Dr. Max Gomez

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

Jeanine Walsh

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

John Stagg

Cook Accused Of Spitting In Food At Budd Lake, New Jersey Pub

If you have ever sent a meal back to a restaurant kitchen because it wasn’t quite right, you have probably worried about those old stories that someone back there might spit in your food before returning it.

10/21/2014

A man dressed in protective hazmat clothing treats the front porch of an apartment where a second person diagnosed with the Ebola virus resides on October 12, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Mike Stone/Getty Images)

CDC Urges All US Hospitals To ‘Think Ebola’

A breach of infection control resulting in a Dallas health worker getting Ebola raises fresh questions about whether hospitals truly can safely take care of people with the deadly virus.

10/13/2014

Thomas Eric Duncan (credit: Image via Facebook)

Thomas Eric Duncan, Ebola Patient In Texas, Dies

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — The first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States died in a Dallas hospital Wednesday, a little more than a week after his diagnosis exposed gaps in the nation’s defenses against […]

10/08/2014

Bellevue Hospital Center has a room set aside to handle a potential Ebola patient. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Fake Ebola Patients Being Sent To NYC Emergency Rooms To Test Readiness

The first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States died Wednesday morning in a Dallas hospital, a hospital spokesman said.

10/08/2014

A colorized transmission electron micrograph of an Ebola virus virion is seen. (credit: CDC/Getty Images)

Dr. Max Gomez: Health Experts Look To Technology To Ease Ebola Concerns

With concern over Ebola and Enterovirus-68 increasing, health experts are looking for ways to prevent the infection from spreading.

10/07/2014

A specialist tests for Enterovirus 68. (credit: CBS 2)

Doctors Investigating If Cases Of Paralysis Are Linked To Enterovirus D68

There has been a disturbing development in the nationwide outbreak involving the rare enterovirus D68. A handful of children have now developed polio-like symptoms of muscle weakness or paralysis.

09/29/2014

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Nasal Mist Recommended As Preferred Flu Vaccine For Children

For the first time, government health officials are recommending Flu Mist nasal spray as the preferred vaccine for healthy children between the ages of 2 and 8 years old.

09/18/2014

Comedian Joan Rivers attends Global Green USA's 11th Annual Pre-Oscar party at Avalon on February 26, 2014 in Hollywood, California.  (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for GLOBAL GREEN USA)

Daughter: Comedian Joan Rivers’ Condition ‘Remains Serious’

Joan Rivers remains in a New York City hospital Friday, one day after going into cardiac arrest at a doctor’s office.

08/29/2014

Joan Rivers attends the 'The Realistic Joneses' opening night at The Lyceum Theater on April 6, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

Joan Rivers In Medically-Induced Coma After Going Into Cardiac Arrest

Joan Rivers was in a medically-induced coma Thursday night at Mount Sinai Hospital, after she went into cardiac arrest while undergoing a throat procedure at a clinic on the Upper East Side.

08/28/2014

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