Mike Stobbe

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

CDC: 1 in 24 drivers nod off

This could give you nightmares: 1 in 24 U.S. adults say they recently fell asleep while driving.

And health officials behind the study think... Read more

Whooping cough cases spike

ATLANTA — The U.S. appears headed for its worst year for whooping cough in more than five decades, with the number of cases rising at an epidemic... Read more

Flesh-eating germ is rare

ATLANTA — Aimee Copeland, a Georgia grad student, is fighting for her life because of the flesh-eating bacteria that infected her after she gashed... Read more

US measles cases up sharply in 2011

ATLANTA — Last year was the worst year for measles in the U.S. in 15 years, health officials said Thursday.

There were 222 cases of... Read more

Soldiers' children can be prone to violence ...

ATLANTA — A new study suggests that when parents are deployed in the military, their children are more than twice as likely to carry a weapon,... Read more