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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

Cheeseburger and fries (file/credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Experts Question Study Downplaying Link Between Saturated Fat, Heart Disease

An analysis in the Annals of Internal Medicine of nearly 80 studies on the effect of dietary fats finds there’s not enough evidence to say that eating saturated fat increases the incidence of heart attacks or strokes.

03/18/2014

Mayor Raymond McDonough (D-N.J.) died of an apparent heart attack in his Town Hall office, Feb. 12, 2014. (credit: townofharrison.com)

Hundreds Attend Funeral For Harrison Mayor Raymond McDonough

Hundreds of mourners gathered Monday for the funeral of Harrison Mayor Raymond McDonough, who apparently suffered a massive heart attack on Wednesday afternoon.

02/17/2014

Mayor Raymond McDonough (D-N.J.) died of an apparent heart attack in his Town Hall office, Feb. 12, 2014. (credit: townofharrison.com)

Harrison, N.J. Mayor Dies Of Apparent Heart Attack At Town Hall

The lifelong Harrison resident had served on the Town Council for 17 years before becoming mayor in 1995. He was credited with spearheading the redevelopment of the 1.2-square-mile Hudson County town on the Passaic River.

02/12/2014

Nerve stimulation could offer new hope to heart attack victims. (Credit CBS 2)

Dr. Max Gomez: Nerve Stimulation Offers Hope For Heart Attack Victims

Doctors have become very good at saving heart attack victims, but once damaged the heart muscle can weaken until it eventually fails.

02/10/2014

Bernard L. Madoff leaves US Federal Court after a hearing regarding his bail on January 14, 2009 in New York. (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Madoff Battling Cancer, Recovering From Heart Attack

Madoff was sentenced to 150 years in prison after pleading guilty in 2009 for bilking investors of $65 billion. He ran his operation out of an office in the Lipstick Building in Midtown Manhattan.

01/22/2014

Doctor Examines Woman (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Dr. Max Gomez: Shingles And Higher Risk For Stroke

A new study has been released by British researchers that closely links herpes zoster, also known as shingles, with a higher risk for a heart attack or stroke.

01/02/2014

Doctor checkup (credit: Clipart.com)

Doctors Urge New Yorkers To Remember Heart Health In The Month Of November

A number of local hospitals have opted to take part in the “Don’t Ignore Your Score” campaign.

11/01/2013

A woman is given a flu shot. (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Dr. Max Gomez: Flu Shots For Better Heart Health

Your flu shot may be protecting you from more than just the flu. It could also protect you against the number one killer of Americans.

10/22/2013

Hospital Bed (file / credit: clipart.com)

Dr. Max Gomez: A Surprising Way To Minimize Heart Damage

EMS techs in Spain gave heart attack patients an IV of a long approved beta blocker called Metoprolol and the results were dramatic.

10/10/2013

Bystanders and emergency workers attempt to free an ambulance stuck on a side street in the Boerum Hill neighborhood of Brooklyn December 29, 2010 in New York City.  Many side streets, especially those in the outer boroughs, are still unplowed in the wake of a massive snowstorm that crippled much of New York and left millions of holiday travelers stuck at airports and train stations around the eastern seaboard.  (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Judge Tosses Suit Filed By Family Of Woman Who Died Waiting For Help In 2010 Blizzard

The family lost on a technicality. Manhattan Supreme Court Judge Margaret Chan said that under an obscure law, the city can’t be held liable for delays in care unless a 911 call is made by the injured person or an immediate family member.

09/07/2013

Heart Attack Detection Defibrillator

Dr. Max Gomez: A Defibrillator To Detect Heart Attacks

Heart attacks are the leading cause of death in this country, but what if a device could sense when you are about to have one?

08/27/2013

James Gandolfini (Angela Weiss/Getty Images Entertainment)

James Gandolfini’s Body Returned To U.S. From Italy

Gandolfini’s body departed Rome earlier Sunday, in a plane that landed at Newark International Airport around 9 p.m., 1010 WINS reported.

06/23/2013

A parking ticket is seen on the windshield of a car. (file/credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

N.J. Man Cited For Causing Car Crash While Suffering Heart Attack

Dan Langley, 20, crashed into another car when he suffered a heart attack while driving April 1. Police issued Langley three tickets for the whole incident.

06/13/2013

Cyclists take part in TD 5 Boro Bike Tour 2013. (credit: Jessica Marcus/CBSNewYork.com)

Cyclist Dies After Suffering Heart Attack During TD 5 Boro Bike Tour

According to police, 51-year-old Michigan resident Michael Boren was taking part in the 40-mile race and went into cardiac arrest around 10:50 a.m. on the upper level of the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge.

05/05/2013

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