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New CS-Link surgical and procedural navigators

On May 3, physicians will have access to newly updated Surgical and Procedural navigators. These navigators are designed to be more intuitive and tailored to specific workflows. They were created based on feedback from surgical and other users since IP3 go-live.

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Technology at the center of the Great Debate

A prevailing argument that computers weaken MD-patient relations

It was standing room only at the Ninth Annual Dr. Leon Morgenstern Great Debates in Clinical Medicine Resident Competition on Thursday morning. This year’s debate focused on the influence of technology on the traditional doctor-patient relationship. Omar Hussain, MD, won over both the judges and the keypad voting audience.

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Cedars-Sinai remembers the Shoah

Keynote speaker is author of 'Hitler's Willing Executioners'

At Cedars-Sinai’s Yom Ha'Shoah commemoration, six white candles represented the 6 million Jews who were murdered by Nazis during World War II.

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Warning, contraindication for aliskiren-containing drugs

Pharmacy focus

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced possible risks when using blood pressure medicines containing aliskiren with other drugs called angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEIs) and angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs) in patients with diabetes or renal impairment.

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Blues vs. Gomers game tips off on May 6

It's time again for that annual rite of spring - the Housestaff Blues vs. Attending Staff Gomers Basketball Game. Scheduled for Sunday, May 6, at the Beverly Hills High School Swim Gym, the event is open to all comers.

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RSVP now for summertime fun

Medical staff members and their families are invited to take part in two Cedars-Sinai summer traditions: Independence Day at the Hollywood Bowl and Sand N' Snore at the Jonathan Beach Club.

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Scientists debate role of childhood health

Fetal and early childhood experiences dictate lifelong health. Or do they? Scientists from Cedars-Sinai and two other top institutions recently debated that question at "Maternal, Child & Adolescent Health," a recent Clinical Scholars Program/Research Ethics roundtable. Also pondered was the corresponding concern that certain social agendas may be skewing research in this field.

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