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Seen At 11: Five Tests To Save Your Life

CBS 2 reveals five easy tests to help detect the early signs of several diseases.

07/11/2014

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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

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Dr. Max Gomez: Reversing Heart Disease

A Cleveland clinic is offering a different type of intervention — one that is designed for people who have already had one heart procedure, surgery or heart attack and are looking to prevent another one.

01/10/2014

A customer fills a 21 ounce cup with soda at a McDonald's on Sept. 13, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

City Launches New Campaign Against Sugary Drinks

The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene on Monday launched a new anti-obesity campaign, focusing on the risks posed by sugary drinks.

11/25/2013

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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

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High School Students Study ‘Cancer Alley’ Near Fresh Kills Landfill

Two high school seniors from Staten Island Technical High School are up for the $75,000 Intel science prize tonight for their research on dangerous air around us.

05/16/2013

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Police: Haverstraw Murder Suspect May Still Be Alive

Haverstraw police now think the Stony Point man who allegedly killed his daughter-in-law last September and fled into Harriman State Park, could still be alive.

05/06/2013

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Seen At 11: Test Detects Heart Disease Using Only Your Fingers

Could a simple, completely non-invasive test predict your risk for a heart attack just by measuring your finger?

03/20/2013

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Heart Disease Symptoms In Women May Not Be What You Expect

“I thought it was my teeth. I had no idea that my life was actually in danger,” said patient Ginny Coleman.

12/07/2011

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HealthWatch: Heart Disease And Work

Long working hours are a part of life in the Big Apple, but according to a just-published study, those long days at work could be leading to a shorter lifespan, Dr. Max Gomez reports.

04/05/2011

Diet Soda Linked To Higher Risk Of Heart Attack, Stroke

Many people make the switch to diet soda to be a bit healthier when they indulge, but a new study suggests that diet soda drinkers could be more susceptible to heart disease or a stroke.

02/09/2011

A man shovels snow outside his home. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan)

HealthWatch: Protecting Your Heart In Cold Weather

Cold weather does more to you than just freeze your fingers and toes. It has a physical effect on your body, including your heart, and as the temperatures falls, your risk of having a heart attack rises.

12/22/2010