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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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High Blood Pressure: What Women Need to Know

Research at Cedars-Sinai finds high blood pressure progresses faster in women. Here's everything women need to know about the new findings.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / May 29, 2020


Understanding COVID-19 Vocabulary

From "flattening the curve" to "quarantini," the COVID-19 pandemic has introduced new terms into our vocabulary overnight. Understanding this new terminology plays a key role in helping prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / May 28, 2020


Healthcare Heroes: Security Guards

In addition to their regular duties of keeping patients, visitors and staff safe and secure, the Cedars-Sinai security team is now helping to protect against COVID-19.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / May 27, 2020


Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Robot Service Tech Robert Anchondo

At Cedars-Sinai, 28 robots carry surgical supplies, linens and food throughout the hospital. Robert Anchondo, the technician in charge of maintaining the robots, shares more about his unique role.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / May 25, 2020


Healthcare Heroes: Operator Services

With all the uncertainty around COVID-19, people undoubtedly have many questions. As a result, the Cedars-Sinai Operator Services team has been busier than ever.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / May 20, 2020


Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Internal Medicine Resident Dr. Matt Macfarlane | ...

Meet Dr. Matt Macfarlane, an internal medicine resident currently working with hospitalized COVID-19 patients at Cedars-Sinai. We asked him about his work in treating patients and his plans after his residency.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / May 18, 2020

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The Race to Develop a Vaccine for COVID-19

Scientists around the world are in a race to develop a vaccine for COVID-19. Here's what they're up against.

Discoveries / May 18, 2020

Embracing our Community

Cedars-Sinai Community Health Teams Support COVID-19 Relief Efforts | ...

During this crucial time, Cedars-Sinai's community health teams have pivoted their work to best achieve the organization’s mission of serving those in need.

Embracing Our Community / May 18, 2020


Cedars-Sinai Nurses Find a Way to Share Their Smiles

Cedars-Sinai ER nurse Ashley Samaniego saw an opportunity to share the friendly faces behind intimidating PPE, creating the COVID-19 ID Project.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / May 15, 2020


Healthcare Heroes: ICU Residents and Fellows

As the healthcare heroes at Cedars-Sinai care for patients during the COVID-19 pandemic, we checked in with our residents and fellows in the ICU to see what the current situation looks like across our hospitals.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / May 13, 2020


Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Nurse Patrick Hill

We sat down with former professional football player turned registered nurse Patrick Hill to learn more about his playing days and what led him to Cedars-Sinai.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / May 11, 2020


How to Handle Anxiety and Recognize If It's a Problem

Uncertainty amid crises like COVID-19 breeds anxiety. A Cedars-Sinai psychologist has tips to keep it in check and know when it's out of hand.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / May 08, 2020


Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Epidemiologist Dr. Michael Ben-Aderet

Epidemiologist Dr. Michael Ben-Aderet has always been interested in studying infectious diseases. Now he's playing an important role in stopping the spread of COVID-19.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / May 07, 2020


Supporting Our Staff Through COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, many healthcare workers worry about bringing the virus home. To help alleviate these concerns, Cedars-Sinai launched a program offering free hotel stays for staff on the front lines.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / May 06, 2020