The Unfair Sex

Gender inequality permeates healthcare. Medical studies excluded female patients for decades, while women’s symptoms have been dismissed for centuries.

10 Cancer-Fighting ‘Aha’ Moments

Jane Figueiredo, PhD, heads the nation’s largest study on prevention and treatment of colorectal cancer in Latino people. Here, she shares revelations that drive her commitment to fighting cancer disparities in underserved populations.

Heal the System

A Cedars-Sinai partnership prepares young healthcare professionals to master the system’s complexities to improve patient experience.


Crepitus, that grating, crackling or popping sounds that noise that accompanies flexing a joint. What is it and should it worry you?

Finer Fracture Care

Hip fracture can be deadly for seniors. After a fall, about a third of patients die within a year of related complications. Another third will never regain the mobility or independence they previously enjoyed. A new Cedars-Sinai ...

Gateway to the Brain

While building a brain capable of powering Frankenstein’s monster remains out of reach, Cedars-Sinai scientists have re-created a critical component—the blood-brain barrier, outside the body!

Matters of the Heart: Joanna Chikwe, MD

Cedars-Sinai's Joanna Chikwe MD, shares all things heart—including her favorite love story, just in time for Valentine’s Day.

Matters of the Heart: Alfredo Trento, MD

Smidt Heart Institute leaders on all things heart—including their favorite love stories

Better Brain Surgery

In 2016, the Butte Lab at Cedars-Sinai began testing a very fast laser system that could distinguish between tumors and normal tissue to make brain surgery more precise.

Matters of the Heart: Janet Wei, MD

Cardiologist Janet Wei, MD, at the Barbra Streisand Women's Heart Center in the Cedars-Sinai Smidt Heart Institute, shares all things heart—including her favorite love story, just in time for Valentine’s Day.