Mount Sinai Hospital

Robert Wyble

Man Wins Verdict Of Nearly $4 Million Against Prominent NYC Neurologist

A prominent New York doctor has been ordered to pay up, after a patient said he was left sick and disabled after treatment.

04/14/2014

East Harlem building explosion survivor Carmen Quinones hugs a member of FDNY Rescue 1 who helped save her, April 11, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

East Harlem Explosion Survivor Who Lost Daughter In Blast Thanks First Responders, Doctors

Carmen Quinones lost her daughter Griselde Camacho in the March 12 blast. Quinones has been at Mount Sinai Medical Center for the past month after suffering a brain hemorrhage, a fractured spine and a broken wrist in the explosion.

04/11/2014

Israel Jardinez

Police: Developmentally Disabled Queens Man Has Been Missing Since Tuesday

Police on Wednesday were asking for help from the public in finding developmentally disabled a man who has been missing since Monday.

04/09/2014

East Harlem Building Explosion Rescue

East Harlem Explosion Leaves Survivors, Rescuers In Shock

Both during and after the explosion that leveled two buildings in East Harlem Wednesday, people were stepping in to help rescue people inside, and take care of the victims afterward.

03/12/2014

Firefighters respond to a 5-alarm fire and building collapse in East Harlem on March 12, 2014. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

3 Dead, Several Missing After Explosion Levels Buildings In East Harlem

The explosion reduced the two, five-story buildings to rubble, shattered store windows for blocks and hurled glass, bricks and other debris throughout the neighborhood.

03/12/2014

New non-surgical pacemaker device being tested in U.S. (credit: CBS 2)

Smaller, Non-Surgical Heart Pacemaker Being Tested For Use In U.S.

About 200,000 cardiac pacemakers are implanted every year in this country. Researchers at Mount Sinai Hospital are the first in the U.S. to implant the new, experimental pacemaker that is smaller than a AAA battery.

03/07/2014

Sofia Jarvis (R) has partial paralysis of her left arm from a mystery polio-like illness (credit: CBS 2)

Polio-Like Illness Shows Up In Handful Of Young Patients

Health officials are looking into the cause of the illnesses and to see if it’s contagious. Some children have cold-like symptoms. Doctors aren’t sure if the illness is a virus or something else.

02/25/2014

Peanut Allergy Patch

Dr. Max Gomez: Peanut Allergy Patch Study Underway At Centers Across U.S.

Peanut allergies are one of the most common food allergies and can cause deadly allergic reactions. Doctors have tried oral therapies and allergy shots, with only moderate success.

02/07/2014

Planes at Kennedy Airport. (credit: Getty Images)

Study: Airport Noise Could Take Toll On Neighbors’ Health

Recent research found that high levels of aircraft noise are associated with increased risks of stroke and heart disease.

10/09/2013

Geriatric ER, Mt. Sinai Hospital.  The skylight helps improve the mental health of patients. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Understanding The Affordable Care Act: Mount Sinai’s Geriatric ER

Mount Sinai Hospital has been experimenting with an emergency department for patients 65 years and older.

09/25/2013

A firefighter runs from the collapsing World Trade Center on Sep. 11, 2001 (credit: Jose Jimenez/Primera Hora/Getty Images)

Study: 9/11 Responders Have Higher Cancer Risk

Among nearly 21,000 rescue and recovery workers, the overall cancer rate is 15 percent higher than the general population, according to a new study.

04/23/2013

Robert Woo shows off his exoskeleton at Mount Sinai - Dec. 6, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Mount Sinai Unveils Exoskeleton That Allows Paralyzed Patients To Walk

It looks like a body brace with a remote control and gizmos at the knees that resemble shotguns. It has motors and the hips and knees that provide the power necessary for someone to stand and walk.

12/06/2012

Operating Room (credit: Clipart.com, FILE)

Lawsuit Claims O.R. Tech Often Watched Porn On Smartphone While On Job

Sandra Morris, who used to operate the complicated heart and lung machines that keep a patient alive during heart surgery, said Ahmed Cercioglu harassed her and created a hostile work environment.

08/14/2012

Rebecca Singer (credit: Drive4Rebecca)

Stories From Main Street: Tenafly Teen Part Of Autism Clinical Trial

For any parent of a child with autism, hope can be found in a red-haired freckle-faced girl named Rebecca Singer from Tenafly, WCBS 880’s Sean Adams reported.

07/16/2012

Eder Loor (credit:: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Eder Loor, NYPD Officer Stabbed In The Head, Released From Hospital

Doctors said the knife penetrated his temple and went through his skull and into his brain, but narrowly missed vitals areas and a main artery. “I’m just happy that I’m alive,” Loor said today.

05/02/2012

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