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A medical group has issued new guidance regarding pelvic exams for women. (Credit: CBS 2)

Dr. Max Gomez: Medical Group Issues New Guidance On Pelvic Exams

A medical group has made a controversial recommendation regarding women’s health, claiming that the long-held practice of the annual pelvic exam may do more harm than good.

06/30/2014

Medical experts say a popular trend called 'water birthing' could be unsafe for newborn babies. (Credit CBS 2)

Dr. Max Gomez: Growing ‘Water Birth’ Trend May Be Unsafe

Two major doctors’ groups have said that a growing trend that involves giving birth in a tub of warm water is not good for babies and could even be dangerous.

03/25/2014

Mammogram Sign (credit: CBS 2)

NJ Law Aims To Raise Awareness Of ‘Breast Density’ Issue For Women Undergoing Mammograms

It may not be widely known but breast density can make it more difficult for mammograms to detect breast cancer.

03/03/2014

Nurse Dreonna Breton was fired from her job at Lancaster General Hospital in Pennsylvania, after she refused to get a flu shot while pregnant. (Credit: CBS 2)

Nurse Fired For Refusing To Get Flu Shot

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said the influenza virus is now widespread in 10 states, including New York and Pennsylvania – where a pregnant nurse is out of a job.

12/30/2013