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  • My Patient, The Terrorist!

    By Dr. Afshine Emrani

    February 18, 2014 | 5:24 pm

    A 52 year old diabetic man was urgently referred to me for cardiac clearance because of an abnormal electrocardiogram.  He had fractured his shoulder in a motorcycle accident and needed emergency surgery.

    We took him in promptly as a walk-in patient.  After the consultation, I...

  • Family of Cancer Patient Hopes for a Stem Cell Miracle

    By Melanie Reynard

    March 16, 2010 | 4:55 pm

    Jeff Tohl endured testing, five months of chemotherapy and a stem cell transplant during the three years that followed his cancer diagnosis — a rare form of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. With a clean bill of health and regained strength, he thought he was out of the woods.

    But when...

  • Cancer gives musician a new song

    By Nancy Sokoler Steiner

    September 4, 2008 | 1:31 am

    This time, Charlie Lustman hadn't come to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center for medical tests or to endure another round of chemotherapy. Despite having lost three-quarters of his jawbone, Lustman had come to celebrate, to inspire -- and to sing.

    Lustman was at the Samuel Oschin...

  • Hyler begins to heal

    By Danielle Berrin

    August 23, 2008 | 7:56 pm

    Talent Manager and producer Joan Hyler is on the slow road to recovery.

    After a devastating accident that nearly killed her last Friday Aug. 15, Hyler has undergone multiple surgeries to assess and repair damage to her organs, arms and legs. After being struck by a car on the...

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  • What, Meryl Worry?

    By Amy Klein

    October 27, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    In the new movie "Prime," Meryl Streep is wearing a lavender button-down shirt, a red shawl draped comfortably around her broad shoulders and a brown hairdo that manages to have bangs, wings and flips all going at the same time. But somehow it's the double strand of big red beads...

  • Can Universal Care Cure State’s Ills?

    By Nancy Sokoler Steiner

    April 22, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    Retired cardiologist Dr. Robert Peck remembers the 40-year-old uninsured patient who was admitted to the emergency room of a local hospital with severe chest pains. The patient was stabilized, but required further treatment. Since he had no insurance, he was to be transferred to one...

  • It’s a Full Plate in Nourishing the Sick

    By Phil Shuman

    January 9, 2003 | 7:00 pm

    Bob S. insists that his mother back in Virginia made the best chicken soup ever, but he's willing to admit the homemade version delivered to his Van Nuys apartment is a close second.

    The delivery is part of the mission of Project Chicken Soup, an all-volunteer group that cooks,...

  • Cedars-Sinai Ministers to Spiritual Needs

    By Gaby Wenig

    October 3, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    "A woman came into my office yesterday needing to make a decision about the amputation of her husband's leg," said Rabbi Levi Meier, the chaplain at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. "It was a very difficult case, because her husband cannot give proper, informed consent, because his mind...

  • Seeking Solid Ground

    By Marlene Adler Marks

    June 20, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    One day, my oncologist was in a talkative mood. He was raised Roman Catholic, but after 30 years in the lung cancer world, he knows that religion doesn't always help his patients.

    "How are you doing?" he asked. "I mean, this has to be a big test of faith."

    Now, 18 months after...