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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

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Care for the Spirit

Hospitalized patients have complex spiritual needs. The Cedars-Sinai Spiritual Care department provides crucial guidance and comfort to patients in medical crisis. Read more.

Discoveries / Oct 12, 2020

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Caution Vape

Vaping may be as harmful to the heart as traditional cigarettes—if not more so, but it's not just the nicotine. We asked Florian Rader, MD, of the of the Cedars-Sinai Human Physiology Laboratory what is likely causing the most harm. Read...

Discoveries / Oct 12, 2020

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Easy to Digest

Study of the microbiome—the trillions of bacteria living in and on our bodies—traditionally focuses on the colon. Stool has been the star when it comes to understanding how colonies of tiny organisms play a part in our health. Read more.

Discoveries / Oct 12, 2020