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COVID 19 smell and taste
February 18, 2022

Affect of COVID-19 on Smell and Taste

by Omid Mehdizadeh

Among all the other symptoms of mild COVID-19 — exhaustion, coughs, fevers —two have stood out as the weirdest: losing your sense of smell and taste.

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February 16, 2022

Beating the Odds on Alzheimer’s Disease | Molly Rapozo, MS, RDN, CD and Judy Davidson

by Zara Jethani

The Think Neuro podcast from Pacific Neuroscience Institute takes you into the clinic, operating room and laboratory with doctors and surgeons who are tackling the most challenging brain diseases and disorders. Host: Anthony Effinger Subscribe: Google Podcasts | Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Simplecast Watch: YouTube Episode 25: Show Notes Judy Davidson is a...

Arteriovenous malformation AVM
February 16, 2022

What is an AVM?

by Benjamin Pulli

An AVM, or arteriovenous malformation, is a rare disease (approximately 1-5 out of 10,000 patients) of the blood vessels in the brain.

Hall of Fame Health NFL Saint John's Health Center
February 12, 2022

PNI Offers Cognitive Screening to Retired NFL Hall of Famers

by Guest Author

In partnership with the Hall of Fame, PNI located at Providence Saint John’s Health Center offers cognitive screening for retired pro football players.

Ride Multiple Sclerosis person on bike
February 1, 2022

All-around Care for Multiple Sclerosis

by Guest Author

When Samantha was first diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) 14 years ago, she knew nothing about the disease. Dr. Giesser's multifaceted approach, which includes individualized treatment plans and encourages patients to be active participants in their care, has helped Brown, now 49, manage her disease.

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January 31, 2022

Treating the Blood Vessels That Fuel Your Brain | Dr. Walavan Sivakumar

by Anthony Effinger

The Think Neuro podcast from Pacific Neuroscience Institute takes you into the clinic, operating room and laboratory with doctors and surgeons who are tackling the most challenging brain diseases and disorders. Host: Anthony Effinger Subscribe: Google Podcasts | Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Simplecast Watch: YouTube Episode 15: Show Notes Your brain is an...

Girl running tips for caregivers
January 26, 2022

Caring for the Caregiver: 5 Self-Care Tips to Thrive

by Claudia Wong

Caregiving is a demanding role, one that is often overlooked. Claudia Wong, MSN, FNP-BC, explains how to recognize the signs of caregiver stress, and the 5 self-care tips to thrive as a caregiver.

Brain Tumor Radiation Therapy IORT
January 20, 2022

PNI team at Saint John’s first in the nation to treat glioblastoma patient with revolutionary radiation therapy

by Guest Author

Using the Xoft Axxent Electronic Brachytherapy System, the landmark procedure may help extend progression free survival and improve quality of life for those battling deadly form of cancer. SANTA MONICA, CA – A team of multidisciplinary specialists at the Pacific Neuroscience Institute (PNI) became the first in...

January 18, 2022

Voting Open for 2023 U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals

by Amelia Garrison

If you are registered on Doximity, and board-certified in one or more of the ranked medical specialties, you are eligible to vote for next year’s U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals. Providence Southern California hospitals and affiliates are honored to have received more than...

Fight against Alzheimer's disease with lifestyle and memory games
January 14, 2022

A Caregiver’s Story: The Fight Against Alzheimer’s

by Guest Author

When Judy received the news that she was predisposed to developing Alzheimer's disease, she went to Dr. David Merrill for help. She had cared for her mother with the same diagnosis and knew that this was not the life she had envisioned for herself. Discover Judy’s memoir "Defying Destiny" as a caregiver and her fight against Alzheimer's.

Last updated: February 17th, 2022