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New Gene Therapy Procedure Could Allow Own Cells To Act As Pacemakers

Implantable electronic pacemakers are some of the most common heart procedures done every year. But what if doctors could turn your own cells into pacemakers?

07/17/2014

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NYC Parks Seeing Rash Of Poison Ivy Cases This Summer

At Clove Lake Park on Staten Island, poison ivy is so high that it’s at eye level with joggers, making it easy to brush up against.

07/16/2014

Dr. Max Gomez recently underwent surgery to improve pain and other problems in his neck. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2’s Dr. Max Gomez Explains His Surgery To Relieve Neck Problems

CBS 2’s Dr. Max Gomez recently underwent surgery to relieve severe neck pain from which you may suffer as well.

07/11/2014

Some dermatologists are now recommending probiotics for the treatment of acne. (Credit: CBS 2)

Dr. Max Gomez: For Acne Sufferers Probiotics May Be A Skin Sensation

Many people are familiar with probiotics, the healthy bacteria that have been linked to a healthy digestive tract.

07/08/2014

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Dr. Max Gomez: Acid Blockers May Lead To Other Health Problems

While powerful acid blockers may help your heartburn, they could come with dangerous complications from broken bones to heart problems.

07/03/2014

A recent study in the New England Journal of Medicine has questioned the effectiveness of epidural injections. (Credit: CBS 2)

Dr. Max Gomez: New Study Questions The Effectiveness Of Epidural Injections

Researchers found that after six weeks, injections that combined both epidural steroids and the anesthetic lidocaine were no more effective than lidocaine alone. Even the effects of lidocaine did not last long.

07/02/2014

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

Beachgoers hit the sand in Belmar, N.J., on May, 25, 2014. (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Surprising Sun Care Facts You May Not Know

Everyone knows you need to apply sunscreen early and often when you go out in the sun, but did you know alcohol, Aspirin, and yogurt can all affect your risk for skin cancer?

06/26/2014

A government panel has proposed new guidelines for vitamin D screenings. (Credit: CBS 2)

Dr. Max Gomez: Government Proposes New Guidelines For Vitamin D Screening

Many doctors still believe that screening and vitamin D supplements are important for good health.

06/23/2014

Beachgoers hit the sand in Belmar, N.J., on May, 25, 2014. (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Study Finds Sunshine Can Act Like Addictive Drug, Have Similar Effect On Body As Heroin

New research finds sun rays act like an addictive drug and have a similar effect on the body as heroin.

06/20/2014

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Dr. Max Gomez: Surprising Remedies For Bee Stings

As the temperature rises, kids are getting out of school and heading outdoors to play, catch some sun, and share some time with our six-legged friends.

06/18/2014

Experts say a lack of red-eyes in children's photos can signal a serious health problem. (Credit: CBS 2)

Dr. Max Gomez: Lack Of Red-Eye In Children’s Photos Could Signal A Serious Problem

Some flash cameras cause pupils to close down to minimize red-eye, so parents should also be on the look out for a white or yellowish color.

06/17/2014

A British study will attempt to determine how regular cellphone use impacts cognitive development in children. (Credit: CBS 2)

Dr. Max Gomez: Study Will Focus On Physical, Psychological Impact Of Cellphones On Children

A new study is trying to find out if rampant cellphone use is damaging the developing brains of children.

06/11/2014

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Group Launches Campaign Warning Expecting Mothers About Wireless Radiation

Some animal studies have linked cell phone wireless radiation to neurological and behavioral problems in baby rats and mice.

06/04/2014

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Dr. Max Gomez: Can Deer Antler Spray Really Up Your Game?

Some people claim that deer antler spray is a performance enhancing supplement that can promote healing and increase strength.

06/03/2014

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