A 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.
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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.
Medicines May Work As Well As Surgery For Heart DiseaseA new study is casting doubt on the need for many heart procedures.
Apple Removes Vaping Apps From App StoreApple is responding to the vaping crisis by removing 181 vaping apps from the app store.
FDA Committee Says Vascepa Can Be Given To Larger Population Of PatientsSome important news was announced Thursday about a way for many Americans to reduce their risk for heart attack and stroke; CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Trump Announces Rules For Insurance Companies, HospitalsPresident Donald Trump announced new rules requiring insurance companies and hospitals to disclose their rates; CBS2's Jessica Layton reports.
FDA Finds Lasik Eye Surgery ComplicationsAn FDA survey has found some patients of Lasik eye surgery say the procedure ruined their sight.
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.
NJ Lawmakers To Convene On Vaping CrisisNew Jersey lawmakers will attend Assembly committees today to discuss regulating the e-cigarette industry.
New Fears Over Antibiotic Resistant InfectionsCBS2's Dr. Max Gomez has the latest on doctors' fears over antibiotic resistant infections.
Appeal Reverses Yonkers Ban On Flavored Vaping ProductsCBS2's Tony Aiello has the latest on the Appeals Court reversal, allowing flavored vaping products to be sold in Yonkers.
Health Care Professionals Being Taught How To Work With Service DogsCBS2's Tony Aiello has the latest on the university teaching health care professionals how to deal with a patient's service animals.
Privacy Concerns Over Google Healthcare DataThere are new privacy concerns over a partnership between Google and a healthcare provide.
Patients Receives Lung Transplant Due To Vaping DamageDoctors say they performed the first double lung transplant due to damage caused by vaping.
NY Teen Nearly Dies After Coming Down With The FluDr. Max Gomez spoke to a young honors student who didn't get her flu shot because she didn't want to miss school. That almost cost her her life.
CDC Finds Clue In Vaping IllnessesCBS2's Ali Bauman has the latest on investigation into vaping-related illnesses and deaths across the country.
Health Officials Find Possible Link Between Vitamin E Acetate, Vaping-Related IllnessesFederal health officials say they may have found the culprit behind at least some of the vaping-related illnesses; CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Ground Beef Products RecalledA New Jersey-based company is recalling more than 130,000 pounds of raw ground beef products because they may have been contaminated with plastic.
Free Hep A Vaccines ExtendedDue to overwhelming public response, hepatitis A vaccinations will again be available today in Somerset County, New Jersey.
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.
Overusing EarPods May Lead To InfectionsCBS2's Ali Bauman has the latest on the health risks tied to using wireless headphones.
Free Hep A Vaccines In Somerset CountyHealth officials in Somerset County will hold another walk-in clinic today to offer free hepatitis A vaccines.
New App Making Surgery Less StressfulCBS2's Dr. Max Gomez has the latest on a new app that is trying to make surgery less stressful for patients.
Hepatitis A Cases Linked To New Jersey Shop RiteCBS2's Meg Baker has the latest on the outbreak of Hepatitis due to a worker at a local Shop Rite supermarket.
Spike In Hepatitis A Cases In N.J. Has Officials ConcernedInfectious disease experts are concerned about skyrocketing hepatitis A infections in New Jersey. CBSN New York's Meg Baker reports