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The Unfair Sex

Gender inequality permeates healthcare. Medical studies excluded female patients for decades, while women’s symptoms have been dismissed for centuries.

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Matters of the Heart: Joanna Chikwe, MD

Cedars-Sinai's Joanna Chikwe MD, shares all things heart—including her favorite love story, just in time for Valentine’s Day.

Discoveries / Feb 14, 2020

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Matters of the Heart: Alfredo Trento, MD

Smidt Heart Institute leaders on all things heart—including their favorite love stories

Discoveries / Feb 13, 2020

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Matters of the Heart: Janet Wei, MD

Cardiologist Janet Wei, MD, at the Barbra Streisand Women's Heart Center in the Cedars-Sinai Smidt Heart Institute, shares all things heart—including her favorite love story, just in time for Valentine’s Day.

Discoveries / Feb 11, 2020

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Matters of the Heart: Rose Tompkins, MD

Cedars-Sinai's Smidt Heart Institute Associate Director of the Adult Congenital Heart Program, Rose Tompkins, MD, shares all things heart—including her favorite love story, just in time for Valentine’s Day.

Discoveries / Feb 08, 2020

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Matters of the Heart: Evan Zahn, MD

Cedars-Sinai's Guerin Family Congenital Heart Program director, at the Smidt Heart Institute, Evan Zahn, MD, shares all things heart—including his favorite love story, just in time for Valentine’s Day.

Discoveries / Feb 07, 2020

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Matters of the Heart: Jignesh Patel, MD

Cedars-Sinai's Smidt Heart Program Heart Transplant director, Jignesh Patel, shares all things heart—including his favorite love story, just in time for Valentine’s Day.

Discoveries / Feb 06, 2020

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Matters of the Heart: C. Noel Bairey Merz, MD

Smidt Heart Institute Director of the Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Center, C. Noel Bairey Merz, shares all things heart—including her favorite love story, just in time for Valentine’s Day.

Discoveries / Feb 05, 2020

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Matters of the Heart: Ali Azizzadeh, MD

Cedars-Sinai's Smidt Heart Institute Vascular Surgery director, Ali Azizzadeh, shares all things heart—including his favorite love story, just in time for Valentine’s Day.

Discoveries / Feb 04, 2020

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An Epidemic Ignites

The usually harmless human papillomavirus (HPV) is triggering a surge of throat cancer among Baby Boomers. Two Cedars-Sinai investigators are working to ease the burden of treatment on the population most at risk: older men.

Discoveries / Jan 14, 2020

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The Age Gap

It's a paradox that science is only now seeking to understand: Women live longer and appear to age better than men—but when they do develop disease, they suffer worse outcomes.

Discoveries / Jan 01, 2020

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Everybody Hurts

The medical field has a long history of dismissing women's pain, despite actual differences between how the sexes interpret it. The roots of these sex differences likely lie in the complexities of hormonal functions, gene expression and ...

Discoveries / Jan 01, 2020

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Hearts and Minds

Two Cedars-Sinai leaders discuss how to make healthcare more equitable for all.

Discoveries / Jan 01, 2020

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Menopause Matters

Menopause is about more than the reproductive system and symptoms can be different in every woman impacting every area of her body. Which means it's not terribly surprising that if doctors are confused about menopause, patients are going...

Discoveries / Jan 01, 2020

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Misconceptions

What we don't know about the effect of medications on pregnancy could fill a large medical textbook. More than 90% of prescriptions haven't been tested on expectant mothers, leading to a lot of uncertainty.

Discoveries / Jan 01, 2020