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.

What Should Parents Know About Congenital Heart Defects

About 1 out of 100 babies born in the US are affected by congenital heart disease.

Beating the Heart Failure Odds

25-year-old Garik Aleksandryan had 2 heart attacks before doctors knew what was wrong.

8 Tips to Help You Quit Smoking for Good

Quitting is hard—mentally, physically, and emotionally. But you can do it!

Is It a Panic Attack or Heart Attack?

You suddenly feel chest pain, shortness of breath, and a tingling sensation in your body. Is it a heart attack or is it a panic attack? Learn from an expert.

Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Vascular Surgeon Ali Azizzadeh

We sat down with Dr. Azizzadeh to learn more about his work at Cedars-Sinai, the future of vascular surgery, and how he's settling into LA. Learn more about him.

Exploring Genetic Therapy for Heart Disease

Gene therapy may be able to help prevent or reverse plaque buildup, the leading cause of stroke and heart attack.

Solving Joanna's Heart Attack Mystery (CMD)

Joanna Flores' heart attack was misattributed, and when treatment didn't work, she turned to Dr. Bairey Merz at Cedars-Sinai to help solve her mystery.

Using Biosensors to Fight Heart Problems Before They Start

What if we had a better way to predict heart attacks and other cardiovascular events?

Who Should Seek Genetic Testing for Heart Disease?

Genetic testing can help your doctor monitor you earlier, before you have symptoms.

Heart Transplant Recipient Joins Donor's Family

A 19 year-old college student, Dylan Stump, suffered a tragic death in a car crash. With help from Cedars-Sinai, the Stump family's decision to donate his organs helped five individuals including heart transplant recipient, Erika Heranic.

Barbershop Study Lowers Blood Pressure in Black Men

A barbershop-based study led to more than 60% of participants lowering their blood pressure to healthy levels. Learn more about Cedars-Sinai's research findings.