CBS Atlanta Health News
- Most Common STDs Decline For First Time In 30 Years For the first time in three decades, the nation's most common sexually transmitted disease is a little less common.
- British Travel Guide Warns Seniors About Dangers Of Unprotected Sex A British government brochure on cruises warns seniors to wear condoms before engaging in casual sex because of STD dangers.
- Study: More Than 3,000 People Visit ER Each Year Due To Indoor Tanning Injuries A new report found that thousands of people each year visit the emergency room due to reasons related to indoor tanning.
- Study: E-Cigarettes May Lure Teens Into Traditional Smoking Teens who use e-cigarettes may be lured into traditional smoking, a new study finds.
- Report: Superbugs Could Kill 10 Million People A Year Antibiotic-resistant bacteria could surpass cancer as a leading cause of death by the year 2050.
- Study: Percentage Of Women Using Long-Term Birth Control Methods Doubles The percentage of women in the United States who are using long-term birth control methods have nearly doubled in recent years, according to a new report.
- Study: Stress Causes Aging -- Even In Teens And Pre-teens Researchers say they looked at 97 healthy 10- to 14-year-old girls with either a maternal history of depression or no history of the disorder.
- Study: Government Anti-Smoking Campaign Cost $480 Per Smoker Who Quit Two new studies found that the health care cost of smoking is higher than previously thought and that a governmental program has been cost-effective in getting smokers to quit.
- Expert Warns Doing This While Checking Your Messages Can Cause 'Email Apnea' Like sleep apnea, email apnea puts people at risk for a variety of illnesses, such as stroke, heart attack and diabetes, expert believe.
- Medical Trial May Help Offset Peanut Allergies CBS 2's Mary Kay Kleist reports, researchers at Lurie Children's Hospital are conducting a study that may give patients other options in the future. But does it work?