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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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.

New Approaches to Pancreatic Cancer Care

Every day, about 1,300 people around the world are diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. At Cedars-Sinai, clinicians are taking novel approaches not only to attack the disease, but to improve patients' quality of life during treatment.

Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Tony Lambros, Nursing Assistant and Vietnam Vet | ...

When he became a hospital worker nearly 40 years ago, Tony was no stranger to witnessing wounds that might many people squeamish.

How to Relieve and Avoid Constipation Naturally

If you're seeking to relieve or avoid constipation without using medications, a few tweaks to your diet and lifestyle can help.