Dr. Max Gomez

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

Infectious disease experts in the U.S. have all said that while Ebola is lethal, it is not spread by casual contact.

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

Acid blockers may cause bone loss (Credit: CBS 2)

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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