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Formerly conjoined twins Emmett and Owen Ezell play with their father Dave in Dallas. (Credit: CBS 2)

Dr. Max Gomez: Once-Conjoined Twins Leave Dallas Hospital After 9 Month Stay

After spending their entire lives in the intensive care unit Emmett and Owen Ezell finally left the hospital and headed to a nearby rehabilitation center.

04/16/2014

Mick Jagger of The Rolling Stones performs during "12-12-12 The Concert For Sandy Relief" on Dec. 12, 2012 at Madison Square Garden in New York. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Just 1 Loud Concert, Sporting Event Can Cause Permanent Nerve Damage

Researchers say though the ringing in your ears may fade following a loud event, the damage from even one such event is there to stay.

04/16/2014

This is the skin of a patient after 3 days of measles infection; treated at a New York hospital. (CDC/file)

Health Department Confirms 2 New Cases On Measles In NYC

The health department says the total number of confirmed cases of measles is now at 26, with 12 pediatric and 14 adult cases.

04/16/2014

A box of influenza vaccine shots (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

It’s Back: Tri-State Area Hit With Round Two Of Flu

During the peak in mid-January, influenza A was the culprit. This second wave is being led by influenza B.

04/15/2014

FILE - A smoker outside an office building in New York City.   (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Nassau Lawmaker Wants To Raise Smoking Age To 21 Like Suffolk County, NYC

On Monday, Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone signed into law a measure raising the minimum age to buy tobacco products from 19 to 21. It takes effect on Jan. 1.

04/15/2014

Apostherapy uses special footwear to treat knee, hip, and back pain. (Credit CBS 2)

Seen At 11: ‘AposTherapy’ The Shoe Solution To Hip, Knee, And Back Pain

If you suffer from back, knee, or hip pain you may be able to avoid surgery with a surprising fix; your footwear.

04/14/2014

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Experts: Brutal Winter May Be Behind Surge In Sports Related Injuries

Doctors and fitness experts have seen an increase in sports related injuries stemming from a winter of hibernation and inactivity.

04/14/2014

Naps

Study Suggests Naps Could Be Hazardous To Your Health

A lot of us take a nap during the day and feel better afterward, but could those naps be bad – or even kill us?

04/14/2014

A man smokes a cigarette. (credit: Getty Images)

Suffolk County Executive Signs Bill Raising Tobacco Purchase Age To 21

The bill, which was passed last month by the Suffolk County Legislature, also includes a ban on selling e-cigarettes to anyone under 21.

04/14/2014

Sneeze - (file / credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Allergy Season In Full Bloom Following Abnormally Cold Winter

The flowers and trees in Central Park seem to be bursting into spring.

04/14/2014

Stories from Main Street (credit: CBSNewYork)

Stories From Main Street: Using A Robot To Help Engage Autistic Children

The humanoid robot made by a French company helps children with autism at Shaler Academy in Ridgefield, N.J.

04/14/2014

Wes Pak's family says a volunteer flight group has played a major role in helping their son fight cancer. (Credit CBS 2)

Family Says Volunteer Flight Group Has Been Integral In Son’s Battle Against Cancer

A young boy battling cancer made a symbolic and life saving journey on Sunday, when he took a special flight to Long Island.

04/13/2014

Clients participate in an AKT In Motion training session. (Credit: CBS 2)

New ‘AKT In Motion’ Workout Program Designed With Swimsuit Season In Mind

Classes run at all different levels and beginners can start with the AKTease class. Intermediate trainers can try happy hour classes where routines change every two weeks, and advanced dancers can try a 90 minute class that incorporates routines spanning a two-month period.

04/12/2014

Expired Medication

Seen At 11: What Should You Do With Expired Medications?

Have you ever reached for a pain reliever or other medicine only to find it has expired? As CBS 2’s Dr. Max Gomez reported Friday night, you may not want to throw it away just yet.

04/11/2014

Easter Seals NJ Walk With Me 5K flyer (credit: easterseals.com)

Kind Stranger, Autistic Girl Reunite In N.J. After Thank You Note Goes Viral

Eric Kunkel was the man who never corrected 3-year-old autistic girl Kate when she called him “Daddy” and engaged her in conversation on a recent flight.

04/11/2014

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Corn Dogs from the Iowa State Fair (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

The Country’s Most Unique, Fun Diet-Busting Foods

A look at some of the country’s most unique and highly-fattening foods, many from state fairs. They may not be the most healthy – but it doesn’t hurt your diet to take a look!

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