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.

Behind the Scenes: Cedars-Sinai Star of David

"The people who founded this hospital were very proud of their Jewish identity," says Rabbi Jason Weiner, director of the Spiritual Care Department. "The hospital is an expression of our Jewish values of caring for all people and making ...

MS and Diet: What You Should Know

No diet can cure multiple sclerosis, but making certain lifestyle changes can help protect body and mind and enhance your quality of life.

Living With IBD: Surviving the Holidays

Parties and family gatherings with indulgent food, alcoholic beverages, and the stress of family pressures can lead to flare-ups of Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis. We asked a Cedars-Sinai expert how to survive the holidays when ...

Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Speech Therapist Heather Thompson

Heather Thompson has worked at Cedars-Sinai for 7 years, helping ALS and cancer patients communicate before, during, and after treatment. We sat down with her to talk about her life and the most rewarding part of her work.

Is Intermittent Fasting Healthy?

Intermittent fasting, or intermittent energy restriction, is method incorporating periods of eating and fasting for weight loss, improving gut health, and extending longevity. We asked a Cedars-Sinai researcher how intermittent fasting ...

What Is a Seizure?

An estimated 10% of people experience an unprovoked seizure during their lifetime. Epilepsy—when a person has multiple seizures during their lifetime or is at risk of having multiple seizures—is far less common, affecting only 1.2% of ...