What are Electrolytes?

When talking about hydration, the typical advice is to replace electrolytes, but what does that mean? Essentially, electrolytes are essential minerals vital to many key functions in the body. But what do they do inside of the body?

Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Cancer Nurse Angela Schleuniger

Meet Cedars-Sinai infusion center oncology nurse Angela Schleuniger. Angela helps care for cancer patients going through the bone marrow transplant process. We wanted to find out how she uses her spare time to make an impact on cancer ...

Science and Music: The LA Doctors Symphony Orchestra

When Gillian Gresham, PhD, came to Cedars-Sinai as a researcher, she wanted to find a way to flex her creative muscles. Today, she and Dr. Jethro Hu are musicians in the LA Doctors Symphony Orchestra.

Behind the Scenes: Cedars-Sinai Keymaster, Jose Gomez

As the locksmith for Cedars-Sinai, Jose Gomez keeps track of 200,000 keys for offices, cabinets, and drawers. If you're locked out, Jose is the keymaster who gets you in.

Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Physician Assistant Laye Akinloye

Meet Cedars-Sinai cardiothoracic surgery physician assistant, Laye Akinloye! She started as one of the first physician assistants at Cedars-Sinai in 1991. We chatted with her to learn more about her and the history of PAs at Cedars-Sinai.

Shortness of Breath: When to See Your Doctor

Many people regularly experience shortness of breath, also known as dyspnea. But in some cases, shortness of breath can be the symptom of a lesser-known, life-threatening condition.

Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Glenn Pfeffer

When he's not hard at work performing surgeries that help people walk, Cedars-Sinai's director of the foot and ankle surgery program spends his free time practicing magic and bonsai. Meet Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Glenn Pfeffer!

Dandruff: What It Is and What to Do About It

Dandruff can affect anyone. While it's often associated with poor hygiene, the more likely cause is hormones or underlying skin conditions. So, how serious is dandruff and how can you get rid of it?

Do Brain Games Help Brain Health?

Neuroplasticity is the brain's ability to form new connections when stimulated, which may prevent neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer's. Do brain-training games work?

Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Jazmine Victoria, ER Care Coordinator

Meet Jazmine Victoria, a care coordinator in the Cedars-Sinai Emergency Department!

Preventing Falls in Older Adults

Falls are the second-leading cause of accidental or unintentional injury death to people over the age of 65. It's crucial to help older relatives avoid and prevent falls.

Pediatric Cancer Patient Kameron Sharpe Isn't Giving Up

Kameron Sharpe was first diagnosed with cancer at 8 years old. Now 15, he's battling his third recurrence of the disease with a new investigational medication to help future pediatric patients dealing with similar cancers.