Dr. Max Gomez
Three million people in the United States suffer from epilepsy an often disabling brain disorder.
Experts recommend a 15-minute vison break every couple of hours of up-close work to lessen the chances of developing nearsightedness. And if all else fails, there’s always glasses.
New guidelines from the American Dental Association say children should begin using toothpaste with fluoride as soon as they get their first tooth.
The research suggests that mammograms are not any better at helping women beat the disease than self exams or routine physicals by a doctor.
A time release local anesthetic uses hi-tech micro-encapsulation and can allow a knee replacement patient to be pain-free for up to four days.
Deadly and preventable infections have been spreading like wildfire and it hasn’t been limited to schools and offices.
Doctors have become very good at saving heart attack victims, but once damaged the heart muscle can weaken until it eventually fails.
Peanut allergies are one of the most common food allergies and can cause deadly allergic reactions. Doctors have tried oral therapies and allergy shots, with only moderate success.
“Play to Cure: Genes in Space” was developed by scientists in Great Britain to help them decode massive volumes of genetic material from breast tumor samples.
Another winter storm slammed the Tri-State area on Wednesday and CBS 2′s reporters were out capturing everything from the first flakes to slush filled streets and sidewalks from the suburbs, through the Five Boroughs, and out on Long Island.
For those people 50 years or older, they’ve probably been told they should have a colonoscopy to screen for cancer. Many, however, don’t heed the advice.
There are five numbers that everyone should know by heart but most people probably don’t.
A new review of eight acupuncture studies has found the practice was able to reduce PMS symptoms by 78 percent within just two to four treatments.
A Food and Drug Administration review posted online Tuesday said naproxen — the key ingredient in Aleve and dozens of other generic pain pills — may have a lower risk of heart attack and stroke.
The measure, which took effect Monday, requires all birthing facilities to administer the test called pulse oximetry screening. The one-minute procedure provides early detection of heart defects.