What starts as eczema can set off a chain of events that may progress to food and pollen allergies, even asthma. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Researchers Trace Food Allergies Back To Skin Conditions Like Eczema In InfantsWhat starts as eczema can set off a chain of events that may progress to food and pollen allergies, even asthma. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Max Minute: At Home Covid-19 Test Must Be Widely Available, Affordable, FastIn the battle against COVID-19, some companies are getting closer to true at-home coronavirus testing. It's what experts say is a critical weapon against the pandemic. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
In Possible Major Breakthrough, Researchers Develop Drug That Completely Neutralizes COVIDResearchers in Pittsburgh have developed a drug that completely neutralizes the coronavirus. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Telehealth Behavioral Therapy Now Being Reimbursed By Government, Insurance CompaniesWider access to telehealth is an important improvement for those seeking mental health treatment. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Experts Urge Family To Be Cautious, Aware Of COVID-19 Concerns On National Grandparents DaySunday is National Grandparents Day, normally a time for happy gatherings, but during the pandemic, experts say many of those visits should be put on hold; CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Cancer Doesn't Wait: Doctors Urge Women To Get Breast Screenings Now, Don't Wait Until Pandemic To EndDuring the COVID-19 pandemic, many people have been putting off activities from family gatherings and travel, to health care. But experts say that could be risky and now is the time to catch up on our health. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Inexpensive, Fast Coronavirus Test Given Emergency Use Authorization By FDANumerous companies and labs have developed nasal swab tests, blood tests, even saliva tests for COVID-19. But most of these are either expensive, take a long time to get results or are not widely available. That may be about to change. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Is It Too Soon To Get A Flu Shot?It's flu shot season and drug stores are already reminding people to get vaccinated, but is it too soon? CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez tells us when and what kind of flu shot to get, and whether you might need a second shot.
Max Minute: Benefits Of Convalescent Plasma Therapy To COVID-19 Patients Unclear, Despite FDA's Emergency Use AuthorizationIn Monday's Max Minute, CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez explains what the treatment entails and why many experts are unsure about its safety and efficacy.
Primary Care Doctors, Clinics Closing In Wake Of Coronavirus PandemicThe coronavirus pandemic has had a dramatic effect on health care in the country. Perhaps the most serious impact has been on primary care doctors and clinics. Many of them are closing up for good; CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
President & CEO Of Northwell Health Discusses Lessons Learned During Coronavirus PandemicWith New York's coronavirus infection rate now the lowest in the nation, experts are calling the state America's success story, but it wasn't easy and there were bumps along way. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez sat down with the president and CEO of Northwell Health to talk about important lessons learned during the pandemic.
Max Minute: Saliva Test May Finally Be Breakthrough To Quickly Identify Coronavirus PatientsThere has been a potential breakthrough that could finally make fast, widespread COVID-19 testing possible. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Max Minute: Increased House Cleaning Could Make Indoor Allergies WorseMany of us are cleaning our homes more often to keep the coronavirus at bay, but all that cleaning could actually be making your indoor allergies worse; CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
New Survey Highlights Parents' Concerns, Reservations About Taking Kids For Routine Wellness VisitsCOVID-19 is making many parents hesitant to take their children for their routine wellness visits, and experts warn that a drop in vaccination rates could be a recipe for disaster as kids return to school; CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Max Minute: Hair Loss Linked To Coronavirus Pandemic-Induced StressDoctors around the world are reporting more cases of "COVID-19 hair loss," according to CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez.
Former First Lady Michelle Obama Opens Up About Mental Health: 'I Am Dealing With Some Form Of Low-Grade Depression'Michelle Obama says the pandemic, race relations in the U.S. and the political strife surrounding it all is to blame, and she's not alone. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Max Minute: Doctors Testing Gout Drug As COVID-19 TreatmentThe search for a drug to treat COVID-19 has taken a turn you might find surprising. Doctors are testing an approved, age-old drug for gout to see if it stops some of the more severe COVID symptoms; CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Max Minute: Should Schools Reopen During The Coronavirus Pandemic?One of the hottest debates right now is when and how to reopen schools during the coronavirus pandemic. A new study says that early school closures this past spring likely saved thousands of lives, so should schools open at all? CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
New Study: 1 In 5 Users Taking Breaks From Social Media Due To Negativity And DivisivenessIs your anxiety level up these days? Have you been spending much more time on social media? Believe it or not, experts say those two things are very connected. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Max Minute: Dispelling Myths About Children And COVID-19There is no doubt a lot to consider before deciding whether or not to open schools this fall, and there are a lot of misconceptions about keeping everyone safe. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez is dispelling those COVID myths in the latest Max Minute.
Chiropractor Offers Suggestions On How To Ease 'Work From Home' PainsIf you're like millions of Americans, you've been spending hours working at your home computer, and chances are that many of you are feeling all kinds of aches and pains. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Breakthrough Alzheimer’s Blood Test May Make Diagnosis Simple, Affordable And Widely AvailableA breakthrough in diagnosing Alzheimer's disease has just been presented at an international Alzheimer's Association conference. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Max Minute: CBS News Poll Says 70% Of Americans Would Wait To Get COVID-19 Vaccine, Or Wouldn't Get One At AllSome encouraging news and some sobering news about a COVID-19 vaccine, when might one be available and will people actually take it? CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Woman Born Without Uterus Gets Transplant And Then Gives Birth To Healthy BoyInfertility rates are at all-time highs in this country. In some cases, a woman is born without the anatomy to carry a baby. That’s why one Pennsylvania woman couldn’t become a mother, until she had a uterus transplant. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.