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3D Printed Knees May Make Replacement Surgeries Easier And Last LongerDespite the possible need for a new knee, many patients are reportedly told that they’re too young for the surgery because the replacement won’t last.
Surgeon General: Vaping Amongst Young People An Epidemic, 'Aggressive Steps' Needed To Stop ItThe government's top doctor is taking aim at the best-selling electronic cigarette brand in the U.S., urging swift action to prevent Juul and similar vaping brands from addicting millions of teenagers.
Schumer Calls For Ban On Highly Toxic Chemical Still Available On Store ShelvesThe Environmental Protection Agency was moving toward banning methylene chloride, but it hasn't yet happened. 
New Procedure Making Breast Reconstruction Surgery More ConvenientCBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports that an inflatable skin or tissue expander that operates by remote control has been created by specialists.
State-Of-The-Art Virtual Reality Easing Patients' Nerves Ahead Of High-Risk Brain SurgeryAs CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reported, its making brain surgery safer and less anxiety inducing for patients. Doctors are using VR to limit stress and in some cases, rehearse their operation.
Healthy Eating Tips For The HolidaysWith all sorts of tasty treats, it's hard this time of year to stick to a healthy diet. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez shows us how it's doable.
Study: Giving Birth Increases Risk For Breast Cancer For Longer Than Previously ThoughtThe findings are complicated, since childbirth has been known for years to be protective against breast cancer, but not right away. 
Health Roundup: Opioid Crisis Update, When To Start Kids In School, Healing Heat Of SaunasDr. Max Gomez, highlights top medical trends making headlines this week.
Study: 1 In 4 College Students Sends Texts In Sleep, Most Won't RememberA growing number of adolescent college students are texting friends in the wee hours of the night, with no recollection of having done so.
How To Get Kids Off The Computer And Into A Healthy LifestyleLearning healthy habits at a young age can reap benefits for a lifetime.
Granting Sick Children's Wishes Uncovers Healing Power Of HopeEveryone has heard of sick kids being granted a wish, but now doctors are finding a granted wish can actually make a child healthier.
Recall Issued For Liquid Ibuprofen For InfantsLots of the medicine were sold under the store brands at Walmart, CVS and Family Dollar.