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  • The Ambassador Society

    The success of Eisenhower Medical Center’s philanthropic efforts has been so outstanding that the Board of Governors agreed to establish a level of recognition that would honor our donors of one million dollars and above. The Ambassador Society was... click for more
  • The Picture of Health

    As an Eisenhower Medical Center patient, Cash Baxter was definitely in the spotlight, although it was not quite the kind to which he was accustomed. His emotional journey from prostate cancer diagnosis to unexpected complications would have left... click for more
  • Cancer Survivors: The New Majority

    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 at least five years after their diagnosis. The change is due largely in part to... click for more
  • Fish: Food for Optimal Health

    My mother used to call fish “brain food.” Today we know that this is true. Studies have shown that eating fish provides life-long benefits and is especially important during times of brain development. Since neural stimulation and new pathways in... click for more
  • Screening for Breast and Lung Cancers

    Breast cancer rates generally increase with age. Between 2000 and 2004, 95 percent of new cases occurred in women over 40. It is estimated that 213,380 new cases of lung cancer, the leading cause of cancer deaths, occurred in the United States in... click for more
  • Hiking for Fun and Health!

    Forest trails, deep canyons and desert wildflowers beckon hikers each spring with the promise of spectacular hiking and walking terrain. The Coachella Valley and surrounding mountains provide unlimited opportunity to explore, with the added benefits... click for more
  • 5 Things

    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 Brain Age™ and Wii™) will give your mind the stimulus it needs to stay sharp. ... click for more
  • A New Beginning

    More than 250 VIP guests were in attendance Friday, January 18 in a canvas pavilion built especially for the occasion as Eisenhower Medical Center broke ground on the $40 million George and Julia Argyros Health Center in La Quinta. The event marks... click for more
  • Eisenhower Receives 2008 Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award

    Eisenhower Medical Center’s Orthopedics Center of Excellence has achieved the distinction of being ranked number one in the state of California for joint replacements by HealthGrades®, a leading independent health care ratings organization. The... click for more
  • A Magnificent Milestone

    At a time when most organizations are closing the books on the philanthropic year in late December 2007, Eisenhower Medical Center announced they had received an extraordinary gift! Leonore Annenberg, through the Annenberg Foundation, had given... click for more
  • Barker Foundation Pledges $1 Million

    The Coeta and Donald Barker Foundation has pledged $1 million to Eisenhower Medical Center’s Nurses Continuing Education Program. Eisenhower’s registered nurses often seek advancement in the field via continuing education courses for specialized... click for more
  • The Picture of Health

    As an Eisenhower Medical Center patient, Cash Baxter was definitely in the spotlight, although it was not quite the kind to which he was accustomed. His emotional journey from prostate cancer diagnosis to unexpected complications would have... click for more
  • Tai Chi Eases Joint Stiffness

    Practiced since the 12th century, tai chi, a Chinese regimen requiring slow movement and poetic form, can assist with easing sore joints. In fact, many arthritis sufferers subscribe to the low-impact routine’s therapeutic qualities. Each day in... click for more
  • A Day of Hope

    The Eisenhower Medical Center Desert Diabetes Club will hold the 13th annual A Day of Hope for Diabetes® at the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower on Saturday, April 19, 2008. Information packets listing the day’s events will be... click for more
  • Exploring California’s Past Channel Islands National Park

    You might feel like a modern day Magellan if you are fortunate enough to make the trek to Channel Islands National Park. It is one of the least visited of California’s national parks because of its limited accessibility. Only 250,000 people make the... click for more
  • Exercise and Cancer: Creating a plan that works for you

    The role of exercise has long been demonstrated to provide many positive benefits, but studies now reveal the benefits exercise provides in relation to cancer—both for prevention and to improve quality of life after diagnosis. PREVENTION About... click for more
  • Healing Harps, Healing Words

    Patients Benefit from Creative Arts-Based Healing Program The use of art and music alongside the modern technology of medical science might seem like an extreme juxtaposition. However, the patients and families affected by the Arts in ... click for more
  • John Miller, PhD, MD: Renaissance Man

    For surgeon John Miller, PhD, MD, he finds his love of science, medicine and the creative arts makes for a nice life balance. “I think it is important for us to use our entire brain. I remember when I was training to be a physician, I would get up... click for more
  • In Partnership With You

    In the Spring 2008 Healthy Living, artist and former theater actor, producer and director Cash Baxter shares his experience of having prostate cancer treatment at Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center and the enduring relationship that has resulted... click for more