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2021
October
26,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
California’s attorney general recently approved signature gathering for a proposed ballot initiative that seeks to decriminalize psilocybin, the active ingredient in so-called “magic mushrooms,” and to authorize research into the medical use of the c...
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October
21,
2021
| 06:05 AM America/Los_Angeles
Worldwide, more than 328 million working women are in or entering menopause, coping with symptoms that can cause professional setbacks and job loss and create financial instability. At the same time, women of all ages are more likely than men to suff...
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October
20,
2021
| 06:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
One year ago, 12-year-old Lalia Susini arrived at Cedars-Sinai's Ruth and Harry Roman Emergency Department with a traumatic brain injury and complete paralysis on the left side of her body.Within moments, the preteen went from rising child actress an...
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October
14,
2021
| 06:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
With children back in school, doctors expect the flu to make a comeback as well.In 2020, when children stayed home and attended online classes, practiced social distancing and masked up, the flu appeared to take a year off. But experts like Santhosh ...
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October
08,
2021
| 07:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai is taking a firm stance on vaccinations, releasing a multimedia campaign in support of COVID-19 vaccines and the scientists who developed them.The campaign, which includes eight weeks of radio advertisements, along with social media post...
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October
06,
2021
| 05:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
Smidt Heart Institute researchers have found that taking high doses of fish oil supplements—specifically one gram or more per day—may increase the risk of developing atrial fibrillation, an abnormal heart rhythm disturbance with potentially serious c...
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October
05,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
The flu seemed to vanish in 2020 as safety measures meant to stop the spread of COVID-19 also worked against the influenza virus. But with some precautions lifted amid widespread vaccination, what will it mean for this year's flu season?"We did not s...
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September
21,
2021
| 08:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
After reviewing national data from nearly 160,000 patients, Cedars-Sinai researchers found that transcatheter aortic valve replacement, or TAVR, could be a favorable option for some low-risk patients with bicuspid aortic stenosis. The findings were p...
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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
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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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
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
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
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
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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July
26,
2021
| 06:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
A new look at data from a landmark Cedars-Sinai study of health interventions in Black barbershops, and a new study that looks at barbershop patrons' virtual visits with pharmacists, have added to the evidence that convenient, community-based health ...
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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
13,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Kim Ryberg, 33, remembers the first time she fainted at age 13. Over the next two decades, Ryberg experienced life-altering symptoms like regular fainting spells, extreme vertigo and excessive hot and cold flashes. Her symptoms diminished her quality...
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July
09,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Anita Girard, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, has been named the chief nursing officer for Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.In her new role, Girard will expand upon the work she began as the medical center's vice president of nursing by further developing and maintainin...
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June
28,
2021
| 06:02 AM America/Los_Angeles
Patients with earlier-stage bladder cancer have a new surgical option to remove tumors. The procedure may improve staging accuracy, lower the risk of recurrence and reduce the rate of complications, according to a leading Cedars-Sinai urologic oncolo...
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June
23,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai has been awarded $11.99 million by California's stem cell agency to launch a clinical trial testing a potential gene and stem cell therapy for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease, is a progressive neurodegene...
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June
21,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Nurses aren’t just heroes at the bedside. Some have a lasting impact long after a patient goes home. Consider orthopaedic nurse Sandra (Sandy) Nahom—and the young amputee patient she helped inspire after a tragic accident.That patient, 19-year-old Co...
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June
18,
2021
| 07:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
One week after the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Aducanumab, a first-of-its-kind treatment for Alzheimer’s disease, Cedars-Sinai memory experts weighed in on what patients and caregivers should know about the controversial drug.Aducanum...
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June
14,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai architects have a rare opportunity to build a hospital from scratch, and they want to get it right.So instead of relying only on models, drawings or photos to guide the design of the new nine-story Cedars-Sinai Marina del Rey Hospital, t...
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