Children and teens with disabilities get a life-changing ski trip, even though they cant walk. CBSN New York's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
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Ski Trip Giving Life-Changing For Children With DisabilitiesChildren and teens with disabilities get a life-changing ski trip, even though they cant walk. CBSN New York's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Operating Room 'Black Boxes' Aim To Improve Surgical SafetySurgeries are now being recorded in some Long Island operating rooms in a high tech effort to improve safety. CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reports.
Department Of Health Confirms 2 More Vaping-Related DeathsAccording to the New York governor's office, a woman in her 20s from New York City and a woman in her 50s from Ontario County are the third and fourth people to die of illnesses related to vaping. CBS2's Mary Calvi reports.
NewTrition City: Cauliflower RiceWhere to find the lower carb regular rice substitute - but still feel like you’re eating the real deal!
Sick But Busy? Experts Say Its Not Worth It To Come Into Work And Infect OthersHaving too much work on their plate is a top reason why, as is feeling pressure from the boss to come in. CBS2's Dick Brennan reports.
Another Child Flu Death In New Jersey Prompts New Calls For VaccinationsA second child in new jersey has died of complications from the flu. CBS2's Dick Brennan reports.
Top Health Trends For New DecadeIn the last decade, we've seen so many innovations in medicine from an HIV prevention pill to 3-D printing of human organs. So what's in store for the 2020s? Dr. Denise Pate, a primary care physician at Medical Offices of Manhattan, joins CBS2's Andrea Grymes and Cindy Hsu with more.
Organ Donor In Need Saves Himself While Trying To Save A FriendOne man living in manhattan is hoping someone comes forward to help save his life in a state where ten thousand people are currently waiting for organs. CBSN New York's Nina Kapur reports.
New York City Bans Sale Of Flavored E-CigsThe New York City Council has voted to ban the sale of all flavored e-cigarette vaping products, effective July 1, 2020. CBS2's Maurice DuBois reports.
New York City To Vote On E-Cig BanNew York City could soon become the first large city in the nation to ban flavored e-cigarettes amid growing concern over the deadly vaping crisis. CBS2's Jenna DeAngelis reports.
Another New Yorker Dies Of Vaping-Related IllnessA second New Yorker has died of a vaping-related illness, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday. The victim was identified as a Manhattan man in his 30s. A 17-year-old boy from the Bronx died of a similar condition last month. CBSN New York Dana Tyler reports.
Value Of Heart Stents Questioned When Compared to Drugs, Lifestyle ChangesA new study calls into question the medical care provided to tens of thousands of heart disease patients with blocked coronary arteries. CBS2's Chris Wragge reports.
Doctors Warn Of Complications Surrounding LASIK Eye SurgeryAn estimated 20 million LASIK procedures have been performed since 1998. The FDA website is filled with stories of complications, including pain, dizziness and detached retinas. CBS2's Chris Wragge reports.
Small, Battery-Powered Device Offers Non-Drug Relief To Victims Of Migraine HeadachesWhile the relief isn’t always instantaneous, several studies have demonstrated the gammaCore’s effectiveness. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Possible Mumps Exposure In Rye, NYA medical group is warning of potential mumps exposure at the Westmed Urgent Care Center in Rye.
Technology Helping Runners Reach Their Peak Ahead Of NYC MarathonIf you ask runners, most will agree there is no other race like the New York City Marathon. CBSN New York's John Dias explains how technology can now help optimize performance for any athletic competition.
Breakthrough Hold Promise For Those With Celiac Disease, Gluten IssuesCeliac is a painful intestinal disease where gluten, a protein in wheat and other grains triggers the immune system to attack the patient’s small intestine. The trick is how to rein in that autoimmune attack. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
$260 Million Lawsuit Settlement In Ohio Over Opioid CrisisThe top three drug distributors - McKesson, Cardinal Health and Amerisource Bergen - will pay $215 million while drugmaker Teva will pay $20 million in cash and contribute $25 million worth of a drug used to treat opioid addiction. CBS2's Kristine Johnson reports.
Paterson, N.J., Announces Pilot Program To Combat Opioid AddictionMayor Andre Sayegh and Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced grant funding to pilot a comprehensive opioid abuse program in Paterson, which will include the creation of an Opioid Response Team ("ORT").
Hackensack Meridian Health Starts Anti-Vaping CampaignNew Jersey's largest health network announced Thursday it is contributing $1 million to fund a initiative designed stop young people from using e-cigarettes. CBSN New York's Kiran Dhillon reports
Healthwatch: Pregnancy And VaccinesThe Centers for Disease Control says most pregnant women in the U.S. are not getting two recommended vaccines that could protect them and their babies. CBS2's Chris Wragge reports
Nassau County Lawmakers Introduce Anti-Vaping BillYou can't smoke cigarettes at public parks and playgrounds used by children and families in Nassau County, and lawmakers don't want you to be able to vape their either. CBS2's Mary Calvi reports.
Traumatic Emergencies Leaving Mental Scars On Heroic Rescuers As WellThe recent subway rescue of a 5-year-old girl opens up a conversation about what mental health programs are available to those who end up helping in emergencies. CBSN New York's Natalie Duddridge reports.
Report Finds Nearly 3,000 New York City Kids Exposed To LeadA shocking report finds 2,700 New York City kids tested positive for lead exposure when city agencies could have prevented it. CBS2 urban affairs expert Mark Peters talked with CBSN New York's Valerie Castro about the report.