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More women shunning marriage

Try before you buy. That's the motto of more women who are choosing to live together before getting married. According to a study released by the CDC, 48% of women live with their significant other without asking for a ring. That's a significant jump from 43% in 2002 and 35% in 1995.

Morehouse research to-go

Morehouse School of Medicine recently unveiled what they say is the state's first mobile high-tech research unit equipped for research, prevention, and services. Using it, they can go to rural areas and let people take part in research trials, such as diabetes and stroke prevention studies.

Big news in the bedroom

The CDC is poking around the bedroom again. According to new data released by the CDC, there are nearly 20 million new sexually transmitted infections (SDIs) in the US each year. About half of those infections occur in young people, ages 15-24.

How happy are you?

Your tweets say a lot about your state of mind. And apparently Georgians are sad. So researchers figured when they analyzed 10 million tweets to determine the happiest and most depressed cities and states in the country. Tweeted words like "awesome," happy," and "sweet" earned people happiness points. Bummer tweets with words like "nasty," "bored," and "hated" upped the sadness score.

Cancer study ready to launch

Helping cancer research is about a lot more than donating money. The Atlanta-based American Cancer Society is in the final stages of the enrollment drive for its third Cancer Prevention Study, CPS-3. The call is out for up to 5,000 metro area men and women 30-65 who have never been diagnosed with cancer. The purpose of the study is to better understand the lifestyle, environmental, and genetic factors that affect a person's risk of developing or dying of cancer.

We love our fast food

How much time do you spend in that drive-thru? On an average day, we get a little more than 11 percent of our calories from fast food, according to a new study from the CDC.

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