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2021
May
14,
2021
| 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—the highest distinction offered by the federal agency. It is the fourth year in a row that the academic medical center has be...
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May
14,
2021
| 05:45 AM America/Los_Angeles
Talk to anyone who knew Leland Chung, PhD, and you'll hear the same descriptions of the internationally renowned cancer scientist: warm, humble, gracious, brilliant, innovative.Chung, who served as director of the Urologic Oncology Research Program a...
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May
12,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
COACH for Kids® is hitting the road to help parents get their children caught up on their standard childhood vaccines.Throughout May, health professionals assigned to Cedars-Sinai's mobile medical unit will be dispensing free childhood vaccines at of...
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May
10,
2021
| 07:32 AM America/Los_Angeles
Robotic technology is becoming an increasingly common sight in operating rooms, giving surgical teams new tools that can speed up surgeries and improve patient outcomes.To help the next generation of surgeons improve their robotic surgical skills, Ce...
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May
07,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
This story has been updated as of May 7 at 12:05 p.m. PT. ...
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May
06,
2021
| 08:40 AM America/Los_Angeles
A team of researchers from UCLA, Cedars-Sinai and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation has developed a first-of-its-kind molecular catalog of cells in healthy lungs and the lungs of people with cystic fibrosis.The catalog, described today in the journal Na...
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May
05,
2021
| 06:46 AM America/Los_Angeles
Charlotte Guevarra, RN, says she would go through it all again. All the long shifts covered in hot personal protective equipment (PPE). All the nights she slept in her basement to protect her family from any possibility of catching the virus from her...
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May
04,
2021
| 09:02 AM America/Los_Angeles
The spring issue of Discoveries, Cedars-Sinai’s flagship magazine about research, is now available in print and online. The publication, which showcases medical research and discoveries and the myriad ways they benefit patients, publishes twice a yea...
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April
29,
2021
| 13:29 PM America/Los_Angeles
Two internationally prominent cancer experts from Cedars-Sinai and USC will train a new generation of investigators to propel scientific advances in cancer through a novel grant from the U.S. Department of Defense.Dan Theodorescu, MD, PhD, director o...
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April
28,
2021
| 04:59 AM America/Los_Angeles
To anyone else, it’s just a walk around the block. But for Frank Coburn, 57, and his wife, it’s a miracle.A miracle that resulted from Coburn becoming the first Southern Californian—and possibly first in the U.S.—to receive a minimally invasive doubl...
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April
27,
2021
| 14:09 PM America/Los_Angeles
In partnership with Martin Luther King Community Healthcare and Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Los Angeles, Cedars-Sinai is sponsoring a free, pop-up vaccine clinic every Wednesday in May.Anyone 18 or older can make an appointment online or just show up...
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April
26,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
With cosmetic procedures in high demand during the pandemic, Cedars-Sinai dermatologist Jasmine Onyeka Obioha, MD, has seen an unfortunate side effect: botched treatments for patients of color.When performed improperly, procedures such as chemical pe...
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April
22,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
In many ways 19-year-old, Brenna Kahlen is a typical teenager. She is living at home in Newport Beach, working and going to college. But unlike most of her peers, Brenna is a now a medical first.Brenna was born with a disease known as tuberous sclero...
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April
20,
2021
| 06:13 AM America/Los_Angeles
The Ruth and Harry Roman Emergency Department at Cedars-Sinai sees more than 85,000 patients each year. Among the first to greet those patients and their loved ones–even during the coronavirus pandemic–are Cedars-Sinai’s blue-coated volunteers, who a...
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April
19,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is the most common gastrointestinal disorder, affecting 10-15% of the world’s population. Approximately two-thirds of those who suffer from IBS are women. The disease can have mild forms or cause severe debilitation as ...
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April
16,
2021
| 06:35 AM America/Los_Angeles
Leading healthcare and faith leaders addressed key issues that are contributing to vaccine hesitancy in Black communities during a national online discussion this week, explaining that a lack of access to healthcare, concerns over vaccine safety, and...
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April
15,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Researchers have discovered a new way to transform the tissues surrounding prostate tumors to help the body's immune cells fight the cancer. The discovery, made in human and mouse cells and in laboratory mice, could lead to improvements in immunother...
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April
14,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
At just 8 years old, Benjamin Gordon’s life was flipped upside down when his father, Greg, was diagnosed with an aggressive type of brain cancer.Keith Black, MD, professor and chair of the Department of Neurosurgery at Cedars-Sinai, led the care team...
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April
13,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
When Maria Reynoso developed low-back pain, she thought it was not serious and would quickly go away. She was an active gym member who had recently retired after 33 years as a second-grade schoolteacher and was always available to help her aging pare...
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April
12,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, healthcare professionals around the globe had to quickly learn to stay safe while treating patients diagnosed with a highly contagious virus. At Cedars-Sinai, staff members had a secret weapon: the Special Pathogens Re...
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April
06,
2021
| 13:25 PM America/Los_Angeles
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought unprecedented innovation on the part of healthcare providers everywhere who rose to meet the challenges of the past year.And the next generation of healthcare innovations will be on display during the Cedars-Sinai Ac...
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April
05,
2021
| 11:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
New research from the Smidt Heart Institute shows that more patients—specifically those with medical risk factors or from underserved communities—opted into telehealth appointments for their cardiovascular care during the COVID-19 pandemic. The data ...
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April
01,
2021
| 13:19 PM America/Los_Angeles
A single dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for individuals who previously had COVID-19 generates an immunologic response similar to that of individuals receiving the two-dose recommended sequence, according to a Cedars-Sinai study published today b...
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April
01,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Dominic Emerson, MD, and Pedro Catarino, MD, both transplant surgeons with the Smidt Heart Institute, know how to be spontaneous. At any given moment, they can get the call that a donor heart or lungs are available, requiring them to quickly board a ...
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March
31,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
About #YearofCOVID One year has passed since stay-at-home orders went into effect across the U.S. and the COVID-19 pandemic changed our lives in profound ways. The novel coronavirus has infected hundreds of millions worldwide and killed millions, ...
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March
29,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Long-term, regular use of baby aspirin—at least 15 times per month—prior to a diagnosis of colorectal cancer (CRC) may reduce the risk of death from the disease by limiting the spread of cancerous tumors pre-diagnosis, according to a study led by Ced...
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March
26,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
COVID-19 swept into Southern California a year ago, a silent and forbidding foe that randomly upended the lives of patients young and old, hearty and frail, ready or not. Some survivors can recall every detail of their illnesses, while others say tha...
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March
24,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
In July 2020, the Cedars-Sinai Newsroom checked in with new residents as they were entering their careers in medicine to a world of unknowns in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic.Now, eight months later, first-year resident Maurice Turner, MD, said ...
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March
22,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
About #YearofCOVID One year has passed since stay-at-home orders went into effect across the U.S. and the COVID-19 pandemic changed our lives in profound ways. The novel coronavirus has infected more than 100 million worldwide and killed more than...
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March
19,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Yvette Camacho of Fontana, California is home with her newborn baby, Emery, and enjoying every moment, well aware that two months ago there was a strong possibility neither would live.An otherwise healthy 30-year-old, Camacho was 26 weeks pregnant wh...
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