Cedars-Sinai Newsroom (Pediatrics)

2019
October
07,
2019
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Twelve year-old Numa Beron, a longtime Cedars-Sinai patient who has spent much of her life in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, recently celebrated her Bat Mitzvah, a coming of age party for Jewish girls, in the medical center chapel. Beron was b...
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July
18,
2019
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
Drowning is the leading cause of death by injury in children aged 1 to 4 years old, killing nearly 1,000 children every year. Adding to every parent's worries is the tidal wave of news stories about "dry drowning." Although a Google search shows s...
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July
17,
2019
| 04:28 PM America/Los_Angeles
Parentology, an online website designed for parenting in the digital age, recently interviewed Rebecca Hedrick, MD, a psychiatrist at Cedars-Sinai in the Department of Psychiatry and Neurosciences, about how social media can affect children's mental ...
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July
11,
2019
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
The New York Times recently interviewed Molly C. Easterlin, MD, about a study she led, which found that participating in team sports during childhood was associated with better mental health outcomes for adults who had experienced trauma as adolescen...
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May
22,
2019
| 11:43 PM America/Los_Angeles
Life for a parent with a baby struggling in a neonatal intensive care unit can be an emotional roller-coaster. Whitney Schwartz knows that all too well. She and her husband, Randal Schwartz, went through the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit experience...
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May
18,
2019
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
ABC7 health reporter Denise Dador recently interviewed Antoinette Barrett, RN, MSN, CPNP, a nurse practitioner with Cedars-Sinai's COACH for Kids mobile medical program, about how Cedars-Sinai is reaching out to vulnerable communities during the ongo...
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April
30,
2019
| 03:23 PM America/Los_Angeles
The measles outbreak has officially hit the West Coast, with dozens of diagnosed cases in California and hundreds under mandatory quarantine throughout the state. Michael Ben-Aderet, MD, associate director of Hospital Epidemiology at Cedars-Sinai, sh...
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April
09,
2019
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
L.A. Parent recently interviewed Yana J. Tavyev, MD, director of the Division of Pediatric Neurology at Cedars-Sinai, about a new study in the journal Pediatrics that found children with autism are more than twice as likely to have sleep problems as ...
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2018
October
30,
2018
| 12:17 AM America/Los_Angeles
It’s a Cedars-Sinai tradition: Families of babies being cared for in the Cedars-Sinai Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) have the opportunity to dress their tiny infants in specially made costumes for Halloween. The costumes are all hand-sewn by vol...
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October
26,
2018
| 12:15 AM America/Los_Angeles
NBC Newschannel recently interviewed Shervin Rabizadeh, MD, director of the Pediatric Inflammatory Disease Program at Cedars-Sinai, and one of his pediatric IBD patients about the growing number of children being diagnosed with Inflammatory Bowel Dis...
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