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Social Support Brings Laughter, Joy and Connection Back

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.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Sep 02, 2022

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Why Ear Infections Are So Common in Kids

Treating recurrent ear infections in young children can be complicated, but new technology allows doctors to insert ear tubes without a trip to the OR.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Aug 31, 2022

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Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Teen Volunteer Nicholai Matias

Nicholai Matias spent his Tuesdays this summer at Cedars-Sinai, assisting nurses and providing patients with help and good company. Teen volunteers help patients across the medical center.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Aug 26, 2022

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Here Are the Back-To-School Vaccinations Your Kids Need

Use our checklist to make sure your kids have all the immunizations they need for back-to-school.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Aug 24, 2022

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Getting to the Heart of a Microvascular Disease Diagnosis

Small vessel disease can be difficult to detect, and several doctors dismissed Jenny Thompson's heart-attack-like symptoms. A Cedars-Sinai expert found the right diagnosis and treatment.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Aug 22, 2022

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Supporting Homeless Patients in the Emergency Room

As homelessness continues to rise, community coordinators working in Cedars-Sinai's emergency room aim to ensure that these patients don't get lost in the shuffle.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Aug 19, 2022

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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.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Aug 17, 2022

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Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Ruth Xilomen Rios

Meet Ruth Xilomen Rios, a mental health supervisor with Cedars-Sinai's Share & Care program helping young people heal psychological wounds after difficult life events.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Aug 08, 2022

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Expanding Mental Health Resources Among Latinx Youth

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.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Aug 05, 2022

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Weighing In on Weight Loss Drugs

Solving obesity is trickier than a simple calories-in, calories-out approach. Cedars-Sinai obesity expert Dr. Amanda Velazquez weighs in on weight loss options.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Aug 05, 2022

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Enterovirus: What Parents Need to Know

Enteroviruses are common, especially among young children, but most cases do not require medical intervention. Cedars-Sinai pediatrician Dr. Daniel Maghen explains enteroviruses and how to treat them in children.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Aug 03, 2022

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What You Should Know About Monkeypox

Here's what you should know about monkeypox, including who's at risk, how to avoid it, and what to do if you think you or someone you love might be infected.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Aug 02, 2022