Dr. Max Gomez
A report from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration said ER visits doubled in the last four years from about 10,000 to more than 20,000.
The vaccine is quick, easy, and often free but only about a third of the population will get vaccinated, possibly because of some of the myths associated with the vaccine.
Getting the injured to the hospital after the Seastreak Wall Street ferry crash Wednesday was not as easy as it would have been before Superstorm Sandy hit Lower Manhattan last October.
Her doctors announced Monday late afternoon that Clinton is making excellent progress. They also predict the secretary will make a full recovery from the blood clot.
This is a Christmas full of special meaning for a young family in Queens. They’ll be spending a quiet holiday at home with their first baby. But it took a series of miracles — and a painful loss — to get there.
The most comprehensive study on whether the toxins in the air at ground zero after 9/11 are linked to cancers is unlikely to end the debate over health questions.
Childhood obesity has become a national epidemic and public health crisis.
We know that drinking too much soda has been linked to obesity, but now a new study suggests that it also may be linked to arthritis of the knee in men.
This Thanksgiving weekend has given one New York family something very special to be thankful for.
If you or anyone you know is having trouble dealing with the stress caused by Sandy, there is help.
The study found higher levels of arsenic in brown rice than white rice because of the way it’s processed. It also found higher levels of arsenic in rice produced in southern states than in rice from California or Asia.
Normally just saying your own name isn’t much of an accomplishment for a 4-year-old, but it is for Lindy Albaum, who was born with a rare neurological hearing problem.
New research shows that your morning cup of coffee could help lower your risk for skin cancer. CBS 2′s Dr Max Gomez has the latest on a study from the Journal For Cancer Research that showed a connection between the amount of coffee a person drinks and a reduced risk for basal cell carcinoma.
At least once in each our lives we’ve all felt as though the room was spinning around us. Well, imagine feeling like that all the time. It happens to millions of people each year. They are suddenly and unexpectedly hit with vertigo, an old condition making a big comeback.
A Staten Island woman recently gave birth to a miracle baby. The newborn developed in her abdomen instead of her womb.
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