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Omicron Boosters and Flu Shots: What to Know This Fall

It's important to stay up to date on your vaccinations, but which shot is best? Should you get a flu shot? Here's what you need to know about the Omicron variant and flu shots this fall.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Oct 03, 2022

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Bad Posture in Teens: An Innovative Fix

Dr. David Skaggs, director of Pediatric Orthopaedics at Cedars-Sinai Guerin Children’s, is treating bad posture in teens with a simple yet novel corrective strategy: static stretching with a foam roller.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Sep 30, 2022

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Generations Ahead

Paul and Vera Guerin, along with their children, bring transformative pediatric care to Cedars‑Sinai to meet the needs of patients as they grow from newborns to adolescents to adults with Guerin Children’s.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Sep 30, 2022

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Student Pursues ‘Dream’ in Magnetic Resonance in Medicine

Sehrish Javed's path to academic accomplishment has not been an easy one. Hailing from a region where women's education is restricted, she became determined to study science.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Sep 28, 2022

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Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Dr. Alyssa Quimby and Dr. Sara Twogood

Meet Dr. Alyssa Quimby and Dr. Sara Twogood. Together, these two Cedars-Sinai OB/GYNs have built a successful medical practice dedicated to empowering women about their health.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Sep 26, 2022

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Treating Atrial Fibrillation: Risks and Complications

Atrial fibrillation has a higher risk of complications in women and minority groups. Cedars-Sinai cardiac electrophysiologist Dr. Archana Ramireddy explains why AFib is underrecognized and undertreated in women and minority groups.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Sep 23, 2022

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What to Do When You Feel a Migraine Starting

Migraines can cause intense, debilitating pain. A Cedars-Sinai headache specialist explains how to relieve symptoms fast when you feel a migraine starting.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Sep 21, 2022

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Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Chief Health Equity Officer Dr. Christina Harris

Dr. Christina Harris, the new chief health equity officer at Cedars-Sinai, tells us how her multicultural upbringing inspired her focus on equity, diversity and inclusion throughout her career in medicine.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Sep 16, 2022

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What to Know About Celiac Disease in Children

Your child has discomfort after eating breads, cereals or other gluten-filled foods. Is it a food allergy or celiac disease? Here’s how to tell.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Sep 14, 2022

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Stomach Pain in Kids

What is causing your child's chronic stomachaches? It could be functional abdominal pain—a mind-body disorder for which there is help.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Sep 12, 2022

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Childhood Cancer Survivor Aiden Duong in Rams Spotlight

Aiden Duong first learned to walk at Cedars-Sinai while being treated for liver cancer. A decade later, he's championing physical activity with the Los Angeles Rams.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Sep 09, 2022

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Superhydration: How Much Water Is Too Much?

How much water do you really need to drink during exercise? Cedars-Sinai sports medicine specialist Dr. Joshua Scott explains.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Sep 07, 2022

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Social Support Brings Laughter, Joy and Connection Back

Azael Cedeno was known for his sense of humor and independence—until a stroke affected his vision and memory. He struggled with social isolation, caring for himself and making it to his doctor's appointments. Cedars-Sinai's Community Connect Program stepped in.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Sep 02, 2022

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Why Ear Infections Are So Common in Kids

Treating recurrent ear infections in young children can be complicated, but new technology allows doctors to insert ear tubes without a trip to the OR.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Aug 31, 2022

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Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Teen Volunteer Nicholai Matias

Nicholai Matias spent his Tuesdays this summer at Cedars-Sinai, assisting nurses and providing patients with help and good company. Teen volunteers help patients across the medical center.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Aug 26, 2022

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Here Are the Back-To-School Vaccinations Your Kids Need

Use our checklist to make sure your kids have all the immunizations they need for back-to-school.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Aug 24, 2022

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Getting to the Heart of a Microvascular Disease Diagnosis

Small vessel disease can be difficult to detect, and several doctors dismissed Jenny Thompson's heart-attack-like symptoms. A Cedars-Sinai expert found the right diagnosis and treatment.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Aug 22, 2022

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Supporting Homeless Patients in the Emergency Room

As homelessness continues to rise, community coordinators working in Cedars-Sinai's emergency room aim to ensure that these patients don't get lost in the shuffle.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Aug 19, 2022

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Staying on Top of Your Child's Vaccines During COVID-19

Immunizations have a long history of preventing the spread of dangerous diseases—including measles, whooping cough and polio. Even during COVID-19 pandemic, it's important to stay up-to-date on vaccines.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Aug 17, 2022

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Cedars-Sinai Expands Global Presence

Cedars-Sinai International prepares for the fall opening of The View, a state-of-the-art hospital in Qatar that brings world-class care closer to patients worldwide.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Aug 15, 2022

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Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Ruth Xilomen Rios

Meet Ruth Xilomen Rios, a mental health supervisor with Cedars-Sinai's Share & Care program helping young people heal psychological wounds after difficult life events.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Aug 08, 2022

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Expanding Mental Health Resources Among Latinx Youth

As mental health needs rise among teens, the Latinx community continues to face treatment disparities. A new Teen Line pilot program in East Los Angeles is trying to stand in the gap and build inroads among Latinx youth through peer mental health support.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Aug 05, 2022

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Weighing In on Weight Loss Drugs

Solving obesity is trickier than a simple calories-in, calories-out approach. Cedars-Sinai obesity expert Dr. Amanda Velazquez weighs in on weight loss options.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Aug 05, 2022

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Enterovirus: What Parents Need to Know

Enteroviruses are common, especially among young children, but most cases do not require medical intervention. Cedars-Sinai pediatrician Dr. Daniel Maghen explains enteroviruses and how to treat them in children.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Aug 03, 2022