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Is Travel Insurance Worth It?

Consider these pros and cons to determine if travel insurance is worth purchasing for your next trip.

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A recent study in the New England Journal of Medicine has questioned the effectiveness of epidural injections. (Credit: CBS 2)

Dr. Max Gomez: New Study Questions The Effectiveness Of Epidural Injections

Researchers found that after six weeks, injections that combined both epidural steroids and the anesthetic lidocaine were no more effective than lidocaine alone. Even the effects of lidocaine did not last long.

07/02/2014

Pay It forward workers helped rebuild this children's play center. Credit CBS 2.

With ‘Project Pay-It-Forward’ Neighbors Help Neighbors Rebuild Their Storm Damaged Businesses

When Sandy flooded Long Beach it ruined the hard work of two women who had just opened a child play center on West Beech Street, but now with the help of neighbors they have re-opened.

02/18/2013

Cars piled up outside a floodd parking garage in Manhattan following superstorm Sandy - Oct. 31, 2012 (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Insurance Companies Use Exemption To Deny Sandy Coverage To Frustrated New Yorkers

New figures Tuesday said 95,000 homes on Long Island were destroyed or damaged by Superstorm Sandy – but from Long Island to Manhattan, many home and business owners have found that their insurance companies will not cover their damage.

01/08/2013

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: Governor's Office)

Cuomo Tells Insurance Companies To Pick Up The Ball With Sandy Claims

One month after superstorm Sandy, Gov. Andrew Cuomo says New Yorkers are recovering well, with one notable exception.

11/29/2012

A truck drives down a flooded street after water levels lowered October 30, 2012 in Little Ferry, New Jersey. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Some Flooded N.J. Residents Say Insurance Companies Have Blown Them Off

More than a month after the levee broke during Superstorm Sandy and put large sections of Little Ferry and Moonachie, N.J., under water and mud, some residents said their insurance companies have left them high and dry.

11/28/2012

A damaged home in Manhasset (credit: India Gray via Facebook)

Sen. Schumer Warns Insurance Companies Against ‘Playing Games’ With Sandy Victims

Schumer said the difference between a hurricane and a tropical storm for insurance purposes could be very costly to homeowners who have already lost so much.

11/11/2012