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Details: Jul 12, 2021 | Children's Health, COVID-19, Vaccines, Your Health. Researchers at the U.S. Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are investigating a link between COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna and heart inflammation in young men and boys. Kristin Oliver, MD, MHS, a pediatrician and preventive medicine

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Mount Sinai Today Delivering the latest in health

Details: Adolescent Health, Diversity and Inclusion, Featured, Public Health Rachel Levine, MD, a longtime leader in public health, was sworn in as Assistant Secretary for Health in the Department of Health and Human Services in March 2021—making history as the first openly transgender federal official to be confirmed by the U.S. Senate.

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Mount Sinai: What You Need to Know about the Novel

Details: Find the latest insights from the Mount Sinai Health System on the coronavirus (COVID-19) for patients, health care providers, researchers and more.

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Mount Sinai Beth Israel

Details: One thing we learned during the crisis is how to collaborate more closely with our broader health system. MSBI is an incredibly special place; I have never worked in a hospital where colleagues treat their patients and each other so much like

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Stories of Excellence Mount Sinai Today

Details: A special thanks to the late Max Forbes, MD, and Jorge Buxton, MD, and most recently to Paul Sidoti, MD, Professor and Deputy Chair for Clinical Affairs for the Department of Ophthalmology at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai and the Mount Sinai Health System, for preserving what eyesight my sister had left. Dr. Sidoti was an

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Health Hackathon Mount Sinai Today

Details: The 3rd annual Mount Sinai Health Hackathon took place on October 19-21 2018. It was an exciting 48-hour multidisciplinary competition focused on creating novel technology solutions for problems in healthcare. The theme was Rare Diseases. The 2nd annual Mount Sinai Health Hackathon took place on October 13-15 2017.

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A Major Breakthrough and Potential New Treatment for

Details: A 17-year quest to understand Langerhans-cell histiocytosis (LCH)—an inflammatory blood disease that mostly affects children and can result in dementia and death—has led researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and their colleagues in Texas to a transformational discovery and a potential new treatment.

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Feeling Under the Weather

Details: According to the Arthritis Foundation (2015), weather can impact our health. In particular, a 10 point drop in temperature, and an increase in barometric pressure can cause arthritic pain. Barometric pressure is a measure that refers to the weight of the surrounding air.

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BFWHRI Summer Student Fellowship

Details: BFWHRI Summer Student Fellowship Experience. Mar 11, 2020 | BFWHRI, Women's Health. Left to right: Mikhalya Brown; Ashaki Smith; Heather Reis, MBA; Amy Balbierz, MPH; and Naissa Piverger, MPH; taken at the The Blavatnik Family Women’s Health Research Institute’s Summer Networking Event in August 2019. Since I was five years old, I have been

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A Humble and Compassionate Pillar of Strength Mount

Details: Leading the Mount Sinai Health System’s initial COVID-19 emergency management response, Marc Napp, MD, Senior VP for Medical Affairs and Deputy Chief Medical Officer, went on to also oversee the system-wide management of our deployment medical staff and advanced practice provider resources. Rapidly assembling an extraordinary team composed of department chairs and …

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Your Voice Counts Mount Sinai Today

Details: Virginia Pasumbal, a nursing assistant at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai, is a 15-year veteran of the Mount Sinai Health System who, according to Min Jeon, Nursing Manager of the Ambulatory Eye Clinic, is a “magnificent” employee,

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Do COVID-19 Vaccines Cause Heart Damage

Details: Researchers at the U.S. Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are investigating a link between COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna and heart inflammation in young men and boys.. Kristin Oliver, MD, MHS, a pediatrician and preventive medicine physician at the Mount Sinai Health System and an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, and Environmental Medicine and Public Health

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How Can You Tell if Someone You Know May Have PTSD

Details: PTSD is a mental health condition that can develop after someone goes through a life-threatening event, like a car accident, combat, or a serious illness; or when sudden life-threatening events happen to a loved one. Seeing and hearing about human suffering and death at work over and over, like medics, nurses, and 911 dispatchers do, can also

