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Quick, low-cost procedure developed for early detection of oral cancer
A quick and simple procedure that would allow healthcare providers to screen for early signs of oral cancer at little cost has been developed by UTS researchers.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Man Accused Of Burglarizing House Of Worship In Coram, L.I.
A suspect walked into the Chabad House of Coram, at 87 Mt. Sinai Coram Rd. in Coram, Suffolk County police said.
Source: www.eurekalert.org --- Tuesday, July 22, 2014 As part of a multinational, collaborative effort, researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have helped identify over 100 locations in the human genome associated with the risk of developing schizophrenia, in the largest genomic study published on any psychiatric disorder to ... (more)
Mon Jul 21, 2014
New York Post
Man charged in attack that knocked out rookie copa s teeth
John Pica, 26, was charged with assault for the vicious Sunday morning ambush, police said.
WNYC-AM New York
Health Workers' Union Wins Right to Organize Clinics
The old St. Vincents will soon re-open as an outpatient health center, operated by North Shore-LIJ.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Hundreds rally, march in support of justice for Eric Garner
Some 300 people, led by Rev. Al Sharpton and Eric Garner's family members, marched Saturday in support of the 43-year-old Port Richmond man who died following an incident with police in Tompkinsville on Thursday.
Albany Times Union
'No Justice, No Peace!': Community Marches Against 'Racist' Nypd After Chokehold Death
New Yorkers, angry over the death of Eric Garner after being placed in an apparent chokehold by NYPD officers, took to the streets of Staten Island Saturday afternoon to vent their anger.
Girl, 10, shot in West Side home
A 10-year-old girl was shot in the head and critically injured by a stray bullet fired into her home in the Garfield Park neighborhood this evening, authorities said.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Over 70,000 healthcare workers, including thousands on Staten Island, vote to strike on July 31
Over 70,000 unionized nurses and healthcare workers, including thousands at Staten Island hospitals and nursing homes, have voted to go on strike on July 31 for one-day over failed contract negotiations with management.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Healthcare workers' strike still looms for July 31 despite progress on contract negotiations
A one-day strike by 70,000 healthcare workers citywide -- including thousands on Staten Island -- is still on the table for July 31 despite ongoing contract negotiations between management and the union.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Cancer Patients Choosing Hypnosis Over Counseling
Dealing with cancer is difficult both physically and emotionally, especially when the treatments start, but some cancer patients are now using a new tool to help them get through it.
Opposition to Port Jefferson Station church's planned sale of house it uses for meetings
A small church's proposal to rezone a Port Jefferson Station house it uses for meetings has drawn opposition from a social organization that is concerned about traffic and other issues at the site.
The Journal of Investigative Dermatology
Dissection of Immune Gene Networks in Primary Melanoma Tumors...
Journal of Investigative Dermatology 134, 2202–2211; doi:10.1038/jid.2014.85; published online 27 March 2014 Dissection of Immune Gene Networks in Primary Melanoma Tumors Critical for Antitumor Surveillance of Patients with Stage II–III Resectable Disease 1Division of Hematology and Oncology, Tisch Cancer Institute, Icahn School of ... (more)
From Molecular Imaging to Pathogenesis and Vice Versa... [Editorials]
From the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY ; University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands ; and Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares Carlos III, Madrid, Spain .
Tue Jul 15, 2014
NBC New York
18th Doctor Admits Taking Bribes to Order Tests
Another doctor has admitted taking bribes from a New Jersey lab in exchange for ordering extra tests without their patients knowledge, making him the 18th to do so in a year.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Lockdown lifted at Mt. Sinai Hospital
Officers responded to the hospital at 1500 S. Fairfield Ave. about 10:25 a.m. after someone made a phone calling threatening the hospital, according to police News Affairs Officer Janel Sedevic.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
New Psoriasis Drug Shows Promise in Trials
A new psoriasis drug delivered dramatic results in two clinical trials, perhaps heralding an effective new treatment for patients with the chronic skin disease.
Hospital pharmacist charged in theft of 200K pills
Anthony D'Alessandro, center, a former pharmacy chief of Mount Sinai Beth Israel Hospital, speaks to his attorney as he appears for an arraignment in Manhattan Criminal Court in New York, with his attorney Joseph V. Sorrentino.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Zalman Schacter-Shalomi and the long history of Jewish-Sufism
The TV news crawl at the bottom of the Al Jazeera screen read: "Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, father of Jewish Renewal, dies in Colorado."