Dr. Max Gomez
Codeine is one of the most commonly prescribed narcotic painkillers, but it is potentially lethal to children.
A team might include a nurse practitioner, a physician assistant, a medical assistant, a care coordinator, a nurse and an office manager. Even a dietician or clinical pharmacist may be part of the team.
Untreated glaucoma can lead to blindness. But a tiny new implant could prevent that from happening.
If you suffer from back, knee, or hip pain you may be able to avoid surgery with a surprising fix; your footwear.
A lot of us take a nap during the day and feel better afterward, but could those naps be bad – or even kill us?
Have you ever reached for a pain reliever or other medicine only to find it has expired? As CBS 2’s Dr. Max Gomez reported Friday night, you may not want to throw it away just yet.
A new study shows a possible link between popular erectile dysfunction drugs and an increased risk of developing a deadly form of skin cancer.
Studies have shown that drinking water can help children maintain a healthy weight and stay focused in the classroom. Now, a new study has taken a look at whether water is readily available in schools and if kids are actually drinking it.
Traffic accidents are one of the leading causes of death for people aged 15-29, and the most dangerous time is during a new driver’s first few months behind the wheel.
The experimental drug is the latest example of what has been dubbed ‘targeted therapy’ which uses drugs that go after the very specific biochemical pathways that cancer cells use to divide and multiply.
About 10 to 15 percent of adults develop acne at age 30 or older. Adult acne is typically inherited.
Modern back surgery is dramatically better than it was even just a few years ago. The surgery Woods and many others have had is now often an outpatient procedure, with an incision less than an inch long and the patient walking around within hours.
For many people the biggest fears associated with aging are memory loss, Alzheimer’s, and dementia.
One of the largest reviews to date finds that mammograms do save lives, but not as many as people believe. That benefit comes with some risks of its own, the study found.
Orthopedic surgeons said the pain can be the result of strained ligaments, cartilage tears or osteoarthritis.