Actress Rebel Wilson has shared her weight loss journey online, and now she's posted about her fertility struggle. Thousands of people are commenting; CBS2's Alice Gainer reports.
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Actress Rebel Wilson Opens Up About Fertility StruggleActress Rebel Wilson has shared her weight loss journey online, and now she's posted about her fertility struggle. Thousands of people are commenting; CBS2's Alice Gainer reports.
'National Wear Red Day' Aims To Raise Awareness About Heart Disease In WomenFriday was National Wear Red Day, a day to raise awareness about heart disease in women. While experts say heart disease remains the number one killer of women in the United States, many remain unaware of its risk to their health; CBS2's Kiran Dhillon reports.
New Jersey Launches State Plan To Address State's Maternal Mortality RateNew Jersey ranks 47th in the nation for maternal mortality, and now, the state's first lady is teaming up with others to change that; CBS2's Meg Baker reports.
Campaign Aims To Raise Awareness Of Life-Threatening Complications For Pregnant WomenEach year, tens of thousands of mothers suffer life-threatening complications during pregnancy and childbirth. Now, there's a new campaign to help mothers survive, which is especially important during the pandemic; CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Race For The Cure Holds Virtual Race #TogetherApart EventThe Race for the Cure is going virtual this year.
Susan G. Komen Greater NYC CEO Linda Tantawi Talks About Importance Of This Year's Race For The CureThis year marks the 30th Race for the Cure. While it might look different, the goal remains the same at Susan G. Komen Greater NYC: create more survivors. CBS2's Vanessa Murdock speaks with CEO Linda Tantawi in today's Komen Connection.
Woman Runs NYC Marathon Less Than A Year After Double MastectomyCaroline Plank is a woman on a mission to share her story of perseverance. She's proving that living a healthy and active life is possible even after undergoing a double mastectomy; CBS2's Vanessa Murdock reports.
Washington Heights Breast Cancer Survivor Uses Experience To Help OthersA breast cancer diagnosis proved to be no match for a young Washington Heights woman. Now, she's using her experience and positive energy to encourage other women to listen to their bodies and be their own health advocate. CBS2's Vanessa Murdock introduces us to Orisel Bejaran.
New Moms Face Unique Mental Health Challenges During Coronavirus PandemicLiving through the pandemic is difficult for all families juggling work, school and stress, but one group facing unique mental health challenges is new moms; Naomi Ruchim reports for CBS2.
Fathers Share Heartbreak To Draw Attention To Medical Disparities For Pregnant Black WomenTwo fathers are sharing their heartbreak to draw attention to medical disparities in Black communities. Both men recently lost their partners to pregnancy complications in New York City, where the maternal mortality rate is significantly higher for Black women; CBS2's Christina Fan reports.
Researchers Find Connection Between Exercise Benefits For Pregnant Women, Breast MilkWe all know that exercise is good for your health, and that breast milk is good for babies' health. Now researchers have found that the benefits of exercise in moms-to-be can actually be passed along to their baby in breast milk; CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
3rd Annual 'Sisters for The Cure' Event Held VirtuallyThe third annual Sisters for the Cure event was held Saturday.
How Does Coronavirus Affect Pregnancy And Newborns?Pregnant women are being urged to avoid contact with others as the number of COVID-19 infections grows. CBS2's Meg Baker reports.
Lawmakers Call On Veterans Administration To Hire Female Gynecologist At Northport VA Medical CenterOn Long Island, Suffolk County lawmakers are calling on the Veterans Administration to hire a female gynecologist at the VA Medical Center in Northport.
Study Links Sleep Problems To Weight Control ProblemsHave you been getting enough sleep lately? If the answer is no, you're probably also having trouble losing weight; CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Go Red For Women Fashion Show To Inspire Heart AwarenessSeveral celebrities hit the runway including Miss America Camille Schrier, Tony Award-winning actress Ali Stroker and Madeline Stuart, the world's first supermodel with Down Syndrome. CBS2's Maurice DuBois reports.
Cardiologist, Survivors Talk With CBS'2 Kristine Johnson On Realities Of Heart DiseaseRebecca Trahan and Melissa Dimmick are united as survivors of nearly fatal heart disease. They joined their doctor, Mount Sinai cardiologist Maya Barghash, and CBS2's Kristine Johnson to talk about their experiences.
GoRed Day Brings Focus On Women's Heart DiseaseThe GoRed For Women Day initiative shows how stress is more likely to affect a woman's heart than in a man. CBS2's Chris Wragge and Mary Calvi report.
Innovative New Heart Pump Technology Giving Patients New Leases On LifeCBSN New York's Dr. Max Gomez looks at the Impella and L-VAD heart pumps and talks with people who have been saved by the new devices.
Women's Heart Health Week: Mary Calvi On How Symptoms Differ Between Men And WomenAs we go into February and celebrate Women's Heart Health Week, CBS2's Mary Calvi reminds us to be aware of heart attack symptoms in women and men.
Women's Heart Health Week: Dana Tyler On Her Favorite Heart-Healthy FoodsThere's all this attention in February on Valentine's Day, but what about the real hearts for women? As CBS'2s Dana Tyler points out, eating well is so important for your heart.
Women's Heart Health Week: Kristine Johnson On Her Sister's Life-Threatening ExperienceYou love them with all your heart, but how often do you think about their actual hearts? CBS2's Kristine Johnson reminds us of being mindful of ourselves and others after a close-to-home story of her own.
People Urged To 'Go Red For Women' On Feb. 7 To Raise Awareness Of Heart Disease In WomenAccording to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in the United States. Dr. Icy Fergus of Mount Sinai Hospital stopped by to discuss it.
'New Year, New You' Workout Tips From 'Mister Abs'Levi James, also known as "Mister Abs," has an exercise plan you can actually stick to. CBS2's Cindy Hsu reports.