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Cleaning With Courage

Cedars-Sinai's Environmental Services staff have always worked with extreme caution. In the late 1800s, this handheld steam machine dispensed a thick yellow fog of carbolic acid in...

Discoveries / Oct 27, 2020

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A Real-Life Stress Test

Postpartum depression (PPD) is the most common complication new mothers experience, affecting 1 in 7 women, and one of the ailments they’re most reluctant to talk about. Cedars-Sin...

Discoveries / Oct 16, 2020

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Caution Vape

Vaping may be as harmful to the heart as traditional cigarettes—if not more so, but it's not just the nicotine. We asked Florian Rader, MD, of the of the Cedars-Sinai Human Physiol...

Discoveries / Oct 12, 2020

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Under Pressure

About 11 million Americans with high blood pressure don’t know they have the condition which raises the likelihood of a heart attack, heart failure and stroke when not detected ear...

Discoveries / Oct 12, 2020

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Crepitus, that grating, crackling or popping sounds that noise that accompanies flexing a joint. What is it and should it worry you?

Discoveries / Feb 17, 2020

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Improv After Cancer

Laughter may be the best medicine. The director of Cedars-Sinai's Cancer Rehabilitation and Survivorship program, Arash Asher, MD, helped create an improv comedy class and is evalu...

Discoveries / Jan 20, 2020

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Tumors & Plants: What They Have in Common

Cancer cells can reshape their surrounding environments—just like invasive plants.

Discoveries / Jan 16, 2020

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Kidney School

For children facing kidney failure, a transplant can provide 20 years of function before another donor organ must be found—or until medical advances can provide a lifelong solution...

Discoveries / Jan 10, 2020

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Family Ties

When Sonja Rosen, MD, was a student at Fairfax High School in Los Angeles, she served as a teen volunteer at Cedars-Sinai. Now it’s her daughter’s turn. Fourteen-year-old Clarissa ...

Discoveries / Jan 09, 2020

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No-Fun Fungus: Head and Shoulders and Gut

Dandruff linked to Crohn’s disease.

Discoveries / Dec 19, 2019

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Recipe for Disaster

The Special Pathogen Response Team at Cedars-Sinai, led by Jonathan Grein, MD, is one of only 10 groups selected nationwide to treat highly infectious diseases, like Ebola and MERS...

Discoveries / Dec 10, 2019

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UTIs Gotta Go

Cedars-Sinai investigator spearheads new UTI diagnosis and treatment guidelines.

Discoveries / Nov 21, 2019

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Wholehearted Hobby

A kidney physician combines her knowledge of anatomy with a love of needlework.

Discoveries / Nov 20, 2019

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Pregnancy After Cancer

Young women with breast cancer are often cautioned against having children for fear of an increased risk of cancer returning or spreading. Cedars-Sinai investigator Philomena McAnd...

Discoveries / Aug 16, 2019

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Surgical Strike Against Stroke

Advanced technique for high-risk patients creates new paths for blood flow to the brain.

Discoveries / Aug 15, 2019