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Dr Wu with Surgical Team
April 19, 2019

Profile: Dr. Eijean Wu Empowers Patients with Cancer

Posted by Su Lee and Dr. Eijean Wu

In July, we entered the new age of robotic surgery with the successful completion of 3 successful cases. Dr. Eijean Wu is the first surgeon to perform the robotic assisted cases at CHA Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center (CHA HPMC). Today, she shares her care philosophy and what optimal patient outcomes means to her.

On the first day of my intern year at Montefiore

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4 Ways Artificial Intelligence is Transforming Eye Care
April 12, 2019

4 Ways Artificial Intelligence is Transforming Eye Care

Posted by Dr. Rohit Varma

Artificial Intelligence applications are providing ophthalmologists with new methods for faster and better diagnose of eye diseases.

In August 2018, the journal Nature Medicine published a paper describing exciting new research on applications of artificial intelligence (AI) to eye care. The research was conducted at a subsidiary of Google’s DeepMind used deep learning to develop an algorithm-focused software program. The program was able to efficiently and accurately identify

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Facts About Diabetes You Need to Know
April 4, 2019

Facts About Diabetes You Need to Know

Posted by Dr. Radhakrishna

Diabetes and High Prevalence

Diabetes has been rising in the US. According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an estimated 1 in 3 individuals are living with diabetes. Diabetes continues to be a growing health problem and the seventh leading cause of death in the country. Understanding the causes, symptoms, and ways to prevent the disease can help you in many ways.

What is diabetes?


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Healthy Brain blog
March 27, 2019

The Best Ways to Keep Your Brain Healthy

Posted by Dr. Jonathan Eskenazi

Everyone knows just how necessary it is to maintain our physical bodies, but taking care of our brain is equally as important.

So, what are the best ways to keep your brain healthy? Is it solving crossword puzzles or taking a lot vitamins and nutritional supplements? Following a healthy diet or doing regular exercise?

We found that the truth is there is no magic pill to keep your

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March 20, 2019

KAWA Volunteers Sew Clothes for Newborns at CHA HPMC

Posted by Divya Sathyanarayanan

It’s a little past 10 a.m. on a Tuesday and nine senior women from the Korean American Women’s Association (KAWA) sewing club have gathered at CHA Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center (CHA HPMC). Dressed in blue coats and wearing kind smiles, the women are set to do what they love—sew clothes for newborn babies of low-income families born at our hospital.

For over 30 years, KAWA has positively impacted the

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