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The Concert of a Lifetime, Or a Lifetime Movie? You Make the Call

Michael Levin | Posted 05.26.2016 | Arts
Michael Levin

Admittedly, the story sounds like a sentimental Lifetime movie that could have been better if the two protagonists fell in love. But at least they a...

Dr. David Newman Charged With Ejaculating On Patient's Face, Surrenders

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.19.2016 | Crime

An emergency room doctor accused of ejaculating into a drugged patient's face turned himself in to police Tuesday, the New York Daily News reports. Da...

11 Reasons to Get a Flu Shot This Year

Mount Sinai Health System | Posted 11.30.2016 | Healthy Living
Mount Sinai Health System

Tragedies like this illustrate how important it is for everyone to take the one simple step that can prevent serious illness and even death: get a flu shot every year. In addition to protecting yourself, getting vaccinated against the flu helps protect your loved ones, coworkers, and others who cross your path.

Advance Care Planning: What No One Wants to Think About But Everyone Should Do

Mount Sinai Health System | Posted 08.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Mount Sinai Health System

And as much as we prefer not to dwell on the fact that we will all die someday, advance care planning can make a potentially difficult, challenging, and painful process easier for the people we love.

How Syringe Exchanges Help Stem the Spread of HIV

Mount Sinai Health System | Posted 06.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Mount Sinai Health System

It's important for communities to understand that you can't just open a syringe exchange and expect people to come; you have to build up trust. The most successful programs protect confidentiality by avoiding the collection of names or other identifying information.

What Everyone Should Know About Kidney Cancer

Mount Sinai Health System | Posted 06.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Mount Sinai Health System

Kidney cancer is one of the top 10 most common cancers in both men and women. According to the American Cancer Society, more than 61,500 people in the United States will learn they have kidney cancer this year, and about 14,000 Americans will die from it. What do you know about this significant disease?

What Is Palliative Care, Anyway?

Mount Sinai Health System | Posted 05.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Mount Sinai Health System

Millions of Americans with a serious illness could benefit from palliative care, but many people know little about it and often confuse it with end-of-life care, or hospice.

Heart Disease in Women: What You Need to Know

Mount Sinai Health System | Posted 08.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Mount Sinai Health System

Women often wait longer than men to go the emergency department, which is a mistake. It is important to pay attention to symptoms. A woman who thinks she is having a heart attack should chew a full-strength aspirin and go to an emergency department immediately.

Letter to Mount Sinai's Heart Surgery Factory: Learn a Lesson From Downton Abbey

Rosemary Gibson | Posted 05.12.2014 | Business
Rosemary Gibson

Too-big-to-fail hospitals blow up the money of the working men and women of America, the people who work "downstairs" -- the tireless Mrs. Patmores and Mrs. Hughes' of the world.

Paying It Forward: Giving Girls a Chance

Angela Diaz | Posted 12.14.2013 | Impact
Angela Diaz

When we educate girls on their health, they feel empowered to take responsibility for their choices, to hold their wellbeing in high regard, to stay in school and to become productive adults, and to involve their parents and caregivers in meaningful dialogue.

My Miscarriage: The Story I Will Keep Telling

Aidan Donnelley Rowley | Posted 12.17.2012 | Parents
Aidan Donnelley Rowley

Most people I know have suffered this kind of loss. But that doesn't make it any easier when it happens.

WATCH: Mount Sinai Employee Accused Of Watching Porn During Surgery

Posted 08.15.2012 | New York

In a lawsuit alleging that the highly regarded Mt. Sinai Hospital created a hostile and sexually-charged work environment, a fired employee is accusin...

Architect Dies After Being Beaten, Mugged

Posted 08.17.2011 | Arts

The story of architect Gerald Abramovitz, came to an end yesterday when he died in New York at Mount Sinai Hospital. His cantilever desk lamp is in th...

Mount Sinai Hospital Cuts IV Infection Rate To Zero

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Central-line infections occur when bacteria or other germs enter the bloodstream through intravenous tubes, or catheters. An estimated 250,000 of the...