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Turn Around, Don’t Drown — Plus Other Ways to Stay Safe during a Flood

Water can overflow and flood for a slew of reasons, including excessive rain, ice melting from snowcaps, high sea levels and coastal storms. The water accumulation can be slow moving — or come on quickly — destroying everything in its path. “The vast majority of fatalities that we see during severe weather storms today are… Read More »

Can acne turn into cancer

May 30, Cedars-Sinai Staff. No one likes them, but usually the most serious problems acne causes are annoyance and embarrassment. Cedars-Sinai dermatologist Dr. Joyce Fox shares some conditions that may look like acne, but actually require different treatment. Mild cases usually clear in a few days with basic self-care. Heat and sweat can cause folliculitis,… Read More »

After children die in US custody, authorities turn to nation's pediatricians for guidance

Kevin McAleenan, commissioner of US Customs and Border Protection, reached out on Wednesday to Dr. Colleen Kraft, president of the American Academy of Pediatrics. The two spoke on the phone for about 20 minutes. Kraft, who has previously criticized the agency, described the call as “very positive.” The children’s deaths come as more and more… Read More »

A $200M pledge to Harvard to turn medical discoveries into treatments

A foundation headed by philanthropist and businessman Len Blavatnik has pledged $ 200 million to Harvard Medical School (HMS), its largest gift ever, with the overarching aim of transforming new medical discoveries into patient treatments. The gift, from the Blavatnik Family Foundation, was announced at a scientific symposium at the School on Thursday and was… Read More »