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Newswise: Emergency Medicine Pioneer Marks 40 Years of Transformation, Growth

Article ID: 715853

Emergency Medicine Pioneer Marks 40 Years of Transformation, Growth

Cedars-Sinai

In 1976, Joel Geiderman, MD, decided he would take a leap of faith and specialize in a new area of medicine: emergency medicine. Now the co-chair of Cedars-Sinai's Ruth and Harry Roman Emergency Department discusses the transformative growth that has occurred in the specialty during the 40 years since it was officially established as a distinct area of patient care.

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16-Jul-2019 6:05 AM EDT
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Newswise: Cedars-Sinai Grants Address Homelessness and Other Critical Needs

Article ID: 715795

Cedars-Sinai Grants Address Homelessness and Other Critical Needs

Cedars-Sinai

Cedars-Sinai is significantly increasing its financial support for safety-net organizations that serve people experiencing homelessness and others who are vulnerable. The institution is contributing $15 million to 108 nonprofit programs and organizations that foster housing stability, provide sustainable programs for homeless residents and build clinical and financial capacity at community clinics.

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15-Jul-2019 6:05 AM EDT
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Newswise: Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute Builds Leadership Pipeline

Article ID: 715451

Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute Builds Leadership Pipeline

Cedars-Sinai

Over the last two decades, alumni of the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic Sports Medicine Fellowship Program have played a significant leadership role in the nation's foremost sports medicine society. The legacy of the orthopaedic clinic continues this week with the installation of the fourth Kerlan-Jobe alumnus as president of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM).

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9-Jul-2019 6:15 AM EDT
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Newswise: Meet the Health-Tech Companies in New Cedars-Sinai Accelerator Class

Article ID: 715101

Meet the Health-Tech Companies in New Cedars-Sinai Accelerator Class

Cedars-Sinai

The Cedars-Sinai Accelerator is welcoming 11 health-tech companies from across the United States and Europe to its newest accelerator class. The companies are innovating solutions for a wide variety of healthcare challenges-from the way hospitals count inventory and schedule staffers to products such as a smart brace for knee replacement patients.

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1-Jul-2019 6:05 AM EDT
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Newswise: Cedars-Sinai Joins BioLA to Advance Scientific Innovation

Article ID: 715035

Cedars-Sinai Joins BioLA to Advance Scientific Innovation

Cedars-Sinai

Cedars-Sinai has become a founding sponsor of Bioscience Los Angeles County, a new organization established to advance the pace of scientific innovation among major academic institutions, research hospitals, investors, companies, trade associations and public and quasi-public agencies across the region.

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27-Jun-2019 6:05 AM EDT
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Newswise: How to Safely Get Rid of Unused Medications

Article ID: 715015

How to Safely Get Rid of Unused Medications

Cedars-Sinai

Every year, millions of Americans misuse or abuse prescription medications, sometimes leading to emergency room visits, addiction or even death. The problem has worsened amid the ongoing opioid crisis. To prevent drugs from falling into the wrong hands, it's more important than ever to dispose of unused pills in a safe and smart way -- and simply throwing them away or even flushing them down the toilet are actually very dangerous options.

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26-Jun-2019 2:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: Cedars-Sinai Expert: Try Non-Opioid Solutions to Pain Management

Article ID: 714269

Cedars-Sinai Expert: Try Non-Opioid Solutions to Pain Management

Cedars-Sinai

As the opioid epidemic continues to claim lives and shatter families across the nation, a Cedars-Sinai expert is urging physicians and patients to try managing pain without the addictive pills. The news release below includes 5 tips for opioid-free pain management.

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17-Jun-2019 6:05 AM EDT
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Newswise: Cancer Survivors Celebrate Strength, Self-Care

Article ID: 714268

Cancer Survivors Celebrate Strength, Self-Care

Cedars-Sinai

To survive in his struggle against an aggressive form of prostate cancer, Bin McLaurin didn't only have to overcome the disease attacking his body. He said he also had to toss out his long-held image of masculinity.

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13-Jun-2019 6:05 AM EDT
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Newswise: Father's Day: This Father and Son Have A Lot of Heart

Article ID: 714267

Father's Day: This Father and Son Have A Lot of Heart

Cedars-Sinai

While many parents and children go into related lines of work, few do it with as much heart–literally–as a father-and-son duo at Cedars-Sinai. Fardad Esmailian, MD, transplants hearts. His 23-year-old son, Gabby Esmailian, is part of the crew that dashes around California and other states, procuring hearts, and sometimes lungs and livers, before delivering them to waiting Cedars-Sinai surgeons.

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12-Jun-2019 6:05 AM EDT
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    11-Jun-2019 11:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 714050

Heart Valve Procedure Safe for Patients With Common Heart Defect

Cedars-Sinai

A new analysis conducted by investigators at the Cedars-Sinai Smidt Heart Institute shows for the first time that patients with a common heart defect who undergo catheter-based valve replacement procedures have the same survival and complication rates as patients without the defect who undergo the same procedure.

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6-Jun-2019 1:05 PM EDT
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