Pain Centers (SCPC) and is the only accredited... 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
    BOB HOPE CHRYSLER CLASSIC CELEBRATES 50TH... - 04/01/2009 - Golf legend Arnold Palmer, who won the very first Bob Hope Chrysler Classic in 1960, will host the 50th anniversary of the tournament January 19 through 25, 2009. The... more
  • Spring 2009
    The Art of High Tech Healing - 03/01/2009 - While approximately one in six men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer, only one in 35 will die of the disease—less than three percent. The overall five-year survival... more
  • Spring 2008
    5 Things - 03/01/2008 - 5 Things you can do right now as part of your wellness routine. Brain stimulation. While video games may feel like childs play, today’s high-tech brain games (like... more
  • Summer 2008
    Summer Nights at the Hollywood Bowl - 10/31/2008 - What better way to spend a summer evening than with good company, a gourmet picnic dinner, a star-filled sky, and magnificent music wafting over one of Los Angeles’ most... more
  • Fall 2008
    EXCERCISE FOR LIFE - 09/01/2008 - Forget the image of young teens sitting on the couch. A new generation of video games that require the player to physically move while playing has become popular with... more
  • Winter 2007
    Treating Diabetes: Examining the Options - 01/01/2008 - For people with Type 1 diabetes, or with Type 2 and an insulin requirement, the ability to maintain excellent glucose control is significant, since the condition... more
  • Fall 2007
    Golf: Is Good For You - 09/01/2007 - It is no wonder people who love golf speak so highly of the game. One round of golf can help you reduce stress, improve sleep and build strength. Golf should... more
  • Summer 2007
    John & Anne Marion: On Eisenhower, Art and the... - 06/01/2007 - As a rancher, businesswoman and philanthropist, Anne Marion cherishes her West Texas roots, as both she and husband, John are committed to the western lifestyle ... more
  • Spring 2007
    April is Alcohol Awareness Month - 03/01/2007 - Affecting one in five families, the pervasive nature of alcoholism touches people of every race, religion and socio-economic background and the statistics are... more
  • Winter 2006
    It’s all About The Patients - 11/01/2006 - The Leo and Gloria Rosen Infusion Center at Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center brings a deep caring and humanity, coupled with the highest standards of excellence, to... more
  • Jul-Aug 2006
    Sports Medicine Program - 07/01/2006 - It’s pretty simple. We aren’t pretzels or Gumby dolls and most of us can’t dance like Baryshnikov. But we do enjoy a brisk game of tennis or a round of golf or other... more
  • May-Jun 2006
    Santa Monica - 05/01/2006 - Santa Monica, always considered a snappy little beach community, has developed into a major tourist attraction, rivaling its big sister, Los Angeles. Becoming one of the... more
  • Mar-Apr 2006
    What you should know about TRANS FAT - 03/01/2006 - Spring is here and it’s time to reflect back on those New Year’s resolutions we might have made to eat better and to avoid foods which contain unhealthy fats,... more
  • Mar-Apr 2005
    Myths About Heart Attacks - 03/01/2005 - This year, an estimated 1.2 million Americans will have a heart attack, and nearly half a million of these people will die — that’s more than the number of annual deaths... more
  • Jan-Feb 2006
    When the Heart Races - 01/01/2006 - I felt like my heart was bouncing on my chest. I couldn’t sleep, couldn’t lie down…my condition was very disabling and I was extremely exhausted. It didn’t matter what... more
  • Nov-Dec 2005
    A Team Approach Breast Cancer Interdisciplinary... - 11/01/2005 - When it comes to treating breast cancer at the Eisenhower Schnitzer/Novack Breast Center, ten heads are better than one. Such was the thinking behind the development... more
  • Sep-Oct 2005
    Apples and Art in Oak Glen - 09/01/2005 - The foothill area of the inland empire of San Bernardino is close to the desert, yet a “history” away in agrarian offerings.Take a leisurely day trip and discover its... more
  • Jul-Aug 2005
    Hot Off The Hill Mary Bono on Health Care - 07/01/2005 - Stem cell research is a very controversial and hot topic right now with passionate beliefs influencing both sides of the debate. I am sympathetic to both arguments and... more
  • May-Jun 2005
    Enhancing Safety Auxiliary’s Gift Saves Time…and... - 05/01/2005 - Thanks to a generous gift by the Eisenhower Medical Center Auxiliary, patients needing imaging scans at Eisenhower’s Emergency Department no longer have to be wheeled to... more
  • Sep-Oct 2004
    Odyssey of an Aneurysm - 11/01/2004 - While enduring another cold winter, Diane Jennings of Greenwich, Connecticut, was looking forward to a warm visit with her close Coachella Valley friends, Harry and Joy... more
  • Jan-Feb 2005
    Sudden Cardiac Death - 01/01/2005 - Each year, about 340,000 people die of coronary artery disease without being hospitalized or admitted to an emergency department. Most of these are sudden deaths caused... 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
    Lee Iacocca to Be Honored at A Day of... - 03/01/2004 - Commitment, planning and common sense are the basic characteristics of the man who created the Ford Mustang, saved the Chrysler Corporation from almost certain ... 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