Health Care As It Should Be
October 2012
  • UPCOMING EVENTS

    Medicare, Part D — Prescription Drug Plans AC
    M, Oct 22, 2 to 3 p.m.
    Barbara Smith, LVN, and Susan Heggie, Manager, Eisenhower Indian Wells Healthy Living Resource Center
    Call 760-568-1234 to register.
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    Sleep — What’s Keeping You Awake? TC
    W, Oct 24, 10 to 11:30 a.m.
    Jill A. Sanderson, RPSGT, REEGT, RST, Manager, Sleep Center and Neurology Departments
    760-969-7770, extension 7560
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    Early Stage Breast Cancer Treatment Options LC
    TH, Oct 25, 5:30 to 7 p.m.
    Iliana Popescu, MD, Medical Oncologist*
    760-834-3798. Complimentary dinner; register by Oct 23. Read More

    Living Well with a Cancer Diagnosis LC
    M, Oct 29, Noon to 1:30 p.m.
    Beth Mulligan, PA-C, Stress Management Specialist
    760-834-3798. Complimentary lunch; register by Oct 26. Read More

    Progress in the Treatment of Lung Cancer LC
    TU, Nov 6, 5:30 to 7 p.m.
    Davood Vafai, MD, Medical Oncology*
    760-834-3798. Complimentary light dinner; register by Nov 5. Read More

    Holistic Health Experience LQ
    W, Nov 7, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.
    Patricia Avila, MD, MPH, Eisenhower Wellness Institute
    Details at emc.org/calendar.
    760-610-7205. Food and spice tasting; register by Nov 6. Read More

    Lifestyle Secrets to Live Long and Healthy AC
    F, Nov 9, 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.
    Various lectures and a health expo. Details at emc.org/calendar.
    760-568-1234. Register by Nov 8.
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    CALENDAR KEY

    Most classes and lectures are free and early registration is recommended. For a full listing of lectures, events, programs and support groups, visit emc.org/calendar. Online registration is available for most events.

    • AC Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower
    • LC Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center
    • MZ Mizell Senior Center, Palm Springs

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  • Eisenhower Five Star Gala

    The Eisenhower Medical Center Auxiliary presents the Eisenhower Five Star Gala Saturday, December 8, at six o'clock in the evening at Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa in Rancho Mirage. Please mark your calendar for a dinner dance and live... read more...
  • Eisenhower’s Center for Family Medicine

    One of the most important objectives in health care today is the training and recruitment of primary care physicians — family medicine and internal medicine — to meet the nationwide demand for optimal personal and family care. As one of the leading... read more...
  • Ten Tips for Lowering Your Cholesterol

    Many simple dietary changes may help to improve your cholesterol level.

    Here are 10 basic tips to get you started:

    Limit high fat meats except fatty fish
    • Focus on lean meats such as white meat chicken or turkey or fish
    • Fatty fish is a good source of omega 3 fatty acids and should be included in the diet

    Limit whole milk dairy products
    • Use 1% low fat or nonfat dairy products from cheeses to yogurts
    • Substitute low fat milk or soy milk in coffee

    Limit intake of egg yolks
    • Eat more egg whites and fewer yolks
    • Try egg beaters or liquid egg whites
    • Try scrambled tofu instead of scrambled eggs
    • “Stretch” eggs with 2 additional whites to every 1 egg read more...

  • Eisenhower Launches Patient Greeting Card Program

    Sending words of encouragement to a loved one in the hospital is now just a click away! Spearheaded by Eisenhower Medical Center’s Foundation department, the Send a Smile program is a simple way to put a smile on a patient’s... read more...
  • Watch and Vote for Eisenhower's Pink Glove Video

    In support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, hundreds of Eisenhower Medical Center employees, volunteers, physicians, supporters and patients participated in the filming of the hospital's video for entry into Medline's Pink Glove Dance Video... read more...
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