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  • On the Horizon: Future Treatment Options for Type 2 Diabetes

    If you are one of the millions of Americans struggling with Type 2 diabetes, the most common form of the disease, the pharmaceutical industry is hard at work for you. New drug classes are in development, which will work differently from those... click for more
  • Deep Brain Stimulation

    For some Parkinson’s patients who suffer significant side effects from medications or for whom medication management is no longer effective, deep brain stimulation is a surgical treatment that can offer relief from debilitating tremors and some... click for more
  • Georgia O'Keeffe Museum: Celebrating 10 Years

    Eleven years after the death of American artist Georgia O’Keeffe (1887-1986), best-known for her large scale depictions of flowers, the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum opened in Santa Fe, New Mexico on July 17, 1997. In its 10-year history,... click for more
  • STRETCHING Your Limits

    Incorporating exercise into your daily life is a healthy goal — as long as you treat your body right. Following a few important guidelines can protect your muscles from injury and keep you active. Experts agree that every exercise program should... click for more
  • John & Anne Marion: On Eisenhower, Art and the American West

    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 and the preservation of western heritage. Anne fondly remembers the time spent... click for more
  • Reza Nazemi, MD: MIND AND BODY AT WORK

    Talk to neurologist Reza Nazemi, MD for a minute and you will know why this warm, approachable man is a hit with his patients. Spend just a few more moments with him and you are sure to discover Nazemi’s passion — exercise. Dr. Nazemi’s... click for more
  • In Sync: State-of-the-Art Cardiac Monitoring System Offers Convenience, Peace of Mind

    You have probably felt it before — that odd sensation or flutter when your heart gets out of rhythm. Usually, the feeling passes rather quickly, but for others, arrhythmia, a disorder of the regular rhythmic beating of the heart, is a ... click for more
  • Celebrating Life

    His father’s death and a cancer diagnosis within moments of each other put Bert Holbrook to one of life’s ultimate tests, but with his wife Yvonne’s help, he is fighting back and embracing each day. Bert Holbrook and his wife Yvonne live just 10... click for more
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery: Less is More

    Minimally invasive surgery (MIS) is quite simply changing the face of medicine. Long, open incisions, spreaders and retracting devices have been replaced with dime-size cuts, laparoscopes and endoscopic cameras. This technological and procedural... click for more
  • Research: New Horizons at Eisenhower

    Currently, there is a clear trend toward community-based research. In 1991, 80 percent of industry funds for clinical research were spent in academic settings. By 1998, that number had dropped to only 40 percent. Much of the shift in spending is due... click for more
  • Our Body of Water

    We really are a body of water, made up of at least 50 percent of the liquid. This major nutrient plays a vital role in our temperature control, fluid volume and many metabolic processes. Adequate fluid intake is essential to maintaining optimum... click for more
  • One Vision and One Mission - Excellence

    In the Summer 2007 issue of Healthy Living, our Physician’s Roundtable addresses the importance of moving forward in health care through medical research and clinical trials, an integral part of offering patients valuable treatment options. It is... click for more
  • Your Guide To Good Health

    5 THINGS you can do right now as part of your wellness routine 1. Hydrate Your Body. Water not only quenches your thirst, it also helps maintain healthy skin, relieve stress, flush your system, aid weight loss and improve overall health. ... click for more
  • Alternative Options for Health: Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

    Certified Physician Assistant Beth Mulligan has been practicing Western medicine for 25 years. While training at Duke University, she developed a personal interest in martial arts, yoga and meditation and became a black belt in tae kwon do.... click for more
  • Exercise for Life: Exercise on the Road

    If you’re looking forward to your next vacation but dreading the upheaval of the exercise routine you’ve worked so hard to establish, take heart. There are simple things you can do to keep yourself on track and still stay in vacation mode.... click for more
  • Red Carpet Roundup

    An all-out western theme, a movie premier and an intimate concert by one of country music’s most celebrated duos made for an incredibly memorable evening as guests gathered to enjoy the festivities and support the work of Eisenhower Medical Center. ... click for more
  • Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center Recognized

    Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center recently earned a full Three-Year Approval with Commendation from the American College of Surgeons (ACoS) Commission on Cancer (CoC). The highest level of accreditation given, the approval is awarded to... click for more
  • New XLIF Spinal Surgery Available

    Eisenhower Medical Center is the first hospital in the Coachella Valley to offer XLIF®, an advanced minimally invasive spinal surgery originally developed in Brazil. The procedure can be helpful for patients experiencing back instability and... click for more
  • Banner Year for Eisenhower Auxiliary

    The good news was plentiful at the 38th annual meeting of the Eisenhower Medical Center Auxiliary held April 18. High on the list of successes for the year included the Auxiliary’s annual gala, Holiday Voices, which produced a net profit... click for more