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2022
August
18,
2022
| 06:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
For the past two-plus years, the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted children’s education and frustrated parents. Today, with the back-to-school season in full swing, Suzanne Silverstein, MA, ART, founding director of Cedars-Sinai Share & Care, and Rose ...
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July
07,
2022
| 09:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Investigators at Cedars-Sinai have proposed a theory for how SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, infects the body. Their hypothesis, published in Frontiers in Immunology, could explain why some people still have symptoms long after the initia...
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July
07,
2022
| 07:10 AM America/Los_Angeles
A Cedars-Sinai physician-scientist who has made seminal discoveries related to a syndrome that some children develop after becoming sick with COVID-19 is the winner of this year's Cedars-Sinai Prize for Research in Scientific Medicine (PRISM).Moshe A...
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June
30,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
The first rule of sun safety is to start young."When it comes to kids and sun-safety habits, it’s essential to start early and to model the behaviors we want our children to use throughout life," said Tracy Zaslow, MD, pediatric sports medicine speci...
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June
22,
2022
| 07:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
For many families with young children, the moment they have been waiting for has finally arrived: The U.S. Food and  Drug Administration (FDA) has authorized emergency use of two COVID-19 vaccines made by Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech for children 6 mo...
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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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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
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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