Dr. Max Gomez

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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

A new study shows that cervical cancer rates in the U.S. may be higher than once believed. (Credit: CBS 2)

Dr. Max Gomez: Study Says Cervical Cancer Is More Common Than Once Thought

All women should talk with their doctors to determine when and how often they need a pap test. Cervical cancer is caused by HPV, a sexually transmitted virus, but it can take decades for the cancer to actually develop.

05/12/2014

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LI New Mom Looking Forward To Mother’s Day Following Rare Open Heart Surgery

Sharon Savino nearly died before she could deliver her baby and had to undergo open heart surgery while pregnant.

05/09/2014

Some cancer patients have chosen to undergo hypnosis to ease the side effects of their regular treatments. (Credit: CBS 2)

Dr. Max Gomez: Cancer Patients Turn To Hypnosis To Ease Side Effects Of Radiation

A technique that magicians and entertainers have used for years may be useful as a form of cancer therapy.

05/08/2014

New research shows that daily aspirin use may not be beneficial for everyone and could come with some serious side effects. (Credit: CBS 2)

Dr. Max Gomez: Study Says Only A Select Few Will Benefit From Aspirin Therapy

For years, doctors have told almost everyone of middle age or older to take a daily aspirin to thin the blood.

05/06/2014

A recent study indicated that baby-gates have been involved in an increasing number of childhood injuries. (Credit: CBS 2)

Dr. Max Gomez: Study Says Baby-Gate Related Injuries Are On An Alarming Rise

Baby-gates are designed to protect children, but the gates themselves may be creating problems, according to a new study.

05/05/2014

Morcellator

Dr. Max Gomez: Pelvic Cancer And The Risk/Reward Of The Morcellator

There’s a new warning about a common surgery that tens of thousands of women have every year. New information shows the device could actually spread undetected cancer.

05/01/2014

Researchers have used stem cells from pigs to rebuild functional human muscle. (Credit: CBS 2)

Dr. Max Gomez: Scientists Use Stem Cells To Grow Functional Human Muscle

Growing new muscle could be a huge boon to thousands of soldiers wounded in IED attacks. It could also help accident and trauma victims as well as those injured in sports.

04/30/2014

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