This Flu Season Could Be Much Worse Than Others, Health Officials WarnThe Centers for Disease Control says confirmed cases are at just over 7,000. That's more than double what they were at this time last year.
Teen’s Sudden Death Raises Caffeine Concern Among ParentsSoda, coffee, and energy drinks are popular with teenagers. And while caffeine may not necessarily be good for them, could it actually kill them?
Yo-Yo Dieting After Menopause Could Pose Heart Health Risk To Some Women, Study ClaimsAre you a 'yo-yo' dieter who loses weight, gains it back, loses it, and then gains it back all over again?
Surgeons To Perform Life-Saving Operation On Young Girl With Facial TumorA pair of New York surgeons is using groundbreaking medical techniques to rescue a baby girl from a massive tumor on her face.
Moroccan Teen With Life-Threatening Facial Growth Unveils New Look At NYC HospitalIt was a risky surgery, but one that may have saved one teenager's face -- along with his life.
Husband And Wife Accused Of Stealing Hundreds Of Thousands From Lenox Hill Hospital PatientsMore than 80 emergency room patients at Lenox Hill Hospital had their personal information stolen.
Woman Undergoes Painstaking Procedure To Reverse Botched Butt AugmentationHere’s a serious warning about cut-rate plastic surgery and its terrible consequences. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez recently spoke to one young woman about her agonizing ordeal.
Research Points To Link Between Use Of Bleach, Infections In ChildrenThey found that children living in homes that are cleaned with bleach weekly had a 20 percent higher rate of childhood infections than those who did not.
As Blizzard Strikes, Health Experts Warn Of Heart Attack Threat From Shoveling SnowWith a historic blizzard pounding the Tri-State Area Monday and Tuesday, there are a number of health concerns to be on the watch for – especially for anyone shoveling snow.
Viral 'Turkey Slurpee' Stunt Can Be Dangerous, Doctors WarnThe “Turkey Slurpee” is a popular trick involving slurping up a slice of cold-cut meat, and more and more people are posting videos online to demonstrate their facility at it.
Lenox Hill Hospital To Cover Visiting Couple's Medical Bill After Son Born PrematurelyA United Kingdom couple visiting New York City got a late holiday gift.
Long-Term Study From Harvard Finds Benefits Of Mammograms May Be OverstatedOne of the largest reviews to date finds that mammograms do save lives, but not as many as people believe. That benefit comes with some risks of its own, the study found.