• Cover Story
  • 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...
  • Features
  • A Stroke Of Luck

    As 80-year-old Roy Jarvis returned to his Palm Desert home one evening in August 2011 and put his key into the front-door lock, the small bag of groceries in his left hand slipped out of his grasp and dropped to the steps. Thinking he simply didn’t... read more...
  • Physician Brothers Share a passion for Helping the Underserved

    Tate de Leon, MD and André de Leon, MD share much more than the same last name. The two brothers’ lives have followed similar paths as far back as they can remember. Growing up in the mountain community of Lake Arrowhead, they are second-generation... read more...
  • New Opportunity Continues Harmonious Life's Work

    Michael Weinstein, MD, Medical Director of Eisenhower Medical Center’s new Inpatient Rehabilitation Center, has always loved the arts. While working in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle, he also ran a... read more...
  • On The Other Side Of Pain

    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 plagued by excruciating back and leg pain that significantly affected her daily... read more...
  • Eisenhower's Same Day Surgery Center

    Remember the days when surgery usually meant a lengthy hospital stay and an even longer recovery? Thankfully, times — and technology — have changed. As a result, it is now more common to have surgery in an outpatient facility, go home the same day,... read more...
  • Headlines
  • 17th Annual Jim Cook Day of Hope for Diabetes

    For 17 years, the Jim Cook Day of Hope for Diabetes® has educated thousands interested in learning more about a disease the World Health Organization has defined as an epidemic. On Saturday, March 17, 2012, the public is invited to attend this free... read more...
  • Ninth Annual Community Heart Conference

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, cardiovascular diseases, including heart disease and stroke, account for more than one third of all deaths in the United States. Fortunately, many forms of heart disease can be prevented... read more...
  • Eisenhower Celebrated the Naming of Joel M. Hirschberg Center for Internal Medicine on January 10, 2012

    Left to right: G. Aubrey Serfling, Eisenhower Medical Center President and CEO; Robert Rishwain, Chairman, Eisenhower Board of Governors; Joseph Scherger, MD, MPH, Vice President, Primary Care and Academic Affairs; major benefactors Anne and John... read more...
  • New Techniques - and Sage Advice

    Mild winters in a spectacular desert setting are just one of the reasons we attract so many seasonal residents and visitors to our Valley, and we hope you are enjoying what our community has to offer. In this issue of Healthy Living, Eisenhower... read more...
  • Eisenhower Employees Take Humana's Challenge With Walkit Program

    When Humana challenged its golf tournament attendees and Coachella Valley residents to walk more for a good cause — $500,000 for local desert charities — nearly 12,000 participants answered the call. For Eisenhower Medical Center employees, that... read more...
  • The Origional Renaissance Pleasure Faire

    Two important celebrations rooted in early English history will be observed in 2012. If you are not attending Queen Elizabeth II’s Diamond Jubilee (celebrating 60 years since her ascension to the British throne), then don’t miss the Golden Jubilee... read more...
  • Premier Treatment and Full Spectrum Of Hip Procedures

    For anyone struggling with chronic hip pain, the prospect of successful treatment is welcome news. Eisenhower Desert Orthopedic Center (EDOC) offers myriad options for diagnosing and treating hip problems affecting people at all stages of life,... read more...
  • Highlights
  • Premier Treatment and Full Spectrum Of Hip Procedures

    For anyone struggling with chronic hip pain, the prospect of successful treatment is welcome news. Eisenhower Desert Orthopedic Center (EDOC) offers myriad options for diagnosing and treating hip problems affecting people at all stages of life,... read more...
  • Premier Treatment and Full Spectrum Of Hip Procedures

    For anyone struggling with chronic hip pain, the prospect of successful treatment is welcome news. Eisenhower Desert Orthopedic Center (EDOC) offers myriad options for diagnosing and treating hip problems affecting people at all stages of life,... read more...
  • Cardiovascular Disease

    Statistics recently published by the Centers for Disease Control showed a slight decrease from 6.7 to 6 percent in the prevalence of coronary artery disease from 2006 to 2010. Variations between men, women and ethnic groups not withstanding, the... read more...
  • How To Support Your Loved Ones

    INDIVIDUALS who receive a cancer diagnosis will forever view themselves, and the world in which they live, in a different way. But the core of who they are — their personalities and the ways in which they communicate — is still intact. More than... read more...
  • Passionate about Infection Protection

    In keeping with Eisenhower Medical Center's five-star commitment for our patients, families and friends, we provide a culture of safety by ensuring clinical excellence and infection prevention.Eisenhower Medical Center has created and adopted... read more...
  • When The Mind Rests, The Body Heals

    In a world of increasing distractions and elevated levels of stress, our bodies often respond in protest, becoming vulnerable to illness, bad tempers, and a lack of focus. But there is a tonic — a tool you can use anywhere, anytime, with no special... read more...
  • Eat Your Greens

    Greens for breakfast, greens for lunch, greens for dinner, and green smoothies just about any time — at Palm Greens Café in Palm Springs, the marriage of greens and great taste is just one of the winning combinations of a booming business for owners... read more...
  • Honey

    The next time you find yourself dodging a bee, reflect upon the miracle of what this tiny creature produces. Once considered food for the gods, reserved for royalty and the rich, honey has crossed centuries of our imaginations and our taste... read more...
  • Eisenhower Imaging Center

    In January, Eisenhower Medical Center began offering patients the next generation in diagnostic imaging power with the Philips GEMINI TF (TruFlight) PET/CT system with Timeof- Flight technology. Today’s standard of care, PET/CT scanning combines... read more...