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Cedars-Sinai Helps a Future Physician Grow From Cradle to Medical School

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Shannon Sullivan, 26, a student at Howard University College of Medicine in Washington D.C., has already co-authored a major study in a prominent neuroscience journal and earned a coveted fellowship. She traces her career ambitions to age 12, when...
14-Dec-2017 6:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Holiday Loneliness Can Be Harmful to Seniors’ Health

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Loneliness in older Americans is linked to serious medical conditions, including Alzheimer’s disease, stroke and heart disease as well as a higher risk of premature death. But loneliness can be easily overlooked as a health risk because healthcare...
11-Dec-2017 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Renowned Cedars-Sinai Diabetes and Obesity Researcher Honored by Metabolic Institute of America

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Richard Bergman, PhD, an internationally renowned diabetes and obesity researcher, received the Distinguished Leader in Insulin Resistance Award for his groundbreaking efforts to predict, prevent, treat and ultimately cure diabetes.
8-Dec-2017 7:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Medication Errors for Admitted Patients Drop When Pharmacy Staff Take Drug Histories in ER

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When pharmacy professionals — rather than doctors or nurses — take medication histories of patients in emergency departments, mistakes in drug orders can be reduced by more than 80 percent, according to a study led by Cedars-Sinai.
4-Dec-2017 4:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute at Cedars-Sinai Receives Rare Honor of Three-Year Accreditation With Commendation From the American College of Surgeons

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The Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute at Cedars-Sinai has been honored with a three-year accreditation with commendation from the American College of Surgeons. Accreditation by the college’s quality assurance program, called the...
1-Dec-2017 1:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

Cedars-Sinai Transgender Program One of Few Nationally to Offer Surgery and Other Comprehensive Services

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Cedars-Sinai is one of only two academic medical centers in the Western U.S. that offers gender-affirming genital surgery. The medical center currently offers male-to-female and female-to-male gender-affirming genital surgeries, as well as several...
28-Nov-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Cardiac Cell Therapy Safely Improves Heart Function, Upper Limb Strength in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Patients

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After boys and young men with Duchenne muscular dystrophy received cardiac progenitor cell infusions, medical tests indicated that the patients’ hearts appeared improved, results from a new study show. Patients in the study also scored higher on...
14-Nov-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Sex Poses Little Risk of Triggering Sudden Cardiac Arrest

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Worried whether your heart health is strong enough for sex? A new study may lay your fears to rest: The risk that sex would trigger a sudden cardiac arrest is exceedingly small.
12-Nov-2017 12:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Joint Replacement Expert: Exercisers in Their 40s and 50s Should “Agercise” Their Workouts

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Sprains and strains are painful, but they can also be a blessing, says Dr. Robert Klapper, co-director of Cedars-Sinai's Joint Replacement Program. These injuries are a wake-up call -- warnings that if you keep doing what you’re doing, you could...
20-Nov-2017 6:05 PM EST

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

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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

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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

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