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Brewing Up Bacteria? Potential Germs in Your Coffee Maker

May 18
Germs love to lurk in coffee machines. Ten Chicago-area families let CBS2 swab their one-cup coffee makers, and reporter Mary Kay Kleist took the samples to Loyola where experts tested them for germs.

Paralyzed Man Uses His Thoughts to Control a Robotic Arm

HEALTH | By Alicia Chang | May 25
A man paralyzed by gunshot more than a decade ago can shake hands, drink beer and play "rock, paper, scissors" by controlling a robotic arm with his thoughts, researchers reported.

Mind, Body and Soul: Sea, Sun, Sand, Surf and Sex

HEALTH | By John Maroussas | May 24
Summer will soon be here, and suddenly the pressure is on for a beach-ready bod! Here are some easy tips on how to go about looking your best in that new speedo.

New National Survey Shows Most Women Don't Know Signs of Stroke

HEALTH | By Winnie McCroy | May 21
A new national survey reveals only 11 percent of women know the female-specific symptoms of stroke, which kills twice as many women a year as breast cancer. Knowing the first signs of stroke is crucial because there's only a three-hour window to get help.

Family Equality Council Announces Natl. Foster Care Month

HEALTH | By EDGE | May 21
Family Equality Council has announced its 2015 National Adoption Month Campaign to coincide with the re-introduction of the Every Child Deserves a Family Act in May.

May 19 - National Asian Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

HIV/AIDS | By EDGE | May 20
The 11th annual National Asian and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day will be held on Tuesday, May 19. The theme is "Saving face can't make you safe. Talk about HIV for me, for you, for everyone."

HIV/AIDS Info Center


Trans-Pacific Partnership Will Damage Global Public Health

HIV/AIDS | By EDGE | May 19
The new amfAR brief, "Trans-Pacific Partnership: Curbing Access to Medicines Now and in the Future," strongly opposes the aggressive IP provisions of the TPP that could lead to unnecessary loss of life.


Health

Brewing Up Bacteria? Potential Germs in Your Coffee Maker

Germs love to lurk in coffee machines. Ten Chicago-area families let CBS2 swab their one-cup coffee makers, and reporter Mary Kay Kleist took the samples to Loyola where experts tested them for germs.

Fitness

Big Names Bring Streaming Workouts to the Living Room

Nearly 83 million Americans say they were not active last year, the highest number since 2009. Streaming workout classes could turn things around. You can get online training for a fraction of the price of gyms or boutique sessions.