Articles tagged with 'Pediatrics' | Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Cedars-Sinai Newsroom (Pediatrics)

2022
April
28,
2022
| 06:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
With the goal of bettering nutrition for the smallest babies, Cedars-Sinai neonatologist helped lead a collaborative quality improvement project of 22 California Neonatal Intensive Care Units targeting reducing malnutrition in preterm babies.The 18-m...
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April
21,
2022
| 07:50 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai physicians will be presenting in person new research and participating in panel discussions during the Pediatric Academic Societies meeting in Denver April 21-25.Kurlen Payton, MD, interim director of the Cedars-Sinai Neonatal Intensive ...
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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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March
11,
2022
| 06:12 AM America/Los_Angeles
Huntington Hospital affiliated-physician John Rodarte, MD, traveled to Ukraine this week on a humanitarian mission to rescue two dozen special needs orphans from the war-torn country.Rodarte has teamed up with a global group of volunteers for the mis...
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March
10,
2022
| 15:32 PM America/Los_Angeles
A cell therapy developed by the executive director of the Smidt Heart Institute stabilizes weakened muscles–including the heart muscle–in Duchenne muscular dystrophy patients, a new study published in the international peer-reviewed journal The Lance...
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2021
December
24,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
As we approach the two-year mark of battling COVID-19, Cedars-Sinai 's Newsroom Team aims to brighten the holiday season with stories about our patients, our caregivers and their medical triumphs. Click here to read the collection. Happy Holidays to ...
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December
17,
2021
| 07:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai has named Ophir Klein, MD, PhD, an internationally recognized innovator in pediatrics and genetics, as the inaugural executive director of Cedars-Sinai Guerin Children's and the David and Meredith Kaplan Distinguished Chair in Children's...
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December
16,
2021
| 07:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Propelled by a historic $100 million gift, Cedars-Sinai is advancing an ambitious vision for children's healthcare to fill a critical gap in care for young patients in Los Angeles and beyond.Cedars-Sinai Guerin Children's will provide a seamless cont...
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December
15,
2021
| 06:15 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai is gathering pediatricians, parents and community members to address important questions about vaccinating children 5-11 years old against COVID-19. The free virtual event, “The Open House: FAQs on COVID-19 Vaccines for Ages 5-11,” will ...
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November
18,
2021
| 06:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
A new application being used in the Cedars-Sinai Neonatal Intensive Care Unit is going a long way towards easing the anxiety of parents with newborns in the NICU.The application is linked to a camera called NICVIEW and is installed near the crib of e...
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November
12,
2021
| 06:02 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai physicians who have been on the front lines in the battle against COVID-19 in the community are also doing their part at home by getting their children vaccinated against the virus.Cedars-Sinai’s COVID-19 vaccine drive-thru opened to chi...
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November
08,
2021
| 06:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Children who have spent most of the COVID-19 pandemic at home and only recently resumed some in-person learning at school might not feel quite ready for the many gatherings with friends and family as the holiday season approaches. But while kids coul...
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November
04,
2021
| 06:57 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai's COVID-19 vaccine drive-thru is now open to children 5 and older, following the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorization and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendation that the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine i...
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October
29,
2021
| 06:49 AM America/Los_Angeles
Patients in the Cedars-Sinai Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), staff in the Pediatrics Department and dogs from the Barbara Cowen POOCH Volunteer Program are dressed up for a happy Halloween this year.The medical center's smallest patients continu...
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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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September
23,
2021
| 08:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Respiratory syncytial virus, commonly called RSV, usually affects very young children in the winter months. But this year, physicians are treating an unusual, out-of-season surge both in California and across the country."It is very strange to see th...
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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
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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July
22,
2021
| 06:05 AM America/Los_Angeles
Molly Neinstein took up gymnastics when she was just 7. Within a few years, she was climbing the ranks of competitive gymnastics and seemingly on a fast track to becoming nationally recognized.Then, a few years ago, the high school junior from Calaba...
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June
02,
2021
| 05:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai has opened a clinic for children and adolescents under age 18 who are questioning their gender or experiencing gender dysphoria—marked incongruence and distress between their true gender identity and biological sex. The clinic is run by ...
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May
19,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Following the newest Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines, Cedars-Sinai is now offering free Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines to adolescents 12–15 years old.And the timing is crucial, said pediatric infectious disease specialist Pri...
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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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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
05,
2021
| 11:34 AM America/Los_Angeles
The Smidt Heart Institute is expanding its expertise in pediatric and congenital heart disease care with the selection of Richard Kim, MD, as director of Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery and surgical director of the Guerin Family Congenital Hea...
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2020
October
30,
2020
| 06:55 AM America/Los_Angeles
It's a happy Halloween in the Cedars-Sinai Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, where the medical center's tiniest babies and their families are the stars of the festivities. In an annual tradition, parents of babies in the NICU were able to dress their inf...
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October
21,
2020
| 05:05 AM America/Los_Angeles
It's not what you would expect to see in a hospital neonatal intensive care unit, but these days, the Cedars-Sinai NICU, part of the Maxine Dunitz Children's Health Center, is filled with children's books and parents reading to their babies. "Babi...
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October
20,
2020
| 06:10 AM America/Los_Angeles
Halloween isn't going to be the same this year, but families can still have fun while reducing their risk of exposure to the virus that causes COVID-19 (coronavirus), says Priya Soni, MD, a Cedars-Sinai pediatric infectious disease specialist. "Th...
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October
05,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
James Miller just celebrated his third birthday, but his parents feel like they are the ones who got the gift. That's because six months ago, James was so sick that he underwent life-saving surgery at Cedars-Sinai and the future didn't look bright.So...
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September
29,
2020
| 06:35 AM America/Los_Angeles
A study from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Cedars-Sinai addresses a mystery first raised in March: Why do some people with COVID-19 develop severe inflammation? The research shows how the molecular structure and sequence of the ...
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