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Breakthrough Procedure Could Help Treat Hip Pain In Younger PatientsThere's a potential breakthrough in treating hip pain in younger patients with a procedure that uses stem cells; CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Former Tennis Great Chris Evert Battling Ovarian CancerEvert lost her younger sister to the disease nearly two years ago. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Study Finds Certain Cannabis Extracts May Stop Coronavirus From Infecting CellsWhile vaccines have been proven to prevent COVID-19, researchers may have found another preventative. A new study has found that certain cannabis extracts may actually stop the coronavirus from infecting human cells; CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
American Cancer Society Shows Major Progress Against Lung CancerA new report from the American Cancer Society shows major progress against lung cancer, which is the leading cause of cancer death in the United States; CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Doctors Transplant Pig Heart Into Human RecipientIn an amazing medical breakthrough, doctors at the University of Maryland have transplanted a pig heart into a human recipient; CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
How Long Does Immunity From COVID Booster Shot Last?With the Omicron variant still spreading, there’s confusion as to what we can do next to protect ourselves. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez has answers.
Researchers Say Loneliness Is Bad For Your HealthThis is the time of year when we think of gathering with family and friends. But what about those who have no one to gather with, who are left lonely? CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Twin Sisters Celebrate Successful Liver TransplantA young woman from Queens gave her twin sister the gift of life. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Omicron Variant Fact Vs. FictionHow worried should you be about the variant? Do you really need a booster shot? What test should you get? CBS2’s Dr. Max Gomez has answers.
FDA Set To Authorize 2 Pills To Treat COVIDThe pills have been called potential game changers in the pandemic. But as CBS2’s Dr. Max Gomez reports, the pills will not replace vaccines as the best weapon against the virus.
FDA Approves Prescription Eye Drops To Improve Up-Close VisionAs CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports, most people are certain to have blurry, up-close vision after their mid-40s.
Pfizer Says COVID Booster Appears To Provide Significant Protection Against OmicronPfizer reported Wednesday that its booster shot appears to provide significant protection against the Omicron variant; CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Complicated Laboratory Process Key To Understand How Serious Omicron Variant IsAs more countries report cases of the Omicron variant, scientists in the United States are analyzing tens of thousands of virus samples, looking for this new strain. It's a complicated laboratory process that CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez says is key to understanding how contagious and how serious a disease Omicron can cause.
CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez Discusses Omicron Variant, Transmissibility And MoreFederal, state and local officials all addressed the emerging COVID-19 variant on Monday.
Pediatric COVID Cases Spiking As Parents Vaccinate Children Ahead Of Holiday SeasonThe good news is that COVID vaccines are now available for children ages 5 and up. The bad news is that COVID cases in children have risen. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Which COVID Booster Should I Get? CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez Clears Up ConfusionWhile millions of Americans now seek a booster, there's still some confusion over mixing and matching vaccines; CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
What Is An Aortic Aneurysm Or Dissection?An aortic aneurysm or dissection is something many of us have never heard of; CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez explains.
New Drug Designed To Help Those Suffering From Asthma Or Psoriasis Doing Wonders For Some With Hair LossImagine losing your hair. We’re not talking receding hairline or a bald spot. We’re talking no hair at all. CBS2’s Dr. Max Gomez reports there’s an approved asthma and psoriasis drug that’s growing hair back.
New Study Reveals Cannabis Use By Adults 18-44 Could Lead To Higher Risk Of Heart AttackVarious versions of medical and recreational marijuana are now legalized in all but seven states. That has led to much more research into the health effects of cannabis. CBS2’s Dr. Max Gomez has more on new studies that show surprising heart effects in young users.
All American Adults Could Soon Be Eligible For COVID Booster ShotEvery adult in America could soon be eligible for a COVID booster shot if Pfizer's request gets the OK. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez says it wouldn't matter which vaccine you've already had.
Experimental Blood Test May Detect Over 50 Types Of CancerCancer is expected to become the leading cause of death in the United States this year, which is why experts say early detection and treatment is so important. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Bone Health A Growing Concern For Millions Of Older WomenMost women know that menopause can lead to thinning bones. A common consequence of thin bones is a broken hip, which is a lot more serious than most realize. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Some May Be Eligible For Fourth COVID-19 Vaccine DoseFirst, it was the two-shot COVID vaccines, then came a third booster shot, and now, a certain group of people may get a fourth mRNA COVID-19 vaccine; CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
New Evidence Shows Patients With Appendicitis May Not Need SurgeryThere's mounting evidence that some patients can avoid or delay an appendectomy and receive treatment with antibiotics instead. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.

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