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Helping Sickle Cell Disease Patients Is a Passion for

Details: Charleen Jacobs, MS, ANP-BC, a nurse practitioner in the Mount Sinai Health System Adult Sickle Cell program, Co-Chair of Sinai Nurses Against Pain, and winner of the MSHS Nurse Practitioner Week’s Resilience in Action award, is modest. “Nurses don’t like to take credit,” she says. “Caring for patients is our job.” But […]

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Mount Sinai Creates LGBTQ+ Medical Fellowship That Will

Details: The Mount Sinai Health System in 2020 launched a pioneering one-year medical fellowship program specializing in LGBTQ+ health. Its mission was to create a new primary care specialty that combined expertise in disciplines such as preventive medicine, infectious diseases, gynecology, endocrinology, psychiatry, and research, and provided holistic care to this minority …

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Esteemed Vaccinologist Weighs in on New Vaccines and the

Details: Florian Krammer, PhD, right, filled out the paperwork needed to participate in Pfizer’s COVID-19 clinical trial and discussed the trial with Judith A. Aberg, MD, left, the Dr. George Baehr Professor of Clinical Medicine, and Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases for the Mount Sinai Health …

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How Do I Get Back My Sense of Smell Post-COVID

Details: Researchers estimate that nearly 10 percent of all patients who have recovered from COVID-19 suffer from prolonged symptoms. Often called post-COVID-19 syndrome, this condition can cause a range of health problems including fatigue, headache, shortness of breath, confusion, forgetfulness, and cardiac complications.

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Diversity and Inclusion Mount Sinai Today

Details: The racial and ethnic disparity in mental health care is a critical issue facing psychiatry—and health care as a whole. Lack of access, a dearth of racially and ethnically diverse providers, and increased need across the board due to ripple effects from COVID-19 have

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Is it Worth it to Take Tamiflu

Details: It’s the time of year that many of us approach with apprehension: flu season. The viral infection affects millions of people each year and, according to a study published in Human Vaccines & Immunotherapeutics, results in up to $5.2 billion annually in health care spending. Managing the illness can be quite complicated, as some medical providers advocate the use of antiviral medications like

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How Long Haulers Can Get Back in Shape Mount Sinai Today

Details: Joseph Herrera, DO, Chair of Rehabilitation and Human Performance for the Mount Sinai Health System, and cardiology fellow Saman Setareh-Shenas, MD, explain what it means to be a COVID-19 long hauler and how the Mount Sinai Health System is working to get these patients back to physical activity. What is a long hauler?

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What Goes Into a COVID-19 Care Kit

Details: Apr 16, 2020 | COVID-19, Your Health. Everyone is worrying about COVID-19. At home preparation is essential for social distancing and in the unfortunate event that yourself or a loved one becomes ill. Stocking up on the basics is a good approach. But, what do you need to have on hand?

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‘Black In Neuro’ Celebrates Excellence and Inclusiveness

Details: A new initiative known as Black In Neuro is taking hold around the world as scientists unite to support and encourage Blacks in the field of neuroscience, an effort swiftly supported and energized by the Mount Sinai Health System through The Friedman Brain Institute. What launched as #BlackInNeuroWeek, a seven-day global get-together via Zoom

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Mount Sinai Creates First Experimental Personalized

Details: The first personalized cancer vaccine administered to patients prior to evidence of spread but after surgery or a stem cell transplant, was shown to be safe, well tolerated, and potentially beneficial in preventing disease recurrence in a phase 1 clinical trial at The Tisch Cancer Institute of the Mount Sinai Health System.

