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Why Dermatologists Are NOT A Fan Of The New 'Athleisure Makeup' Trend

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 03.07.2017 | Style

No episode of “Keeping up with the Kardashians” or fierce dedication to the athleisure phenomenon could get us to wear the makeup at the gym, desp...

How Big Data Could Transform The Health Care Industry

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 02.01.2017 | Healthy Living

Data scientist Dr. Eric Schadt is on a mission to revolutionize health care. Leveraging the power of new technologies and mobile devices, he thinks th...

Doctors Change Teenage Burn Victim’s Life With A 3D-Printed Nose

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 12.31.2015 | Science

Doctors have successfully implanted a 3D-printed nose onto a person for the first time in the U.S., according to New York City's Mount Sinai Hospital,...

Cataract Basics and Beyond: Why Treatments Are Now Better Than Ever

Mount Sinai Health System | Posted 06.10.2016 | Healthy Living
Mount Sinai Health System

If the quality of your vision starts interfering with everyday life, you should see an eye care professional, preferably an ophthalmologist. Cataracts are not difficult to diagnose; the key is to make sure your eyes are otherwise healthy and there are no other causes of visual dysfunction.

Promising New Treatments for Melanoma

Mount Sinai Health System | Posted 05.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Mount Sinai Health System

Despite these recent breakthroughs, there is no "one size fits all" treatment for patients with metastatic melanoma. Your medical oncologist (a doctor who specializes in treating cancer with medications) should consider the individual factors of your case to determine which drugs make the most sense for you.

Hope for People with IBD and Those at Risk

Mount Sinai Health System | Posted 05.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Mount Sinai Health System

Up to 1.3 million Americans have inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), a complex disorder of the immune system that results in uncontrolled inflammation of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract.

Blossoming Pianos, Reviving Mimì, and Other Signs of Spring

Camille Zamora | Posted 06.29.2015 | Arts
Camille Zamora

Today -- finally! -- is the day. After a horrific winter featuring the coldest recorded temperatures in the past 81 years combined with a flu vaccine of historic inefficacy, spring has finally shown up.

Anonymous Donor Pays For Life-Changing Surgery So Girl Can Live 'Like Any Other 3-Year-Old'

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 04.13.2015 | Good News

Kaitlin Nguyen from California, was born with a lymphatic malformation, which caused a large deformity on her face, making it difficult for her to tal...

Should You Get Screened for Oral Cancer?

Mount Sinai Health System | Posted 06.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Mount Sinai Health System

About 40,000 Americans will be diagnosed this year with oral cancer, a form of head and neck cancer found inside the mouth, including on the tongue, floor of the mouth, and cheeks. Oral cancer can be deadly; historically, the cure rates for oral cancers diagnosed in advanced stages have been very low. That's why finding them early is so important.

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.

The Bitter Facts Of Sweet Drinks

Kenneth Davis | Posted 01.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Kenneth Davis

Even if you believe government has no role banning large sodas or taxing sugar, do yourself a favor -- cut sugary drinks out of your diet. It could be the difference that saves your life.

NYC Patient Tests Negative For Ebola

Posted 08.06.2014 | Home

A patient who is being held in isolation at The Mount Sinai Hospital in New York has tested negative for ebola, the hospital reported on Wednesday. ...

Preparing for Sinai: Uniting Earth and Heaven, Words and Wheat

Rabbi Arthur Waskow | Posted 07.16.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Arthur Waskow

From the evening of Tuesday June 3 through the evening of June 5, Jews will be celebrating the festival of Shavuot, which in most of Jewish life today is focused on the revelation and acceptance of Torah at Mount Sinai.

Prophet Muhammad's Covenant With Christians to Be Destroyed? The Potential Removal of St. Catherine's Monastery

Craig Considine | Posted 06.17.2014 | Religion
Craig Considine

In the ancient monastery of Saint Catherine's Monastery at Mount Sinai in Egypt, there is a covenant of Prophet Muhammad's in which he guarantees prot...

It's Not Just the Genes

Eric E. Schadt | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science
Eric E. Schadt

In a relatively new field called multiscale biology, big data is helping us learn from a massive body of information, as well as the networks they form that define the complex biological processes at play within any living system, that we could not have understood if we stuck with looking at smaller collections of factors in isolation.

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.

Shavuot: Wait For It...

Harry Rothenberg | Posted 07.07.2013 | Religion
Harry Rothenberg

Is youth wasted on the young? Or is G-d sending us a coded message as we age?

Shavuot: The 'I' Of Sinai And The Nag Hammadi Gnostics

Rabbi Arthur Waskow | Posted 07.01.2013 | Religion
Rabbi Arthur Waskow

My sense of the meaning of Shavuot, a Jewish holiday that begins in the evening on May 14, has been deeply transformed by an ancient teaching from the Nag Hammadi library, a collection of Gnostic texts.

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...

I Was At Mt. Sinai: A Personal Revelation Story

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 07.25.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Jason Miller

Never has the spiritual force of revelation affected me more than it did on the early morning of May 31, 1998.

Shavuot, Mt. Sinai And The Big Bang

Rabbi Avraham Arieh Trugman | Posted 07.25.2012 | Religion
Rabbi Avraham Arieh Trugman

Just as there is a background sound permeating all the universe as a result of the initial instant of the big bang, we can say similarly that there is a spiritual background voice in the world resulting from the giving of the Torah at Sinai.

Cindy Y. Rodriguez

In The Fight Against HIV/AIDS, New York City Addresses Epidemic Among Latinos | Cindy Y. Rodriguez | Posted 12.14.2011 | Latino Voices

As Latinos commemorate the ninth anniversary of National Latino AIDS Awareness Day (NLAAD) this Saturday -- 30 years after the first reported appearan...

Shavuot: Love Lessons From A Cosmic Marriage

Levi Ben-Shmuel | Posted 08.07.2011 | Religion
Levi Ben-Shmuel

Love is about choosing time and time again to stay in the relationship. Shavuot returning in its annual cycle is an opportunity to renew the marriage vow that was made the previous year.

Barbra Streisand's Latest Passion: Women's Heart Health

Posted 02.03.2012 | Women

You know how inspired I am by women who never stop dreaming -- and superstar Barbra Streisand is a wonderful example. Her success could have meant a l...