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8 Tips to Help You Quit Smoking for Good

Quitting smoking is hard—mentally, physically, and emotionally. These tips from a Cedars-Sinai expert can help you get ready to make the permanent change to become a non-smoker.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Nov 09, 2018

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Is It a Panic Attack or Heart Attack?

You suddenly feel chest pain, shortness of breath, and a tingling sensation in your body. Is it a heart attack or is it a panic attack? Learn from an expert.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Oct 31, 2018

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Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Vascular Surgeon Ali Azizzadeh

We sat down with Dr. Azizzadeh to learn more about his work at Cedars-Sinai, the future of vascular surgery, and how he's settling into LA. Learn more about him.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Sep 22, 2018

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Pacemakers: An Evolution

Crafted in 1957 by an engineering school dropout, the first wearable pacemaker used circuitry built for metronomes to help patients who were suffering from slow or irregular heartbeats.

Discoveries / Aug 20, 2018

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Picture Not Perfect

Young, athletic women who think they can outrun heart disease need to think again. While the condition is declining in nearly every other demographic, women aged 35–44 are experiencing an alarming increase in heart-related illness.

Discoveries / Aug 11, 2018

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Heart Health and a Haircut

A groundbreaking study published in the New England Journal of Medicine has found that African- American men successfully lowered their blood pressure to healthy levels when aided by a pharmacist and their barber.

Discoveries / Jul 27, 2018

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Open-Hearted

Thanks to Cedars-Sinai and interventional cardiologist Evan Zahn, MD, Cheryl Davis, 48, became the first person in the world to receive a new, implantable device for repairing congenital cardiac defects—without open-heart surgery.

Discoveries / Jul 27, 2018

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Young at Heart

The fountain of youth may be a myth, but a new Cedars-Sinai study presents the prospect that one very important organ might ultimately be rejuvenated: the heart.

Discoveries / Jul 26, 2018

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Exploring Genetic Therapy for Heart Disease

Cedars-Sinai researchers are investigating a gene which produces a protein that clears arteries of the plaque causing heart attacks and strokes. Learn more.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jun 27, 2018

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Solving Joanna's Heart Attack Mystery (CMD)

Joanna Flores' heart attack was misattributed, and when treatment didn't work, she turned to Dr. Bairey Merz at Cedars-Sinai to help solve her mystery.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jun 04, 2018

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Using Biosensors to Fight Heart Problems Before They Start

What if we had a better way to predict heart attacks and other cardiovascular events?

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Apr 28, 2018

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Who Should Seek Genetic Testing for Heart Disease?

Genetic testing can help your doctor monitor you earlier, before you have symptoms.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Apr 23, 2018

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Heart Transplant Recipient Joins Donor's Family

A 19 year-old college student, Dylan Stump, suffered a tragic death in a car crash. With help from Cedars-Sinai, the Stump family's decision to donate his organs helped five individuals including heart transplant recipient, Erika Heranic.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Apr 21, 2018

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Barbershop Study Lowers Blood Pressure in Black Men

A barbershop-based study led to more than 60% of participants lowering their blood pressure to healthy levels. Learn more about Cedars-Sinai's research findings.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Mar 11, 2018

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Research Study: Saving Lives at the Barbershop

Marc's barber Eric may have saved his life by asking to take his blood pressure as part of a Cedars-Sinai study.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Mar 11, 2018