Cedars-Sinai Newsroom (Trauma,Emergency Medicine)

2019
September
02,
2019
| 12:10 AM America/Los_Angeles
National Public Radio (NPR) recently interviewed Jonathan Vickburg, a licensed marriage and family therapist with the Cedars-Sinai Share & Care program, about ways people can cope after traumatic events like the recent shootings in El Paso, Gilroy an...
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September
01,
2019
| 04:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
In the wake of several recent mass shootings, National Public Radio (NPR) and Univision Los Angeles reporters interviewed Cedars Sinai experts who offered tools and coping strategies for anyone impacted by traumatic events. During an NPR interview...
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August
27,
2019
| 12:02 AM America/Los_Angeles
Good Morning America recently interviewed Sam Torbati, MD, medical director of the Ruth and Harry Roman Emergency Department at Cedars-Sinai, about heat-related injuries after a 16-year-old basketball player died in Georgia while at a conditioning pr...
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August
19,
2019
| 01:29 AM America/Los_Angeles
"I can't begin talking about this public health crisis that we are facing in America without telling you my own story," said Joseph V. Sakran, MD, MPH, MPA, associate chief of Acute Care Surgery at The John Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, at...
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August
18,
2019
| 05:46 PM America/Los_Angeles
NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt recently interviewed Sam Torbati, MD, medical director of the Ruth and Harry Roman Emergency Department at Cedars-Sinai for a report on the rising rates of electric scooter-related injuries and deaths.  – and the gro...
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August
03,
2019
| 03:33 PM America/Los_Angeles
With a new school year quickly approaching, L.A. Parent magazine recently interviewed Suzanne Silverstein, MA, APR, founding director of the Cedars-Sinai Psychological Trauma Center and the Share & Care program, about how to help kids open up about s...
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July
08,
2019
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
In 1976, Joel Geiderman, MD, graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine and decided he would take a leap of faith and specialize in a new area of medicine: emergency medicine. Geiderman's choice was unique at the time. It wasn't...
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June
01,
2019
| 08:13 PM America/Los_Angeles
MDLinx recently interviewed Joel Geiderman, MD, FACEP, professor and co-chairman of Emergency Medicine at Cedars-Sinai, about a recently published article addressing the ethical and practical considerations of medical requests from friends and family...
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2018
November
02,
2018
| 01:30 PM America/Los_Angeles
The end of daylight saving time—on Nov. 4 this year—could create a more dangerous evening commute for people on foot, as darkness falls earlier and drivers find it harder to see on the road, says a Cedars-Sinai trauma physician. "Pedestrian safety...
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August
15,
2018
| 11:26 PM America/Los_Angeles
Reporters from the Los Angeles Times, NBC News and KNX News Radio recently interviewed one of Cedars-Sinai’s top emergency medicine experts about the dangers posed by the trendy electric scooters for rent that are popping up in U.S. cities from coast...
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July
16,
2018
| 02:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Motorized scooters are making quite the splash in pedestrian-heavy cities from Santa Monica, California, to Washington, D.C. They’re ubiquitous, inexpensive to rent, easy to unload and fun. They’re also dangerous. These small electric vehicles mar...
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July
06,
2018
| 02:24 AM America/Los_Angeles
With California in the grips of a dangerous, record-breaking heat wave, Sam Torbati, MD, co-chair and medical director of the Ruth and Harry Roman Emergency Department at Cedars-Sinai, says a little awareness goes a long way toward preventing heat ex...
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