• All Healthy Living Issues

  • Fall 2017

    Quality over Quantity

    “The current direction of medicine is less time, more patients,” says Eisenhower Primary Care Physician Bruce Ferguson, MD, Board Certified in Internal Medicine. Dr. Ferguson, who moved to the desert from Chicago four years ago,... read more...
  • Spring 2017

    A Young Woman’s Journey to Wellness

    “I was not okay with being sick and tired all the time,” says Michelle Ramirez. The 32-year-old had been struggling to feel well since she was diagnosed with Grave’s disease in 2011. “I was eating healthy and taking care... read more...
  • Winter 2017

    Indoor Climbing

    Ready for a new challenge, physically and mentally? Indoor climbing may be the ticket. In recent years, the number of indoor climbing gyms has increased rapidly worldwide and each day, as many as 1,000 climbers try the sport for the first time... read more...
  • Fall 2016

    A Joint Venture

    Patients and Their Orthopedic Surgeons Agree: Successful Hip Replacement is A JOINT VENTURE. Palm Desert psychotherapist Barbara Kreedman, PhD, LICSW, is an extremely active individual who plays golf, practices Pilates, swims and is an avid... read more...
  • Spring 2016

    Women’s Health - An Update on Screenings

    As technology and research advance, the debate about the frequency of mammograms and other screenings for women continues. However, the subject upon which everyone agrees is the importance of an ongoing dialogue between a patient and her physician.... read more...
  • Fall 2015

    Yoga

    With more than 20 million yoga practitioners in the United States, western-style yoga has become a way of life and health for those who practice it. Originating from ancient East Indian disciplines, yoga is highly regarded as one of the best ways to... read more...
  • Spring 2015

    Finding Their Way

    “Dolores was the first to be diagnosed in her sixties, and she was 71 when she died in 2008,” says Carla, referring to her husband’s sister, as she explains the chronology of Alzheimer’s disease in the Munoz family. “Then Carmen’s husband Ted, who... read more...
  • Winter 2015

    Eisenhower Health Center

    Opened in December, the Eisenhower Health Center at South Palm Canyon, the newest of four Eisenhower Health Centers in Palm Springs, provides specialty medical services: Cardiology, 760-346-0642 Gastroenterology, 760-773-4560 Gynecology,... read more...
  • Fall 2014

    Canadians Welcome!

    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 primary care to elective procedures and imaging, Eisenhower Medical Center has a... read more...
  • Spring 2014

    A Happy Camper

    “I’ve known too many people diagnosed with lung cancer when it’s too late,” says Palm Springs resident Sanford (Sandy) Norian. “I’m a very fortunate camper, thanks to the Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center study.” The study that Norian, 79,... read more...
  • Winter 2014

    GOLF

    Drive the length of the Coachella Valley and you will surely notice an armada of golf courses dotting the landscape. Golfing in the desert has become one of America’s favorite pastimes, combining temperate weather, sunshine and green fairways.... read more...
  • Fall 2013

    New Non-Surgical Breast Lump Treatment

    Right before she relocated from North Carolina to Palm Desert earlier this year, Jennifer Elliott, 47, underwent a routine mammogram that detected a mass in her breast. Her doctor was confident that it was a benign breast tumor called a fibroadenoma... read more...
  • Spring 2013

    Ocean Antics

    It happens every year — desert temperatures rise until most of us retreat indoors to exercise. We escape to the gym or the mall or to a pool that’s still cool. Or… we head west to find the great Pacific. There is really nothing like the beach. With... read more...
  • Winter 2013

    The Iron Lady

    Cherie Gruenfeld competed in her first Ironman triathlon at age 48. Today, at 69, she’s one of the most decorated Master’s triathletes in the world, winning to date, 11 Ironman World Championships in her age class along with dozens of half-Ironman... read more...
  • Fall 2012

    THE CORE

    Home to our abdominals, lower back, latissimus dorsi (lats) and obliques, our core — or torso — is at the center of almost every move we make. We use our core to sit down, stand up, to get out of bed, to get in and out of a car, to bend over, to... read more...
  • Spring 2012

    Masters Swim Program

    Looking for a no-impact, refreshing way to get fit? Consider the Masters Swim Program available through the Family YMCA of the Desert at the new Palm Desert Aquatic Center. Attracting both seasoned and recreational swimmers, the YMCA’s Masters Swim... read more...
  • Winter 2012

    Celebrating 40 Years

    In 1969, Eisenhower Medical Center broke ground on 80 acres of open desert, writing a new chapter in the history of this great Valley. A new vision of health care excellence was born, and during the past 40 years, thousands of dedicated physicians,... read more...
  • Fall 2011

    Farm-aceuticals? 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... read more...
  • Spring 2011

    How Eisenhower Urgent Care Saved John Brown’s Body

    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 my tonsils out when I was a kid, back in the days when they used ether,” he... read more...
  • Winter 2011

    "I Never Thought It Could Be This Good"

    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 years of duty. Further, in 1992, while piloting a Riverside County Sheriff’s... read more...
  • Winter 2010

    A Second Chance

    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 partner were getting ready for a meeting, and Lucy was making them lunch. She... read more...
  • Spring 2007

    Close to Home

    WHEN MICHAEL AND STEPHANIE LANDES WERE EACH DIAGNOSED WITH CANCER, FAMILY AND FRIENDS — AND EISENHOWER — HELPED THEM TRIUMPH Not a disease typically associated with youth, cancer is always a shocking diagnosis, and more unusual in younger people.... read more...