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2021
September
15,
2021
| 06:03 AM America/Los_Angeles
Irina Kofman earned her American Dream by defying the odds over and over again.Her unstoppable determination, coupled with enduring support from her family and her Cedars-Sinai medical team, has enabled Kofman, 35, to thrive despite a lifetime of dea...
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September
13,
2021
| 06:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
Masking, physical distancing and other measures employed to fight the COVID-19 pandemic virtually eliminated influenza during the 2020-2021 flu season. But Cedars-Sinai physicians say the flu is headed for a comeback and they urge everyone 6 months a...
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September
10,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
To offer a better patient experience, Cedars-Sinai is moving its Beverly Hills Urgent Care clinic to a modern, updated facility on Sept. 18. The new space—only six blocks from the current clinic—is in the same building as other Cedars-Sinai services,...
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September
09,
2021
| 06:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai Cancer and Tempus, a leader in artificial intelligence and precision medicine, are harnessing the power of big data and AI to design personalized cancer treatment options by creating virtual replicas of patients’ DNA, RNA, protein and ot...
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September
02,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
As the nation heads into the second Jewish High Holiday season during the COVID-19 pandemic, Cedars-Sinai Senior Rabbi and Director of Spiritual Care Jason Weiner, PhD, is thinking about renewal, a common theme during the holidays that call for repen...
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September
01,
2021
| 08:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai Cancer researchers have created a new system for classifying melanoma when the disease has spread to the lymph nodes. This system may offer a better tool for predicting patients' outcomes and determining their treatment needs. The study ...
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August
31,
2021
| 06:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
It has been almost 20 years since Oluwaseun “Seun” Omofoye, MD, a Nigerian native who moved to the United States at 16, embarked on his quest to become a neurosurgeon. Now, after completing his final year of fellowship training at Cedars-Sinai, the 3...
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August
30,
2021
| 06:02 AM America/Los_Angeles
Researchers from the Smidt Heart Institute suggest that, contrary to common belief, the risk of developing high blood pressure has more to do with genetics in women than in men. The effect of genes on hypertension risk, when compared to that of lifes...
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August
27,
2021
| 06:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
A rare but serious inflammatory condition that affects children who contract COVID-19 produces a distinctive pattern of biomarkers that may help physicians predict disease severity and also aid researchers in developing new treatments, according to a...
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August
26,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
As the delta variant surges across Los Angeles and the U.S., prominent civic leaders came together in a recent Cedars-Sinai virtual town hall and issued an urgent call to unvaccinated members of Latinx communities: Get immunized as soon as possible t...
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August
25,
2021
| 06:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
Fertility and pregnancy were often stressful topics even before the COVID-19 pandemic began, but now, many who are pregnant or hoping to become pregnant have questions about how to protect themselves from the virus while keeping their reproductive go...
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August
24,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai Cancer researchers have discovered that intestinal microorganisms help regulate anti-tumor immune responses to radiation treatments, and that fungi and bacteria have opposing effects on those responses. The study, conducted in laboratory...
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August
23,
2021
| 11:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
A study from the Smidt Heart Institute and the Interagency Registry for Mechanically Assisted Circulatory Support (INTERMACS) that reviewed national data on more than 24,000 patients who had mechanical pumps implanted to treat advanced heart failure ...
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August
20,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Charles R. Kleeman, MD, director and chair of the first combined Division of Medicine of Cedars of Lebanon and Mount Sinai Hospital, died Sunday, Aug. 15. He was 97.A globally recognized authority on kidney and metabolic diseases, Kleeman was appoint...
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August
19,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
What is it like for healthcare professionals to face yet another COVID-19 surge, when many of their sickest patients are unvaccinated against the virus that causes COVID-19? The Cedars-Sinai Newsroom team reached out to some of our #HealthcareHeroes ...
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August
18,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai investigators have identified a subtype of cancer cells that could help predict how bladder cancers respond to certain therapies. Their findings likely will guide physicians toward the most effective treatment for patients with that canc...
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August
17,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai has significantly increased its financial support for programs serving vulnerable communities across the Los Angeles region, providing $30 million in grants during the last fiscal year to nearly 200 organizations that address access to c...
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August
12,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
With kids heading back to school later this month—many attending in-person classes for the first time in more than a year—students and parents may be feeling anxious. After a year of virtual learning, children might be unprepared to return, physicall...
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August
11,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Common life challenges such as crowded living conditions, lack of food and financial stress often contribute to poor health outcomes but are overlooked until a patient lands in a doctor’s office or an emergency room. To help patients and others in th...
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August
10,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
This spring, anesthesiologist Jennifer Cutler, MD, was looking forward to a weekend relaxing with her husband and two teenaged children when she got the call – she was urgently needed to oversee anesthesiology for not one, but two, liver transplants ...
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August
06,
2021
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
ACE inhibitors, a type of medication taken daily by millions of Americans to treat hypertension, diabetic kidney disease and heart failure, could increase patents' risk of infection under certain conditions, preliminary research from Cedars-Sinai sug...
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August
05,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Last week Patsi Saoud, RN, took off her scrubs for the last time and retired after 50 years on the job at Cedars-Sinai.In 1971, Saoud moved from New York to California to join Cedars of Lebanon, which would merge with Mount Sinai to become Cedars-Sin...
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August
04,
2021
| 11:11 AM America/Los_Angeles
The affiliation between Huntington Hospital and Cedars-Sinai Health System became official today, with the completion of the appropriate regulatory approvals. The affiliation will strengthen Huntington’s long-term commitment to providing affordable, ...
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August
04,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
In an emotional new series of videos, Black medical professionals plead for viewers to get a COVID-19 vaccine.The videos, along with an animated video explaining how the COVID-19 vaccine works in the human body, are part of a new Cedars-Sinai health ...
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August
03,
2021
| 08:03 AM America/Los_Angeles
Researchers from Cedars-Sinai and UCLA have developed a new way to detect a potentially life-threatening condition that can occur during pregnancy.The condition, placenta accreta spectrum disorder, occurs when the placenta grows too deeply into the u...
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August
03,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai researchers have identified a set of brain cells that, when affected by epilepsy, cause memory impairment in patients with a particular type of the disorder called temporal lobe epilepsy (TLE).The discovery could offer a way to measure t...
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August
02,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
As COVID-19 cases spike in Los Angeles and throughout the Golden State, driven by the spread of the delta variant among unvaccinated residents, there may be a small sign of hope: More people are finally getting their shot.California saw total number ...
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July
29,
2021
| 08:05 AM America/Los_Angeles
In the first prospective study of its kind, researchers in the Center for Cardiac Arrest Prevention at the Smidt Heart Institute evaluated sudden cardiac arrest in a Southern California community that included Latinx and Asian American residents. The...
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July
28,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Even though she has asthma, putting her at higher risk for severe complications from COVID-19, Angela Reeves-Flores, 33, waited until a week ago to get vaccinated.She delayed because she had been working from home and wasn't going out too much, she s...
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July
26,
2021
| 21:01 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai once again has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best hospitals in the nation. The medical center ranked #6 nationally in the magazine's "Best Hospitals 2021-22" analysis, exceeding its rank from last year among a...
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