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Doctors have become very good at saving heart attack victims, but once damaged the heart muscle can weaken until it eventually fails.
Peanut allergies are one of the most common food allergies and can cause deadly allergic reactions. Doctors have tried oral therapies and allergy shots, with only moderate success.
The string of snowstorms in recent weeks has forced the cancellation of many blood drives and deterred potential donors from visiting centers.
A new review of eight acupuncture studies has found the practice was able to reduce PMS symptoms by 78 percent within just two to four treatments.
Some 5-million Americans are currently battling Alzheimer’s disease and that number is expected to nearly triple over the next three decades.
A Cleveland clinic is offering a different type of intervention — one that is designed for people who have already had one heart procedure, surgery or heart attack and are looking to prevent another one.
Throwing a few right hooks will get your heart pumping and makes for the ultimate stress relief. Sign up for a class or try a private lesson at one of our five favorite boxing gyms.
Put the drinks down! That is the advice for many people after the release of a report that revealed that tens of millions of Americans have been drinking too much.
The snow and frigid temperatures that hit the city on Thursday can be more than just a nuisance.
A new study has been released by British researchers that closely links herpes zoster, also known as shingles, with a higher risk for a heart attack or stroke.
The bitterly cold winter weather frosting the Tri-State Area has brought out some of the old wives tales about being in the cold.
Here at CBSNewYork, we’re committed to helping you keep your 2013 resolution to work out more. We’ve shared with you our favorite healthy lunches for the new year, along with our picks for the best boxing gyms, yoga studios and creative fitness classes. And now we’re talking Pilates.
Office workers in search of snacks will be counting calories along with their change under new labeling regulations for vending machines included in President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul law.
With 20 percent of Americans coming down with the flu every year, it can be hard to protect anyone, but one of the best ways to safeguard yourself against it is to get a flu shot, according to CBS 2′s Dr. Max Gomez.