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The Unfair Sex

Gender inequality permeates healthcare. Medical studies excluded female patients for decades, while women’s symptoms have been dismissed for centuries.

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Pregnancy and COVID-19: Q&A With Dr. Melissa Wong

For pregnant women, the uncertainty of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic is bringing up a lot of questions. We chatted with Cedars-Sinai maternal-fetal medicine expert Dr. Melissa Wong to get the answers.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Apr 03, 2020


Lizzo Thanks Cedars-Sinai Staff

Grammy Award-winning musician Lizzo has a message for Cedars-Sinai staff who are on the front lines of fighting the current COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic in Los Angeles.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Mar 31, 2020


Cancer and COVID-19: Q&A With Dr. Dan Theodorescu

While the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic is sweeping the globe, many have questions about what it means for them. For cancer patients and their loved ones, the condition might be even more troubling.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Mar 30, 2020


Living With Heart Failure

Millions of Americans are living with heart failure. While heart failure sometimes becomes a chronic illness, there are new ways to treat and manage this heart condition to improve quality of life.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Mar 30, 2020


Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Amanda Perry

After 22 years of working in administration at Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital, Amanda Perry is passionate about preserving the hospital's legacy. We sat down with her to discuss the history and future of the hospital.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Mar 27, 2020


Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Social Worker Gabrielle Clay

We sat down with Cedars-Sinai social worker Gabrielle Clay to learn more about how she helps patients through their healthcare journeys.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Mar 20, 2020


5 Tips for Healthy Working From Home Habits

As health officials encourage social distancing to slow the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus), millions of Americans have unexpectedly found themselves working from home. We've got tips to make working from home work for you.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Mar 19, 2020


Are Your Kids Feeling the Stress of COVID-19?

Fear of COVID-19 (coronavirus) is spreading as quickly as the virus itself. And while fewer children have come down with the virus, they are very much tuned into the stress and fear around them.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Mar 17, 2020


Meet POOCH Volunteer Team Bob and Adam

POOCH volunteer team Bob Dylan and his human Adam love to visit patients, visitors, and staff at Cedars-Sinai.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Mar 16, 2020


The Hit and Run That Changed Corentin's Life

In 2018, entertainment photographer Corentin Villemeur was living his best life. When he wasn't covering concerts in L.A., he was frequently jet-setting around the world. All that changed when he was struck by a car, sending his life ...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Mar 13, 2020


Bariatric Patient Kymblyn Brown Finds Freedom in New Life

Before June 17, 2019, Kymblyn Brown felt as though her vibrant personality was consistently overshadowed by one thing: her weight. That's when she reached out to the Weight Loss team at Cedars-Sinai's Marina del Rey Weight Loss Center ...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Mar 11, 2020


Getting at the Heart of MRIs

For people with heart disease, a new imaging technology, multitasking MRI, may yield better results and a more comfortable experience. We asked the technique's innovator Cedars-Sinai's Anthony Christodoulou about this new technology.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Mar 09, 2020


Staying in the Fight: Bobby Clark's Cancer Story

When Bobby Clark was diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer, the 48-year-old Marine sergeant major drew on his military background for strength to fight it.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Mar 06, 2020


New Clinical Trial at Cedars-Sinai for Active Surveillance of Thyroid Tumors ...

Statistically, the incidence of thyroid cancer has increased worldwide over the past few decades, but researchers are unsure if it's an uptick in the prevalence of thyroid cancer or an increase in detection. A new clinical trial aims to ...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Mar 04, 2020