What Is Cupping? Does It Work?

Cupping became mainstream after the 2016 Summer Olympics, when swimmer Michael Phelps showed up with round bruises on his back. Today cupping is widely used for relief of pain and muscular-skeletal injuries, such as strains, sprains, and...

Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Pharmacist Manager Donna Leang

Meet Cedars-Sinai pharmacist manager Donna Leang. Donna arrived in the US with her family after fleeing the Vietnam War. Living in Buena Park, California, Donna has made a nearly 2-decade career with Cedars-Sinai while finding time to ...

Physical Therapy: What You Need to Know

Whether you have been involved in a car accident, suffered a stroke, delivered a baby, or are just getting older, physical therapy can help relieve pain, improve function, and help you get back to your usual activities.

Teeth Grinding: Causes, Treatments and Consequences

If you find yourself clenching your jaw throughout the day, or you wake up with sensitive teeth, a sore jaw, or a headache, you might suffer from bruxism—grinding, clenching or gnashing of the teeth.

Diaphragms Are Making a Comeback

Condoms, IUDs, and birth control pills are awesome, but they aren't for everyone. The latest birth control methods include an old favorite: the diaphragm. Is it the right option for you?

Do Detox Diets and Cleanses Work?

On the lifelong journey to health and wellness, it can be tempting to look for quick fixes and easy solutions. One such option is a cleanse detox diet. But do they work and are they healthy?

The Music of Medicine: Physician Playlists 3

Music sets the mood for many of our life events. It can also set the mood for your surgeon and their team in the operating room.

Why is Fiber Essential for a Healthy Diet?

If you're like 95% of Americans, you're not getting enough fiber in your diet. Processed meat, fried foods, and refined grains have little to no fiber. We asked a Cedars-Sinai dietitian why we aren't getting enough fiber in our diet and ...

Holidays in the Hospital: Celebrating When a Loved One is Ill

If you have a loved one or family member in the hospital, celebrating a holiday can be challenging. Here are some ways to celebrate with your loved one.

Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Patient Services Representative Ted Marbury | ...

When patients are going through fertility treatments at Cedars-Sinai, Patient Services Representative Ted Marbury is there to help them reach their doctors, get their test results, make sure their appointments are scheduled, and ask if ...

Understanding Vitamin D Deficiency

Vitamin D is an essential nutrient, but how much do we need? As cases of vitamin d deficiency increases, so too do the conditions brought on by vitamin d deficiency. To understand what Vitamin D deficient meant, we asked Cedars-Sinai ...

Helping A Loved One with Anxiety During the Holidays

Holiday gatherings can trigger anxiety for lots of reasons. If you have a loved one struggling with anxiety, you can be a source of support to help them get through the anxiety filled holidays.