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

What's In Your Office: Evan Zahn, MD

Evan Zahn, MD, gives a glimpse into his inner sanctum, sharing treasures from his travels and explaining his admiration for Ron Burgundy.

Discoveries / Aug 23, 2019

Heart Rhythm Revelations

Research shows increased risks of sudden cardiac arrest for patients with certain conditions.

Discoveries / Aug 19, 2019

A Deep Dive with Data Scientists

Get to know Cedars-Sinai’s bioinformatics champions, who dig through vast data sets to distill meaningful patterns from our genes, tissues and behaviors. Their research is informing new ways to predict, identify and treat disease.

Discoveries / Aug 09, 2019

A Pioneering Heart Procedure

A Cedars-Sinai vascular surgeon was the first in the world to use a minimally invasive device to heal patients with aortic aneurysms.

Discoveries / Aug 01, 2019

Big Leaps for Baby Steps

With philanthropic support, Dr. Evan Zahn developed a procedure to treat patent ductus arteriosus (PDA), the most common heart problem among extremely premature babies. He also harnessed 3D printing technology to build reconstructed ...

Discoveries / Feb 24, 2019

Care Package

The Mitra Microsampler is an at-home blood-draw tool that helps patients collect tiny drops of blood for precise biometric monitoring and heart health.

Discoveries / Feb 19, 2019

Picture Perfect

Cedars-Sinai scientists developed a new quantitative cardiac MRI technique dubbed MR Multitasking that solves the longstanding problem of how to snap a clear image when a beating heart, flowing blood, and breathing lungs could blur the ...

Discoveries / Feb 19, 2019

Stats: Rejection Overruled

Cedars-Sinai surgeons have been performing transplantations since 1966, while collaborating with scientists to pioneer techniques that improve matchmaking—including ways to unite incompatible blood types and prevent organ rejection.

Discoveries / Feb 18, 2019

What Should Parents Know About Congenital Heart Defects

About 1 out of 100 babies born in the US are affected by congenital heart disease.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Feb 05, 2019

Beating the Heart Failure Odds

25-year-old Garik Aleksandryan had 2 heart attacks before doctors knew what was wrong.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Feb 03, 2019

8 Tips to Help You Quit Smoking for Good

Quitting is hard—mentally, physically, and emotionally. But you can do it!

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Nov 09, 2018

Is It a Panic Attack or Heart Attack?

You suddenly feel chest pain, shortness of breath, and a tingling sensation in your body. Is it a heart attack or is it a panic attack? Learn from an expert.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Oct 31, 2018

Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Vascular Surgeon Ali Azizzadeh

We sat down with Dr. Azizzadeh to learn more about his work at Cedars-Sinai, the future of vascular surgery, and how he's settling into LA. Learn more about him.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Sep 22, 2018

Pacemakers: An Evolution

Crafted in 1957 by an engineering school dropout, the first wearable pacemaker used circuitry built for metronomes to help patients who were suffering from slow or irregular heartbeats.

Discoveries / Aug 20, 2018