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Larry Lewis Overcomes Heart Failure - Patient Story

After 15 months of living without a heart in his chest, Larry got the call transplant patients hope for.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Feb 24, 2018

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Cardiac Arrest at Young Age Not Exclusive to Athletes

Contrary to common belief, a study at Cedars-Sinai has shown that standard risk factors for cardiac arrest in young people outweigh sports-related causes.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Feb 21, 2018

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Chest Pains in Women Could Be Undiagnosed Heart Attacks

"This study proves that women need to be taken seriously when they complain of chest pain."

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Feb 19, 2018

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New Smidt Heart Institute Announced at Cedars-Sinai

Cedars-Sinai is pleased to announce a $50 million gift from Eric and Susan Smidt and The Smidt Foundation to create the Smidt Heart Institute at the Los Angeles hospital.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Feb 13, 2018

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American Heart Month: Heart Health FAQs

For American Heart Month, our heart experts answer your heart health questions.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Feb 12, 2018

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Heart Transplant Saves Second Baptist Church Bishop

After months of waiting, 78-year-old William and his wife got the call: "We have a heart for the bishop."

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Feb 04, 2018

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How to Spot Heart Attack Symptoms in Women

Symptoms are subtler for women, and sometimes are overlooked both by the patient and the physician.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Dec 20, 2017

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How to Spot Hidden Sugar in Foods

The average American consumes nearly 66 pounds of added sugar every year.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Nov 28, 2017

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Study: Sex Unlikely to Trigger Cardiac Arrest

If it does happen though, you're better off if your partner knows CPR.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Nov 19, 2017

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Why and How to Learn CPR

Everybody should take a CPR course. In a cardiac emergency, it could be your loved one fighting for their life.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Nov 02, 2017

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For the Boys

Scientists have struggled for decades to find answers for boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a devastating muscle disorder. But now, new research into cardiac stem cells is offering hope — and going straight to the heart of what cuts...

Discoveries / Oct 25, 2017

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Of Hearts and Hormones

Over the past 15 years, fear of cancer and other risks has led to far fewer women using hormone replacement therapy (HRT). New evidence may reverse that trend.

Discoveries / Oct 25, 2017

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Safer Heart Surgeries

While most patients recover fully from open-heart surgery, some suffer long-term effects from the stress caused by the operation. Cedars-Sinai scientists are collecting data — and damaged cells — from heart transplant patients to improve...

Discoveries / Oct 25, 2017

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We Have the Technology

Physicians don’t need new machines to predict congenital heart defects in newborns — they just need to better use existing resources.

Discoveries / Oct 25, 2017

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Q & A: Cardiomyopathy Researcher Dr. Herscovici

Dr. Herscovici studies takotsubo cardiomyopathy, sometimes called broken heart syndrome, so she can open a women's heart clinic in Israel.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Sep 14, 2017