Health Department: Confirmed Flu Cases In NYC Up 77%The winter season isn't the only thing in full swing. The flu season is also here in the Big Apple. Doctors are reporting an early rise in cases ahead of the peak.
Volunteer Firefighter Hoping For Life Changing Kidney Donation For ChristmasThe volunteer firefighter is hoping someone will hear his story and volunteer to be his living donor.
CDC: Social Media Influencing Teens To Just Say No To SexWhen it comes to social media and teenagers, we often hear about the negative effects. But some experts say access to so much information may be having a positive effect when it comes to teenagers and sex.
How To Stay Happy This Holiday SeasonIt's the most wonderful time of the year, but for some people, holiday excitement mixed with family drama can lead to anxiety and dread. Psychologist Dr. Michael Klein of Gracie Square Hospital has tips for a happier holiday.
Stem Cell Recipient Meets Queens Man Who Saved His LifeOn the first night of Chanukah -- a holiday that celebrates miracles -- the two strangers celebrated their own.
FDA Warns Popular Nerve Pain Drugs Gabapentin, Pregabalin Linked To Serious Breathing Problems & DeathsThese drugs are prescribed and sold under several different names including Neurontin, Gralise, Horizant, and Lyrica.
What Health Trends And Medical Innovations Will Next Decade Bring?The last decade brought several medical innovations, from a pill to prevent HIV to 3-D printed human organs. So what’s in store for the next 10 years?
Expert Offers Advice On How To Help Dementia Patients Cope With Holiday StressExperts say the sights and sounds of the holidays can be very disorienting and agitating for people living with the chronic condition.
Doctors: Holiday Season Is Ideal For Spreading The FluFlu season is off to an early start this year according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. And if past years are any indication, it's about to get a boost due to family gatherings and holiday parties.
Life-Saving Tactic In Detecting, Fighting Lung Cancer In New Yorkers Now Being Offered For FreeStudies proved that early lung cancer detection does save lives, but screening costs money and were inconvenient until now.
New Jersey Assembly Passes Bill To Eliminate Religious Exemptions For Vaccines For SchoolchildrenIf signed into law, the measure would end religious exemptions to required immunizations for public and private school children as well as for child care centers.
Cannabis Company Launches Its Own Credit Card For Dispensary CustomersMost credit card networks won't allow their cards to be used in stores that sell marijuana because it's illegal under federal law.
New York Family Uses Christmas Light Display To Raise Money For NYPD Officer's Daughter Facing Heart ConditionThe organization Angel Flight coordinated with Jet Blue to provide free flights back and forth to California for the family for Teagan's treatment.
Here Are The Tips You Need To Keep Your Heart Healthy During The Busy Holiday SeasonCBS2's Dr. Max Gomez has the tips you need to know to keep your heart healthy during all your holiday festivities.
Man's Desire To Donate Organ Winds Up Saving His Life; Organ Donor Still NeededDonating an organ takes lots of time and vigorous medical testing, but should you be a match, the end result is beautiful.