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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.
There is new hope for people with fibromyalgia – and it comes from magnets. Fibromyalgia is the most common cause of chronic, widespread pain in the U.S., affecting between six and 12 million people nationwide.
A Food and Drug Administration review posted online Tuesday said naproxen — the key ingredient in Aleve and dozens of other generic pain pills — may have a lower risk of heart attack and stroke.
Last week, the nation’s top heart organizations released new guidelines about who should receive the drugs and a new online calculator.
The Boston bombings left three people dead and more than 170 people injured. Dr. Robert Glatter, an emergency physician at Lenox Hill Hospital, visited The Couch to give us insight into treating victims of such attacks.
Byrd’s triumph over tragedy will take center stage this Sunday when his No. 90 jersey is retired at halftime of the Jets-Dolphins game at MetLife Stadium. The painful memories of that fateful December Sunday from 20 years ago will surely come to mind.
Do you want to help fight prescription drug abuse and the deadly consequences like the recent rash of pharmacy shootings? Well, Saturday was the day to do it. And all you had to do was check your medicine cabinet.
Ex-Marine David Hassan couldn’t get a passport or other legal documents because of snafu on his birth certificate that he indicated he was female to New York City officials. However, that has issue has since been corrected.
Caught in a legal limbo, and unable to get a license, car title or passport, the former Arabic translator is returning fire with a lawsuit filed by his lawyer.
An estimated 220,000 Americans have weight loss surgery every year. That’s double the number of a decade ago. There are two common types of procedures, and a new study has found that one may be more effective.
One More than one new parent at the hospital is furious, claiming Blue Ivy’s arrival kept them from spending time with their own newborns in intensive care.
Neil Nash-Coulon of Bedford-Stuyvesant says the hospital even kicked his family out of the waiting area.
Several New York City hospitals have landed on the 2011 watch list after reporting deadly patient-safety lapses including leaving sponges and surgical instruments inside patients, according to the Niagara Health Quality Coalition.
New research finds the birth control pill could also boost a woman’s brain power. CBS 2’s Dr. Holly Phillips reports.
There were thousands of broken hearts in Greenwich Village Friday. St. Vincent’s, a beloved hospital, shut its doors after serving the community for almost 160 years, CBS 2’s Magee Hickey reports.