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Cedars-Sinai Pharmacists Play Key Role in Transforming Clinical Practice

When patients fail to take prescribed medications—or don't use them the right way—they risk return trips to the hospital and cost the U.S. healthcare system more than $100 billion a year. Older hospital patients are most susceptible to...
21-Jan-2019 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Martin Luther King III Inspires Hope, Respect at Commemoration for His Father

On what would have been his father’s 90th birthday, Martin Luther King III, the eldest son of the celebrated civil rights leader, addressed a capacity crowd in Cedars-Sinai's Harvey Morse Auditorium, taking them on a stirring journey through his...
17-Jan-2019 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

National Geographic Features Cedars-Sinai’s Stem-Cell Science

A special edition of National Geographic on "The Future of Medicine" highlights the innovative stem-cell science of Cedars-Sinai, showing how investigators are seeking to use stem cells and Organ-Chips to tailor personalized treatments for...
9-Jan-2019 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites


2018: Cedars-Sinai Cancer Investigators Pioneer Novel Research, Targeted Therapies

Cedars-Sinai Cancer drove major advances in cancer research in 2018. Among these was a study about a pancreatic cancer drug, Metavert, developed by Cedars-Sinai investigators to prevent the most common type of pancreatic cancer from growing and...
26-Dec-2018 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites


2018: Advances in Neurology

Physician-researchers at Cedars-Sinai are available to discuss neuroscience findings from 2018. Several are detailed in this news release, including a study that found prolonged exposure to particulate matter in air pollution can cause changes in...
21-Dec-2018 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

2018: Smidt Heart Institute Leads Innovations in Heart Care

From testing barbershop-based care for hypertension to being the first to use new devices to treat aneurysms, 2018 at Cedars-Sinai’s Smidt Heart Institute produced clinical-based advances with the power to transform cardiac care and patient lives.
20-Dec-2018 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites


Safety Tips to Help Prepare Your Home for Holiday Guests

If your holidays will include elderly visitors, it may be important to do some advance planning to help ensure their safety. Dr. Sonja Rosen, chief of Geriatric Medicine at Cedars-Sinai, offers tips to prevent falls and keep older guests...
20-Dec-2018 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites


Cancer Caregivers: How to Manage ‘Happy’ During the Holidays

Families and caregivers of people with cancer may view the holidays as a particularly challenging time, often feeling as though they have to live up to the ideal of merry and bright, when they—and those they’re tending—typically don’t feel...
18-Dec-2018 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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From “Touching the Stars” in a U-2 Spy Plane to Bringing Babies into the World

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.
6-Nov-2018 12:05 PM EST

Sen. McCain's Death Sheds Light on Glioblastoma, Most Common Form of Adult Brain Cancer

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...
25-Aug-2018 8:05 PM EDT


Warning Signs: Is Someone You Love at Risk for Suicide?

8-Jun-2018 4:30 PM EDT


Cedars-Sinai Epidemiologist Discusses Best Ways to Stay Healthy as Flu Season Peaks

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.
8-Jan-2018 5:00 AM EST


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

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

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

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