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Mount Sinai and Healthfirst® Announce Innovative Medicare Advantage Insurance Plan Designed by a Health System for Patients in New York City

The Healthfirst Mount Sinai Select (HMO) plan is an alternative to the traditional Medicare program and allows Medicare beneficiaries to secure private insurance coverage financed by the federal government.
30-Sep-2014 4:20 PM EDT

Become a “Heart Hero” This October During National Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness Month

The Mount Sinai Health System will host five free Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness Fairs this October in honor of National Sudden Cardiac Arrest Awareness Month to increase the community’s knowledge about what sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) is and...
30-Sep-2014 12:00 PM EDT

The Mount Sinai Hospital’s Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Named after Dr. Samin K. Sharma

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Mount Sinai Heart has named its Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory the “Dr. Samin K. Sharma Family Foundation Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory,” in honor of Samin Sharma, MD, who serves as its Director of Clinical and Interventional Cardiology...
29-Sep-2014 5:00 PM EDT

Cells From Placentas Safe for Patients with Multiple Sclerosis

Patients with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) were able to safely tolerate treatment with cells cultured from human placental tissue, according to a study published today in the journal Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders.
29-Sep-2014 6:00 AM EDT

Top Recruits Enhance Elite Urological Team at Mount Sinai

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Ketan Badani, MD, Professor of Urology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, has been named Vice Chairman of Urology and Robotic Operations and Director of the Comprehensive Kidney Cancer Program for the Mount Sinai Health System.
24-Sep-2014 9:35 AM EDT

William Gotsis, MD, Appointed Director of Clinical Cardiology at Mount Sinai Heart at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s

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Interventional Cardiologist William Gotsis, MD, has been appointed Director of Clinical Cardiology of Mount Sinai Heart at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s. Dr. Gotsis joins Mount Sinai St. Luke’s from Crystal Run Healthcare.
23-Sep-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Neuroimaging Technique Identifies Concussion-Related Brain Disease in Living Brain

An experimental positron emission tomography (PET) tracer is effective in diagnosing concussion-related brain disease while a person is still alive, according to a case study conducted at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and at Molecular...
16-Sep-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Radiation Therapy Improves Survival in Patients with Early-Stage Hodgkin’s Disease

Standard of care treatment for early-stage Hodgkin’s Disease has included combined therapy of chemotherapy followed by radiation therapy (RT), but use of RT has not been universal. The purpose of this large-scale study was to examine the...
15-Sep-2014 5:00 PM EDT

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Mount Sinai Experts Offer Tips on Early Detection and Screening

11-Sep-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Mount Sinai Experts Offer New Hope for Prostate Cancer Patients

Holistic approach to disease prevention, treatment and detection
8-Sep-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Know Your Body: Know Your Risk

Ovarian cancer is the fourth leading cause of death in American women, with about 22,000 diagnosed and 14,000 dying from the disease each year. September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness month and Mount Sinai experts are sharing tips on prevention.
25-Aug-2014 4:00 PM EDT

How to Stay Healthy This Memorial Day Weekend—Mount Sinai Health System Experts Offer Important Tips on Having a Healthy and Safe Holiday

Mount Sinai Health System Experts Offer Important Tips on Having a Healthy and Safe Memorial Day Holiday
16-May-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Mount Sinai Experts Share Tips for Prostate Cancer Prevention and New Advancements in Treatment and Detection

Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in American men. One in six men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer and 230,000 new cases are diagnosed annually. Overall, the five-year survival rate is 100 percent for men with the...
30-Jan-2014 2:00 PM EST

Back to School, Back to Heart Health: How to Protect Your Child's Heart from Obesity

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Valentin Fuster, MD, PHD, Director of Mount Sinai Heart at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, has an extreme interest in striking out the obesity epidemic and helping parents prevent its negative impact on their children's cardiovascular health.
4-Sep-2013 5:00 PM EDT

Mount Sinai Experts Share Tips for Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month in September

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness month and Mount Sinai experts are sharing tips on prevention.
28-Aug-2013 3:20 PM EDT

Mount Sinai Experts and Patients Share Their Skin Cancer Tips and Stories for Skin Cancer Awareness Month and Melanoma Monday

Since May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month and Melanoma Monday is May 7, Mount Sinai experts are sharing tips on prevention and insight on the new FDA labeling requirements on sunscreen. Patients are also available to discuss their experience with...
27-Apr-2012 11:45 AM EDT

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