With COVID-19 spreading across the Los Angeles region, Cedars-Sinai is contributing more than $2 million to programs that provide housing, food assistance and access to healthcare for those in need. The immediate funding infusion comes on top of the...
27-Mar-2020 12:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites
With global temperatures on the rise, medical investigators are taking a deeper look at the potential link between climate change and the rise of congenital heart disease-the most common birth defect, affecting some 40,000 children born every year...
12-Mar-2020 6:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
By March 1, more than 9000 people in the U.S. may have already been infected by COVID-19 (coronavirus), far more than the number that had been publicly reported, according to a new Cedars-Sinai study.
9-Mar-2020 2:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Leading up to Earth Day on April 22, Cedars-Sinai is posting a weekly story and video that investigates the various ways climate change is impacting our bodies. This week's topic: The Lungs and Climate Change.
5-Mar-2020 5:05 AM EST Add to Favorites
Changing global temperatures could mean lost productivity for workers around the globe, according to Nancy Sicotte, MD, chair of the Department of Neurology at Cedars-Sinai.
27-Feb-2020 5:00 AM EST Add to Favorites
Physicians at the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai are heading into the next frontier in heart medicine: Wearables. Also called digital therapeutics, wearable devices--like high tech watches and pendants--can track the heart beats and overall...
26-Feb-2020 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites
Seeking to improve patient's experiences in the hospital, Cedars-Sinai has introduced a new feedback tool that will allow patients to comment on their hospital stays in real time rather than waiting to complete surveys after going home. Under a...
25-Feb-2020 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites
Five-year-old Aysha Al Saloom was sound asleep in her bed when a barrel bomb exploded outside her home in northern Syria. The blast left her severely burned and disfigured, turning her hands into stiff, painful balls of flesh. She couldn't even hold...
24-Feb-2020 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites
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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
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