Mount Sinai Hospital

What to Know About Propecia, President Trump's Hair Loss Drug of Choice

Propecia, a popular drug to combat male hair loss, comes with a few inconvenient side effects<p>At some point, most guys will deal with hair loss—and as anyone who's seen a picture of him will know, the President of the United States is no exception.<p>President Donald Trump's doctor, Rear Admiral Dr. …

Donald Trump

New HHS civil rights division to shield health workers with moral or religious objections

The Trump administration will create a new conscience and religious freedom division within the Health and Human Services Department to ease the way for doctors, nurses and other medical professionals to opt out of providing services that violate their moral or religious beliefs.<p>Specific details …

Rights & Freedoms

Man dies 4 years after West Side shooting

A man died last fall from injuries he suffered in a shooting in 2013, the Cook County medical examiner’s office has determined.<p>Clarence Fuqua, 35, died Sept. 13 at Presence St. Francis Hospital in Evanston from complications from a remote gunshot wound to the head he suffered in 2013, a spokeswoman …

Crime

Man shot in arm, buttocks in East Garfield Park

A man was wounded Tuesday evening in an East Garfield Park neighborhood shooting on the West Side.<p>The 26-year-old was shot in the arm and buttocks at …

Chicago

Maternal health statistics staggering for black women

Tanesia’s brother Dwayne Walker drove her to the SUNY Downstate to give birth. He was unaware that would be the last time he would see her.<p>“We, as Americans, should be outraged that we can't even send our daughters or wives or even sisters to hospitals to have a routine procedure,” he said.<p>The …

Pregnancy

Glenn Frey Widow Sues Hospital You Killed My Husband

<b>Glenn Frey</b> was left sick and suffering during his dying days because of the poor treatment at a hospital ... according to a new suit filed by his …

Glenn Frey

"Face Yoga" Can Make You Look 3 Years Younger, Report Says

In the endless pursuit of the elusive fountain of youth, the human race has tried a lot of stuff. Now, there's "face yoga."<p>"There has long been …

Skin Care

This New Drugstore Razor Will Change the Way You Shave Forever

<i>Photo: Schick Intuition</i><p>For as long as we've been shaving, we've always been taught to do so in *one* direction, or risk nicks, razor burn, or ingrown …

Beauty

Driver who hit cop in Times Square remains at large

The incident, which happened around 11:30 p.m. Saturday, was caught on cellphone video and left the cop with injuries to his back and legs

Policing

Man, woman wounded in South Side shooting

Two people were shot early Tuesday on the South Side.<p>The 24-year-old woman and 22-year-old man were in a gray Prius just before 2 a.m. in the 5900 …

Crime

Stifling a sneeze could be a dangerous decision, experts say

With cases of flu continuing to rise in Canada, there’s likely a whole lot of “achooing” going on across the country. But ear, nose and throat …

Medicine

These Dry Skin Solutions Are Dermatologist-Approved

If you live in a cold climate this winter, chances are you’re freezing, bundled, and trying to look somewhat pulled together despite the elements. …

Skin Care

String of violent armed robberies reported in Back of the Yards

Police are warning residents about three armed robberies this month in the Back of the Yards neighborhood on the South Side, including two incidents …

Crime

Police seek driver in West Side hit-and-run

Police are asking for the public’s help identifying a vehicle that critically injured a man in a hit-and-run crash Friday afternoon on the West …

News

Possible link found between Crohn’s and Parkinson’s among Ashkenazi Jews

This discovery could potentially help doctors develop new treatments for Crohn's which will target a particular Ashkenazi gene<p>Mount Sinai hospital …

Medicine

Police chase ends in crash on the West Side

A police chase ended in a crash early Sunday on the West Side, police said.<p>Chicago police officers began chasing a car after a call of shots fired around 12:20 a.m. in the 100 block of North Kilbourn Avenue in the West Garfield Park neighborhood.<p>The chase spanned three miles and ended in the 3000 …

Driver Strikes Police Officer While Trying To Flee In Times Square

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)</b> — A driver trying to make an escape in Times Square hit a police officer with his car before speeding off Saturday …

Policing

2 wounded, 1 seriously, in Little Village shooting

Two men were wounded, one seriously, in a shooting early Sunday in the Little Village neighborhood on the Southwest Side.<p>The men, ages 19 and 23, …

Crime

2 people wounded in Austin shooting

Two people were shot during an altercation Saturday night in the West Side Austin neighborhood.<p>The 29-year-old man and 25-year-old woman were at a …

Crime

6 Ways Whiskey Is Actually Good for You

Everyone knows whiskey on the rocks is a choice way to relax after a long day at the office. But even better than the buzz is the expanding list of …

Alcohol

THE WAY WE WERE: The kindness that built our history

Here in Canada, and in our city in particular, there has always been amongst our citizens those who have stepped forward to “share the wealth” and in …

Toronto Maple Leafs

5 people shot in first 5 hours of MLK Day weekend

At least five people were wounded in the first five ours of Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend.<p>The most recent shooting happened about 9 p.m. Friday …

Crime

Visor Helps Quickly Diagnose Strokes

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) —</b> Sixty-seven-year-old Oliver Peart is getting back to his routine after a major health scare.<p>“I think I made a full recovery,” …

Medicine

The Flu Killed a Healthy 21-Year-Old Man. Here's How That Can Happen

Most people view influenza as a routine, if unpleasant, possibility each winter. But the case of a 21-year-old man in Pennsylvania is a poignant …

Public Health

These are the 6 products to use before bed, according to dermatologists

When it comes to choosing a day cream, most of us know to look for something with a healthy dose of SPF and antioxidant protection that hydrates skin …

Skin Care

'Speed Training' May Help Ward Off Dementia

In one computer exercise, a car or truck briefly flashes on your computer screen while a road sign appears on the periphery. Your task is to pick the …

The Brain

A donor is giving a record $100 million to CAMH — and doesn’t want to be named

An anonymous donor has made a staggering $100-million gift to Toronto’s Centre for Addiction and Mental Health.<p>The donation was given to support …

Li Ka-shing

Guelph high school students organize fundraising gala for their final project

High school students in the Guelph-area have organized a fundraising event this weekend to support causes close to their hearts.<p>The Ambition gala …

Education

Ugh, THIS is why your skin freaks out whenever you fly on an airplane

Flying is a form of transportation that we certainly need, but most of the time, isn’t all that fun. You’re usually stuffed into a tiny seat with …

Skin Care

Life After IVF: Why Some New Moms Experience Depression

Photo: iStockphoto<p>It was autumn of 2010 when Amy Warren and her husband decided it was time to give their nearly two-year-old daughter a sibling. The …

Pregnancy