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The Best Images In Street Art This Year (VIDEO)

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 12.18.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Here it is! Our 2014 wrap up featuring favorite images of the year by Brooklyn Street Art's Jaime Rojo. Before our video roundup below here i...

The Technology, 'Big Data' That Already Surround Us Can Also Save, Improve Our Lives

Nancy Brown | Posted 11.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

"Innovations are part of a larger movement toward a culture of health, a day when ideal cardiovascular health is the norm. Yet the real answer is people -- helping them live longer and better. Life is why."

I Had a Heart Murmur (Part 5)

Tom Reiman | Posted 11.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Tom Reiman

When I last posted, it was the evening after my surgery, and I wasn't in the mood to do an inventory of the various things inserted into or attached t...

Heart Attack Treatment: Timing Is Everything

Mount Sinai Health System | Posted 10.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Mount Sinai Health System

When it comes to treatment for heart attack, minutes matter. Cardiologists have a saying, "Time is myocardium." Simply put, the faster you receive treatment, the more your heart muscle (myocardium) can be preserved and the less damaged your heart will be.

I Have a Heart Murmur (Part 2)

Tom Reiman | Posted 05.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Tom Reiman

Several months ago I wrote about my medical journey, starting about seven years ago when my internist discovered a very slight murmur in my aortic val...

Street Artists Reclaim A Dilapidated Building In Manhattan

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 03.17.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

A little more than 40 (mostly) street artists brought the four-floor former tenement building to life one last time before it will be destroyed -- and they did it almost entirely in secret over the course of a week.

WATCH: Neil Armstrong's Moon Heartbeat For Sale

AP | Posted 05.08.2013 | Science

AMHERST, N.H. -- A New Hampshire auction house will soon accept bids on space and aviation artifacts, including an electrocardiogram of Apollo 11 Comm...

The Day I Nearly Died

Richard Abrons | Posted 04.05.2013 | Fifty
Richard Abrons

Every Wednesday from 8 to 10 a.m. i have a tennis game with my two sons and a fourth. Spring to fall, we play on the public courts in Central Park around 95th Street. In the winter, we play indoors at Midtown Tennis Club, 8th Avenue and 27th Street.

The Medical Over-Reaction of "Just To Be Sure"

Ann Brenoff | Posted 02.03.2013 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

My husband, who had open heart surgery in 2006, recently stumbled on uneven pavement. His fall led led to X-rays, blood work an EKG and countless other tests with the recommendation that he then head over to the ER for a CAT Scan "just to be sure." Just to be sure of what?

Should You Get An Annual Physical?

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 11.04.2012 | Healthy Living
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

For those of you who get annual physicals, check out with your physician whether this is a necessary checkup. You may be pleasantly surprised that you can forego this routine ritual and see that your kids do it, instead.