New York Raises Age To Purchase Tobacco Products From 18 To 21Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a law to raise the smoking age from 18 to 21 back in July.
Teen Needed Double Lung Transplant Due To Damage From Vaping, Health Officials SayDoctors found an "enormous amount of inflammation and scarring" on the teen's lungs, said Dr. Hassan Nemeh, surgical director of thoracic organ transplant at Henry Ford.
U.S. Medical Company Claims To Have Developed Cure For HIV, Sends Research To FDA For ApprovalAmerican Gene Technologies filed a 1,000-page application with the FDA on Wednesday as scientists there believe they have created a gene therapy unlike any other.
Measles Outbreak Giving Patients 'Immune Amnesia,' Body Forgets How To Fight Other Dangerous GermsIn the most severe cases, "they're just as vulnerable as if they were infants," said study senior author Stephen Elledge, a Harvard geneticist.
Implantable Heart Monitor Making It Possible To Track Dangerous Heart RhythmsWhat do you get if you combine an EKG heart monitor with a Wi-Fi transmitter and then shrink it down to the size of a memory stick?
Study: Take Blood Pressure Medications At Bedtime Instead Of In The MorningBut a new study shows a significantly lower risk for heart disease and stroke if blood pressure pills are taken at night.
Schumer Calls For Federal Probe After Study Finds Lead, Other Metals In Baby FoodA study by Healthy Babies Bright Futures found the presence of heavy metals in 95% of the 168 baby foods that were tested.
Thinking Too Much Can Cause You To Die Younger, Brain Study FindsWant the key to a long and healthy life? A new study says – stop thinking so much.
95% Of Baby Foods Contain Dangerous Toxic Metals, Can Damage Brain Development, Report WarnsAccording to testing done by Healthy Babies Better Futures, a staggering 95 percent of the 168 baby foods from major manufacturers in the U.S. contained lead.
Doctors Working On Possible Breakthrough Vaccine Against Disease-Carrying Ticks, Lyme Disease“First it will K-O the bacterium inside the tick, further it will also stop the conveyor belt that gets the Lyme into you and finally, it will also block Lyme even once its inside the body,” Dr. Schutzer explained.
Thousands Help Raise Over $1 Million At Annual Walk To Cure LupusCBS2’s own Steve Overmyer and John Elliott joined the crowd at the annual Walk to Cure Lupus, which kicked off at the Intrepid Sea, Air, and Space Museum.
Bad Posture May Be The Cause Of Many Of Your Aches & PainsCBS2's Dr. Max Gomez has the latest on how bad posture may be causing anything from back pain to headaches.
Robot Assistant Helping Surgeons During Scoliosis ProceduresCBS2's Dr. Max Gomez has the latest on a robot surgical assistant helping fixing extreme cases of scoliosis.
Bronx Teen Becomes First Vaping Death Victim In New YorkThe medical examiner continues to investigate the boy’s death, but officials say he was using black market e-cigarettes that contained THC.
3 Sexually Transmitted Diseases Surging In U.S., Reported Infections Reach All-Time High, CDC SaysFor the fifth straight year, cases of gonorrhea, chlamydia, and syphilis have all risen in the United States