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2021
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
09,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
This story has been updated as of Feb. 9 at 6:00 a.m. PT. ...
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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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2020
December
31,
2020
| 14:25 PM America/Los_Angeles
As the number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients has plunged the region's healthcare systems into a crisis, a Cedars-Sinai physician and nurses pleaded for Los Angeles residents to follow pandemic safety guidelines in a series of videos released today...
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December
31,
2020
| 05:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Walter E. Gomez Saldana, 41, has been battling COVID-19 at Cedars-Sinai for almost a full month. He spent two weeks in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) fighting for his life and now, more than a week in a step-down floor as he continues to recover.“I th...
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December
30,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
People who move due to unaffordable housing are at increased risk of failing to receive the medical care they need, according to a new study from Cedars-Sinai and the University of California, Los Angeles. The study, published online in the Journal o...
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December
24,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Patients with severe COVID-19 (coronavirus) disease who develop respiratory failure have malfunctions in their immune systems that distinguish them from other COVID-19 patients, according to a new study led by Cedars-Sinai. The findings, published De...
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December
23,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
What is it like to have battled the COVID-19 pandemic for almost a year? The Cedars-Sinai Newsroom reached out to some of our #HealthcareHeroes to find out.  ...
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December
21,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
On a recent morning, Wendy Lawson attended an exclusive live performance of “Le Cygne” (The Swan) by composer Camille Saint-Saëns, a piece of classical music known for its use in ballet. But Lawson's front-row seat was not in a concert hall. It was i...
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December
18,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
As COVID-19 cases soar across the country, doctors and nurses from five of Los Angeles County's largest nonprofit health systems are sharing their painful experiences with the escalating pandemic and issuing a sober plea for the public's help to prac...
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December
17,
2020
| 07:58 AM America/Los_Angeles
The first wave of Cedars-Sinai staff members are receiving the much-anticipated COVID-19 vaccine Thursday morning, an occasion that is bringing hope and relief to those who have fought on the medical frontline for nearly a year against the deadly ill...
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December
15,
2020
| 10:37 AM America/Los_Angeles
Frontline healthcare workers at Cedars-Sinai and the broader Los Angeles community saw light at the end of the pandemic tunnel as the much-anticipated COVID-19 vaccine arrived at the academic medical center Tuesday.“The arrival of the COVID-19 vaccin...
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December
11,
2020
| 06:49 AM America/Los_Angeles
For Cedars-Sinai's longstanding commitment to providing medical care and other support to survivors of the Holocaust, President and CEO Thomas M. Priselac has received the Outstanding Humanitarian Award from the American Society for Yad Vashem-Wester...
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December
08,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
With the novel coronavirus spreading rapidly through Los Angeles, Cedars-Sinai has launched a new option for COVID-19 testing by appointment at its urgent care locations, with results available within 48-72 hours. A doctor’s referral is not needed, a...
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November
27,
2020
| 07:15 AM America/Los_Angeles
With the novel coronavirus spreading across the U.S. at a record pace, Cedars-Sinai has been seeing an increase in COVID-19 patients at its hospitals and through its network of physicians. But the health system's leaders say Cedars-Sinai is prepared....
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November
24,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
The COVID-19 pandemic has shaped more than half a year of our lives, canceling plans, upending livelihoods and causing feelings of grief, stress and anxiety. And Cedars-Sinai mental health experts say the pandemic may be shaping our mental health wel...
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November
20,
2020
| 06:59 AM America/Los_Angeles
A widely used tuberculosis vaccine is associated with reduced likelihood of contracting COVID-19 (coronavirus), according to a new study by Cedars-Sinai. The findings raise the possibility that a vaccine already approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Adm...
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November
19,
2020
| 09:34 AM America/Los_Angeles
With the two biggest travel holidays – Thanksgiving and Christmas – around the corner, many are debating whether they should gather with family and friends as usual.“There is no easy solution,” says Cedars-Sinai infectious disease specialist Catherin...
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