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2021
May
07,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
This story has been updated as of May 7 at 12:05 p.m. PT. ...
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May
05,
2021
| 06:46 AM America/Los_Angeles
Charlotte Guevarra, RN, says she would go through it all again. All the long shifts covered in hot personal protective equipment (PPE). All the nights she slept in her basement to protect her family from any possibility of catching the virus from her...
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April
27,
2021
| 14:09 PM America/Los_Angeles
In partnership with Martin Luther King Community Healthcare and Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Los Angeles, Cedars-Sinai is sponsoring a free, pop-up vaccine clinic every Wednesday in May.Anyone 18 or older can make an appointment online or just show up...
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April
16,
2021
| 06:35 AM America/Los_Angeles
Leading healthcare and faith leaders addressed key issues that are contributing to vaccine hesitancy in Black communities during a national online discussion this week, explaining that a lack of access to healthcare, concerns over vaccine safety, and...
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April
12,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, healthcare professionals around the globe had to quickly learn to stay safe while treating patients diagnosed with a highly contagious virus. At Cedars-Sinai, staff members had a secret weapon: the Special Pathogens Re...
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April
05,
2021
| 11:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
New research from the Smidt Heart Institute shows that more patients—specifically those with medical risk factors or from underserved communities—opted into telehealth appointments for their cardiovascular care during the COVID-19 pandemic. The data ...
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April
01,
2021
| 13:19 PM America/Los_Angeles
A single dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for individuals who previously had COVID-19 generates an immunologic response similar to that of individuals receiving the two-dose recommended sequence, according to a Cedars-Sinai study published today b...
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March
31,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
About #YearofCOVID One year has passed since stay-at-home orders went into effect across the U.S. and the COVID-19 pandemic changed our lives in profound ways. The novel coronavirus has infected hundreds of millions worldwide and killed millions, ...
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March
26,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
COVID-19 swept into Southern California a year ago, a silent and forbidding foe that randomly upended the lives of patients young and old, hearty and frail, ready or not. Some survivors can recall every detail of their illnesses, while others say tha...
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March
24,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
In July 2020, the Cedars-Sinai Newsroom checked in with new residents as they were entering their careers in medicine to a world of unknowns in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic.Now, eight months later, first-year resident Maurice Turner, MD, said ...
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March
22,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
About #YearofCOVID One year has passed since stay-at-home orders went into effect across the U.S. and the COVID-19 pandemic changed our lives in profound ways. The novel coronavirus has infected more than 100 million worldwide and killed more than...
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March
19,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Yvette Camacho of Fontana, California is home with her newborn baby, Emery, and enjoying every moment, well aware that two months ago there was a strong possibility neither would live.An otherwise healthy 30-year-old, Camacho was 26 weeks pregnant wh...
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March
18,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
COVID-19 disproportionately affects men compared with women, raising the possibility that a hormone like progesterone may improve clinical outcomes for certain hospitalized men with the disease. New research from Cedars-Sinai published online in the ...
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March
16,
2021
| 06:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
Many office-based employees find themselves still working from home a full year after the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic forced work as we knew it to change dramatically.The shift toward more remote work played a key role in helping limit the spread...
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March
15,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
As the COVID-19 vaccine becomes more readily available to people across the country, many patients living with multiple sclerosis (MS), an often debilitating autoimmune disease of the central nervous system, are questioning whether patients on certai...
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March
11,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
New guidelines from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention open up the world just a bit for those fully vaccinated against COVID-19. But don’t toss away your collection of masks just yet. “This isn’t an invitation for a free-for-all," sa...
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March
04,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
About #YearofCOVID One year has passed since stay-at-home orders went into effect across the U.S. and the COVID-19 pandemic changed our lives in profound ways. The novel coronavirus has infected more than 100 million worldwide and killed more than...
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March
01,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
About #YearofCOVID One year has passed since stay-at-home orders went into effect across the U.S. and the COVID-19 pandemic changed our lives in profound ways. The novel coronavirus has infected more than 100 million worldwide and killed more than...
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February
24,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Healthcare workers might not be so different from the general population in the factors that determine their risk of getting COVID-19. A new study led by Cedars-Sinai shows that healthcare workers are more likely to have antibodies to COVID-19 in the...
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February
16,
2021
| 06:02 AM America/Los_Angeles
Like every nurse at the Ruth and Harry Roman Emergency Department at Cedars-Sinai, Hannah Jaruszewski, RN, is skilled at treating patients–from starting an IV and assisting during an emergency procedure to sending patients home with clear instruction...
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February
11,
2021
| 10:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
A new strain of the coronavirus in Southern California, first reported last month by Cedars-Sinai, is rapidly spreading across the country and around the world as travelers apparently carry the virus with them to a growing list of global destinations...
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February
08,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Leslie Nigos, RN, a Cedars-Sinai Medical Center nurse for 13 years, was caring for short-stay cardiac patients and looking for a change. So she transferred to the Labor and Delivery Unit and was excited to start a new career path.Then, the COVID-19 p...
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February
03,
2021
| 16:36 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai investigators recently discovered a new strain of the coronavirus that likely contributed to the crisis-level surge in COVID-19 cases in Los Angeles over the holidays. Jeffrey A. Golden, MD, vice dean of Research and Graduate Education a...
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February
01,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
The COVID-19 vaccines have been described by many as the light at the end of the tunnel and the best tool we have to stop this pandemic. But along with the vaccine rollout, there have been a number of myths circulating about their safety and effectiv...
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January
27,
2021
| 06:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai chaplains usually spend their days rounding on patients, tending to the sick and their families by offering a listening ear, a guiding word or a hopeful prayer.But the COVID-19 pandemic has altered their workload, with chaplains increasi...
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January
26,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai has launched the COVID-19 Recovery Program to meet the needs of a growing number of COVID-19 patients who experience lingering symptoms weeks and even months after physicians say they are virus-free.In the multidisciplinary program, pati...
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January
14,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai is one of many Los Angeles area hospitals experiencing blood product shortages this month, and experts are encouraging prospective donors to roll up their sleeves and give in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.Armando Romero, associate ...
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January
13,
2021
| 06:06 AM America/Los_Angeles
Throughout the COVID-19 crisis, Cedars-Sinai employees have stepped-up and stepped-in to support patients and colleagues alike. And while there has been no shortage of selflessness, one group of volunteers shines a bright light on both the innovation...
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January
08,
2021
| 12:50 PM America/Los_Angeles
For the past month, as COVID-19 cases in Southern California multiplied exponentially, Cedars-Sinai frontline caregivers and their patients have been prominent in the news. “As our state, county and medical center continue to be inundated with critic...
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January
01,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Wear a mask. Wash your hands frequently. Don't get together with people outside your own household. After more than 10 months of the COVID-19 pandemic, these messages are starting to sound like background noise."People definitely have pandemic fatigu...
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