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The Hit and Run That Changed Corentin's Life

In 2018, entertainment photographer Corentin Villemeur was living his best life. When he wasn't covering concerts in L.A., he was frequently jet-setting around the world. All that changed when he was struck by a car, sending his life ...

Bariatric Patient Kymblyn Brown Finds Freedom in New Life

Before June 17, 2019, Kymblyn Brown felt as though her vibrant personality was consistently overshadowed by one thing: her weight. That's when she reached out to the Weight Loss team at Cedars-Sinai's Marina del Rey Weight Loss Center ...

Staying in the Fight: Bobby Clark's Cancer Story

When Bobby Clark was diagnosed with stage 4 colon cancer, the 48-year-old Marine sergeant major drew on his military background for strength to fight it.

Love at First Pint: Kaye and John's Story

Kaye and John Spilker were enjoying their first date in 1983. After a lovely lunch John made an unusual suggestion. He suggested they go and donate blood. They've been doing it ever since.

Transplant Recipient Hosts Annual Teen Prom

Despite more than 50 years of chronic kidney disease, Lori Hartwell always finds time to give back. For the last 21 years, she's hosted an annual prom for teens with Kidney Disease becoming an important voice within her community.

Cedars-Sinai Team Performs Lifesaving Gastric Cancer Surgery

After the collaboration and dedication among a referring oncologist and the Cedars-Sinai Minimally Invasive GI Surgery team and the upper GI tumor board, surgeons at Cedars-Sinai were able to treat this unique case of gastric medullary ...

Back on the Trail After a Heart Attack

In 2017, 52-year-old Jeff Tong had a heart attack while mountain biking. After a helicopter rescue Jeff is back on the trails again.

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.

Chelsee Lowe Returns to Teaching Following Stroke

Chelsee Lowe wasn't expecting to end up in the hospital. The first grade teacher was having a conversation with someone when she suffered an ischemic stroke.

Tips for Parents of Kids with Diabetes

The potential for serious complications is one of the reasons Amy and Ethan have been proactive in educating Shiloh about managing her diabetes.

Never Too Young to Have a Stroke: Dan Ortiz's Story

"This isn't something I expected to happen at 33, but this experience has helped me reframe what's important in life."

Amputation Isn't Slowing Down Deputy Garrett Rifkin

"I've always wanted to be a cop and this wasn't going to stop me."