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Preventing Falls in Older Adults

Falls are the second-leading cause of accidental or unintentional injury death to people over the age of 65. It's crucial to help older relatives avoid and prevent falls.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Sep 18, 2019

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Tummy Trouble Tips

Our expert defines and demystifies common GI conditions.

Cedars-Sinai Magazine / Sep 18, 2019

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Pediatric Cancer Patient Kameron Sharpe Isn't Giving Up

Kameron Sharpe was first diagnosed with cancer at 8 years old. Now 15, he's battling his third recurrence of the disease with a new investigational medication to help future pediatric patients dealing with similar cancers.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Sep 16, 2019

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Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Surgical Tech EJ Imperial Jr

Cedars-Sinai surgical technician EJ Imperial, Jr. is a music enthusiast and former chef. His passion for assisting surgeons and patients in the operating room grew out of being a surgery patient himself.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Sep 13, 2019

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Understanding Traumatic Brain Injury

A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is the result of a blow or jolt to the head that damages the brain. We asked a Cedars-Sinai expert about TBIs and what to expect if you or someone you know suffers one.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Sep 09, 2019

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FAQ: Hamstring Injuries

The hamstring is a complex muscle structure that tends to be injured across a wide variety of activities. It's one of the most common sports injuries. We asked Dr. Carlos Uquillas, a Cedars-Sinai orthopaedic surgeon, how to avoid ...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Sep 06, 2019

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Ask a Doc: Do Fist Bumps Spread Fewer Germs Than Handshakes?

Fist-bumping has grown popular in the last few years: politicians, athletes and celebrities—knocking knuckles as a way to greet people. But does fist-bumping spread fewer germs than handshaking? We asked an expert.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Sep 04, 2019

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The Gift of Ordinary Life During Cancer

Minerva Quezada's doctor calls her a "trailblazer" in her fight against cancer.

Cedars-Sinai Magazine / Sep 03, 2019

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How Does Wildfire Smoke Affect Your Health?

Wildfire smoke, a mixture of gases and fine particles from burning plant materials, can irritate your eyes, affect your health and make chronic pulmonary diseases worse. Find out what you need to do to protect yourself from smoke from ...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Aug 30, 2019

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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

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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

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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

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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