Mary Kay Kleist

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

Prescription medication (CBS)

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

A deadbolt lock (CBS)

Do Your Deadbolt Locks Offer Maximum Security? You Might Be Surprised

CBS 2’s Mary Kay Kleist shows you how to spot the danger — and a simple way to fix it.

12/07/2012

Dogs like this one are being trained to detect certain cancers in women. (CBS)

Cancer-Sniffing Dogs Could Save Lives Of Women, Researchers Say

They’re not just great companions. Man’s best friend may also be a secret weapon in the fight against cancer. CBS 2’s Mary Kay Kleist reports.

12/06/2012

Blake Troiani, 27, receives a botox injection. (Credit: CBS)

Botox Isn’t Just For The Middle-Aged Anymore

The pressure to defy the aging process is huge, even for twenty-somethings. In fact, more and more young people are asking their doctor for botox injections.

CBS 2–12/04/2012

(Credit: CBS)

Beauty Product Labels Make Tempting, But Misleading Promises

What can you believe when reading the labels on beauty products? So many of them pledge to make women look younger. As CBS 2’s Mary Kay Kleist reports, don’t be tempted to buy products filled with empty promises.

CBS 2–11/20/2012

Brain Scan

Super Foods To Make Your Mind Sharper

It happens to everyone eventually. Cognitive abilities can start dropping in our 40s. So, what can you do? CBS 2’s Mary Kay Kleist reports.

11/02/2012

(Photo Illustration by David McNew/Getty Images)

Some Kids Turning To ADHD Drugs For A Boost

When you think of drug rehab, cocaine and heroin may come to mind, but some different drugs are sending an exploding number of kids into treatment.

CBS 2–09/30/2012

Foodie Gift Guide - coffee

Coffee May Have Health Perks, Research Shows

CBS 2’s Mary Kay Kleist shows us seven ways coffee may boost your health.

09/24/2012

Photo Of Hospital Room (Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

‘Supportive Surgery’ Can Help Heart Patients Reduce Anxiety

Some heart patients are getting a unique experience in the operating room. They’re able to watch their own surgeries with their loved ones by their sides.

09/19/2012

A CFL bulb (CBS)

CFL Bulbs Conserve Energy, But Are They Dangerous?

As CBS 2’s Mary Kay Kleist reports, new research shows that these bulbs can emit UV radiation.

09/17/2012

Weather

Sunny And Cool For Afternoon, But Heat Coming As Week Goes On

Conditions will remain unseasonably cool and befitting of early fall for the rest of the day Tuesday, but look for all that to change as the week goes on.

CBS Chicago–08/21/2012

Waves

Choppy Lake Poses Risk Of Rip Currents, Waterspouts

Conditions will be dangerous on Lake Michigan all day Friday, with blasting winds, crashing waves, and a risk for waterspouts and rip currents.

CBS Chicago–08/10/2012

Weather

Rain, Falling Temperatures For The Afternoon

The blazing sun and sweltering heat that defined much of the summer will be distant from Chicagoans’ minds Thursday afternoon, as rain falls and temperatures drop into the 60s – even before sundown.

CBS Chicago–08/09/2012

Weather

91 For Afternoon, But Highs In The 70s Later This Week

The way this summer has been going, the notion of a high in the 70s almost seems fit for November.

CBS Chicago–08/07/2012

Weather

Sunshine, Low Humidity To Make For A Beautiful Day In All Neighborhoods

A picture-perfect day is expected for the rest of the afternoon, with full sunshine, low humidity and comfortable highs in the 80s.

CBS Chicago–08/06/2012

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