STD Rates Reach Another Record High In Fulton, Elsewhere In U.S.Rates of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis reached record numbers in 2018, according to a new report.
576 Hepatitis A Cases, 3 Deaths, In GA As Outbreak ExpandsThe CDC says the number of Hepatitis A cases in Georgia has topped 500 in the past year and includes three deaths.
Poop Water: GA Swimming Pools Can Have Diarrhea Causing ParasitesNew Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data shows an uptick in crypto parasites in Georgia public swimming pools and water parks.
West Nile Virus Infected Mosquitoes Found In Atlanta AreaMosquitoes testing positive for West Nile virus were found in Tucker
CDC: Circumcision Benefits Outweigh Risks, Health Insurers Should Pay For ItU.S. health officials on Tuesday released a draft of long-awaited federal guidelines on circumcision, saying medical evidence supports having the procedure done and health insurers should pay for it.
WHO: 10,000 New Ebola Cases Per Week Could Be SeenA World Health Organization official says there could be up to 10,000 new cases of Ebola per week within two months.
Study: Medical Marijuana May Reduce Painkiller-Related DeathsMedical marijuana use has cut overdoses on pain killers by 25 percent, says the study.
Study: Circumcision Rates Declining Among US MalesFewer male infants in the U.S. are being circumcised, and new research finds that nearly half of all uncircumcised males will contract a medical ailment related to their foreskin.
Some Flu Vaccines Promise More Protection Than OthersFlu vaccination is no longer merely a choice between a jab in the arm or a squirt in the nose. This fall, some brands promise a little extra protection.
CDC: 1 In 5 US Children May Have Mental DisorderNearly 1 in 5 children in the U.S. suffer from a mental disorder, and this number has been rising for more than a decade.
CDC: Nearly Half Of Young Women Move In With Men Before MarriageNearly half -- 48 percent -- of young women say the first time they lived with a guy, they weren't married.
Study: Fewer Americans Dying in Hospitals, More at HomeSurveys show most Americans would rather die at home than in a hospital. Now, a new government study suggests more and more people getting their wish.
CDC: More Than 100 Children Died During Flu Season
CDC: 1 In 50 US School Kids Has AutismA government survey of parents says 1 in 50 U.S. schoolchildren has autism, surpassing another federal estimate for the disorder.
Best Resources For Emergency Preparedness In AtlantaFor Atlantans who wish to be “better safe than sorry,” there are a number of excellent local resources to help them prepare for a potential economic, social or natural disaster.