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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

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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

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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

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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

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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


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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

8-Apr-2020 9:00 AM EDT

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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

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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

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