Our News on Newswise

How to Talk With People Who Are Not Vaccinated Against COVID-19

Even though she has asthma, putting her at higher risk for severe complications from COVID-19, Angela Reeves-Flores, 33, waited until a week ago to get vaccinated.
28-Jul-2021 1:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Newswise: 61002cf5f3ecd_1920_us-news-world-report-2021-2022.jpg

Cedars-Sinai Ranked #6 Nationally in U.S. News & World Report

Cedars-Sinai once again has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best hospitals in the nation. The medical center ranked #6 nationally in the magazine's "Best Hospitals 2021-22" analysis, exceeding its rank from last year among...
27-Jul-2021 12:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Newswise: 60fec60a42371_Researchers at the Smidt Heart Institute are continuing to study how to best enlist barbershops in treating hypertension in the Black community. Photo by Getty..jpeg

Saving Lives in Black Barbershops

A new look at data from a landmark Cedars-Sinai study of health interventions in Black barbershops, and a new study that looks at barbershop patrons' virtual visits with pharmacists, have added to the evidence that convenient, community-based health...
26-Jul-2021 10:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Competitive Gymnast Beats Spine Disorder

Molly Neinstein took up gymnastics when she was just 7. Within a few years, she was climbing the ranks of competitive gymnastics and seemingly on a fast track to becoming nationally recognized.
22-Jul-2021 10:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

COVID-19 Uptick Triggers Concern

A month after the governor eased pandemic restrictions, it feels almost like a normal summer in Southern California's crowded restaurants, airplanes and beaches.
14-Jul-2021 10:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

After 20-Year Search, 'Undiagnosable' Patient Gets Answer: POTS

Kim Ryberg, 33, remember the first time she fainted at age 13. Over the next two decades, Ryberg experienced life-altering symptoms like regular fainting spells, extreme vertigo and excessive hot and cold flashes. Her symptoms diminished her quality...
13-Jul-2021 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Newswise: 1920_cedars-sinainurses.jpeg

Cedars-Sinai Selects Medical Center's New Chief Nursing Officer

Anita Girard, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, has been named the chief nursing officer for Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.
9-Jul-2021 10:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Newswise: ALSalsoknownasLouGehrigsdiseasedamagesnervecellsinthebrainandspinalcordandisdiagnosedin5000peopleintheU.S.eachyear.PhotobyGetty..jpeg

ALS: Study Shows Role of Brain's Immune Cells

Hyperactive immune cells in the brain may play a role in the early development of the neurodegenerative disease Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), and a form of dementia that strikes younger people, according to a study conducted by investigators...
8-Jul-2021 10:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

See All News

Our Experts on Newswise

Newswise: ZaldyTanMD.jpg

Expert Available to Explain Pluses, Minuses of First Alzheimer's Treatment

7-Jun-2021 6:35 PM EDT

Newswise: CS_Masks_1920_gettyimages-1291559570.jpg

COVID-19 Crisis: The Psychology of Defiance

Wear a mask. Wash your hands frequently. Don't get together with people outside your own household. After more than 10 months of the COVID-19 pandemic, these messages are starting to sound like background noise.
5-Jan-2021 7:50 AM EST

Newswise: CS_1920_hair-loss-pandemic-skin-gettyimages.jpg

Pandemic Stress Triggers Skin, Hair Problems

While many felt stressed out from the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, others are just now experiencing a delayed physical response to living with stress: hair loss.
16-Nov-2020 11:05 AM EST

Newswise: CS-Dementia_1920_gettyimages-1034683308.jpg

Lewy Body Dementia: Q&A with Michele Tagliati, MD

Lewy body dementia, also known as dementia with Lewy bodies, is a relatively frequent but often misunderstood form of dementia, which can cause loss of memory, language and problem-solving ability.
27-Oct-2020 2:40 PM EDT

Newswise: 1920_dalin-pic-06022020copy.jpg

The Math of Epidemics: Q&A with Dalin Li, PhD

How can epidemics spread so quickly among entire populations? The Newsroom asked an expert, Cedars-Sinai research scientist Dalin Li, PhD, to explain the math behind the spread of COVID-19. Li was the first author of a recent study that showed how...
10-Jun-2020 7:05 AM EDT

Newswise: 1920_gettyimages-932074842_covid-cancer-mental-Health04-08-20.jpg

Expert Q&A: Cancer, COVID-19 and Mental Health

8-Apr-2020 9:00 AM EDT

Newswise: SportsEthicsgettyimages-1054810360.jpg

Ethics, Jewish Law and the Baseball Cheating Scandal

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...
20-Jan-2020 9:00 AM EST

Newswise: Mammogram_gettyimages-693370158-660737.jpg

3D Mammograms: Are They Worth It?

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?
8-Oct-2019 8:05 AM EDT

See All Experts

Our YouTube Videos


About section not configured. Is this your member page? Login to edit, or contact member@newswise.com to configure this module.


Laura Coverson
Sr. Communications Specialist
Endocrinology, Diabetes, Pulmonary Medicine, Gastroenterology



Jane Engle
Senior Communications Specialist


Duke Helfand
Communications Director
General Surgery, Affordable Care Act, Orthopaedics, Bioethics, Spine Center


Ayesha Jarnegan


Soshea Leibler
Manager, Media Specialist
Community Benefit, Pediatrics,



Sally Stewart
Manager, Media Relations
Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute



Melissa Vizcarra
Media Relations Specialist


Diane Wedner
Sr. Media Specialist



Our Multimedia on Newswise