CBS Atlanta Health News
- Study: Viagra May Cause Vision Problems Patients with a common genetic mutation may be more susceptible to visual problems because of an active ingredient in Viagra.
- Device Could Reprogram Your Brain To Eliminate Cravings Imagine how easy it would be to lose weight if you never had a food craving again. That could soon be a reality, as researchers are working on a way to reprogram the brain and stop the craving.
- Study: Main Ingredient Found In Beer Can Help Improve Memory A compound found in hops helps younger mice improve their memory but had no effect on older animals.
- CDC Director: We Are Stopping Spread Of Ebola In US In Its Tracks The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention believes they are stopping the potential spread of Ebola after the first case of the virus was diagnosed in the U.S. in Dallas.
- CDC: Gay Men Represent 2 Percent Of US Population, 52 Percent Of People With HIV Gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (MSM) make up 2 percent of the U.S. population but are the group most definitively affected by HIV, with 63 percent of those newly infected by HIV representing this group.
- US Troops Break Ground For Field Hospital In Liberia To Battle Ebola U.S. mobile Ebola labs should be up and running in Liberia this week, and American troops have broken ground for a field hospital, as the international community races to increase the ability to care for the spiraling number of people infected with...
- CDC Recommending Vaccination To Combat Seasonal Flu The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending people get immunized as soon as vaccines are available for the upcoming flu season.
- A Pill To Treat Concussions Is On The Way While searching for a cancer cure, Dr. James Lechleiter discovered compounds that stimulate the special cells that protect the brain from long-term damage.
- More Insurers To Offer Health Law Plans Next Year The Obama administration says consumers in most states will have more insurance options next year under the president's health care law. The Health and Human Services department on Tuesday reported a net increase of 63 insurers joining the market in...
- 3 Convicted In Georgia Salmonella-Tainted Peanut Trial Parnell brothers convicted on charges related to falsified lab results, an employee was convicted of obstruction of justice.