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2022
September
20,
2022
| 07:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
As the COVID-19 pandemic eases, many people are going back: back to work, back to school, back to normal lives.But one group that hasn’t gone back is the volunteers. Across the U.S., volunteer activity remains low, even as charitable giving has rebou...
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September
12,
2022
| 10:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Three-quarters of people prefer to do a fecal immunochemical test (FIT) rather than a colonoscopy for their regular colorectal cancer screening, according to a new Cedars-Sinai study.Unlike colonoscopies, FIT doesn’t require lengthy preparation, diet...
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August
30,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai Cancer investigators have created a blood test that uses a technology made commonly available during the COVID-19 pandemic to detect the most common form of liver cancer—at an early enough stage that cure is possible. Their work was publ...
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August
22,
2022
| 11:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
Researchers in the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai are one step closer to identifying patients at highest risk for developing sudden cardiac death—an electrical malfunction in the heart that causes it to stop beating.To identify those at highes...
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August
17,
2022
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
The majority of people who were likely infected with the Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, didn’t know they had the virus, according to a new study from Cedars-Sinai investigators. The findings are published in JAMA Netwo...
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August
10,
2022
| 17:07 PM America/Los_Angeles
Eleven-year-old Ayden Dzuben settled into a bright yellow room at Cedars-Sinai Guerin Children's this week, the first patient to enter the new pediatric inpatient facility after years of planning."Oh my gosh, I like this a lot," said Ayden, who was b...
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August
02,
2022
| 10:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai has been named the #2 hospital in the nation and #1 in California in U.S. News & World Report’s "Best Hospitals 2022-23" rankings.  The U.S. News rankings are based on patient outcomes, patient experience, technology, reputation (accordi...
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August
01,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
When Arnold Paul was born at Kaspare Cohn Hospital in 1924, no one knew a family tradition was starting.The newborn Arnold was a first-generation American, born to Russian Jewish immigrants who had settled in the Boyle Heights neighborhood of Los Ang...
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July
11,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Ever since Corey Walker, MD, became a spine surgeon, the traditional measure of success focused on how well a patient was able to walk, bend or move after spine surgery. Now, with the help of artificial intelligence, Walker is measuring success diffe...
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June
28,
2022
| 10:05 AM America/Los_Angeles
After two and a half years of living through the COVID-19 pandemic, the upcoming long weekend can feel like a respite from the constant stress, says Itai Danovitch, MD, MBA, chair of Cedars-Sinai’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience...
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June
21,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center again has earned a five-star hospital rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)—the highest distinction from the federal agency. This is the fifth year in a row that the academic medical center has b...
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June
16,
2022
| 06:07 AM America/Los_Angeles
Experts from the Cedars-Sinai Comprehensive Stroke Center are urging stroke patients not to stop taking daily low-dose aspirin without consulting their doctors. Confusion over a recent U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation has caused som...
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June
15,
2022
| 12:12 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai has opened new offices offering urgent care for adults and children, primary care and OB-GYN care in one convenient, new building in the heart of Los Feliz. The modern, 10,000-square-foot space is Cedars-Sinai’s first location serving co...
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June
14,
2022
| 06:05 AM America/Los_Angeles
Inside the new, 23,000-square-foot Guerin Children’s, walls are painted in cheerful yellows, greens and blues. Artificial skylights are timed to brighten and darken as the sun rises and sets. Interactive-art installations feature whimsical characters...
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June
13,
2022
| 06:10 AM America/Los_Angeles
While many 21-year-olds celebrate their coming of age in bars and nightclubs, Andrew Solis is celebrating freedom by finally going home—equipped with a new heart and liver—after nearly eight months at Cedars-Sinai. “Before my heart and liver transpla...
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June
08,
2022
| 08:58 AM America/Los_Angeles
Investigators from the Women’s Guild Lung Institute at Cedars-Sinai have discovered that zinc, a common mineral, may reverse lung damage and improve survival for patients with a deadly age-related condition known as idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF...
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June
06,
2022
| 06:06 AM America/Los_Angeles
Recently, Michael Wulfe, who is 61 and lives in West Hollywood, was on the phone with his sister, Stephanie Wulfe, in Dallas. They talk at least once a day, but that day, something wasn’t right. “I was talking, and then I didn’t have the words,” Wulf...
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June
03,
2022
| 11:15 AM America/Los_Angeles
Results of a Phase II clinical trial led by Cedars-Sinai Cancer investigators indicate that an immunotherapy drug combination could extend the lives of those diagnosed with advanced non-small cell lung cancer, one of the most common forms of lung can...
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June
01,
2022
| 06:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
Like a lot of young children, from the time she was a year old, Cassidy Clapp was plagued by one ear infection after another.Usually, an ear infection diagnosis meant Cassidy would undergo a round of antibiotics. But when her Orange County pediatrici...
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May
16,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Deaths involving alcohol use disorder increased dramatically during the pandemic, according to a new study by Cedars-Sinai investigators. The study also found that young adults 25 to 44 years old experienced the steepest upward trend in alcohol use d...
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May
08,
2022
| 19:15 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is focused on providing the highest quality healthcare to patients in our community and around the world, resulting in honors and recognition from every corner of healthcare. “Behind every Cedars-Sinai honor is a dedicated...
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May
05,
2022
| 11:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Researchers from Cedars-Sinai's Center for Neural Science and Medicine and Department of Neurosurgery have uncovered how signals from a group of neurons in the brain's frontal lobe simultaneously give humans the flexibility to learn new tasks—and the...
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May
04,
2022
| 06:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Nurse education is the key to successfully screening women for postpartum depression, which affects some 15% of mothers, according to a new quality improvement (QI) study from Cedars-Sinai.“Training that helped nurses get comfortable with the topic o...
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April
26,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
An artificial intelligence (AI) tool developed by Cedars-Sinai investigators accurately predicted who would develop pancreatic cancer based on what their CT scan images looked like years prior to being diagnosed with the disease. The findings, which ...
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April
25,
2022
| 07:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
To commemorate a new art exhibit at Cedars-Sinai, Robert C. Davidson, Jr., vice chair of the Smithsonian Art Museum, will lead an April 27 virtual panel discussion called Open Doors: A Conversation on the Healing Power of Diversity in Art. Panelists ...
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April
15,
2022
| 12:38 PM America/Los_Angeles
Already pioneers in regenerative medicine, scientists at Cedars-Sinai are launching their expertise into space to see if they can elevate the next generation of stem cell and gene therapies by harnessing the near-zero gravity conditions of spacefligh...
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April
14,
2022
| 06:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
Pregnant women continue to have reservations about getting vaccinated against COVID-19 despite research indicating the safety of the vaccines and the protection they may offer their unborn children.A recent study by the Centers for Disease Control an...
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April
13,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Like many collegiate athletes, Dahlia Fink, 18, was introduced to sports at a young age.  "When she was 4 years old, I took her to a baseball clinic at the park, and that was when she first started playing," said Dahlia's father, Christopher Fink. "I...
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April
08,
2022
| 07:15 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai has won national recognition again as an LGBTQ+ Healthcare Equality Leader.The designation was announced on March 28 by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, which began a benchmarking survey of healthcare facilities 15 years ago known a...
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April
04,
2022
| 07:02 AM America/Los_Angeles
Every Thursday, a panel of clinicians from Cedars-Sinai gathers on a video call to spend a full hour talking about a single patient. Each week, the patient is different, but all have one thing in common: No doctor has been able to figure out exactly ...
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