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Cedars-Sinai Newsroom (orthopaedics,surgery,spine,pediatrics,pediatric spine)

2022
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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May
24,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Behind orthopaedic nurse Paulina Andujo' s contagious smile lies not only a compassionate caregiver but also a unique talent."I DJ on the side; it's my creative outlet," Andujo said. "It's my therapy."Growing up in Sunray, Texas, a rural town with a ...
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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
27,
2022
| 07:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
Patients who lose a part of their jaw—whether from injury, infection, disease, or as a side effect of cancer treatment—can have the missing jawbone replaced through reconstruction. But most are left with a life-altering dilemma: Their new jaw is miss...
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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
17,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai orthopaedic experts will present their latest advances in treatments and research at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) in Chicago March 22-26, sharing innovations to improve the quality of patient ...
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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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March
04,
2022
| 09:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
Orthopaedic surgeons Brad Penenberg, MD, and Sean Rajaee, MD, have been named co-directors of the Center for Outpatient Hip and Knee Surgery at Cedars-Sinai. Together they will lead the effort in delivering outstanding patient care and improving the ...
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February
08,
2022
| 11:56 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute sports medicine specialists and surgeons—team physicians for the L.A. Rams and renowned for treating today's top professional athletes—have treated numerous players who were in this year's playoffs and will be in th...
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February
01,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Amid the uncertainty of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Cedars-Sinai Comprehensive Transplant Center and Smidt Heart Institute together completed 573 solid organ transplants in 2021, surpassing 2020’s count of 529 and achieving a new record for th...
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January
28,
2022
| 06:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cardiothoracic surgeons in the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai recently performed a groundbreaking robotic-assisted lung transplant. With a new right lung, the patient, a 69-year-old man from Claremont, California, is back to exercising and cha...
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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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November
04,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Spine neurosurgeon Corey Walker, MD, was recently selected to join the faculty of the Department of Neurosurgery at Cedars-Sinai. Walker comes to Cedars-Sinai from the Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix, where he distinguished himself in the su...
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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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September
22,
2021
| 07:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
Russell Metcalfe-Smith, director and associate professor of the Women's Guild Simulation Center for Advanced Clinical Skills, has been invited to become a fellow of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare Academy, making him the first to earn all th...
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September
20,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Five years ago, Thomas Cooper says, he had never heard of an “aortic dissection.”But the growing pain in his chest led him to a hospital near his home in Azusa, California, where he learned he had an aortic dissection, a tear in the wall of the aorta...
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September
15,
2021
| 06:03 AM America/Los_Angeles
Irina Kofman earned her American Dream by defying the odds over and over again.Her unstoppable determination, coupled with enduring support from her family and her Cedars-Sinai medical team, has enabled Kofman, 35, to thrive despite a lifetime of dea...
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