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What Is Palliative Care, Anyway?

Mount Sinai Health System | Posted 03.27.2015 | 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 | World

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.

Power Failure Forces NYC Hospital To Evacuate Hundreds

AP | LEANNE ITALIE and MARILYNN MARCHIONE | Posted 12.30.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — Evoking harrowing memories of Hurricane Katrina, 300 patients were evacuated floor by floor from a premier hospital that lost generat...

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...

The Eleventh Commandment

Abe Gurko | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Abe Gurko

Thou Shalt Not Take The Name Of Elizabeth Taylor In Vain. Recently, Katy Perry and Snooki have been cited and compared to Elizabeth Taylor and the Earth has started to shake.

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...

A Commonsense Approach To Cancer Prevention?

Christopher Gavigan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christopher Gavigan

Billions more are spent every year on research to find new treatments and cures for cancer. It's one of the most common diseases and one of the most costly. Why, then, is there so little focus on prevention?

Why Living with Big Cats is Critical for Future Generations

Panthera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Wildlife conservation will succeed only when local people are convinced that their lives are tangibly improved as a result of having wild animals around them.

Daryl Hannah's Eco-Tourism: Diving At Mount Sinai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Mentioning it a while back when she was being interviewed on TreeHugger, in this video Daryl Hannah ---- TreeHugger's favorite foxy environmentalist -...