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Papa Chu Pulls Through: ICU Nurse's Dad Shares COVID-19 Story

When their colleague's dad fell ill with COVID-19, Cedars-Sinai ICU nurses rallied around "Papa Chu" during his long bout with the virus. His recovery showed that there was still hope during these critical situations. Read more.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Sep 18, 2020

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Prostate Cancer Active Surveillance

Charles Trevino was among the first prostate cancer patients to try active surveillance. Since then, this innovative treatment has become standard protocol. But what is the active surveillance approach? And what happens after a prostate ...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Sep 16, 2020

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Latinos in Medicine

Latinos make up nearly 40% of the population of California, but when it comes time to go to the doctor's office, they rarely see a physician of the same background. We sat down with 3 Latino doctors to learn what that means for them, ...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Sep 15, 2020

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Good Sleep in Times of Stress

Good sleep can be hard to come by—and even harder during times of stress or anxiety. Consistent sleep hygiene and good sleep habits can help. We asked clinical neuropsychologist, Dr. Jeffrey Wertheimer, for some advice on the best way to...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Sep 14, 2020

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Infertility and Mental Health

Millions of women and couples have difficulty getting pregnant. Infertility can also impact your mental health. If you or your partner is struggling with a mental health issue while trying to get pregnant know that you are not alone. ...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Sep 08, 2020

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VR and the Future of Healthcare

Virtual reality (VR) technology is changing healthcare in new and exciting ways. We talked to Cedars-Sinai's Dr. Brennan Spiegel about how VR is being used in a hospital setting to benefit both patients and doctors. Read more.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Sep 01, 2020

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What Quarantine Is Doing to Your Feet

We know that shoes can cause a lot of damage to our feet. But did you know walking barefoot around the house is leading to plantar fasciitis, tendinitis and broken toes. Doctors at Cedars-Sinai explain why.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Aug 31, 2020

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Options in Treating Mitral Valve Disease

There has been a huge paradigm shift over the last five years where doctors can offer patients with mitral valve disease more surgical and nonsurgical options than ever before. Read more.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Aug 28, 2020

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A Giving Mission: Cedars-Sinai Community Benefit Program

A healthy community is a thriving community. That's one of the guiding principles behind Cedars-Sinai's Community Benefit program, which offers a variety of assistance programs and services to reach community members throughout Los ...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Aug 26, 2020

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Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Food and Nutrition Services Supervisor Eva Lukacs

Food and Nutrition Services supervisor Eva Lukacs has worked at Cedars-Sinai for 32 years. We talked to Eva about the surprising way she began her career at Cedars-Sinai, what she's learned on the job and how she stays fit and active ...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Aug 24, 2020

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Coping with Loss and Grief During COVID-19

Many of us are experiencing loss and grief during the pandemic. Emotions like anxiety, anger, or loneliness might be signs of how we’re feeling. We asked Cedars-Sinai chaplain Reverend Pam Lazor why it's important to identify grief and ...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Aug 21, 2020

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Cultural Challenges of Organ Donation

After six years, Patrick Han found a match for a donor kidney. But without the eligibility in a special Cedars-Sinai transplant program, his wait may have been considerably longer as cultural challenges can be a factor for those awaiting...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Aug 19, 2020

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Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Shawn Estebo, RN

Post-Anesthesia Care Unit nurse Shawn Estebo usually works where patients go to recover from surgery. When the COVID-19 pandemic broke out, he volunteered to work in the ICU with some of the most critical patients. We caught up with him ...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Aug 17, 2020

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Multiple Sclerosis and COVID-19: What We Know Now

As doctors continue to learn more about COVID-19, patients with multiple sclerosis (MS), an autoimmune disease, were thought to be at higher risk due to their condition. We sat down with Cedars-Sinai expert Dr. Nancy Sicotte to answer ...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Aug 14, 2020

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Pairs That Share

Olufunke Ojuri hardly told anyone that she was sick, not even her sister. Eventually, she couldn't hide it anymore. That conversation was the start of a remarkable journey, that changed the lives of both women—and the lives of people ...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Aug 07, 2020