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Health Insurance Expansion Linked to Fewer Sudden Cardiac Arrests


The incidence of sudden cardiac arrest, a sudden and usually deadly loss of heart function, declined significantly among previously uninsured adults who acquired health insurance through the Affordable Care Act, also known as “Obamacare,”...
26-Jun-2017 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Cedars-Sinai Team Develops Risk Assessment Score to Predict and Help Prevent Sudden Cardiac Arrest


A Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute investigator and his team have developed a new risk assessment tool that brings physicians closer to predicting who is most likely to suffer a sudden cardiac arrest, a condition that is fatal in more than 90 percent of...
23-Jun-2017 8:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Nearly Half of US Women Don’t Know Heart Disease Is Their No. 1 Killer


Women and their physicians are largely uneducated when it comes to females and heart disease, putting women’s health and lives at greater risk, a new study out today shows. The study, published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology,...
16-Jun-2017 12:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Heart Expert Explains New Nonsurgical Treatment for Most Common Heart Defect in Premature Babies

In a new video posted today, Cedars-Sinai heart expert Evan Zahn, MD, explains a new treatment for babies born with patent ductus arteriosus, a “hole in the heart,” the most common structural heart defect in newborns. The video is available for...
20-Jun-2017 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Cedars-Sinai Recognized As One of Computerworld’s 2017 Best Places to Work in IT

Cedars-Sinai has been named one of the best places to work in information technology, according to an annual list published by IDG’s Computerworld, a national publication for IT and business technology professionals. This is the ninth consecutive...
14-Jun-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Common Surgical Treatment for Melanoma Does Not Improve Patients’ Overall Survival, Study Shows


Patients who receive the standard surgical treatment for melanoma that has spread to one or more key lymph nodes do not live longer, a major new study shows.
5-Jun-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

One in Three Hospitalized Patients Experience Symptoms of Depression, Study Shows

About one in three hospitalized patients shows symptoms of depression, potentially affecting their clinical outcomes, a new Cedars-Sinai study has found. The study appears in the Journal of Hospital Medicine and shows that screening hospitalized...
2-Jun-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Quality Improvement Measures Reduce Hospital Readmissions but Do Not Produce Consistent Savings, Study Shows

Efforts to reduce hospital readmissions are working, but they’re not always saving money, according to a new Cedars-Sinai study. The study, published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine, evaluated the...
30-May-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Cedars-Sinai Brain Tumor Expert Available to Discuss Diagnosis and the Latest Treatment Options for Glioblastoma and Other Brain Cancers


20-Jul-2017 3:05 AM EDT

Prominent Cancer Expert Reveals Five Easy Steps to Prevent Skin Cancer

In a new video posted today, Cedars-Sinai melanoma expert Omid Hamid, MD, offers five easy actions you can take to protect you and your family from skin cancer, the most common type of cancer in the U.S. The video is available for streaming and...
25-May-2016 4:05 AM EDT

Cedars-Sinai Breast Cancer Expert Discusses Latest Mammogram Guidelines and Controversy in New Video

11-Jan-2016 3:00 PM EST

Metastatic Melanoma Expert Available for Comment

20-Aug-2015 5:05 PM EDT

Feb. Medical Tipsheet from Cedars-Sinai: MS and Depression, Kidney Cancer Immunotherapy, More


Kidney cancer immunotherapy, MS and depression, ACE and Alzheimer's, air pollution and brain tumors, and more are story ideas detailed in the Feb. tipsheet from Cedars-Sinai.
20-Feb-2014 1:00 PM EST

Leading Colon Cancer Expert Available to Comment on CDC Report that Too Few Undergo Colon Screening

A Cedars-Sinai physician and colon cancer expert is available to comment on the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention report that too few patients, age 50 to 75, are screened by colonoscopy or less invasive test options.
7-Nov-2013 2:20 AM EST

Nation’s Most Experienced MitraClip Interventional Cardiologist Available to Discuss FDA Approval of Device for Patients Too Frail for Surgery

28-Oct-2013 7:00 PM EDT

Stem Cell Clinical Trials Expert to Lead Cardiology Division at Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute

Timothy D. Henry, MD, an expert known for his innovative work in developing stem cell treatments for advanced heart disease patients, has joined the Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute as director of Cardiology. As Henry begins his tenure, Prediman K....
23-Jul-2013 7:00 PM EDT

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