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Headway in Traumatic Brain Injuries

Patients with acute traumatic brain injuries (TBI) are more likely to survive when they’re given beta blockers in the hospital, according to a multicenter study led by Cedars-Sinai.

Discoveries / Oct 12, 2020

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New Spin on Spinal Discs

A new stem cell technology to halt spinal disc degeneration could potentially alleviate back pain in people with the condition, which strikes when the discs between the vertebrae of the spinal column deteriorate. Read more.

Discoveries / Oct 12, 2020

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Under Pressure

About 11 million Americans with high blood pressure don’t know they have the condition which raises the likelihood of a heart attack, heart failure and stroke when not detected early enough. The stakes might be even higher for women. ...

Discoveries / Oct 12, 2020

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Home Office Ergonomics: Tips on Working Remotely

If you can work from home, you're lucky, but that do-it-yourself workstation can put you at risk of ergonomic overuse injuries and strains. We asked a Cedars-Sinai ergonomics expert how to prevent and avoid injuries while working in the ...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Oct 09, 2020

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What's the Difference Between a Cold, the Flu and COVID-19?

With COVID-19 still spreading, many are wondering whether we could face a "twindemic"—a challenging cold and flu season combined with the ongoing pandemic to overwhelm an already taxed healthcare system. Read more.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Oct 07, 2020

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Support for Nonprofit Education Program Fuels Career Development

Thanks to Cedars-Sinai’s grant support for the nonprofit educational program JVS SoCal, Zina Mansaray is on a path to a career in healthcare. Read more.

Embracing Our Community / Oct 07, 2020

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Supporting Your Childs' Development During COVID-19

With socializing and group activities limited, COVID-19 has hampered opportunities to advance child development milestones. To help us understand what to do to keep kids on track with their development, we asked pediatrician Dr. Pamela ...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Oct 02, 2020

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Cedars-Sinai Nurses on an EPIC Quest to Help Older Adults

As we age many want to maintain our independence and ensure our quality of life at home with our loved ones. Cedars-Sinai nurses received a $2.3 million grant for a research program aimed at helping the elderly retain their independence ...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Sep 30, 2020

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Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Hematologist-Oncologist Dr. Noah Merin

Meet Dr. Noah Merin, hematologist-oncologist in the Cedars-Sinai Blood and Marrow Transplant Program. September is Blood Cancer Awareness Month, and we talked to Dr. Merin to learn more about his field and why there's a need for healthy ...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Sep 28, 2020

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The Pneumonia Vaccine Explained

While pneumonia is usually mild, it can have deadly consequences for portions of the population, especially people over the age of 65. And yet, the vaccine indirectly protects adults by stopping children from spreading the bacteria. Is ...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Sep 25, 2020

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Dancing Again: Patient Jeanie Sewell

When North Hollywood resident Jeanie Sewell was dealing with a lot of arthritis pain in her hip and looking for a doctor to perform a hip replacement, it was an easy decision. Her journey to the procedure, was another story. Read more.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Sep 21, 2020

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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