9/11 Rescue Workers At Heightened Risk For Autoimmune Diseases, Study ClaimsThe longer rescue workers were at Ground Zero, the more likely they are to have an autoimmune disease, according to a new study.
Doctors Await Ebola Test Results On Man At Mount Sinai Medical CenterDoctors at Mount Sinai Medical Center are awaiting Ebola test results on a man who visited West Africa last month before falling sick and going into the hospital on Monday.
Study Suggests Naps Could Be Hazardous To Your HealthA lot of us take a nap during the day and feel better afterward, but could those naps be bad – or even kill us?
East Harlem Explosion Survivor Who Lost Daughter In Blast Thanks First Responders, DoctorsCarmen 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.
Experts Question Study Downplaying Link Between Saturated Fat, Heart DiseaseAn 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.
Dr. Max Gomez: Incredible Emergency Microsurgery Saves NYC Man's FingersIt 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.
Wrong Kidney Removed From Patient At Mount Sinai Medical CenterOfficials 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.
More Evidence Found At Home Of Urologist Accused Of Secretly Peeping Up Woman's SkirtInvestigators 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.
Urologist Accused Of Peeping Up Women's Skirts In The SubwayProsecutors 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.
Consumer Reports Labels 2 NYC Hospitals Among Least Safe In The CountryKings County Hospital Center in Brooklyn received a score of 22 points out of 100, while Harlem Hospital Center got just 20 points.
Long Island Girl Gets Heart Defibrillator For Her 11th BirthdayAlana 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.
City Agrees To Turn Over 9/11 Health Information To Mount SinaiPending 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.
De Blasio Wants City To Surrender More Info On Cops Who Worked At WTC Site Around 9/11The 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.
NYC To Give Some 9/11 Health Info To ResearchersSome 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.
Zadroga Act Goes Into Effect As 9/11 Health Clinics Open For BusinessMayor 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.