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Long-Term Impacts of COVID-19: Your Mental Health

The COVID-19 pandemic has shaped more than half a year of our lives, canceling plans, upending livelihoods and causing feelings of grief, stress and anxiety. And Cedars-Sinai mental health experts say the pandemic could be shaping our mental health...
25-Nov-2020 2:15 PM EST Add to Favorites

HD B-roll of Cedars-Sinai Vaccine Storage Freezers Now Available for Download

B-roll available: Video shot today showing the freezers where Cedars-Sinai will store COVID-19 vaccines. Please note: There are NO vaccines in the video. The vaccines will not arrive until next month.
24-Nov-2020 2:55 PM EST Add to Favorites

Three Brothers Bond Over Shared Rare Disease

The Minister brothers, Larry, Drew, and Justin, have a lot in common, including their love of the outdoors and a family passion for off-roading in the Nevada dessert. But what really fuels the brothers' devotion to each other is their shared...
23-Nov-2020 2:20 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Study: TB Vaccine Linked to Lower Risk of Contracting COVID-19

A widely used tuberculosis vaccine is associated with reduced likelihood of contracting COVID-19 (coronavirus), according to a new study by Cedars-Sinai. The findings raise the possibility that a vaccine already approved by the U.S. Food and Drug...
20-Nov-2020 10:40 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Holiday Travel Tips From an Infectious Disease Specialist

With the two biggest travel holidays – Thanksgiving and Christmas – around the corner, many are debating whether they should gather with family and friends as usual.
19-Nov-2020 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Retinas: New Potential Clues in Diagnosing, Treating Alzheimer’s

A study led by the Cedars-Sinai Department of Neurosurgery has identified certain regions in the retina – the lining found in the back of the eye – that are more affected by Alzheimer's disease than other areas. The findings may help physicians...
17-Nov-2020 12:50 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Study: Vitamin D, Fish Oil Don't Lower Atrial Fibrillation Risk

New research presented today at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions suggests neither vitamin D nor the omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil prevent the development of atrial fibrillation, a potentially serious heart rhythm...
13-Nov-2020 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study: Exercise Classes Reduce Loneliness, Social Isolation in Seniors

Seniors who joined group exercise classes experienced decreased loneliness and social isolation, according to a new Cedars-Sinai study conducted before the COVID-19 pandemic. The classes have continued virtually since March, and early results...
12-Nov-2020 3:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

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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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What Parents Need to Know About Protecting Their Children From Measles

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

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

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