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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

Robin Williams on CBS 2 in 2013. (Credit: CBS 2)

Dr. Max Gomez: A Look At Depression And The Pain It Causes

Behind his manic comic genius and his delight in making people laugh, lurked the demon that eventually took Robin William’s life: depression.

08/12/2014

Some children are using iPad apps to continue speech therapy at home. (Credit: CBS 2)

Dr. Max Gomez: iPad Apps Let Children Continue Speech Therapy At Home

Perfect pronunciation can be a tough skill for children, but now they don’t have to face years of speech therapy.

08/08/2014

Emergency room sign at Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan. (credit: Getty Images)

Doctors Await Ebola Test Results On Man At Mount Sinai Medical Center

Doctors at Mount Sinai Medical Center are awaiting Ebola test results on a man who visited West Africa last month before falling sick and going into the hospital on Monday.

08/05/2014

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The Ebola Virus: Separating Facts From Fiction

A patient being held in isolation at Mount Sinai Hospital in East Harlem reportedly has not shown any signs of the Ebola virus, but the possibility that the deadly virus may be in New York City at all has caused concern.

08/05/2014

Experts say an evaluation for sleep apnea can save lives. (Credit: CBS 2)

Experts: Screening For Sleep Apnea Could Save Lives

You might suffer from sleep apnea, and a physicians’ group has advised doctors to check for the condition in a procedure that could save lives.

08/04/2014

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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

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