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


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


What to Do If You’re Bitten by a Snake

For tips on preventing snakebites and info on what to do if you are bitten, we talked to Dr. Sam Torbati, co-chair of Emergency Medicine at Cedars-Sinai.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jul 09, 2019


Behind the Scenes: Cedars-Sinai Emergency Room

Visiting the Emergency Room can feel like a slow and stressful process, especially when you or a loved one is ill or injured. Ever wonder what’s going on behind the scenes?

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jul 02, 2019


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 19, 2019


Know the Signs of Human Trafficking

Human trafficking is everywhere. If you know how to recognize it and what to look for, there's a huge chance to help.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Sep 17, 2018


Summer Health Risks for Chronic Conditions

Common, chronic health conditions can be severely worsened during hot summer days. Learn more about what to expect and how to prepare for the rest of the season.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Aug 13, 2018


Are Electric Scooters Safe? Injury Prevention Tips

ER doctors and orthopaedists urge caution around the new trend of electric scooters like Bird, Lime, and Spin.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jul 24, 2018


Special Pathogen Response Team is Ready for Anything

Cedars-Sinai's Special Pathogen Response Team is 1 of 10 teams in the US selected to treat highly infectious diseases that pose a serious risk.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jul 21, 2018


COACH for Kids Joins Forces with Summer Night Lights

Cedars-Sinai's COACH for Kids will join Summer Night Lights for two events to offer healthcare services to children and their parents.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jul 17, 2018


Heat Exhaustion & Heatstroke Prevention Tips

Your body works hard to maintain a healthy temperature, ward of infections, and regulate metabolism. Learn about heatstroke and heat exhaustion prevention.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jun 23, 2018


Overuse Injury Prevention for Young Athletes

Pressure for young athletes to compete in a sport, become the best, and compete all year long is leading to overuse injuries that are irreversible—before reaching high school. Learn more about youth overuse injury prevention.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / May 05, 2018


First Response: How to Prepare for an Emergency

In an emergency, the real first responders are the members of the public who are on site.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Oct 01, 2017


Free Emergency Bleeding Control Training

Learn how to go from bystander to lifesaver with our free, open-to-the-public Stop the Bleed classes.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jul 17, 2017


What are the Signs of Drowning & Water Distress?

Drowning can happen in the blink of an eye. Cedars-Sinai is here to help ensure you know the signs of water distress.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jul 13, 2017