Did you know that heart disease is the leading cause of death in American women? There are ways to reduce your risk. Mary Ann McLaughlin, MD, Medical Director of the Cardiac Health Program at Mount Sinai Heart shares 5 ways women can protect themselves from #heartdisease: [ Mshs.co Link ] #GoRed #MSHeart #HeartMonth #ForYouForLife

5 Ways Women Can Cut Their Heart Attack Risk

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Unless #HeartDisease runs in your family, you’re probably not thinking much about your heart health. Did you know that heart disease is the number one cause of death in the United States? Johanna Contreras, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Cardiology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai weighs in on how you can care for your #heart: [ Mshs.co Link ] #GoRed #MSHeart #HeartMonth...
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5 Habits to Keep Your Heart Healthy | MyFitnessPal

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WATCH: Leading #Cardiologists, Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, Director of Mount Sinai #Heart and Herschel Sklaroff, MD, Clinical Professor of #Medicine and #Cardiology at Mount Sinai #Heart were filmed for one-month for the “Making Rounds” #documentary #film as they cared for critically-ill #heart patients in the #Cardiac Care Unit at The Mount Sinai Hospital: [ Mshs.co Link ] #GoRed #MSHeart...
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Making Rounds: Medical Education Documentary Film

Leading cardiologists Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, Director of Mount Sinai Heart and Herschel Sklaroff, MD, Clinical Professor of Medicine, Cardiology...

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Melinda Constantine, a 33 year old nurse, gave birth to her first child. She was diagnosed with peripartum cardiomyopathy—a rare type of heart failure that can happen during pregnancy or right after delivery. Under the care of Anelechi Anyanwu, MD, Surgical Director of the Mechanical Circulatory Support and Heart Transplant Program and Sean P. Pinney, MD, Director of Heart Failure and...
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From vocal performers to computer programmers, we all use our voices in different and unique ways. Sometimes, we may run into #voice problems which can be attributed to vocal use patterns. In his newest blog post, Mark Courey, MD, Division Chief of #Laryngology and Vice Chair of Quality for the Department of #Otolaryngology-Head and Neck #Surgery at the Mount Sinai Health System and Director...
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Voice Experts Working Together | Inside Mount Sinai

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Considering #weight loss surgery? Join our free weight loss surgery information session on February 21, at 6pm, held at Mount Sinai Downtown (10 Union Square East, 2nd Floor in Conference Room 1). This free public information seminar is conducted by one of our #bariatric surgeons and is intended for those struggling with obesity. Family and friends are welcome to attend. To register, call...
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“The longer I work in #cardiac services, the more I see people with this casual attitude after serious brushes with death,” writes Amanda Anderson, RN, BSN, CCRN at Mount Sinai Beth Israel. Under the DASH program, with the American Heart Association as her guide, each patient is closely tracked during recovery and each action in the process is analyzed for future success. However, as a #nurse,...
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Heart Attack Recovery: The Long-Term Work After a Speedy Fix | Inside...

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Melinda Constantine was diagnosed with peripartum cardiomyopathy at the age of 31, following the birth of her son. She has since undergone implantation of a left ventricular assist device (LVAD) at The Mount Sinai Hospital, and is currently awaiting a heart transplant. Though Melinda works as a nurse, she is here to discuss her perspective on peripartum cardiomyopathy and her journey as a...
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We are LIVE with Erica Ilton, RD, an in-house #dietitian specializing in Inflammatory Bowel Disease at the Mount Sinai Feinstein IBD Center, discussing current dietary treatments, ongoing dietary #research, Mount Sinai Health System's "#IBD Home" and some dietary pearls for patients with Crohn's Disease or Ulcerative Colitis with James F. Marion, MD, Professor of Medicine, Henry D. Janowitz...
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February is American #HeartMonth, and it provides Mount Sinai #cardiologists the opportunity to help raise awareness about #heartdisease and how they can people can prevent it. Learn osome of the questions and topics that come up frequently when our #cardiologists advise their patients on living #HeartHealthy lives: [ Mshs.co Link ] #GoRed #MSHeart #HeartMonth

Preventing Cardiovascular Disease: A Lifetime Endeavor | Inside Mount Sinai

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On Thursday and Friday, William B Inabnet III, MD, FACS, Chairman, Department of Surgery at Mount Sinai Beth Israel, hosted a #TOETVA (transoral endoscopic thyroidectomy) that included clinicians from other institutions and was a huge success. Teams from Duke, Cleveland Clinic, Rush, Cornell, Mexico City, and Madrid all participated and interacted with our #surgeons and the visiting professor...
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On Thursday and Friday, William B Inabnet III, MD, FACS, Chairman, Department of Surgery at Mount Sinai Beth Israel, hosted a #TOETVA (transoral endoscopic thyroidectomy) that included clinicians from other institutions and was a huge success. Teams from Duke, Cleveland Clinic, Rush, Cornell, Mexico City, and Madrid all participated and interacted with our #surgeons and the visiting professor...
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On Thursday and Friday, William B Inabnet III, MD, FACS, Chairman, Department of Surgery at Mount Sinai Beth Israel, hosted a #TOETVA (transoral endoscopic thyroidectomy) that included clinicians from other institutions and was a huge success. Teams from Duke, Cleveland Clinic, Rush, Cornell, Mexico City, and Madrid all participated and interacted with our #surgeons and the visiting professor...
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On Thursday and Friday, William B Inabnet III, MD, FACS, Chairman, Department of Surgery at Mount Sinai Beth Israel, hosted a #TOETVA (transoral endoscopic thyroidectomy) that included clinicians from other institutions and was a huge success. Teams from Duke, Cleveland Clinic, Rush, Cornell, Mexico City, and Madrid all participated and interacted with our #surgeons and the visiting professor...
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Join us on Facebook Live tomorrow, February 16 at 1:00pm EST!

Erica Ilton, RD, an in-house #dietitian specializing in Inflammatory Bowel Disease at the Mount Sinai Feinstein IBD Center, will discuss current dietary treatments, ongoing dietary #research, Mount Sinai Health System's "#IBD Home" and some dietary pearls for patients with Crohn's Disease or Ulcerative Colitis with James F. Marion,...
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When it comes to #fitness and #health, some say that they don’t hit the gym because they’re just genetically blessed. “Exercise is good for you on so many different levels,” says James Gladstone, MD, Associate Professor of #Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Service at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Co-Chief of Sports Medicine at The Mount Sinai Hospital. Learn about the benefits of...
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Hundreds of children saved by heart surgery in state-of-the art procedures ranging from valve repairs to heart transplants return to Kravis Children’s hospital at Mount Sinai to celebrate life at their annual Reunion Party.

Federica Salemi, an 11-year old girl who a had a Ventricular Assist Device (VAD) implanted prior to her heart transplant, almost one year ago was unable to attend last...
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Gene therapy is a promising experimental technique that uses genes, rather than surgery or drugs, to treat or prevent disease. Usually, a functioning gene is inserted into a patient’s cells to correct the effects of a disease-causing mutation. Roger J. Hajjar, MD, Director of the Cardiovascular Research Center of Mount Sinai Heart, at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, is pioneering...
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This week, Nimesh Nagarsheth, MD, an associate professor of #obstetrics, #gynecology, and reproductive science at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, reviews #CervicalCancer prevention and treatment, including HPV vaccination. Also, Douglas Dietrich, MD, a professor of medicine at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, discusses a new report from the Institute for Safe...
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