Pulmonary Embolism Team Among First in the Nation

As one of the first hospitals in the nation with a Pulmonary Embolism Response Team (PERT), Cedars-Sinai has a team of experts, available around-the-clock, to provide prompt attention and deliver lifesaving care to patients affected by a...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jan 15, 2020


Shortness of Breath: When to See Your Doctor

Many people regularly experience shortness of breath, also known as dyspnea. But in some cases, shortness of breath can be the symptom of a lesser-known, life-threatening condition.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Sep 30, 2019


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


Should I Get a Lung Cancer Screening?

"If we can find lung cancer when it's still treatable, there's potential to save thousands of lives."

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Nov 26, 2018


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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Air Supply

Investigators are breathing new life into the quest for novel treatments for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.

Discoveries / Oct 25, 2017


Annual Heart & Lung Transplant Picnic's Special Guest

Cedars-Sinai heart transplant patients, their family, and caregivers gather for an annual picnic and softball game. Read about this year's special guest.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jul 18, 2017

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Breathing Room

Cedars-Sinai investigators have identified a major cause of pulmonary fibrosis. The disease appears to result from the failure of lung stem cells that help airways recover from injury.

Discoveries / Apr 29, 2017


Pulmonary Hypertension: A Patient’s Advice

Diagnosed with pulmonary hypertension? A patient who’s been there says “don't listen to Google.”

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jan 12, 2017