Wholehearted Hobby

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

Discoveries / Nov 20, 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

Meet The Kids: Arjun McIntosh

When your mom is a pediatric cardiologist

Discoveries / Oct 15, 2019

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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

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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 04, 2019

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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

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8 Tips to Help You Quit Smoking for Good

Quitting smoking is hard—mentally, physically, and emotionally. These tips from a Cedars-Sinai expert can help you get ready to make the permanent change to become a non-smoker.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Nov 09, 2018