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MS and Diet: What You Should Know

No diet can cure multiple sclerosis, but making certain lifestyle changes can help protect body and mind and enhance your quality of life.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Dec 04, 2019

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Living With IBD: Surviving the Holidays

Parties and family gatherings with indulgent food, alcoholic beverages, and the stress of family pressures can lead to flare-ups of Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis. We asked a Cedars-Sinai expert how to survive the holidays when ...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Dec 02, 2019

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Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Speech Therapist Heather Thompson

Heather Thompson has worked at Cedars-Sinai for 7 years, helping ALS and cancer patients communicate before, during, and after treatment. We sat down with her to talk about her life and the most rewarding part of her work.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Nov 26, 2019

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Is Intermittent Fasting Healthy?

Intermittent fasting, or intermittent energy restriction, is method incorporating periods of eating and fasting for weight loss, improving gut health, and extending longevity. We asked a Cedars-Sinai researcher how intermittent fasting ...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Nov 25, 2019

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What Is a Seizure?

An estimated 10% of people experience an unprovoked seizure during their lifetime. Epilepsy—when a person has multiple seizures during their lifetime or is at risk of having multiple seizures—is far less common, affecting only 1.2% of ...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Nov 20, 2019

Wholehearted Hobby

A kidney physician combines her knowledge of anatomy with a love of needlework.

Discoveries / Nov 20, 2019

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Health Risks of a Long Commute

Living in a city means that long commutes are often a way of life. All that time sitting in traffic can take a toll on your physical, mental, and emotional health. We asked a Cedars-Sinai expert about the health risks of a long commutes ...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Nov 18, 2019

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Back on the Trail After a Heart Attack

In 2017, 52-year-old Jeff Tong had a heart attack while mountain biking. After a helicopter rescue Jeff is back on the trails again.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Nov 15, 2019

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Child's Cough: Is No Medicine the Best Medicine?

Treating coughs and colds in kids with over the counter cough medicine may seem like a good idea, but are children's cough medicines good for kids? We asked a Cedars-Sinai pediatrician what’s safe when it comes to treating kids' coughs.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Nov 13, 2019

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New Approaches to Pancreatic Cancer Care

Every day, about 1,300 people around the world are diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. At Cedars-Sinai, clinicians are taking novel approaches not only to attack the disease, but to improve patients' quality of life during treatment.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Nov 12, 2019

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Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Tony Lambros, Nursing Assistant and Vietnam Vet | ...

When he became a hospital worker nearly 40 years ago, Tony was no stranger to witnessing wounds that might many people squeamish.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Nov 11, 2019

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How to Relieve and Avoid Constipation Naturally

If you're seeking to relieve or avoid constipation without using medications, a few tweaks to your diet and lifestyle can help.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Nov 08, 2019

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Faces of Cedars-Sinai: X-Ray Tech Breanna Monnin

Meet Cedars-Sinai x-ray technologist, Breanna Monnin. We asked Breanna about her work in the ER and operating rooms and how she decided to become an x-ray tech.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Nov 06, 2019

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What Does a Nurse Practitioner Do?

With many parts of the country facing a scarcity of primary care doctors, nurse practitioners are providers who fill an increasingly important role in helping people get healthy and stay healthy.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Nov 04, 2019

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Is a Vegetarian or Vegan Diet Healthy?

The interest in vegan, vegetarian, and plant-based diets is on the rise. But how healthy are vegan and vegetarian diets? Cedars-Sinai dietitian Elena Fricke gives her health advice on these diet trends.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Nov 01, 2019