Articles tagged with 'Addiction' | Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Cedars-Sinai Newsroom (Addiction)

2020
October
14,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
In the wake of the opioid addiction crisis that has cost more than 500,000 U.S. lives, medical investigators have focused on finding new methods to help patients control pain. Brennan Spiegel, MD, director of Cedars-Sinai's Health Services Research a...
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July
10,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
A $5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will enable the Cedars-Sinai Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences to lead a multi-site study that aims to improve care for hospitalized patients with opioid use disorder.Patie...
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2019
June
24,
2019
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Every year, millions of Americans misuse or abuse prescription medications, sometimes leading to emergency room visits, addiction or even death. The problem has worsened amid the ongoing opioid crisis.To prevent drugs from falling into the wrong hand...
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June
17,
2019
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
As the opioid epidemic continues to claim lives and shatter families across the nation, a Cedars-Sinai expert is urging physicians and patients to try managing pain without the addictive pills."Today, more than ever before, we have a host of other me...
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April
15,
2019
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Family physicians play a crucial role in mental healthcare, but many lack the specific training needed to help their patients. Cedars-Sinai aims to close that gap by funding a new yearlong psychiatry fellowship.Through a $650,000 grant, 30 Los Angele...
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2018
August
01,
2018
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
In its fourth year of awarding grants to community organizations that work to strengthen the social safety net in Los Angeles, Cedars-Sinai is donating $5.9 million to programs that address the physical and behavioral health needs of Los Angeles' mos...
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2017
February
27,
2017
| 01:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Investigators Get $2 Million Award From Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute to Address Opioid Epidemic While Giving Patients a Voice in the ProcessContact Marni Usheroff | Email: marni.usheroff@cshs.orgLos Angeles — Feb. 27, 2017 — Cedars-Si...
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