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Holidays in the Hospital: Celebrating When a Loved One is Ill

If you have a loved one or family member in the hospital, celebrating a holiday can be challenging. Here are some ways to celebrate with your loved one.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Dec 16, 2019

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Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Patient Services Representative Ted Marbury | ...

When patients are going through fertility treatments at Cedars-Sinai, Patient Services Representative Ted Marbury is there to help them reach their doctors, get their test results, make sure their appointments are scheduled, and ask if ...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Dec 13, 2019

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Understanding Vitamin D Deficiency

Vitamin D is an essential nutrient, but how much do we need? As cases of vitamin d deficiency increases, so too do the conditions brought on by vitamin d deficiency. To understand what Vitamin D deficient meant, we asked Cedars-Sinai ...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Dec 11, 2019

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Recipe for Disaster

The Special Pathogen Response Team at Cedars-Sinai, led by Jonathan Grein, MD, is one of only 10 groups selected nationwide to treat highly infectious diseases, like Ebola and MERS.

Discoveries / Dec 10, 2019

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Helping A Loved One with Anxiety During the Holidays

Holiday gatherings can trigger anxiety for lots of reasons. If you have a loved one struggling with anxiety, you can be a source of support to help them get through the anxiety filled holidays.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Dec 09, 2019

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Behind the Scenes: Cedars-Sinai Star of David

"The people who founded this hospital were very proud of their Jewish identity," says Rabbi Jason Weiner, director of the Spiritual Care Department. "The hospital is an expression of our Jewish values of caring for all people and making ...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Dec 06, 2019

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MS and Diet: What You Should Know

No diet can cure multiple sclerosis, but making certain lifestyle changes can help protect body and mind and enhance your quality of life.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Dec 04, 2019

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Living With IBD: Surviving the Holidays

Parties and family gatherings with indulgent food, alcoholic beverages, and the stress of family pressures can lead to flare-ups of Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis. We asked a Cedars-Sinai expert how to survive the holidays when ...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Dec 02, 2019

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Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Speech Therapist Heather Thompson

Heather Thompson has worked at Cedars-Sinai for 7 years, helping ALS and cancer patients communicate before, during, and after treatment. We sat down with her to talk about her life and the most rewarding part of her work.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Nov 26, 2019

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Is Intermittent Fasting Healthy?

Intermittent fasting, or intermittent energy restriction, is method incorporating periods of eating and fasting for weight loss, improving gut health, and extending longevity. We asked a Cedars-Sinai researcher how intermittent fasting ...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Nov 25, 2019

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What Is a Seizure?

An estimated 10% of people experience an unprovoked seizure during their lifetime. Epilepsy—when a person has multiple seizures during their lifetime or is at risk of having multiple seizures—is far less common, affecting only 1.2% of ...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Nov 20, 2019

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Wholehearted Hobby

A kidney physician combines her knowledge of anatomy with a love of needlework.

Discoveries / Nov 20, 2019

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Health Risks of a Long Commute

Living in a city means that long commutes are often a way of life. All that time sitting in traffic can take a toll on your physical, mental, and emotional health. We asked a Cedars-Sinai expert about the health risks of a long commutes ...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Nov 18, 2019

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Back on the Trail After a Heart Attack

In 2017, 52-year-old Jeff Tong had a heart attack while mountain biking. After a helicopter rescue Jeff is back on the trails again.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Nov 15, 2019

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Child's Cough: Is No Medicine the Best Medicine?

Treating coughs and colds in kids with over the counter cough medicine may seem like a good idea, but are children's cough medicines good for kids? We asked a Cedars-Sinai pediatrician what’s safe when it comes to treating kids' coughs.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Nov 13, 2019