Fertility Options for the LGBTQ+ Community

Planning for a family can be overwhelming. We asked Cedars-Sinai expert Dr. Jessica Chan about fertility options for LGBTQ+ individuals.

Brotherly Bond Strengthened by Heart Transplants

The Bedolla brothers share a special bond after all 3 received heart transplants at Cedars-Sinai.

My Experience as a Black Doctor in 2020

We sat down with 4 African American physicians to learn about obstacles they've faced, how things have changed, and where there's still room for improvement.

Love at First Pint: Kaye and John's Story

Kaye and John Spilker were enjoying their first date in 1983. After a lovely lunch John made an unusual suggestion. He suggested they go and donate blood. They've been doing it ever since.

Bone Broth: Is It Good for You?

Hailed as a low carb/low-calorie miracle food, bone broth has become a trendy alternative food for those on a specific diet plan. But is there science behind the benefits of drinking bone broth? We asked a Cedars-Sinai dietitian if bone ...

Transplant Recipient Hosts Annual Teen Prom

Despite more than 50 years of chronic kidney disease, Lori Hartwell always finds time to give back. For the last 21 years, she's hosted an annual prom for teens with Kidney Disease becoming an important voice within her community.

Do Fertility and Ovulation Apps Work?

Many women use mobile apps that can track fertility and ovulation, but do these apps really help with getting pregnant? Dr. Jessica Chan, an OB-GYN at Cedars-Sinai, helps answer the question if fertility apps work and explains the pros ...

Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Fertility Expert Dr. Margareta Pisarska

For Cedars-Sinai's Dr. Margareta Pisarska, life is all about family. She went into reproductive medicine to help people have families and recognizes that "family" doesn't have to be mean blood relatives or your biologic children. It's ...

Should I Use CBD Products on My Skin?

Cannabidiol, or CBD, is making its way into food and alternative medicine. But it's also entering the beauty products market as CBD infused make-up, lotions, and creams. We asked a Cedars-Sinai dermatologist if they're safe or effective.

Athletes Can Return to Play in Half the Time with New Thumb Ligament Surgery ...

Dr. Steven Shin at the Cedars-Sinai Orthopaedic program has developed an internal brace augmentation technique as a method for repairing thumb ulnar collateral ligament tears (UCL), a game-changer for athletes who want faster, better ...

Nut Butters: Which One Is Healthiest?

You can choose from peanut butter, cashew butter, walnut butter and more. But what’s the difference in their nutritional values?

Collagen for Your Skin: Healthy or Hype?

Taking collagen supplements to help your skin look more youthful is a popular beauty trend. But do collagen products really work? Dermatologist Dr. Ohara Aivaz weighs in on the latest skin care products.