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Eisenhower Health’s Membership in the UCSD Health Cancer Network

UC San Diego Health and Eisenhower Health signed a five-year affiliation agreement to expand cancer services for residents of Coachella Valley. Starting in January 2018, as a member of the UC San Diego Health Cancer Network, patients of Eisenhower Health will have enhanced access to world-class cancer care, both at Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center and at UC San Diego Health. Steven Plaxe, MD and Katie Schnaser, FACHE, discuss Eisenhower Health's membership in the UCSD Health Cancer...


Antibiotics Aren’t Always The Answer

With more bacteria resisting antibiotics due to overuse, epidemiologists are at the forefront of the effort to make effective change for the purposes of improved population health. Dr. Patricia Cummings shares the importance of reducing the use of antibiotics and why they might not always be the answer.


Do You Suffer From Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Rheumatic diseases are difficult to identify in their early stages. Everyday symptoms can actually be related to much more complex conditions. Rheumatologists are experts in this area and are trained to evaluate symptoms to diagnose and treat your condition. They know it is imperative to find the correct diagnosis as rapidly as possible to begin appropriate treatment because many of these disorders respond best to treatment in the early stages of disease. Eisenhower Rheumatology Specialty...


Learn the Signs and Symptoms of a Stroke

If you suspect yourself or someone else may be having a stroke, call 911 immediately! Every Minute Counts, because for treatment to be most effective, it must be administered within 4 hours from the time of onset of the stroke. Time is brain. In this podcast, John Dix, BSN, RN, joins the show to share how important it is to learn the signs of symptoms of a stroke so you or a loved one can get help F.A.S.T!


Should You Consider Bariatric Surgery?

At Eisenhower Bariatric Center (EBC), we specialize in a wide spectrum of minimally invasive** robotic/laparoscopic weight loss surgical procedures. Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery) is now recognized as the standard of care, with the only proven treatment of morbid obesity* in the long-term. In this podcast Bobby Bhasker-Rao, MD, discusses the bariatric surgery program Eisenhower Medical Center, and that when combined with a comprehensive treatment plan, bariatric surgery can act...


Cancers of the Female Reproductive System

At Eisenhower, we offer our cancer patients unrivaled medical care and comprehensive cancer services. Cancer treatment is provided by caring and gentle health care professionals who are always considerate of your dignity and comfort. Our environment nurtures and calms the spirit with the soothing surrounds of gentle waterfalls and the colors of nature. Caring for the person as well as the cancer, the Eisenhower Lucy Curci Cancer Center is indeed a healing place like no other ®. In this...


The Sports Medicine Clinic at Eisenhower Medical Center

The Sports Medicine Clinic at Eisenhower Medical Center provides diagnostic and treatment services for musculoskeletal, sports injuries and pain. Who should consider seeing a sports medicine specialist and how do you know if that is the type of specialist you need? Joining the show to discuss Eisenhower’s Sports Medicine program is Rajiv H. Tailor, MD. He is Board Certified in Sports Medicine and Family Medicine and is the Medical Director of the Eisenhower Sports Medicine Clinic.


Get That Weight off for Good with the Lunch and Lose Program

Currently two-thirds of all Americans are overweight or obese."We are in the middle of an obesity epidemic — where obesity goes, diabetes, heart disease and other health complications follow. We have the ability to change this by eating differently," Dr. Lisa Lindley explains. In 2013, Dr. Lindley created the Lunch & Lose program at Eisenhower. The 12-week health and nutrition course teaches attendees how to eat better, lose weight and supports them in making healthy changes. Classes...


Is it an Emergency or Just an Urgency?

When seeking medical care, taking a minute before deciding where to go can mean better, more efficient care for everyone. And it can even save your life! Joining the show for a panel discussion on when to call an ambulance, when to go to the emergency room, or when a visit to urgent care is needed, is Russell Grant, MD. He is the Medical Director- Eisenhower Urgent Care Centers, and Euthym Kontaxis, MD. He is the Medical Director – Eisenhower Emergency Department.


How to Choose a Primary Care Physician

For you and your family, selecting a primary care physician is an important first step toward managing your healthcare. Your primary care physician is the doctor that you will visit for your well visits, routine screenings, and those pesky illnesses that crop up. So it is important that you select someone with whom you feel comfortable, and with whom you can have an honest conversation. Eisenhower Primary Care 365 is a medical practice dedicated to continuous communication with our...