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The Unfair Sex

Gender inequality permeates healthcare. Medical studies excluded female patients for decades, while women’s symptoms have been dismissed for centuries.

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Healthy Bowel Movements: Why You Should Pay Attention to Your Poop | ... teaser image

Healthy Bowel Movements: Why You Should Pay Attention to Your Poop | ...

Everyone poops, but many people feel uncomfortable talking about it. Cedars-Sinai gastroenterologist Dr. Mark Pimentel explains how to tell if you're having healthy bowel movements.

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Healthcare Heroes: Patient Relations

Deep into the COVID-19 pandemic, the staff at Cedars-Sinai continues to work around the clock caring for patients. The patient relations team is no exception. This small but mighty team helps patients navigate both inpatient and ...

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Food Allergy Myths and Facts

Food allergies aren't just a fad. Cedars-Sinai clinical dietitian Christina Fasulo sheds light on the myths and facts about this often misunderstood health concern.

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Older Adult Exercise Programs Go Virtual

Researchers at Cedars-Sinai are studying what types of programming improve social connectedness and decrease the risk of falls in older patients.

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Everything You Need to Know About Bug Bites

Warmer weather means more critters that bite, triggering the urge to scratch and the risks that come with it. We asked Cedars-Sinai dermatologist Jasmine Obioha what you should know about bug bites and when to see a doctor.

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Critical Care Nurses Become COVID-19 Sisters

Cedars-Sinai critical care nurses Joy Gerales and Melanie Lim bring a unique understanding of how to help patients get through COVID-19. Both have had the illness and bring that experience to the bedside.

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Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Alan Dubovsky, Chief Patient Experience Officer | ... teaser image

Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Alan Dubovsky, Chief Patient Experience Officer | ...

Meet Alan Dubovsky, Cedars-Sinai's first chief patient experience officer! He joined us in 2016 with one main goal: to help create the best possible experience for patients at any Cedars-Sinai facility.

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Healthcare Heroes: Food and Nutrition Services

Food is one of the most important parts of life. It not only nourishes us, but it also provides comfort and a sense of normalcy in hard times. That's why the Food and Nutrition Services team at Cedars-Sinai is so valuable to patients, ...

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Staying on Top of Your Child's Vaccines During COVID-19

Immunizations have a long history of preventing the spread of dangerous diseases—including measles, whooping cough and polio. Even during COVID-19 pandemic, it's important to stay up-to-date on vaccines.

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Viruses, Bacteria and Fungi: What's the Difference?

What makes a virus, like the highly contagious strain now causing a worldwide pandemic, different from other germs, such as bacteria or a fungus? We asked a Cedars-Sinai expert to how do they each infect us, and how we recover from them.

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Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Physician Assistant Shawn Bond

We sat down with physician assistant Shawn Bond to discuss his impressive background in martial arts, triathlons and the connection between his extracurricular activities and professional career at Cedars-Sinai Marina Spine Center.

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Myths about Dementia, Alzheimer's and Memory Loss

June is Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month. Here, Cedars-Sinai neurologist Dr. Nancy Sicotte debunks five of the most common myths about Alzheimer's disease and dementia.

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How to Support Elderly Friends and Family During COVID-19

Physical distancing guidelines are meant to protect everyone, especially older adults, from COVID-19. We asked Dr. Sonja Rosen for some tips on how to support the older adults in our lives.

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Men's Health Month: Screenings You Shouldn't Miss

Men less likely to see a doctor for checkups or preventive care. Now with concerns about COVID-19, men might be even more reluctant to deal with chronic health issues or seek preventive care.

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