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2020
March
30,
2020
| 07:10 PM America/Los_Angeles
Whether it's worrying about the health of a loved one, feeling stressed about job security or being restless after weeks of being cooped up in the house, the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic is taking a toll on nearly everyone's mental health. "The...
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March
27,
2020
| 01:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Even in the best of times, hundreds of thousands of Angelenos struggle to pay rent, put dinner on the table and take care of their health needs. Now, with COVID-19 (coronavirus) spreading across the Los Angeles region, Cedars-Sinai is stepping up ass...
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March
23,
2020
| 08:43 PM America/Los_Angeles
Health officials are urging the public to wash their hands to avoid getting sick or spreading COVID-19 (coronavirus) to others. Though it seems so simple, many people don't know how to do it effectively. "It's so important to frequently wash yo...
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March
19,
2020
| 10:26 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai is fully prepared to take care of all its patients during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, says Thomas M. Priselac, president and CEO. In a three-minute video address to the community and staff members, Priselac discusses Cedars-Sina...
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March
19,
2020
| 01:28 PM America/Los_Angeles
Although some people who come down with COVID-19 experience few or no symptoms, others may not be as resilient, especially if they have longstanding health issues. Cedars-Sinai experts say the following groups should take extra care in trying to a...
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March
12,
2020
| 02:05 PM America/Los_Angeles
Every day, there are news stories about climate change and our planet. Science tells us that climate change is resulting in rising seas, catastrophic weather, droughts and harm to wildlife. As healthcare professionals, we wanted to share what effects...
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March
10,
2020
| 02:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Videos and photos of people in public wearing surgical masks or bandanas over their nose and mouth are flooding social media and news reports. But are masks really effective in protecting the general public from COVID-19? No, said Michael Ben-A...
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March
09,
2020
| 12:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Huntington Hospital and Cedars-Sinai Health System today announced the signing of a Letter of Intent for Huntington to affiliate with Cedars-Sinai Health System. Cedars-Sinai Health System was established in 2017 to provide a platform for high-qua...
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March
09,
2020
| 12:01 PM America/Los_Angeles
By March 1, more than 9000 people in the U.S. may have already been infected by COVID-19 (coronavirus), far more than the number that had been publicly reported, according to a new Cedars-Sinai study. "This suggests that the opportunity window to ...
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March
05,
2020
| 03:10 PM America/Los_Angeles
Every day, there are news stories about climate change and our planet. Science tells us that climate change is resulting in rising seas, catastrophic weather, droughts and harm to wildlife. As healthcare professionals, we wanted to share what effects...
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March
04,
2020
| 03:01 PM America/Los_Angeles
With an onslaught of news and information on the global novel coronavirus pandemic, it can be challenging to know where to turn for reliable, up-to-the-minute information. To help the public better assess the news surrounding the virus, experts at Ce...
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March
03,
2020
| 03:11 PM America/Los_Angeles
The new issue of Discoveries, Cedars-Sinai’s flagship magazine about research, is now available in print and online. Published twice a year, Discoveries showcases scientific discoveries and the patients who benefit from those breakthroughs. “This ...
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February
27,
2020
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Every day, there are news stories about climate change and our planet. Science tells us that climate change is resulting in rising seas, catastrophic weather, droughts and harm to wildlife. As healthcare professionals, we wanted to share what effects...
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February
26,
2020
| 03:01 PM America/Los_Angeles
Physicians at the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai are heading into the next frontier in heart medicine: Wearables. Also called digital therapeutics, wearable devices--like high tech watches and pendants--can track the heart beats and overall...
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February
25,
2020
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Seeking to improve patient's experiences in the hospital, Cedars-Sinai has introduced a new feedback tool that will allow patients to comment on their hospital stays in real time rather than waiting to complete surveys after going home. Under a pr...
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February
24,
2020
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
One night nearly three years ago, a barrel bomb exploded outside Aysha Al Saloom's home in northern Syria, as the 5-year-old girl lay sleeping in her bed. The blast left Aysha severely burned and disfigured, turning her hands into stiff balls of f...
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February
20,
2020
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
This story has been updated as of Thursday March 12, 12:28 p.m. PT. Please bookmark this page and check back regularly for COVID-19 news you can use to protect yourself and your loved ones.  ...
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February
19,
2020
| 03:04 PM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center has earned a five-star hospital rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for the third year in a row—the highest distinction offered by the federal agency. The ratings are based on 49 quality measureme...
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February
18,
2020
| 02:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
A groundbreaking Smidt Heart Institute hypertension study based in African American barbershops is being replicated in the South at Vanderbilt University Medical Center In Nashville, Tennessee. The new study is modeled after several pioneering studie...
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February
17,
2020
| 08:01 PM America/Los_Angeles
New research from the Center for Cardiac Arrest Prevention at the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai shows that rates of sudden cardiac arrest are rising following decades of a downward trend. While this disturbing uptick was observed in both sexe...
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February
14,
2020
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
What do the latest studies and guidelines say about preventing heart disease, especially in women? Cedars-Sinai experts provided updates in honor of American Heart Month. Here are some highlights: Noel Bairey Merz, MD, director of the Barbra Strei...
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February
12,
2020
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Around Cedars-Sinai, Susan Nicholson is known simply as "the heart lady." That's because since 2013 Nicholson has been making and delivering roughly 50 crocheted hearts each week to patients, visitors and employees—anyone who looks like they could...
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February
11,
2020
| 03:30 PM America/Los_Angeles
A new type of drug has increased competition—and could potentially lower costs—among an expensive class of medications called biologics, which are derived from living organisms such as bacteria or animal cells. The new drugs, known as biosimilars,...
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February
11,
2020
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
LiveStrong.com recently interviewed Vernon Williams, MD, sports neurologist and founding director of the Center for Sports Neurology and Pain Medicine at Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute, and Neel Anand, MD, professor of orthopaedic surgery and dir...
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February
09,
2020
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Patients with thyroid eye disease who used the minimally invasive insulin-like growth factor I blocking antibody, teprotumumab, experienced improvement in their symptoms, appearance and quality of life, according to a study recently published in The ...
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February
07,
2020
| 11:26 PM America/Los_Angeles
Heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women in this country as well as of Americans overall. For decades, though, researchers regularly ignored cardiovascular ailments in women. Even today, experts say, awareness of the dangers and the quality of t...
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February
06,
2020
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
A diagnosis of pancreatic or colon cancer often sparks dread about the disease's likely next destination: the liver. That's because liver metastasis is a leading cause of death in these patients. A Cedars-Sinai scientific team has been awarded a $...
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February
05,
2020
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
A recent study led by Cedars-Sinai neuroscientists provides insight into how altered immune cells potentially could be used to help preserve cognition in patients with Alzheimer's disease. Investigators genetically modified immune cells called mon...
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February
04,
2020
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Los Angeles police raced to the scene a few weeks ago after getting a call about a military veteran threatening to kill herself. Officers from the LAPD's Southwest Division found the woman in her bedroom unconscious and not breathing. But then one...
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February
03,
2020
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
For the 10th consecutive year, the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai ranked first in the country for completing more adult heart transplants than any other U.S. medical center. “This is a remarkable testament to the selfless generosity of hund...
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