The holidays are supposed to be a time for celebration and togetherness, but they can be tough on older adults who run a high risk of being socially isolated. Social isolation can be easily overlooked as a health concern even though it can have the...
19-Nov-2019 4:40 AM EST Add to Favorites
Barbra Streisand has again teamed up with Noel Bairey Merz, MD -- this time for a JAMA Clinical Reviews podcast about women and heart disease.
19-Nov-2019 3:30 AM EST Add to Favorites
DISMISSED WOMEN: For eight months, Maria's doctors dismissed her pain, bloating, vomiting, hair loss and fatigue as the result of her "getting fatter," and told her she needed to lose weight. Eventually a primary care physician in her home town...
13-Nov-2019 3:55 PM EST Add to Favorites
A new study from researchers at the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai shows that electronic nicotine delivery systems, including devices such as e-cigarettes, may be just as harmful to the heart, if not more, than traditional cigarettes....
11-Nov-2019 5:00 AM EST Add to Favorites
Tips for this month include:
• More heart valve patients now are able to choose minimally invasive procedures instead of open heart surgery.
• Our experts tell how to protect your lungs during wildfire season.
• Cedars-Sinai scored a...
5-Nov-2019 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
Wildfires continue to burn throughout Southern California, forcing many people to evacuate their homes and workplaces. Even if you don't live in an evacuation zone, smoke from the fires can pose a serious health risk.
28-Oct-2019 4:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Since August, when the FDA approved a minimally invasive heart valve procedure for an expanded group of patients with aortic stenosis, many more patients are opting for the procedure known as transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR). With this...
15-Oct-2019 6:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites
A scientific team led by Cedars-Sinai has been awarded $10 million from the U.S. Department of Defense to investigate the risk factors and behaviors that contribute to pancreatic diseases and develop potential treatments and lifestyle...
25-Sep-2019 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
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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
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...
30-Apr-2019 6:05 AM EDT
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
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...
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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
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
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