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CARES: A Unique Program for Teens Mount Sinai Today

Details: For 28 years, the Comprehensive Adolescent Rehabilitation and Education Service (CARES) at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s has been helping high school students with mental health and/or substance abuse issues turn their lives around. The program integrates intensive psychological treatment with a complete high school education through the New York City Department of Education’s ReStart …

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New Capital Campaign to Bring

Details: The Mount Sinai Health System has launched a new capital campaign that is expected to raise $1.5 billion over the next seven years and serve as the organization’s roadmap for the future in medical research, patient care, and education. As fundraising begins in earnest in 2018, Mount Sinai will steer a course that calls for significant

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What Should You Eat if You Have IBD

Details: Laura Manning is a Clinical Dietitian at The Susan and Leonard Feinstein Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinical Center at Mount Sinai. You can make an appointment at the Feinstein IBD Clinical Center or contact the office at 212. 241. 8100. For exceptional low FODMAP, IBD-friendly prepared meals delivered right to your door, check Epicured’s menu.

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Why Cancer Screenings are Important and How to Talk about

Details: Sep 29, 2020 | Your Health While we are making significant strides in treating cancer, the fact is that no one is immune, and that is why regular cancer screenings are so important. Regular screenings are recommended for a number of the most common forms of cancer, and they can be critical in detecting cancers at earlier stages, thus improving

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Pandemic’s Toll on Mount Sinai Front-Line Staff Is

Details: The three mental health outcomes studied were depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Among the more than 3,000 front-line staff members who responded to an initial survey in April and May 2020, 39 …

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My Experience at Mount Sinai as a Women’s Health Scholar

Details: With a background in public health and a desire to create sustainable global health projects, I was excited about the opportunity to join the Blavatnik Family Women’s Health Research Institute and develop the research skills needed to enhance women’s health services around the world. And as I complete my first year in the Women’s Health Scholars Program, I can now reflect on what I …

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Inventing New Ways to Deliver Mental Health Care to the

Details: Inventing New Ways to Deliver Mental Health Care to the Community. Due to the team’s consistent engagement and follow-up, 98 percent of patients involved with MOT intervention have shown up for their first appointment. As part of the state’s ongoing effort to further innovate in behavioral health care and develop more effective alternatives

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Celebrating an Anniversary Mount Sinai Today

Details: Mount Sinai Queens recently celebrated the 19th anniversary of its acquisition by The Mount Sinai Hospital and its continued delivery of safe, high-quality health care and service to patients in Queens. The celebration attracted more than 125 faculty, staff, and members of the community, and included awards given to outstanding staff and clinicians, and the FDNY-EMS paramedics and …

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New Leadership at the Blavatnik Family Women’s Health

Details: When Elizabeth Howell, MD, MPP, founded the Blavatnik Family Women’s Health Research Institute, she not only aimed to carve out institutional space at Mount Sinai devoted to addressing disparities in women’s health across the life course, but also aimed to train future leaders in women’s health care across interdisciplinary fields in science and medicine.

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What to Do If Your Voice Is Hoarse Mount Sinai Today

Details: Apr 23, 2018 | Ear Nose Throat, Your Health. Dysphonia, or hoarseness, affects approximately one-third of people under the age of 65 during their lifetime. This climbs to nearly 80 percent for high vocal users—like teachers and singers—and those over the age of 65. Symptoms of dysphonia include vocal fatigue, pitch changes, voice breaks

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The “Purse Project” Aids Homeless Women Mount Sinai Today

Details: Women at a shelter in Brooklyn received spirit-lifting donations thanks to a collaboration of the nonprofit Bowery Residents’ Committee (BRC) and HOLA, the Heritage of Latino Alliance Employee Resource Group at the Mount Sinai Health System. In the effort, called the “Purse Project,” HOLA members collected gently used purses and tote bags and filled them […]

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Is It Time to Have My Wisdom Teeth Pulled

Details: Jul 19, 2021 | Dental and Oral Health, Your Health. The painful appearance of wisdom teeth is a rite of passage for many teenagers and young adults. These third molar teeth often present during the transitional period between childhood and adulthood, thus earning their name, “wisdom teeth.” Their presence can cause many issues, such as pain

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What Can I Do to Decrease Hand Arthritis Symptoms

Details: Osetoarthritis (OA) involves degeneration of a joint or joints due to excessive wear and tear. While OA can affect joints throughout the body, it commonly affects those in the hand. People with hand OA often report feeling generalized pain and morning stiffness in the joints. In regard to appearance, people with hand OA often have […]

