Azael Cedeno was known for his sense of humor and independence—until a stroke affected his vision and memory. He struggled with social isolation, caring for himself and making it to his doctor's appointments. Cedars-Sinai's Community Connect Program stepped in.
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.
As mental health needs rise among teens, the Latinx community continues to face treatment disparities. A new Teen Line pilot program in East Los Angeles is trying to stand in the gap and build inroads among Latinx youth through peer mental health support.