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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

Vets in New Jersey had to perform surgery on a bear to remove an arrow in its nose (Credit: CBS 2)

Vet Team Removes Arrow From New Jersey Bear’s Nose

The animal was captured on Thursday near New Egypt Raceway in Ocean County.

05/03/2014

Eli Manning (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

Report: Giants Say Basketball Not To Blame For Manning’s Ankle Injury

The Giants insist Eli Manning’s ailing ankle is a football injury, plain and simple, according to the New York Daily News.

04/11/2014

Doctors performing surgery. (Credit: CBS 2)

Seen At 11: Saving Money By Haggling For Health Care

We all know health care is not cheap, but there are actually ways to cut those costs dramatically.

04/04/2014

Can My Health Insurance Cover My Children?

Whether or not your health insurance can cover your children depends on your specific policy.

03/20/2014

Can My Health Insurance Cover My Spouse?

Whether or not your health insurance can cover your spouse depends on your specific policy.

03/20/2014

How Do I Use My Health Insurance When I Visit A Doctor?

To maximize the benefits of your insurance policy, you will likely need to choose a doctor from within your health plan’s network.

03/06/2014

How Does My Health Insurance Work At The Hospital?

The Affordable Care Act requires that all health insurance policies cover 10 essential benefits, including emergency treatment.

03/06/2014

Jason Mortensen (YouTube)

Man Wakes Up From Surgery With Amnesia, Realizes ‘Eye Candy’ In Room Is His Wife

Talk about spicing up a marriage without even trying.

09/10/2013

Gagik Hovanessian (Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Armenian Man Seizure-Free For First Time Since Childhood

Gagik Hovanessian returned to North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset — where he underwent his heart surgery 23 years before — to have two more operations performed on him.

1010 WINS–08/08/2013

Mark Teixeira (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Season-Ending Surgery Still A Possibility For Yankees’ Teixeira

Brian Cashman says surgery remains an option for Mark Teixeira after a cortisone shot didn’t do much to help his aching right wrist.

06/25/2013

Brook Lopez (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Sims: Breaking Down Brook Lopez’s Ongoing Foot Woes

Lopez, the Brooklyn Nets’ 7-foot center, is reportedly in a walking boot after undergoing his third foot surgery in two years, this time to replace the bent hardware stabilizing his right fifth metatarsal. Though this isn’t another re-fracture, a period of rest and rehab will follow.

06/25/2013

Jason Pierre-Paul (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul Undergoes Surgery To Repair Herniated Disc

“My back has been bothering me for a while, and even last season I played through some back issues,” JPP said in a statement.

06/04/2013

Sharon Osbourne

Sharon Osbourne: Angelina Jolie’s Surgery Has ‘Empowered Millions Of Women’

Angelina Jolie said she came forward about her preventative double mastectomy to empower other women to get educated about their own health – and she’s not the only celebrity who has faced the potentially deadly health crisis.

05/14/2013

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (file / credit: Governor's Office)

Gov. Christie Discusses Weight Loss Surgery, Says Decision Not Career-Based

“In terms of keeping it secret, it’s nobody else’s business,” Christie said. “If asked about it, I wouldn’t have lied about it. But it’s nobody else’s business but mine.”

05/07/2013

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