Cedars-Sinai Newsroom (Primary Care)

2019
December
04,
2019
| 03:15 PM America/Los_Angeles
To better serve the coastal communities, Cedars-Sinai has expanded its offices at 1919 Santa Monica Blvd. in Santa Monica. Already home to an established gastroenterology practice, patients can now also find specialists in primary care, oncology, neu...
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November
16,
2019
| 03:09 PM America/Los_Angeles
CNBC recently interviewed Michael Ben-Aderet, MD, associate medical director of Hospital Epidemiology at Cedars-Sinai, about what people need to know ahead of this year’s flu season. Although flu season is only one month in, CNBC reports there hav...
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November
14,
2019
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
The Los Angeles Times recently interviewed Maya Benitez, MD, a family medicine physician with Cedars-Sinai Medical Group in Culver City, about hangovers and how to alleviate some of their common side effects. Hangovers, Benitez says, are commonly ...
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October
21,
2019
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Runners World recently interviewed Joshua Scott, MD, a primary care sports medicine physician at the Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute, about the pros and cons of the flu shot for marathon and competitive runners. “The flu is a virus, and it can ...
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October
16,
2019
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
October may mean pumpkins and goblins to many, but to healthcare providers, October signifies the start of flu season. While the flu doesn't usually peak until December thru February, experts say now is the time to get a flu shot. "A flu shot is t...
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October
01,
2019
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
As California prepares for flu season, which typically arrives in California from the East Coast in early October, Cedars-Sinai physicians are urging their patients to visit one of their several walk-in flu clinics, or to make an appointment directly...
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July
09,
2019
| 04:44 PM America/Los_Angeles
Everyday Health recently interviewed Nitin Kapur, MD, MPH, a primary care physician in the Cedars-Sinai Medical Network, about how to protect yourself from seven of the most common summer health hazards. Kapur also shares symptoms to look out for and...
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June
12,
2019
| 08:28 PM America/Los_Angeles
Healthline recently interviewed John Jenrette, MD, executive vice president of the Cedars-Sinai Medical Network, about a new British study suggesting that many doctors, nurses and other healthcare providers do not know, or aren’t interested in, ratin...
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May
06,
2019
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Nothing can ruin foreign travel like a nasty virus. A small bug bite or even a sip of water can lead to a serious illness and wreck a long-planned vacation. But with a little planning and preparation, it's easy to protect your health—and your itin...
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February
14,
2019
| 08:53 PM America/Los_Angeles
Runner’s World recently interviewed Victoria Kang, DO, a family medicine physician at Cedars-Sinai’s Playa Vista office, about five symptoms that might indicate you’re not getting enough calcium. Calcium, as Kang explains, is important to keep your b...
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January
28,
2019
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
To better serve the coastal communities, Cedars-Sinai is expanding its offices at 1919 Santa Monica Blvd., adding a variety of services, including the health system’s first primary care practice in Santa Monica. Already home to an established gastroe...
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January
03,
2019
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
For many of us, another new year means another list of New Year's resolutions. But before you pledge to lose 20 pounds and run a marathon, wouldn't it be nice to know which changes could have the biggest impact on your health and wellbeing? "We're...
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2018
June
07,
2018
| 03:01 PM America/Los_Angeles
As cities across the nation celebrate Pride Month, Cedars-Sinai physicians and administrators are working to expand and enhance the health system's comprehensive healthcare services for transgender patients. In addition to becoming one of only two...
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2017
November
08,
2017
| 09:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
To serve the growing Silicon Beach community and nearby Westside areas, Cedars-Sinai has opened new outpatient services in Playa Vista, offering urgent care and primary care, with pediatrics coming this month and OB/GYN following soon. "The new of...
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