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Study Suggests Naps Could Be Hazardous To Your Health

A lot of us take a nap during the day and feel better afterward, but could those naps be bad – or even kill us?

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

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Experts Question Study Downplaying Link Between Saturated Fat, Heart Disease

An analysis in the Annals of Internal Medicine of nearly 80 studies on the effect of dietary fats finds there’s not enough evidence to say that eating saturated fat increases the incidence of heart attacks or strokes.

03/18/2014

Jeffrey Bowden's left hand following microsurgery that doctors believe will save his five severed fingers. (Photo: CBS 2)

Dr. Max Gomez: Incredible Emergency Microsurgery Saves NYC Man’s Fingers

It could have been a holiday tragedy. Instead, a Staten Island man’s father saved the day. A construction accident left him facing amputation of all five fingers, but an amazing microsurgery saved his hand.

12/27/2013

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Wrong Kidney Removed From Patient At Mount Sinai Medical Center

Officials at Mount Sinai said the mistake happened in part because the 76-year-old patient had two bad kidneys, but the doctor took the wrong one out.

05/10/2013

Dr. Adam Levinson (credit: mountsinai.org)

More Evidence Found At Home Of Urologist Accused Of Secretly Peeping Up Woman’s Skirt

Investigators searched the West Village apartment of Dr. Adam Levinson on Friday and said they found evidence that he had taken lewd photos of other unknowing victims.

08/03/2012

Dr. Adam Levinson (credit: mountsinai.org)

Urologist Accused Of Peeping Up Women’s Skirts In The Subway

Prosecutors said a transit cop in the Union Square subway station spotted Dr. Adam Levinson during Tuesday night’s rush hour putting a pen on a newspaper, and then holding the pen under a woman’s skirt.

08/02/2012

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Consumer Reports Labels 2 NYC Hospitals Among Least Safe In The Country

Kings County Hospital Center in Brooklyn received a score of 22 points out of 100, while Harlem Hospital Center got just 20 points.

07/05/2012

Alana Kiceina with her parents (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Long Island Girl Gets Heart Defibrillator For Her 11th Birthday

Alana Kiceina left Mount Sinai Medical Center in Manhattan on Friday with a new defibrillator to correct a heart abnormality that was discovered only when she went into cardiac arrest on April 25.

05/04/2012

Firefighters arrive at the World Trade Center - New York, NY - Sep 11, 2001 (credit: DOUG KANTER/AFP/Getty Images)

City Agrees To Turn Over 9/11 Health Information To Mount Sinai

Pending a confidentiality agreement, the health information of more that 300 police department personnel who developed cancer after working at the World Trade Center site will be given to Mount Sinai Medical Center.

03/20/2012

New York City Public Advocate Bill De Blasio (file / credit: Facebook)

De Blasio Wants City To Surrender More Info On Cops Who Worked At WTC Site Around 9/11

The Bloomberg administration has provided a list to Mount Sinai Medical Center of 40,000 cops who worked at the World Trade Center site after 9/11, but the public advocate says it’s not enough.

03/05/2012

Smoke billows from the Twin Towers - New York, NY - Sep 11, 2001 (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NYC To Give Some 9/11 Health Info To Researchers

Some elected officials had called on the city to disclose information sought by Mount Sinai Medical Center ahead of a federal review. Officials will consider whether cancer should be added to the illnesses covered by the Zadroga act.

02/15/2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius at a ribbon cutting event at the Mount Sinai Medical Center to celebrate the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act taking effect. (credit: Kristen Artz/Flickr)

Zadroga Act Goes Into Effect As 9/11 Health Clinics Open For Business

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius cut the ribbon at the Mount Sinai Medical Center to celebrate the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act taking effect.

07/01/2011