Cedars-Sinai Newsroom (Coverage)

2019
September
13,
2019
| 04:07 PM America/Los_Angeles
Beverly Press recently featured Cedars-Sinai’s Blood Donor Services and six Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) divisions who hosted competitive blood drives aimed at registering the most blood donors for the medical center.  This year, LAPD's Pa...
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September
07,
2019
| 04:53 PM America/Los_Angeles
Bustle, an online news site, recently interviewed Vernon Williams, MD, a sports neurologist and founder of the Center for Sports Neurology and Pain Medicine at Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute, about how to get a better sleep routine in three days....
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September
04,
2019
| 03:17 PM America/Los_Angeles
ABC News recently interviewed Brennan Spiegel, MD, MSHS, director of Cedars-Sinai's Health Service Research, about his new study showing the value of virtual reality (VR) for pain management. The study, published in the journal PLOS|ONE, the Public L...
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September
02,
2019
| 12:10 AM America/Los_Angeles
National Public Radio (NPR) recently interviewed Jonathan Vickburg, a licensed marriage and family therapist with the Cedars-Sinai Share & Care program, about ways people can cope after traumatic events like the recent shootings in El Paso, Gilroy an...
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September
01,
2019
| 04:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
In the wake of several recent mass shootings, National Public Radio (NPR) and Univision Los Angeles reporters interviewed Cedars Sinai experts who offered tools and coping strategies for anyone impacted by traumatic events. During an NPR interview...
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August
27,
2019
| 12:02 AM America/Los_Angeles
Good Morning America recently interviewed Sam Torbati, MD, medical director of the Ruth and Harry Roman Emergency Department at Cedars-Sinai, about heat-related injuries after a 16-year-old basketball player died in Georgia while at a conditioning pr...
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August
27,
2019
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association recently published an editorial written by two Cedars-Sinai doctors, Bruce Gewertz, MD, and Michael Nurok, MD, PhD, urging health system leaders to change the method that is widely used to measure...
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August
18,
2019
| 05:46 PM America/Los_Angeles
NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt recently interviewed Sam Torbati, MD, medical director of the Ruth and Harry Roman Emergency Department at Cedars-Sinai for a report on the rising rates of electric scooter-related injuries and deaths.  – and the gro...
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August
16,
2019
| 11:36 PM America/Los_Angeles
Noel Bairey Merz, MD, director of the Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Center in the Smidt Heart Institute, was recently featured in a new documentary, A Typical Heart, which explores the deadly disparities between men and women who have heart disease....
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August
13,
2019
| 03:15 PM America/Los_Angeles
TV and podcast host Maria Menounos has spent much of her career featuring news and events happening in the lives of other people. But in a recent episode of her podcast, Better Together with Maria Menounos, she opened up about being diagnosed with a ...
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August
07,
2019
| 06:15 PM America/Los_Angeles
Zab Mosenifar, MD, professor and executive vice chair in the Department of Medicine at Cedars-Sinai, was recently interviewed by longtime BBC correspondent Peter Bowes for his 100th episode of the Live Long and Master Aging podcast. The nearly one...
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August
04,
2019
| 04:15 PM America/Los_Angeles
89.3 WFPL radio news in Louisville, Kentucky, recently covered a story about a local medical center, Jewish Hospital, that announced it was suspending its heart transplant program. The implications for patients in the Louisville community and state o...
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August
03,
2019
| 03:33 PM America/Los_Angeles
With a new school year quickly approaching, L.A. Parent magazine recently interviewed Suzanne Silverstein, MA, APR, founding director of the Cedars-Sinai Psychological Trauma Center and the Share & Care program, about how to help kids open up about s...
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July
25,
2019
| 09:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Recently, all 29 of the Rams Rookies visited Cedars-Sinai – the team's official health partner – bringing joy and hope to patients, their families and staff members by signing autographs, posing for photographs and giving out rally towels. The room-b...
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July
24,
2019
| 11:18 PM America/Los_Angeles
Spectrum News1 recently covered the COACH for Kids Medical Mobile Unit on its visit to south Los Angeles, where Cedars-Sinai health professionals provided free healthcare services to underserved families. Viewers joined Monique Betters and her dau...
