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Kemar Bassaragh blew out his knee playing tennis. (credit: CBS2)

Regrowing Cartilage Could Be The Answer For People Suffering From Osteoarthritis In Knees

Researchers have found a way to regrow cartilage in the knee and perhaps even prevent knee-replacement surgery.

11/24/2014

Formerly conjoined twins Emmett and Owen Ezell play with their father Dave in Dallas. (Credit: CBS 2)

Dr. Max Gomez: Once-Conjoined Twins Leave Dallas Hospital After 9 Month Stay

After spending their entire lives in the intensive care unit Emmett and Owen Ezell finally left the hospital and headed to a nearby rehabilitation center.

04/16/2014

New guidelines were released for administering the cholesterol-lowering drug statins. (credit: CBS 2)

Cholesterol Drug Guidelines Stir Debate

Last week, the nation’s top heart organizations released new guidelines about who should receive the drugs and a new online calculator.

11/18/2013

A preschool student naps at Bright Horizons in Manhattan. (credit: CBS 2)

Study: Naps May Help Children’s Ability To Learn

A midday snooze may improve a child’s learning skills, CBS 2’s Dr. Max Gomez reported.

09/23/2013

Valerie Harper (Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images Entertainment)

Doctors: Valerie Harper’s Brain Cancer Close To Remission

Given just three months to live after being diagnosed with terminal brain cancer in March, actress Valerie Harper may be close to remission, doctors say.

08/29/2013

Big Gulp cup at a 7-Eleven. (file/credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Study: Sugar Found To Be Toxic In Mice

Researchers found that when mice ate a diet of 25 percent extra sugar females died at twice the normal rate.

08/14/2013

Rep. Peter King

Eye On New York: ‘Golden Boy’, The Battle Of The Bulge, And Congressman Peter King

CBS 2’s Dr Max Gomez takes a look at how men and women can win the battle of the bulge, and CBS 2’s Marcia Kramer speaks with Congressman Peter King of Long Island, all in this edition of Eye On New York.

01/06/2013

John Robie, Pseudobulbar Affect

Eye On New York: On Health

In this Eye on New York segment, CBS 2’s Dr. Max Gomez reports on a peculiar brain disease that affects a person’s emotions and a groundbreaking treatment that could help alleviate the disease’s effects.

10/23/2011

High Blood Pressure

Eye On New York: On High Blood Pressure

In this Eye on New York, CBS 2’s Dr. Max Gomez and Dana Tyler examine high blood pressure and how to control it—both on your own and with the help of the City Parks Foundations.

10/09/2011

(Photo by Andy Kropa/Getty Images)

Liguori: Harry Carson On Concussions and Suicide

NFL Hall of Famer and former NY Giants Linebacker Harry Carson was the special guest speaker at Thursday’s annual Head Injury Association forum on Long Island and for good reason.

WFAN–03/11/2011

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Unreal: Super Glue Saves Baby Girl’s Life

NEW YORK (CBS) ―Imagine being the parents of beautiful newborn twins. But a few months later, you notice one baby’s head is becoming unusually large. Doctors handling the case determine she has a major brain […]

07/28/2010

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Unreal: Super Glue Saves Baby Girl's Life

NEW YORK (CBS) ―Imagine being the parents of beautiful newborn twins. But a few months later, you notice one baby’s head is becoming unusually large. Doctors handling the case determine she has a major brain […]

07/28/2010