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Saving Grace

After a crippling fall, the Cedars-Sinai/USC Kaufman Dance Medicine Center helped aerialist Kerry Wee get back on her feet. After a strong comeback she took a welcome hiatus to raise a family but still performs and teaches aerial arts ...

Discoveries / Oct 22, 2020

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Side by Side

Mary Wong Lee was one of the first patients to receive an experimental vaccine for an aggressive form of brain cancer, glioblastoma. That treatment gave her time which meant she could attend her two sons’ weddings, met her grandsons and ...

Discoveries / Oct 22, 2020

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Small Portions, Full Life

After a long journey, Natalie Harris got her life back after receiving personalized treatment at Cedars-Sinai for Chron's disease. Today, the Texas native says she's in the best shape she's ever been in. Read more.

Discoveries / Oct 22, 2020

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Your Fertility and Your Future

Krista Parker had just begun planting roots for herself. What she didn’t know was that she was suffering from polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Nor did she know the extent of the link between reproductive health and lifelong wellbeing. ...

Discoveries / Oct 21, 2020

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Climate Change and Health

Medical experts anticipate that between 2030 and 2050 at least 250,000 people will die from complications caused by climate change. We asked Cedars-Sinai experts share the ways our bodies may suffer on a warming planet—and how to protect...

Discoveries / Oct 20, 2020

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Heart to Heart

The inaugural chairs of two departments in the Smidt Heart Institute were recruited for their inventive approaches to improving patient care. In turn, Christine Albert, MD, and Joanna Chikwe, MD, chose Smidt for its excellence. Read more.

Discoveries / Oct 19, 2020

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A Real-Life Stress Test

Postpartum depression (PPD) is the most common complication new mothers experience, affecting 1 in 7 women, and one of the ailments they’re most reluctant to talk about. Cedars-Sinai is working to identify, treat and predict postpartum ...

Discoveries / Oct 16, 2020

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Antibody Accelerator

In the race to figure out how to detect and treat the novel coronavirus that engulfed the United States and the world in a matter of months, Cedars-Sinai scientists are looking to antibodies. Read more.

Discoveries / Oct 15, 2020

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DIY Pandemic Supply

When the COVID-19 pandemic threatened Cedars-Sinai’s access to critical supplies, the Cedars-Sinai Accelerator quickly improvised a solution: Do it ourselves. Leaders from the technology incubator mobilized staff and supplies from across...

Discoveries / Oct 15, 2020

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All the Lonely People, Where Do They All Belong?

Exercise classes help older adults build social connections. A community-based Cedars-Sinai study called Leveraging Exercise to Age in Place (LEAP) that began offering free health and fitness classes for people over 50 at nine locations ...

Discoveries / Oct 12, 2020