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Is It Safe to Travel During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

Travel is top of mind come summertime, but is it safe during the COVID-19 pandemic? Here's what you need to know before you hit the road.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jul 10, 2020

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Everything You Need to Know About Bug Bites

Warmer weather means more critters that bite, triggering the urge to scratch and the risks that come with it. We asked Cedars-Sinai dermatologist Jasmine Obioha what you should know about bug bites and when to see a doctor.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jun 29, 2020

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Crush the Weekend—Not Your Joints

For casual athletes who escape the demands of adulthood through exercise and playing sports, pursuing their athletic passions on weekends brings joy—and the possibility of joint injury.

Cedars-Sinai Magazine / Feb 26, 2020

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The Nature Prescription

Whether you’re angry, stressed, scared or sad, connecting with Mother Nature is powerful medicine that can help reduce stress, boost feel-good hormones and clear a cluttered mind. You might almost call it "free medicine."

Cedars-Sinai Magazine / Feb 26, 2020

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Vaccine Fast Facts

Immunizations prevent disease and save millions of lives each year.

Cedars-Sinai Magazine / Oct 17, 2019

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What are Electrolytes?

When talking about hydration, the typical advice is to replace electrolytes, but what does that mean? Essentially, electrolytes are essential minerals vital to many key functions in the body. But what do they do inside of the body?

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Oct 16, 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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Ask a Doc: What Is Texting Thumb?

All that texting, swiping, and scrolling can send you to the doctor as well as to your favorite apps. It can lead to inflammation, pain, and even surgery.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jul 29, 2019

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Mumps: What You Need to Know

Mumps used to be an achy, swollen-faced illness that most kids miserably weathered over a couple of weeks—while others dealt with complications that lasted a lifetime. Thanks to vaccines, mumps is dramatically less common than it used to...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jul 07, 2019

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Selfie Safety

Most selfie-related injuries are a result of distraction—people get so focused on taking the perfect shot that they ignore basic safety.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jun 18, 2019

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Is running good or bad for your health? We asked a Cedars-Sinai doctor. | ...

"The injury rates for running are not necessarily high, but they are real," says Dr. Carlos Uquillas.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jun 02, 2019

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Torn Achilles Tendon FAQs

A torn Achilles tendon is a notoriously difficult injury to recover from.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Mar 03, 2019

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The Health Benefits of Pet Ownership

Studies have shown that having a pet can be good for everything from your heart to your brain.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Feb 18, 2019

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What You Need to Know About Measles

The measles virus is among the most highly contagious known viruses.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Feb 13, 2019