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Newswise: Expert Q&A: Cancer, COVID-19 and Mental Health
Released: 8-Apr-2020 9:00 AM EDT
Expert Q&A: Cancer, COVID-19 and Mental Health
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Cancer patients and survivors had a lot to deal with before the COVID-19 pandemic began. Now, the stress of coping with a chronic condition and the threat of catching the infectious respiratory illness is creating additional anxiety for patients handling both. Psychiatrist Scott Irwin, MD, PhD, addresses the top mental health concerns of cancer patients and survivors and offers advice about how to handle them.

Newswise: Ethics, Jewish Law and the Baseball Cheating Scandal
Released: 20-Jan-2020 9:00 AM EST
Ethics, Jewish Law and the Baseball Cheating Scandal
Cedars-Sinai

Has the newly revealed baseball cheating scandal – especially the signal-stealing scheme by the Houston Astros – got you down? Cedars-Sinai ethics and Jewish law experts agree that cheating in the national pastime can be jolting, and offer tips on keeping things in perspective while acknowledging that the revelations have been painful.

Newswise: 3D Mammograms: Are They Worth It?
Released: 8-Oct-2019 8:05 AM EDT
3D Mammograms: Are They Worth It?
Cedars-Sinai

As 3D mammography, also called digital breast tomosynthesis, has become more available nationwide, a big question many women face is whether they should step up and get one. Are they safe, more effective and for every woman?

Newswise: What Parents Need to Know About Protecting Their Children From Measles
Released: 30-Apr-2019 6:05 AM EDT
What Parents Need to Know About Protecting Their Children From Measles
Cedars-Sinai

Children and older adults are considered to be at higher risk for contracting measles. In this advisory, Michael Ben-Aderet, MD, associate director of Hospital Epidemiology at Cedars-Sinai, shares what parents need to know about measles, including risk factors and tips for preventing it.

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Released: 6-Nov-2018 12:05 PM EST
From “Touching the Stars” in a U-2 Spy Plane to Bringing Babies into the World
Cedars-Sinai

Cholene Espinoza, MD, is the second woman to fly a U-2 spy plane, and while her experience “touching the stars” was breathtaking, it doesn’t compare to the magic of her richest role yet: welcoming babies to the world.

Released: 25-Aug-2018 8:05 PM EDT
Sen. McCain's Death Sheds Light on Glioblastoma, Most Common Form of Adult Brain Cancer
Cedars-Sinai

The death today of Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) sheds a new light on glioblastoma, a form of brain cancer that the American Brain Tumor Association estimated would be diagnosed in nearly 13,000 people this year. A full fact sheet on the disease is available as a resource for media outlets by clicking here. Black can be available for interviews.

Newswise: Warning Signs: Is Someone You Love at Risk for Suicide?
Released: 8-Jun-2018 4:30 PM EDT
Warning Signs: Is Someone You Love at Risk for Suicide?
Cedars-Sinai

Waguih W. IsHak, MD, a Cedars-Sinai expert in detecting and treating depression, is available for interviews today and throughout the weekend to discuss how you can help a loved one who is having suicidal thoughts.

Newswise: Cedars-Sinai Epidemiologist Discusses Best Ways to Stay Healthy as Flu Season Peaks
Released: 8-Jan-2018 5:00 AM EST
Cedars-Sinai Epidemiologist Discusses Best Ways to Stay Healthy as Flu Season Peaks
Cedars-Sinai

Influenza is a serious illness that sometimes can result in death. Jonathan Grein, MD, Cedars-Sinai medical director of Hospital Epidemiology, is available to discuss ways to keep healthy as flu activity surges dramatically.

Newswise: Joint Replacement Expert: Exercisers in Their 40s and 50s Should “Agercise” Their Workouts
Released: 20-Nov-2017 6:05 PM EST
Joint Replacement Expert: Exercisers in Their 40s and 50s Should “Agercise” Their Workouts
Cedars-Sinai

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 do major damage. “We need to listen to our bodies,” said Klapper, “especially as we get older.”


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