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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

Researchers have made a breakthrough in the use of immunotherapy in the fight against cervical cancer. (Credit: CBS 2)

Dr. Max Gomez: Researchers Announce Breakthrough In Fight Against Cervical Cancer

Research presented at an annual meeting of thousands of cancer experts could lead to treatment for many different cancers.

06/02/2014

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New Pacemaker Can Be Implanted Without Surgery

Doctors are experimenting with a new tiny pacemaker that can be implanted without surgery.

05/30/2014

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NYU Health Center Offers Health Care Geared Toward Men

Health care centers dedicated just for men are trying to make it easier for men to take care of themselves.

05/29/2014

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Researchers: Unnecessary Double Mastectomies Do Not Improve Chances Of Avoiding Recurring Breast Cancer

More than a quarter million American women will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year. About 40,000 of them will die of the disease.

05/22/2014

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Dr. Max Gomez: Some Medications May Contribute To Secondary Osteoporosis

Many people are taking medications that may actually be causing the brittle bone disease.

05/21/2014

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Dr. Max Gomez: ‘Tis The Season To Liberally Apply Sunscreen

The unofficial start of summer serves as an annual reminder to use sunscreen whenever you head outdoors.

05/20/2014

MERS Virus

Experts: MERS Virus Still Poses Low Risk To General Public

An Illinois man has the first known case of human-to-human spread of the MERS virus to someone who had come from the Middle East. And while the disease was apparently transmitted casually, it may not be as scary as it sounds.

05/19/2014

Advocates claim injectable vitamins can help everything from Alzheimer's to arthritis, and even cancer. (Credit: CBS 2)

Dr. Max Gomez: Doctors Remain Divided On Benefits Of Injectable Vitamins

Could injecting yourself with mega-doses of vitamins and minerals be the key to good health? The alternative health treatment is gaining popularity and generating controversy.

05/16/2014

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Dr. Max Gomez: It’s Time To Bust Some Common Allergy Myths

The trees are green, the flowers are blooming and your allergies are likely flaring up. Sadly, going inside may not be a relief.

05/15/2014

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Health Officials Confirm Second Case Of MERS In United States

Officials said the second confirmed case is located at a hospital in Orlando, Fla. The first was reported earlier this month in Indiana, involving a man who arrived from Saudi Arabia.

05/13/2014

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