Articles tagged with 'COVID-19' | Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

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2020
August
12,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
When the novel coronavirus started spreading across the U.S., hospital leaders were faced with a unique challenge: How could they accurately forecast the number of patients who would need hospitalization when no one knew what to expect from this new ...
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July
30,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
If you are noticing red, irritated skin or small pimples under your face mask, you are far from alone. Allison Truong, MD, a board-certified dermatologist with Cedars-Sinai Medical Group, says she is now seeing many patients complaining of what's com...
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July
27,
2020
| 06:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
When the COVID-19 pandemic overwhelmed nursing homes across the nation, Cedars-Sinai nurse practitioner Alexandra Eskin, MSN, worried about the staff members she sees every day at eight skilled nursing facilities near the medical center. "They wer...
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July
20,
2020
| 09:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Experimental COVID-19 Treatments Investigators at Cedars-Sinai are busy working on various experimental COVID-19 treatments. Read more on the Newsroom about some of these efforts. Patients Improve After Immune-Suppressant Treatment: Outcomes ...
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June
23,
2020
| 07:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
To avoid a second California shutdown, Gov. Gavin Newsom recently ordered all state residents to wear a mask in public. He was later joined by the four previous governors of California—both Democrats and Republicans—in a united public service announc...
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May
30,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
While families are safely quarantining at home, pediatricians are worried that many children are missing their vaccinations. Priya Soni, MD, a pediatric infectious disease specialist at Cedars-Sinai, said routine well-child visits, including those fo...
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May
28,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Front-line healthcare workers at Cedars-Sinai have worked tirelessly to treat and save patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, more than 4,500 of them are receiving a token of appreciation from Women’s Guild, a support group that has inspired inn...
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May
27,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai has joined a national fitness challenge, #FitForTheFrontline, to support frontline healthcare workers who continue to save lives during the COVID-19 pandemic. The event, taking place now through Sunday, June 14, encourages Americans youn...
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May
21,
2020
| 12:06 PM America/Los_Angeles
Prevention magazine recently interviewed infectious disease specialist Michael Ben-Aderet, MD, about salon safety tips and recommendations in the age of COVID-19. The article appears at a time when many states are easing restrictions and businesse...
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May
17,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
With the pandemic disrupting our everyday lives, routine errands have become challenging for seniors and others who run a high risk of developing a serious COVID-19 infection. But there's one routine they should not let lapse: refilling medications. ...
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April
24,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
This story has been updated as of May 19, 2020, at 3 p.m. PT. ...
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April
11,
2020
| 10:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
In a small group of patients hospitalized with severe complications of COVID-19 and treated with the experimental antiviral drug remdesivir, clinical improvement was observed in 68% of patients treated, according to an analysis co-authored by Jonatha...
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April
10,
2020
| 10:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
The New England Journal of Medicine recently published a column by Michelle Kittleson, MD, PhD, associate professor of Medicine and a cardiologist in the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai, about caring for patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. ...
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