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July
17,
2019
| 04:28 PM America/Los_Angeles
Parentology, an online website designed for parenting in the digital age, recently interviewed Rebecca Hedrick, MD, a psychiatrist at Cedars-Sinai in the Department of Psychiatry and Neurosciences, about how social media can affect children's mental ...
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July
14,
2019
| 07:20 PM America/Los_Angeles
Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News recently interviewed Maurice Garcia, MD, director of the Cedars-Sinai Transgender Surgery and Health Program, which offers individualized treatment for patients seeking transition-related healthcare. As the articl...
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July
11,
2019
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
The New York Times recently interviewed Molly C. Easterlin, MD, about a study she led, which found that participating in team sports during childhood was associated with better mental health outcomes for adults who had experienced trauma as adolescen...
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July
09,
2019
| 04:44 PM America/Los_Angeles
Everyday Health recently interviewed Nitin Kapur, MD, MPH, a primary care physician in the Cedars-Sinai Medical Network, about how to protect yourself from seven of the most common summer health hazards. Kapur also shares symptoms to look out for and...
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July
03,
2019
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
MD Magazine recently published a video and a transcript from an interview featuring a team of experts on Irritable Bowel Syndrome, or IBS. The panel interview, Expert Perspectives on Diagnosis and Treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome, was moderated ...
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July
02,
2019
| 04:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
The Science Times recently featured a research study published by a team of Cedars-Sinai scientists, led by Clive Svendsen, PhD, director of the Cedars-Sinai Board of Governors Regenerative Medicine Institute. The study, published in the journal C...
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June
19,
2019
| 03:30 PM America/Los_Angeles
The Hollywood Reporter recently published a guest column co-written by Rebecca Hedrick, MD, a psychiatrist at Cedars-Sinai, and Brian Yorkey, creator and executive producer for the popular Netflix series13 Reasons Why, based on the best-selling novel...
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June
15,
2019
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Spectrum News 1 recently featured Cedars-Sinai volunteer Patricia Magicia Marquis, who prescribes a dose of magic to surprise and delight patients admitted to the medical center.  Marquis is one of three volunteers at Cedars-Sinai who perform magi...
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June
12,
2019
| 08:28 PM America/Los_Angeles
Healthline recently interviewed John Jenrette, MD, executive vice president of the Cedars-Sinai Medical Network, about a new British study suggesting that many doctors, nurses and other healthcare providers do not know, or aren’t interested in, ratin...
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June
08,
2019
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
The Curbsiders podcasters recently interviewed Noel Bairey Merz, MD, director of the Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Center in the Smidt Heart Institute, about rethinking the paradigm of coronary artery disease in women. The Curbsiders team consist...
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June
06,
2019
| 07:05 PM America/Los_Angeles
Teaching hospitals serve their communities in essential ways, but their financial health and overall effectiveness could be challenged by new healthcare payment policies, three Cedars-Sinai leaders write in a recent article published by NEJM Catalyst...
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June
01,
2019
| 08:13 PM America/Los_Angeles
MDLinx recently interviewed Joel Geiderman, MD, FACEP, professor and co-chairman of Emergency Medicine at Cedars-Sinai, about a recently published article addressing the ethical and practical considerations of medical requests from friends and family...
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May
30,
2019
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Spectrum News 1 recently featured the Cedars-Sinai Women's Guild Simulation Center for Advanced Clinical Skills and a day of simulated surgical experience for 40 students from Los Angeles' Orthopaedic Hospital Medical Magnet High School. After hig...
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May
29,
2019
| 07:23 PM America/Los_Angeles
The Washington Post recently interviewed Bobbie Rimel, MD, a gynecologic oncologist at Cedars-Sinai Cancer, about ovarian cancer and what women need to know about the often fatal disease.  The article by Sarah Elizabeth Richards points out that ov...
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May
25,
2019
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
NBC’s Today Show correspondent Maria Shriver recently interviewed Chrisandra Shufelt, MD, director of the Women's Hormone and Menopause Program in the Cedars-Sinai Smidt Heart Institute's Barbra Streisand Women's Heart Center, about an eye-opening ne...
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