Dr. Max Gomez

These foods contain probiotics. (Credit: CBS2)

Seen At 11: Doctors Find Relief From Digestive Issues, Other Health Problems In Probiotics

CBS2’s Dr. Max Gomez takes a look at the pros and cons of taking probiotics.

03/04/2015

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Study: Exposing Kids To Peanuts Early May Prevent Allergies

Peanut allergies have more than quadrupled in the past 13 years, but experts now don’t think we should, and must, avoid feeding peanuts to infants so they do not develop the allergies to the legumes.

02/23/2015

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

Republican Party Takes On The Politics Of Vaccinations In Wake Of Measles Outbreak

The measles outbreak that started at Disneyland has now spread to 14 states and health officials in our area are doing all they can to keep the virus contained.

02/03/2015

Record Snowstorm Pummels Buffalo

As Blizzard Strikes, Health Experts Warn Of Heart Attack Threat From Shoveling Snow

With a historic blizzard pounding the Tri-State Area Monday and Tuesday, there are a number of health concerns to be on the watch for – especially for anyone shoveling snow.

01/26/2015

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Seen At 11: New Method Helps ‘Melt’ Away Pain, Other Health Conditions

A class for the “melt method” may look like your average workout class is actually much more. The class helps treat pain, insomnia and other conditions.

01/09/2015

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Dr. Max Gomez: Healthcare Experts Express Concern Over ‘Superfood’ Powders

There is a new trend in the supplement world known as ‘superfood powders.’

01/06/2015

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Study: Cold Weather May Be Linked To Common Cold After All

A new study from Yale University found that cold temperatures really can lead to colds, but not for the reason you might think.

01/06/2015

A pair of twins born prematurely has made it home for Christmas. (Credit: CBS2)

Dr. Max Gomez: Brooklyn Newborn Defies Odds, Heads Home For Christmas

Having newborn babies home for their first Christmas is special for any family, but for one Brooklyn mom this will be a very special holiday.

12/23/2014

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Are E-Readers Hurting The Quality Of Your Sleep?

If you like to curl up with a good book to help you fall asleep at night, you might be hurting your sleep.

12/22/2014

Marian Armitage, 60, of London, still rides her bike everywhere and says she feels much younger than her age. (Credit: CBS2)

Study: Feeling Younger Could Mean Living Longer

A new study suggested Monday that feeling younger than your actual calendar age could mean you will live longer.

12/15/2014

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Stranger Donates Stem Cells In Hopes Of Curing New York Woman With Leukemia

A New York woman battling leukemia was especially grateful this Thanksgiving, as she credited the kindness of a total stranger with helping save her life.

11/27/2014

These shoes under development at Columbia University are intended to keep people with Parkinson's disease from freezing up while walking. (Credit: CBS2)

Dr. Max Gomez: Testing Under Way For New Treatments For Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease is a brain ailment that has affected celebrities from Muhammad Ali to Michael J. Fox and Linda Ronstadt. There are medications that can help – and patients have been exploring new treatments.

11/25/2014

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Dr. Max Gomez: Smartphones, Tablets, And Laptops Could Cause ‘Digital Vision Syndrome’

Did your mom ever tell you not to sit too close to the TV because it would ruin your eyes? Well, today more kids than ever are near-sighted.

11/21/2014

Comedian Joan Rivers died on Sept. 4, 2014 a week after suffering complications during a routine throat procedure at a doctor’s office. She was 81. (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

Report Claims Multiple Failures In Joan Rivers’ Treatment At Endoscopy Clinic

Joan Rivers did not consent to a laryngoscopy during which she lost consciousness due to lack of oxygen – and never regained consciousness before she died.

11/10/2014

An employee from Bio Recovery Corporation carries a blue barrel into 546 West 147th Street, the apartment building of Dr. Craig Spencer, the doctor recently diagnosed with Ebola, on October 24, 2014. Bio Recovery Corporation was handling the clean-up of Dr. Spencer's apartment after he was diagnosed with Ebola on Thursday night. (Photo by Bryan Thomas/Getty Images)

Health Officials Trace All The Steps Of First NYC Ebola Patient

Residents of Dr. Craig Spencer’s building on 147th Street are trying to stay calm after he tested positive for the disease on Thursday.

10/24/2014

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