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Virtual Second Opinion: Here’s What to Know

Virtual second opinions from Cedars-Sinai help you make informed healthcare decisions. Here’s what to know about this new tool.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jan 30, 2023

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Ask a Doc: Lecanemab for Alzheimer’s Disease

A new FDA-approved medication for Alzheimer’s disease won’t be immediately available. Here’s what patients should know now.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jan 25, 2023

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How to Manage Your Pancreatic Cancer Risk

Once considered a rare, pancreatic cancer is set to become the No. 2 cause of cancer death. Pancreatic cancer expert Dr. Arsen Osipov discusses research on the horizon helping people today.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jan 23, 2023

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Revirtiendo la trayectoria del cáncer de mama en la comunidad latina

Una de las principales causas de muerte, el cáncer de mama a menudo se detecta demasiado tarde en las latinas. Los expertos en cáncer y en equidad en salud de Cedars-Sinai explican cómo podrían mitigar esta disparidad de salud el aumento de las pruebas de detección de cáncer de mama y una mejor comprensión de los factores de riesgo para las mujeres latinas.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jan 18, 2023

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Global Perspective: What We Learn About Patient Experience From Other Healthcare Cultures

Dr. Heitham Hassoun shares his thoughts and insights into how culture plays a key role in shaping patient-centered healthcare strategies in an international setting.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jan 18, 2023

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Puberty Blockers: What You Should Know

Kids are growing up faster than ever, with more starting precocious puberty before 8 years old. Puberty blockers can help them stay kids for longer.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jan 16, 2023

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U-Grow Program Prepares Future Scientists for Graduate School

U-Grow is Cedars-Sinai’s partnership with eight Cal State University campuses to expose potential graduate students to the science, research and healthcare fields.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jan 11, 2023

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Changing the Culture Around Child-Free Family Planning

Dr. Natasha Schimmoeller, a surgical gynecologist at the Cedars-Sinai Family Planning Program, answers frequently asked questions about permanent contraception.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jan 06, 2023

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Promoting a Positive Body Image in Children

Amid rising rates of childhood weight gain and eating disorders, Cedars-Sinai pediatrician Dr. Stephanie Byrne sheds light on how parents can teach children to think differently about their bodies.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jan 04, 2023

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Faith Over Fear: Sickle Cell Patient Savannah Spio

When her newborn daughter was diagnosed with sickle cell disease, Lillian Spio looked to her faith, family and Cedars-Sinai care team for support.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Dec 27, 2022

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El apoyo social devuelve la risa, la alegría y la conexión

Azael Cedeno era conocido por su sentido del humor y su independencia, hasta que un derrame cerebral afectó su vista y su memoria. Luchó contra el aislamiento social, cuidando de sí mismo y asistiendo a sus citas médicas. El programa Community Connect de Cedars-Sinai intervino.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Dec 21, 2022

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Understanding Vascular Malformations

Vascular malformations are disorders of the arteries and veins that can affect the central nervous system at any age. Many cause no visible symptoms.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Dec 16, 2022

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Can a Smartwatch Save Your Life?

If a person starts experiencing atrial fibrillation (AFib), the device on the wearer's wrist can detect this most common type of abnormal heart rhythm. The technology behind smartwatches and fitness trackers has advanced significantly over the last decade, but important questions remain.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Dec 14, 2022

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Planning for the Holidays Around Flu, COVID-19 and RSV

Amid a bad flu season, a surge in RSV among kids, and the new Omicron subvariants, here’s what to know before you travel or gather with loved ones for the holidays.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Dec 12, 2022

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Finding the Right Care for a Racing Heart

As a Black woman, Terri Mulero says she often felt ignored or dismissed by doctors for her health issues. A fortunate set of circumstances led her to find the treatment—and respect—she was looking for at the Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Center.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Dec 09, 2022

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Volunteering at Cedars-Sinai: Always Needed, Always Valued

Volunteers of all ages are needed at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital. Read on to learn more about all the volunteer opportunities we offer.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Dec 05, 2022

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From Real Estate to Real Impact

From their earliest days in Los Angeles, Gitta and Jack dedicated themselves to philanthropy, giving generously to a broad range of causes at home and abroad.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Dec 01, 2022

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Stop the Bleed Courses at Cedars-Sinai

Cedars-Sinai offers free Stop the Bleed courses that teach anyone to deal with a bleeding emergency—whether at home or in public—until medical professionals arrive.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Nov 23, 2022

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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