Monthly Archives: January 2011

What It’s Like to Take Childbirth Classes at Sinai

Ed. Note: We asked one of the Birthplace at Sinai's mothers-to-be to discuss what it's like to take childbirth classes. She'll be blogging periodically on her experiences as a new mother. I’m expecting a baby, but I don’t know what to expect. I’ll be honest; my initial reaction to my positive pregnancy test was fear.…
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Bariatric Surgeon To Discuss Weight Loss Options

If you are morbidly obese, you may feel like there is no place to turn. Luckily, Sinai Hospital's Bariatric Surgery program offers hope, providing the latest surgical techniques in gastric bypass,, nutritional counseling and emotional support. Join us for a free seminar at 6 p.m. on Monday, February 7 to learn if bariatric surgery is…
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Patient Safety Fair at Sinai on March 8

Sinai Hospital is proud to sponsor the Annual Patient Safety Fair from noon to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, March 8. This fair shows how different products are used at Sinai, encouraging safer care for every patient, every day. Products on display will include the VersaCare bed, which helps prevent pressure ulcers. Reducing these ulcers, also…
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Skin Cancer and the Dark Days of Winter

Winter is here and the days are short. It may not be foremost on your mind, but checking for skin cancer should still be a part of your routine. If you notice any changes in your skin, talk with your primary care physician. “About a million people in the U.S. are getting skin cancer each…
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Once More, With Feeling: Get Your Flu Shot!

Since January 1, Sinai Hospital physicians have diagnosed 70 cases of influenza, and 37 cases have been diagnosed in the past week. That's more cases of flu in one week than the entire month of December. Sinai ER-7 physician Dov Frankel, M.D., discussed the flu rise on WJZ-TV. If you have not received your flu…
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