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2021
July
16,
2021
| 11:47 AM America/Los_Angeles
As the number of local COVID-19 cases continues to rise, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health officials have announced that all residents and visitors, regardless of vaccination status, must resume wearing face coverings in indoor public sp...
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July
14,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
A month after the governor eased pandemic restrictions, it feels almost like a normal summer in Southern California's crowded restaurants, airplanes and beaches.But it's a different feeling in the Ruth and Harry Roman Emergency Department, with physi...
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July
06,
2021
| 06:06 AM America/Los_Angeles
Health experts have a new message for seniors, who they once cautioned to stay home and protect themselves against COVID-19: "As long as you are vaccinated, you can go out!" said Sonja Rosen, MD, chief of Geriatric Medicine at Cedars-Sinai.Before COV...
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July
01,
2021
| 09:06 AM America/Los_Angeles
Ultraviolet light treatments introduced into the tracheas of five critically ill COVID-19 patients appeared to be safe and associated with a reduction in the respiratory load of SARS-CoV-2—the virus responsible for COVID-19—in all but one patient, ac...
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June
29,
2021
| 07:12 AM America/Los_Angeles
Hollywood Park recently welcomed thousands of residents from the surrounding community to visit and tour the new SoFi Stadium during the park's "Summer Bash," an outdoor, family-friendly event promoting health and wellness.Attendees were invited to g...
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June
17,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Before 12-year-old Beckett Fouquet heads off to sleep-away camp this summer with dozens of kids, his mother said she was looking for that little extra peace of mind that came with getting Beckett vaccinated against COVID-19."I wanted him to be able t...
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June
13,
2021
| 10:15 AM America/Los_Angeles
This week brings a milestone to pandemic-weary Californians: As of June 15, California public health guidelines that have been in place during the 15 months of the COVID-19 pandemic will be relaxed. Those who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 wil...
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June
08,
2021
| 08:08 AM America/Los_Angeles
Patients with inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) do not appear to have increased risk of side effects from the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccines, according to a recent Cedars-Sinai study published online and upcoming in print in the American Journal...
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June
07,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
When the COVID-19 pandemic hit more than a year ago, staying home and limiting social interaction became key tools in the fight against the spread of the virus.Now, as more people get vaccinated, infection rates slow and restrictions loosen across th...
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June
01,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
When the COVID-19 pandemic began 14 months ago, public health officials advised staying home as much as possible to help limit the spread of the virus. But it turns out that staying home meant that many people skipped regular checkups and screenings,...
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May
19,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Following the newest Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines, Cedars-Sinai is now offering free Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines to adolescents 12–15 years old.And the timing is crucial, said pediatric infectious disease specialist Pri...
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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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