Mike Stobbe


Report: Teen use of morning-after pill is climbing

NEW YORK — More than 1 in 5 sexually active teen girls have used the morning-after pill — a dramatic increase that likely reflects that it's... Read more

CDC scientist was mum for a month about flu virus accident

 

NEW YORK — A government scientist kept silent about a potentially dangerous lab blunder and revealed it only after workers in another... Read more

HIV diagnosis rate fell by third in US over decade

NEW YORK — The rate of HIV infections diagnosed in the United States each year fell by one-third over the past... Read more

4 in 10 US homes are cellphone only

 

ATLANTA — More American households are ditching their old telephones: 4 out of 10 only use cellphones, a government survey shows.... Read more

Historic smoking report marks 50th anniversary

 

ATLANTA — Fifty years ago, ashtrays seemed to be on every table and desk. Athletes and even Fred Flintstone endorsed cigarettes in TV... Read more

Project aims to tame flood of hospital ICU data

 

ATLANTA — A sedated woman lay in an Emory University Hospital intensive care bed, surrounded by machines and monitors – including a... Read more

High-dose flu shots aid seniors, study says

 

ATLANTA — A new high-dose flu vaccine for seniors works better than the standard shot in that age group, according to a long-awaited... Read more