It's an important development for the thousands of women who require the procedure each year. Dr. Max Gomez reports.
International Studies Show New Lung Cancer Screenings Could Reduce Mortality By 20%There are new guidelines for lung cancer screenings that could help save lives. The new recommendations increase the number of people eligible; CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Max Minute: How To Help Your Child Adjust To Wearing A Face MaskThe upcoming school year is on many parents' minds, and when students go back to class, it's likely they'll be wearing masks for most of the day. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez says there are ways you can help your child get ready for this.
Max Minute: A Realistic Look At How Long It Will Take To Develop Coronavirus VaccineAs the coronavirus pandemic rages on, many are putting their hopes on a vaccine to end the health crisis. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Max Minute: World Health Organization Says Small Airborne Particles Can Infect People With COVID-19The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a lot of confusion and disagreement among laypeople and even doctors and scientists. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Max Minute: Doctors Say Patients Don't Need To Worry About Coronavirus When Going To The ERHospitals in our area are no longer in crisis mode because of the coronavirus pandemic, but not everything is back to normal. Doctors say many patients are afraid to seek medical attention in the emergency room; CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez 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.
Max Minute: No Medical Conditions That Should Prevent Mask Wearing In PublicPublic health experts say the evidence is clear, the difference is primarily social distancing and wearing masks in public. Yet there are people who still refuse to wear masks, claiming a medical exemption. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Max Minute: New Study Details Surge In New York Cardiac Arrests During Peak COVID-19 MonthsWhile COVID-19 continues to spread at a frightening speed across the South and West, doctors are learning that the disease causes damage throughout the body. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Max Minute: Tri-State Flattened Curve, But COVID-19 Far From GoneAs businesses, restaurants and recreational sites start to reopen, there’s a perception that the worst is over, with a vaccine possibly on the way. Though the tri-state area has managed to flatten the curve, CBS2’s Dr. Max Gomez says COVID-19 is not gone.
Max Minute: Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment May Offer Less Invasive Alternative To Ventilators For COVID-19 PatientsWith COVID-19 causing severe pneumonia, doctors have been using ventilators to help their patients. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez has more on a possible alternate treatment that's less invasive.
Max Minute: New Data Reveals Damaging Effects Of Climate Change On Pregnant WomenWe've all heard of the varied effects of climate change and global warming on the environment: melting ice caps, rising sea levels, crop damage and much more. But, here's one you may not have though of. How climate change is negatively affecting pregnancy with potentially serious consequences. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Max Minute: What Are The Latest Coronavirus Guidelines To Stay Healthy?Despite the reopening, health officials are warning the public the coronavirus pandemic is far from over. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez has the latest guidelines on minimizing the risks.
Max Minute: Preparing For A Different Kind Of SummerThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its guidelines for a variety of summertime activities, but CBS2’s Dr. Max Gomez says the same rules still apply: wash your hands often, don’t touch your face and wear a face covering.
Max Minute: Adjusting To Social Distancing And Easing Anxiety At WorkAfter millions of Americans dealt with weeks of working from home, furloughs and unemployment, returning to work can come with anxiety and health concerns as restrictions begin to lift. CBS2’s Dr. Max Gomez has tips from experts on making the transition as smooth and healthy as possible.
Max Minute: Tick Disease In New York Has Similar Symptoms To COVID-19, But Is Much Easier To TreatAs many of us get out of lockdown and into nature, there's a good reason to be careful outside. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez explains.
Max Minute: Was Coronavirus In China Last Fall?On New Year's Eve 2019, China announced that health authorities in Wuhan were treating dozens of cases of pneumonia of unknown cause. Three weeks later, the first deaths due to the mysterious disease were reported outside of China. Now, health authorities from around the world are saying that timeline may not be correct. CBS2's Dr. Max explains.
Max Minute: New Studies Shed Light On Worrisome MIS-C Disease Impacting ChildrenEarly on in the COVID-19 pandemic the one glimmer of good news was that it seemed that this coronavirus spared children. We now know that’s not the case. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Max Minute: Mass Protesting Could Lead To Earlier Second Wave Of CoronavirusWe are more than three months into the coronavirus pandemic and are finally seeing a steady downward trend in COVID-19 positive cases. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Max Minute: Pharma Giant Clones Gene That Could Lead To Coronavirus Antibody TreatmentUntil a vaccine is developed, the more immediate pressing need is for an effective treatment that can save the lives of the hundreds of thousands sick with coronavirus. Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Six-Foot Rule May Not Go Far EnoughNew research shows standing six feet apart while indoors may not be enough to stop the spread of coronavirus. CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez shows us why and how to protect yourself in this morning's Max Minute.
Max Minute: How Can You Prevent Skin Irritation From Wearing A Face Mask?While health experts say wearing a mask is a necessity to protect against COVID-19, it can take a toll on your skin; CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez has some ideas on what can help.
Max Minute: Do I Need To Disinfect Surfaces In My Home To Protect Against The Coronavirus?The coronavirus has many concerned about keeping their home clean, but how often do you need to disinfect those counters, or even your mail? CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Max Minute: How To Protect Yourself Over Memorial Day WeekendThe long Memorial Day weekend is upon us and more people are expected to spend time outdoors. So how can you protect yourself? CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.
Max Minute: Will Warmer Weather Bring An End To The Coronavirus?Warmer weather generally means an end to peak cold season. Will the coming higher temperatures have a similar impact on the coronavirus? CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reports.