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New Tech Helps Quadriplegic Control Robotic Arm with Mind

May 28
Researchers say they're excited about a new brain implant that allowed a paralyzed patient to control a robotic arm with his mind. Erik Sorto is the first in the world to have this new neural prosthetic device. Elaine Quijano reports.

Demi Lovato is the Face of Mental Health in New Campaign

HEALTH | By Sandy Cohen | May 28
Demi Lovato is sharing her story and encouraging others to do the same through Be Vocal: Speak Up For Mental Health, an initiative launched Thursday.

New Tech Helps Quadriplegic Control Robotic Arm with Mind

HEALTH | May 28
Researchers say they're excited about a new brain implant that allowed a paralyzed patient to control a robotic arm with his mind. Erik Sorto is the first in the world to have this new neural prosthetic device. Elaine Quijano reports.

Twitter Could Help Transgender Individuals Stay Healthier

HEALTH | By EDGE | May 27
Transgender and gender nonconforming people are at high risk for diseases such as AIDS and are vulnerable to depression and other mental health issues. A new study shows Twitter can help!

Calif. Porn Stars Could Be Forced to Wear Safety Goggles

HIV/AIDS | By Jason St. Amand | May 27
Controversial new regulations, which would require California porn stars to wear safety goggles during shoots, are close to being finalized.

Lather Up: Choosing the Right Sunscreen for Your Age

HEALTH | By EDGE | May 27
Everyone knows that we need to protect our skin from the sun to prevent getting wrinkles and avoid getting skin cancer. But did you know that the type of sunscreen you should use is different depending on your age?

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Positive Women's Network Releases New Model for Trauma Awareness

HIV/AIDS | By EDGE | May 26
Positive Women's Network - USA, a national membership body of women with HIV, is proud to announce the release of a new model for bringing trauma awareness and healing into primary healthcare settings.


Health

Paralyzed Man Uses His Thoughts to Control a Robotic Arm

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.

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.