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  • ONE AFTERNOON IN FEBRUARY 2015, Patricia Carlyle Pyle was sitting on her couch, talking with some friends, when she noticed a slight burning sensation in her chest. “The pain increased after... more
  • CATHY YOUNG IS PROBABLY NOT THE TYPICAL person you’d expect to see in a cardiac rehabilitation program. Yet, the trim and fit 65-year-old had a heart attack last September. “It... more
  • There is a powerfully simple reason why doctors recommend regular screening and surveillance for colon and rectal cancers: it can save your life. Skeptical? Think you’re too young — or... more
  • “I’D BEEN SEARCHING FOR A SOLUTION to my knee problems for years,” says Celeste Bishop, 70. “I had inherited a knock-knee condition from both parents and it just got worse... more
  • The United States is among the top countries in its prevalence of diabetes with more than 30 million Americans diagnosed with the condition and an additional 84.1 million diagnosed with prediabetes... more
  • The numbers are staggering. An estimated 30.3 million Americans, or 9.4 percent of the population, have diabetes. Of these, 7.2 million don’t even know they have this condition (see sidebar for... more
  • AS THE FAMOUS LINE IN THE MOVIE Apollo 13 goes, “Houston, we have a problem.” Actually, the entire nation has a problem — and it’s called diabetes. “Today, one... more
  • WHEN MARIA ILBARA WAS FIRST DIAGNOSED WITH the beginnings of Type 2 diabetes in 2009, she was able to keep her blood sugar levels under control for years by taking an oral medication called... more
  •  WE HEAR A LOT ABOUT PRECISION MEDICINE today. But what, precisely, does it mean — and how does it benefit people with cancer? Through Eisenhower Health’s affiliation with... more
  • DARYL AND SUSAN COLLIER HAVE A LONG HISTORY with the Coachella Valley, dating back more than 30 years when Daryl’s parents purchased a home close to Eisenhower Health. As his parents aged, they... more
  • IN MEDICAL SCHOOL, many doctors-to-be are taught, “When you hear hoofbeats, think horses, not zebras.” The lesson is to focus on the most likely possibilities when making a diagnosis, not... more
  • Now, in its 43rd year, Eisenhower Desert Orthopedic Center (EDOC) is one of the busiest practices of its kind in Southern California — a depth of experience that translates into... more
  • Long distance runner, Fred Hauptmann, discusses his stenosis symptoms and how Eisenhower Desert Orthopedic Center physician Reginald Fayssoux, MD alleviated pain and numbness in his back and legs... more
  • Treated by Dr. Stephen O'Connell, patient Eric Nicoll describes his wrist injury and explains his successful treatment and recovery.   more
  • AT THE AGE OF 76, Linda Brown is as enthusiastic about working with children as she was when she taught middle school for 37 years for the Desert Sands School District, mostly in La Quinta... more
  • Until recently, people with a condition called mitral regurgitation (mR), which is caused by a leaky heart valve, had only one treatment option for fixing the faulty valve: open-heart surgery to... more
  • RON YOUNG HAD PUT OFF BACK SURGERY for as long as he could. “I’d been managing back pain since the early eighties,” the active 76-year-old Rancho Mirage resident says. “And... more
  • BETWEEN A ROCK AND A HARD PLACE. That’s where many people with atrial fibrillation (aFib) feel caught when it comes to taking blood-thinning medications to manage the increased stroke risk that... more
  • JIM CUSTER COULD BE LIKENED TO A HYBRID OF THE ENERGIZER BUNNY™ and the Six Million Dollar Man. At 79, he regularly spends time playing golf, shooting hoops, lifting weights and... more
  • Throughout our lifetimes, our bodies serve  us well, carrying out work-related jobs requiring  strength and balance, performing daily tasks, and  allowing us to enjoy sports as well as... more
  • The eyes may be the window to the soul, according to “The Bard,” William Shakespeare, but Board Certified Orthopedic and Hand Surgeon Stephen O’Connell, MD, says... more
  • THE FIRST TIME MICHAEL ADAMSON met Board Certified Neurosurgeon Farhad Limonadi, MD, it was in the emergency room in 2005. Adamson, then 28, and his wife had been involved in a car accident. They... more
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    Thanks To BIGHORN BEHIND A MIRACLE (BAM) fundraising on behalf of Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center, Eisenhower Health offers cutting-edge technology and vital patient support services... more
  • Until recently, many people with Atrial Fibrillation (afib), the most common heart rhythm disorder in the U.S., have faced uncomfortable choices when it comes to taking medication to manage their... more
  • “DESPITE ITS NAME, the medical specialty of sports medicine is not just for athletes,” says Rajiv Tailor, MD. Dr. Tailor serves as Medical Director of the Eisenhower Sports Medicine... more
  • You Have Cancer. ANYONE WHO HAS HEARD THOSE WORDS knows what it’s like to have their world shaken and turned upside down. They know, without hesitation, where the mind goes — the pounding... more
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