Cedars-Sinai Newsroom (Coverage)

2019
March
18,
2019
Park Labrea News and Beverly Press recently covered Cedars-Sinai’s annual Brainworks event, a day-long program of unique scientific and medical learning experiences for middle school students that is led by Keith Black, MD, chair of Cedars-Sinai's De...
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March
15,
2019
Gluten-Free Living magazine recently interviewed Kelly Issokson, MS, RD, CNSC, a registered dietician in the Nutrition and Integrative Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) program at Cedars-Sinai, about the connection between gluten, Crohn’s Disease and ...
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March
13,
2019
U.S. News and World Report recently interviewed Mark Faries, MD, co-director of the melanoma program and head of surgical oncology at The Angeles Clinic and Research Institute, an affiliate of Cedars-Sinai, about recent treatment advances, including ...
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March
12,
2019
United Press International (UPI), a leading provider of news, photos and information to readers around the world, recently wrote about a recent study co-authored by Helen Goodridge, PhD, associate professor of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at Ceda...
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March
11,
2019
L.A. Parent recently interviewed Michelle Kittleson, MD, PhD, a cardiologist at the Smidt Heart Institute and a mother of three boys, about heart-healthy habits that parents should adopt for their children today to set them up for a healthier future....
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March
08,
2019
HealthCentral recently interviewed Samuel Klempner, MD, a gastrointestinal oncologist at The Angeles Clinic and Research Institute, a Cedars-Sinai affiliate, and assistant professor of medicine at Cedars-Sinai, about colon cancer treatment options. ...
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March
07,
2019
Modern Healthcare recently featured an article about the Cedars-Sinai Accelerator and one of its newest successes with Aiva, the world's first patient-centered voice assistant  platform for hospitals. As the article explains, it wasn't too long ag...
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March
06,
2019
London-based DailyMail.com, which claims more than 12 million daily unique visitors, and ScienceDaily, a widely read online source for research news, recently wrote about a Cedars-Sinai study that linked a common skin fungus to the intestinal disorde...
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March
05,
2019
mHealthIntelligence recently interviewed Timothy Daskivich, MD, director of Health Services Research for the Cedars-Sinai Department of Surgery, about a new program – based on data from a recent study – that encourages and measures daily exercise aft...
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March
04,
2019
Our Health California recently interviewed Olena Svetlov, RN, CNS, about her journey from earning her PhD and working as a government translator in Ukraine, her native country, to immigrating to the United Sates with just $300 dollars to her name. To...
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March
01,
2019
The Cancer Letter, an independent weekly newsletter providing information on development of cancer therapies and cancer research funding, recently interviewed André Rogatko, PhD, director of the Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Research Center at Ced...
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February
28,
2019
The Jewish Journal’s Debra L. Eckerling recently interviewed Janet Wei, MD, a cardiologist in the Smidt Heart Institute’s Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Center, about women’s heart health. As the article explains, Wei and her colleagues are focuse...
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February
28,
2019
CBS News recently interviewed Evan Zahn, MD, director of the Guerin Family Congenital Heart Program in the Smidt Heart Institute, about a device recently approved by the FDA that is used to treat babies born with patent ductus arteriosus (PDA), the m...
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February
14,
2019
Runner’s World recently interviewed Victoria Kang, DO, a family medicine physician at Cedars-Sinai’s Playa Vista office, about five symptoms that might indicate you’re not getting enough calcium. Calcium, as Kang explains, is important to keep your b...
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February
06,
2019
FOX Sports West recently followed L.A. Clippers star Patrick Beverley when he visited patients at Cedars-Sinai. The 6’1” point guard proved to be a fan favorite with nurses and other healthcare professionals because of the gracious way he interact...
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February
05,
2019
Reporter Nick Wilson from The Tribune in San Luis Obispo, California, recently interviewed Cedars-Sinai postdoctoral fellow Samuel Sances, PhD, about the dramatic diving accident that inspired Sances to enter medical research. In a front-page story, ...
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January
31,
2019
Los Angeles Times Sports Reporter Dylan Hernandez recently interviewed Neal S. ElAttrache, MD, a renowned orthopaedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist at Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute. As the head team physician for the Los Angeles Rams, E...
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January
25,
2019
CNN recently interviewed Sumeet Chugh, MD, professor of medicine and associate director of the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai, about how the most common time to experience sudden cardiac arrest could be changing. "The dogma -- in fact, this...
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January
21,
2019
The Los Angeles Times recently interviewed Cedars-Sinai patient Robert Hill, PhD, about his journey from heart failure to health. The journey culminated in Hill representing Cedars-Sinai’s Comprehensive Transplant Center on the 2019 Donate Life float...
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January
15,
2019
CNN.com recently interviewed C. Adair Blyler, PharmD, CHC, a clinical pharmacist in the Smidt Heart Institute, about how barbershops are helping to lower blood pressure in African-American men. The CNN.com article was based on new 12-month data pu...
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January
09,
2019
Scientific American recently interviewed Noel Bairey Merz, MD, director of the Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Center in the Smidt Heart Institute, on heart disease and how many women have different symptoms than men. That’s why Bairey Merz believes f...
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January
08,
2019
CNN.com interviewed Dan Theodorescu, MD, PhD, director of Cedars-Sinai Cancer for a Jan. 8 story about the steady drop in the rate of people dying from cancer in the U.S. The decline in cancer deaths—a whopping 27 percent—has occurred over more than ...
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January
04,
2019
News website BottomLineInc.com recently interviewed Cedars-Sinai urologist and surgeon, Jennifer Anger, MD, MPH, about drugs for treating sexual dysfunction in women. Given all the hype around the “female Viagra,” are these treatments worth trying? ...
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2018
December
17,
2018
Spectrum News 1 reporter Sarah Pilla recently interviewed Antoine Hage, MD, about Eric Grace, a Cedars-Sinai Smidt Heart Institute patient awaiting a heart and kidney transplant. As Hage explained to Spectrum News 1, the kidney and heart Grace nee...
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December
06,
2018
The BBC radio program More or Less recently interviewed Noel Bairey Merz, MD, director of the Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Center in the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai, on the difference between men and women when it comes to heart attacks. ...
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November
13,
2018
WebMD’s Kathy Doheny recently interviewed Jon Kobashigawa, MD, director of the Heart Transplant Program at the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai, on the pros and cons of receiving an organ from an “increased risk” donor. Many patients in need ...
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November
06,
2018
ABC 7 Eyewitness News recently attended the birthday celebration for Charles Selarz, a Cedars-Sinai volunteer who turned 100 years old this month. Selarz is a Holocaust survivor who cheated death many times, enduring brutality at three concentrati...
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October
31,
2018
Robb Report journalist Lisa Sweetingham recently interviewed a Smidt Heart Institute cardiologist and one of her patients about why women with heart disease often face problems getting properly diagnosed and treated. Many studies have shown that wome...
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October
26,
2018
NBC Newschannel recently interviewed Shervin Rabizadeh, MD, director of the Pediatric Inflammatory Disease Program at Cedars-Sinai, and one of his pediatric IBD patients about the growing number of children being diagnosed with Inflammatory Bowel Dis...
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October
09,
2018
The Wall Street Journal reporter Lucette Lagnado recently covered a story 40 years in the making: The saga of a group of six best friends – all nurses from the Philippines who came to America together four decades ago. They are still together and clo...
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