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  • One patient’s life-changing journey Life had gotten difficult for Julieta Cruz. At 285 pounds, the 28-year-old found it hard to walk any distance. Her lower back and knees hurt. She... more
  • Nancy Cassett, who was exposed to secondhand smoke after working as a flight attendant for more than a decade, shares how Dr. Justin Thomas with the Eisenhower Pulmonary and Critical Care Clinic... more
  • Hear Hollywood character actor James Tuohy discuss how AFib nearly took him down, and how Eisenhower's team of cardiologists and cardiothoracic surgeons and an innovative treatment called the... more
  • Getting the correct diagnosis is critical. Jill Trudeau knew something was wrong when her left hand began shaking as she did some routine typing at work. The neurologist she consulted said... more
  • While many people think of clinical trials in the context of finding newer, better ways to treat cancer, Eisenhower Health has a robust clinical research program that also includes trials in areas... more
  • The American College of Surgeons (ACS) Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP), in partnership with the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric... more
  • Eisenhower Health has received an ‘A’ in the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade for Spring 2024. This national distinction recognizes Eisenhower Health’s achievements in protecting... more
  • Eisenhower Health physicians, nurses and clinical staff can now practice and sharpen their skills in its new John Stauffer Center for Innovation in Learning — the area’s most advanced... more
  • Offering patients promising new treatment Atrial fibrillation, or A-fib, is the number one cardiac arrhythmia (heart rhythm problem) in the U.S., affecting as many as six million people... more
  • Offering patients promising new treatment Atrial fibrillation, or A-fib, is the number one cardiac arrhythmia (heart rhythm problem) in the U.S., affecting as many as six million people... more
  • Eisenhower orthopedic physician returns patient to his golf game Like many desert residents, Mike Laughlin, 81, lives and breathes golf. He normally plays up to four times a week, holds a... more
  • Eisenhower's Lung Cancer Screening Program While lung cancer remains the number-one cancer killer among both men and women in the U.S., detecting the disease early gives patients more... more
  • Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death globally. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in 2020, 697,000 people in the United States died from heart disease... more
  • Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death globally. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in 2020, 697,000 people in the United States died from heart disease... more
  • WHILE LUNG CANCER REMAINS THE NUMBER-ONE CANCER killer among both men and women in the U.S., detecting the disease early gives patients more treatment options and a much greater chance of survival... more
  • In the first part of this two-part series covering California’s beautiful Central Coast (Healthy Living magazine, fall 2021), we highlighted Pismo Beach, moving northeast to San Luis Obispo and... more
  • By all accounts, William “Bill” McCormick, 77, had left his adventuresome life as a thoroughbred horse racing trainer behind. For 33 years, McCormick worked as a quality assurance... more
  • It started about six years ago when Joseph Zingg would experience an occasional sharp pain in his left hip when he was walking, hiking or running, something the retired police officer did three or... more
  • We all remember March 2020. World-wide, we witnessed the single greatest disruption — a global pandemic — we have ever known. As COVID-19 case numbers soared, we were discouraged from... more
  • No substitute for this gold standard of care Imagine a screening test that could not only detect cancer at its earliest stages but also prevent the majority of cases from developing. When it... more
  • Eisenhower Health is the first hospital in California to be recognized by Edwards Lifesciences for completing its Edwards Benchmark™ program for the treatment of aortic stenosis in patients... more
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    Big resources for little patients When newborns need intensive medical care, they are admitted to a special area of a hospital called the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). The Level II... more
  • “I hadn’t been having any symptoms at all,” says Palm Springs resident Bob Iles, 60. “I was going to the gym three days a week doing high-intensity interval training, swimming... more
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    Remembering, Honoring, Moving Forward COVID-19 — for more than 100 years, there hasn’t been a global public health crisis of this magnitude. Because of the far-reaching effects... more
  • Up to 85 percent of Americans will experience some form of neck or back pain in their lifetimes and, for many, the problem will turn chronic and even debilitating, gradually shrinking their... more
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