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  • 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
  • Palm Desert Resident Eugene Konstant, 81, has had heart and vascular problems for 40 years. He first had a heart attack when he was 41. Since then, he has benefited from both surgical and... more
  • This article is reprinted from Eisenhower Healthy Living magazine’s Winter 2019 issue. Seymour Young, MD, Board Certified in Psychiatry and Neurology, gives an update on the state of the... more
  • THERE IS NO DOUBT — Alicia Siegler loves the outdoors. Profoundly athletic, she spent most of her life immersing herself in activities reflective of her passion for nature. Growing up in... more
  • UROLOGY IS THE BRANCH OF MEDICINE that provides medical and surgical treatment for disorders of the male and female urinary tract system, and the male reproductive organs. This covers a lot... more
  • “In early 2018, my doctor noticed a protein imbalance in my blood so I underwent some additional testing,” says Bruce Newlin, 84, who lives with his wife in Rancho Mirage. Now retired, he... more
  • In 2005, while Mark Stefanovich, D.Sc, PhD, was on sabbatical in Oregon from the American University in Bulgaria where he taught anthropology, doctors discovered a small lesion on his left pectoral... more
  • Six years ago, Palm Springs residents Dave Hollander, age 65, and his wife were in British Columbia for the summer when he visited a local primary care doctor in order to get a prescription refilled... more
  • “In early 2018, my doctor noticed a protein imbalance in my blood so I underwent some additional testing,” says Bruce Newlin, 84, who lives with his wife in Rancho Mirage. Now retired, he... more
  • In 2005, while Mark Stefanovich, D.Sc, PhD, was on sabbatical in Oregon from the American University in Bulgaria where he taught anthropology, doctors discovered a small lesion on his left pectoral... more
  • Six years ago, Palm Springs residents Dave Hollander, age 65, and his wife were in British Columbia for the summer when he visited a local primary care doctor in order to get a prescription refilled... more
  • RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT Chief Deputy Geoff Raya, 48, had been enduring severe headaches for about three years, managing them with medication prescribed by his doctor. One day in... more
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    In medicine, nothing is more complicated than the brain. So little is known about this miraculous grey matter comprised of hundreds of billions of cells and how these cells interact with each other... more
  • EISENHOWER DESERT ORTHOPEDIC CENTER has received approval to participate in a FDA/IDE pivotal study, sponsored by Premia Spine, Ltd., studying the use of the TOPS™ System. If approved, TOPS... more
  • Food matters — a lot. According to the American Cancer Society®, diets that are high in vegetables, fruits and whole grains (and low in red and processed meats) have been linked with lower... more
  • AFTER SUFFERING A TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY during a skiing accident in Mammoth Lakes, California 11 years ago, sports and entertainment marketing executive Gene Smith developed symptoms consistent with... more
  • IN OCTOBER 2017, less than a year after starting to enjoy his retirement to Palm Desert from Saint Paul, Minnesota, Montreal-born plastic surgeon Dean Mann, MD, suffered a massive stroke at home... more
  • WHEN GYNECOLOGIC ONCOLOGIST MARK GENESEN, MD, joined the staff of Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center this past November, it was a homecoming. From 1999 to 2008, he developed the first and only... more
  • UNLIKE FAMILY PHYSICIANS who provide services to the entire family from “cradle to grave,” internal medicine physicians are charged solely with adult health care. Some may choose to go on... more
  • It started nine years ago with an occasional twitch in Ruby Marruquin’s left eye. As time went on, the twitching became more frequent, severe and painful. “By the time I started... more
  • Eisenhower Medical Center received five stars from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in its Overall Hospital Quality Star Rating released today. Less than 10% percent of... more
  • TWO YEARS IN A ROW! Eisenhower Medical Center Earns 2017 Top Hospital Distinction  from The Leapfrog Group Only Coachella Valley Hospital to Make Prestigious List Rancho... more
  • In an instant, a young athlete’s Olympic hopes were dashed. Or so thought undefeated Shadow Hills High School star wrestler Caitlin Cardenas. It was February 3, 2016, and the then-15-year-old... more
  • In an instant, a young athlete’s Olympic hopes were dashed. Or so thought undefeated Shadow Hills High School star wrestler Caitlin Cardenas. It was February 3, 2016, and the then-15-year-old... more
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