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Could Your Sore Throat Be Caused by Acid Reflux

Details: It is commonly accepted that this condition is caused by reflux of acid or bile. GERD symptoms like heartburn are not typical of the condition but may appear. The most common symptoms of LPR are hoarseness, sore throat, excess mucus in the throat, persistent cough, asthma-like, symptoms (wheezing, chest tightness, and difficulty breathing

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How Researchers—Using Adhesive Skin Tape Strips—Found a

Details: Earlier in July, Dr. Guttman-Yassky received a National Institutes of Health (NIH) / National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID) grant to study immune responses of patients with inflammatory skin diseases in the setting of COVID-19 infection.

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Mount Sinai Creates COVID-19 Vaccine for Low- and Middle

Details: The vaccine is the brainchild of three renowned scientists at Mount Sinai—Peter Palese, PhD, Horace W. Goldsmith Professor and Chair of the Department of Microbiology; Adolfo García-Sastre, PhD, Irene and Dr. Arthur M. Fishberg Professor of Medicine and Director of the Global Health and Emerging Pathogens Institute; and Florian Krammer, PhD

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The Blavatnik Family Women’s Health Research Institute

Details: New Leadership at the Blavatnik Family Women’s Health Research Institute. May 12, 2021. When Elizabeth Howell, MD, MPP, founded the Blavatnik Family Women’s Health Research Institute, she not only aimed to carve out institutional space at Mount Sinai devoted to addressing disparities in women’s health across the life course, but also

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No Quality Without Equity: The 2021 Maternal and Child

Details: The summit was divided into three parts: Maternal Health, Infant Health, and the Mom-Baby Dyad, each with one featured speaker and a panel of diverse experts. The featured speaker for Maternal Health was Karen A. Scott, MD, a leading OB/Gyn from UCSF School of Medicine, who outlined the “sacred birth” movement.

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Do I Need a Biopsy or Surgery for My Thyroid Nodule

Details: Read more Your Health posts. Catherine Sinclair, MD, FRACS, is a head and neck surgeon at Mount Sinai West, at 425 West 59th Street on the 10th floor. She is a board certified and fellowship-trained surgeon at the Head and Neck Institute, and treats all stages of thyroid disease and parathyroid disease.

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My Face Mask is Causing Acne. What Can I Do

Details: For health care, essential workers, and others who may wear N95s for long hours, placing a thin prophylactic silicone foam dressing to the bridge of the nose and behind the ears is a helpful tip—but one must ensure the seal of the mask is not compromised. If irritation does occur, applying a thin layer of healing ointment—like petroleum

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Sharely Fred Torres, MD: Fostering Culturally Sensitive

Details: The racial and ethnic disparity in mental health care is a critical issue facing psychiatry—and health care as a whole. Lack of access, a dearth of racially and ethnically diverse providers, and increased need across the board due to ripple effects from COVID-19 have intensified the need for minority providers.

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Inspirational White Coat Ceremony

Details: Dennis S. Charney, MD, Anne and Joel Ehrenkranz Dean of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and President for Academic Affairs, Mount Sinai Health System, said, “Today, as you don your white coat, this seemingly simple act carries enormous symbolism. Participating in today’s White Coat Ceremony is a testament to your determination

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Researchers Identify a Promising New Antiviral Drug to

Details: “Aplidin is quite unique in its potency,” says one of the study’s corresponding authors, Kris M. White, PhD, Assistant Professor of Microbiology, and a member of the Global Health and Emerging Pathogens Institute at the Icahn School of Medicine. “It is likely going to be able to work against any variant of SARS-CoV-2 and other

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The Three-Legged Stool of Well Being (Hint: There is a

Details: I like to think of health as a three legged stool – the three legs are eating right, exercising, and getting the appropriate amount of sleep. Adding a fourth leg, managing your stress level, provides an even stronger base and will help keep the health stool balanced if …

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