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Double Your Impact on Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is right around the corner. Each year, this special day of giving falls on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. Giving Tuesday is based on the simple concept of doing good deeds for a day—for a worthy cause, a neighbor, even someone you don’t know personally. You can donate your time, resources or financial support.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Nov 23, 2022

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What Is Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome?

Cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome (CHS) is a rare condition that can impact people who use cannabis daily or are heavy marijuana users. Cedars-Sinai's Dr. Sam Torbati explains how to treat CHS.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Nov 21, 2022

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When Is a Sore Throat Actually Tonsillitis?

There are sore throats, and then there are sore throats. If that happens to your child, it could be tonsillitis, a condition that occurs when the tonsils are red and swollen.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Nov 18, 2022

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Detecting Paget's Disease Just in Time

A few months after noticing irritated skin around her nipple, Marjan DiPiazza discovered she had Paget’s disease of the breast, a rare form of breast cancer. Early detection was key to Marjan's treatment.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Nov 16, 2022

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Bariatric Endoscopy: A Nonsurgical Weight Loss Tool

Endoscopic weight loss procedures offer a new option for patients who have a body mass index over 30 and do not want to undergo traditional weight loss surgeries.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Nov 14, 2022

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Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Sergeant Jennifer Delatte

Sgt. Jennifer Delatte is a member of the United States Army Reserve and an administrator of the Veteran Program at Cedars-Sinai. We talked to Jennifer about her military experience and what she enjoys about working with veterans in her current role.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Nov 11, 2022

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Tongue Tie: What Is It and How Is It Treated?

Roughly 4% to 8% of infants are born with tongue tie (ankyloglossia). An ear, nose and throat specialist explains diagnosis and treatment for tongue tie.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Nov 09, 2022

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Five Myths About Vasectomy

Vasectomy is a safe and easy strategy for effective birth control. Cedars-Sinai urologist Dr. Justin Houman dispels common myths about this procedure.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Nov 02, 2022

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Small Change, Big Impact For Pilot Program Led By ICU Nurses

When the pandemic put a strain on critical medical supplies and led to fears of infection in the ICU, a group of nurses came up with a simple but brilliant solution.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Nov 02, 2022

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Facts About Rebound COVID-19

Feeling sick a week after recovering from COVID-19? You may have rebound COVID-19, which is surprisingly common among patients who were treated for COVID-19.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Oct 31, 2022

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In His Bones: Myeloma Survivor James Ward

Advances in medicine have dramatically changed multiple myeloma care. Cancer survivor James Ward shares his journey from bone pain to recovery.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Oct 24, 2022

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Treating Hearing Loss

Nearly 29 million adults could benefit from hearing aids, but few use them. Over-the-counter sales of hearing aids could help. Learn more.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Oct 21, 2022

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Practical Advice for Breast Cancer Patients

Linda Hirsh has spent three decades helping women with breast cancer. As manager of the Cedars-Sinai Boutique, Linda offers practical advice for breast cancer patients.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Oct 19, 2022

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Pediatric Patient Victoria Coats Takes Cancer in Stride

Nine-year-old Victoria Coats was diagnosed with acute lymphocytic leukemia in 2020. Cared for by her grandmother, who had also battled cancer, Victoria took her cancer treatment in stride.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Oct 14, 2022

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Specialized Nurses Help Breast Cancer Patients Navigate Treatment

Nurse navigators play a critical role in helping breast cancer patients navigate the unfamiliar world of cancer.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Oct 10, 2022

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Encouraging Latinx Representation in Healthcare

Despite California’s diversity, Latinos make up just 6% of the state’s doctors. A new group of Latinx Cedars-Sinai doctors are looking to turn the tide by increasing recruitment and mentoring trainees and students.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Oct 07, 2022

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Reversing Breast Cancer's Trajectory in the Latinx Community

A leading killer, breast cancer is often caught too late in Latinas. Cedars-Sinai's cancer and health equity leaders explain how increasing breast cancer screenings and a better understanding of risk factors for Latinas could combat this health disparity.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Oct 05, 2022

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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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Cedars-Sinai Launches Collaboration in Indonesia

Cedars-Sinai International continues to grow its presence abroad with an exciting new partnership with one of Indonesia’s most important hospital groups.

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