Discoveries Magazine


Winter 2013

Solve for X: Keith Black on Alzheimer’s Diagnostics

Can the onset of Alzheimer’s be delayed by a decade or more? Keith Black, MD, thinks so. Watch as he discusses the benefits of early diagnostics at Solve for X—a leading forum for global problem solving. Watch Video

Risky Thinking: 5 Breast Cancer Misconceptions

Armando Giuliano, MD clears up five common misconceptions about breast cancer that could put you or a loved one at risk. Watch Video

Link to Pink

Go behind the scenes with former Miss America and ever-persevering Mary Ann Mobley for a candid chat about how she couldn’t have faced breast cancer head on without puppy-pal Brewster. Read her story in Fearless Fighters, from the Winter 2013 Read On

Difficult is Worth Doing

Proving “difficult is worth doing”, a team of elite skydivers—including Cedars-Sinai’s own William Binder, MD—form a number of death-defying shapes in this Honda commercial. Read more about Dr. Binder’s passion for flight in Heart of Bold, from the Winter 2013 Read On

Neonatal Transport Team Takes Flight

The specialized critical-care-centered team oversees the hospital’s tiniest patients who need emergency intensive care and must travel by air to Cedars-Sinai’s NICU. Get to know William Binder, MD, medical director of the Neonatal Transport program, in Heart of Bold, from Read On


Last year, the Cedars-Sinai Weight Loss Center helped overweight to obese adults lose more than 30,000 pounds. From roofs to iPads, our gallery helps you visualize what 30,000 pounds look like. The weight of a roof on an average house Read On

Risky Thinking: 5 Breast Cancer Misconceptions

Video Risky Thinking: 5 Breast Cancer Misconceptions     Dr. Giuliano discusses breast cancer prevention and treatment. Armando E. Giuliano, MD, takes time to educate his patients on 5 misconceptions that could put them at risk. If my mammogram is Read On

The Battle of the Bulge

Photo illustration: Dan Saelinger Methane-producing bacteria. Mutating genes. Hunger-inducing hormones. Understanding the myriad microscopic factors inside our bodies that contribute to weight gain and obesity could help curb the epidemic—and tip the scale toward improved disease prevention. In the clinic’s Read On