How to Stop Nail Biting

Wondering whether compulsive nail biting is compromising your health? Discover how it could be and how you can kick the habit that often begins in childhood.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Aug 28, 2019

Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Nurse Yvonne Prado

Meet nurse Yvonne Prado! She's an infusion center team member at Cedars-Sinai administering chemotherapy treatments to cancer patients. Outside of work, she unwinds by hitting the trails and training for her next marathon.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Aug 26, 2019

Chelsee Lowe Returns to Teaching Following Stroke

Chelsee Lowe wasn't expecting to end up in the hospital. The first grade teacher was having a conversation with someone when she suffered an ischemic stroke.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Aug 23, 2019

What's In Your Office: Evan Zahn, MD

Evan Zahn, MD, gives a glimpse into his inner sanctum, sharing treasures from his travels and explaining his admiration for Ron Burgundy.

Discoveries / Aug 23, 2019

Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Mealtime Mates Volunteer Sheila Harrison

Meet Sheila Harrison! A retired nursing communications assistant who now volunteers with the Cedars-Sinai Mealtime Mates program to bring some friendly company to patients at mealtime.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Aug 21, 2019

Cancer Prevention in Every Language

Cultural barriers once kept Myong Shim Lee from vital healthcare services—and such obstacles remain in place in many under-served communities. Now, Cedars-Sinai investigators are opening lines of communication to help more people get ...

Discoveries / Aug 21, 2019

Balancing Act: How to Balance, Work, Family and Life in LA

Michelle Shukhman, DO, shares tips to help you establish a healthier work-life balance.

Cedars-Sinai Magazine / Aug 20, 2019

DNA Testing, Decoded

Genetic counselor John Lee, MS, of the Cedars-Sinai Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute, discusses game-changing advances related to genes, the proactive power of DNA testing—and why consumers may be buying bad science.

Discoveries / Aug 20, 2019

The Changing Face of Multiple Sclerosis

Scientists don’t know what causes multiple sclerosis or how to stop its attack on the nervous system. But more sensitive diagnostic tools and powerful new medications are helping patients like Amy Fire get on with their busy lives.

Discoveries / Aug 20, 2019

Does IV Vitamin Therapy Work?

IV vitamin treatment therapy has soared in popularity in recent years. Celebrities and social media influencers tout the treatments as the latest and greatest cure to fatigue (or a hangover). But are they worth it?

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Aug 19, 2019

Heart Rhythm Revelations

Research shows increased risks of sudden cardiac arrest for patients with certain conditions.

Discoveries / Aug 19, 2019

Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Patient Transporter Narkie Opong

Narkie Opong takes 13,000 steps during a typical day as a Cedars-Sinai hospital patient transporter, but it's the moments in between all her walking that matter the most.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Aug 16, 2019

Pregnancy After Cancer

Cedars-Sinai investigator Philomena McAndrew, MD, is challenging that conventional wisdom.

Discoveries / Aug 16, 2019

Surgical Strike Against Stroke

Advanced technique for high-risk patients creates new paths for blood flow to the brain.

Discoveries / Aug 15, 2019

Fainting vs. Seizure: How to Tell the Difference

Seizures and fainting can look similar, but the causes and treatments are different.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Aug 12, 2019