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Eyesight In Children Appears To Be Declining; Electronics To Blame?

The world is becoming more out of focus some kids. CBS 2′s Mary Kay Kleist explains.

04/03/2014

Stem cell therapy (CBS)

Chicago Hospital Evaluates New Stem-Cell Therapy For Pain

CBS 2’s Mary Kay Kleist looks at a new procedure offered at only a handful of places. It’s still a bit controversial. But some doctors and their patients swear by it.

03/07/2014

A pedestrian crosses a snow-covered street in Humboldt Park on Thursday. The Chicago area saw snowfall for nearly three days straight, leaving 12 inches or more in parts of the city, and up to 18 inches in some northern suburbs. The heavy snow will be followed by extreme cold at the start of next week. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

University Studying Winter’s Impact On Mood

CBS 2′s Mary Kay Kleist tells us about a unique study that looks at how bitter conditions affect the mind.

02/13/2014

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Some Types Of Naps More Helpful Than Others

Experts say the ideal time for nap is generally between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Napping later than that can interfere with nighttime sleep. CBS 2′s Mary Kay Kleist reports.

01/17/2014

Collin Allison-Walder says magnesium helps her get regular sleep. (CBS)

Chicago-Area Woman Swears By Magnesium As Sleep Aid

Collin Allison-Walder mixes the powdered form of magnesium and drinks it like a hot cup of tea. CBS 2′s Mary Kay Kleist reports.

01/10/2014

Garcinia Cambogia in its natural form. (CBS)

Experts Weigh The Latest Diet Pill Fad — Garcinia Cambogia

You may have seen the ads on the web lately for what claims to be the newest, fastest fat-burner. But does it work? CBS 2′s Mary Kay Kleist reports.

11/25/2013

The various forms of melatonin. (CBS)

Is Sleep Aid Melatonin Right For Your Kid?

More and more frustrated parents are turning to the readily available supplement. CBS 2’s Mary Kay Kleist reports.

11/11/2013

Krista Easom was treated for complications from melanoma with new therapies. (CBS)

Woman Benefits From Less Invasive Melanoma Treatment

Krista Easom found a bump on her foot and just wanted it removed. Doctors did that, tested the tissue and found out that it was malignant melanoma, the leading cause of skin cancer in the U.S. CBS 2′s Mary Kay Kleist reports.

08/22/2013

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How Much Protein Is Too Much?

You may be surprised at the number of products labelled with the word “protein. ” CBS 2′s Mary Kay Kleist asks, are we getting too much of a good thing?

CBS 2–07/04/2013

Mom Melissa Herscher tries not to get distracted while driving her children. (CBS)

Forget Cell Phones — Kids In The Car Are Even More Distracting

We all know that cell phones and driving don’t mix, and there are laws against that. But many of us drive around with something that one recent study suggests is 12 times more distracting. CBS 2′s Mary Kay Kleist reports.

05/09/2013

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Want To Get Rid Of A Tattoo? Make Sure To Do It The Right Way

That tattoo you got years ago might have seemed like a good idea then. Now, if you wish it would just go away, you’re not alone.

CBS 2–04/08/2013

The before and after looks of Brooke Tetik. (CBS)

Naperville Woman Drops 70 Pounds; How’d She Do It?

Brooke Tetik tells CBS 2’s Mary Kay Kleist she realized it two years ago it was time to make a profound change in her life.

03/15/2013

This is what a day's worth of "shred" diet looks like. (CBS)

‘Shred’ Dieters Eat Many Times A Day

CBS 2′s Mary Kay Kleist talks with the Chicago creator of the Shred Diet.

03/14/2013

A new bra-like product being developed could detect breast cancer in women. (CBS)

Breast Cancer-Detecting Bra Could Be New Option For Women

A new screening device may soon be on the market that can detect breast cancer earlier and more easily than ever. As CBS 2’s Mary Kay Kleist reports, it is a cancer-detecting bra.

02/22/2013

Doing too much medical research on the Internet can be a bad thing for patients, doctors say. (CBS)

Self-Diagnosing On The Internet Can Lead To ‘Cyberchondria’

CBS 2′s Mary kay Kleist reports on the downside of having too much information available on the Internet.

02/21/2013

Miracle Berry pills will manipulate your taste buds into thinking sour foods are sweet. (CBS)

Berry Interesting: Plant Extract Makes Sour Tastes Seem Sweet

CBS 2′s Mary Kay Kleist shows us how one local chef is serving up rich creations without using sugar.

02/15/2013

A medical image of a kidney stone (CBS)

More Kids Suffering From Kidney Stones

How is it that children and adolescents are getting hit with painful kidney stones? CBS 2′s Mary Kay Kleist reports.

02/14/2013

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FDA: Prescription Mix-Ups A Problem For Pets, Too

The FDA said it’s easy for errors to be made when filling a prescription for your pet. FDA investigators discovered errors stemming from simple issues such as: lookalike packaging, drugs with similar names, and simple penmanship errors.

CBS 2–01/08/2013

An Erbium laser helps skin rejuvenate itself. (CBS)

Under Laser Procedure, Face Renews Itself With Younger-Looking Skin

As CBS 2′s Mary Kay Kleist reports, the newest generation of laser therapy can take years off your face.

12/24/2012

Prescription medication (CBS)

Some Generic Drugs May Not Work As Well For You, Experts Say

Some patients trying a generic alternative to their prescribed medications are not getting the same results. CBS 2′s Mary Kay Kleist explains.

12/13/2012

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