Summit Medical Group - Health in the News - Aging Updates Summit Medical Group brings you the latest news and updates on Aging from HealthDay to help you and your family 'Live Well, Stay Well.' en-us 60 Loss of Teeth Linked to Physical, Mental Decline in Study Researchers say association was strongest among 60- to 74-year-olds Fri, 19 Dec 2014 07:00:00 -0500 Can You Balance on One Leg? You May Have Lower Stroke Risk Inability to stand on one foot for 20-plus seconds could suggest brain vessel damage, study contends Thu, 18 Dec 2014 17:00:00 -0500 Many Flu Infections Aren't Good Match for Vaccine: CDC But health officials still urge people to get inoculated because the shot should offer some protection Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:00:00 -0500 Frail Elderly Might Benefit From High-Dose Flu Shot Ramped-up vaccine elicits greater immune response, study finds Thu, 18 Dec 2014 12:00:00 -0500 Global Life Expectancy Continues to Climb Women have slightly greater gains than men, study finds Thu, 18 Dec 2014 07:00:00 -0500 Seniors Still Given Potentially Dangerous Sedatives: Study Drugs such as Xanax, Valium tied to confusion and falls, experts say Wed, 17 Dec 2014 16:00:00 -0500 Federal Health Marketplace Enrolls Another 2.5 Million Americans Re-enrollment of current health-plan participants continues Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:00:00 -0500 Stent Treatment May Lower Stroke Disability Treatment must be given within 6 hours after a stroke starts, researchers say Wed, 17 Dec 2014 12:00:00 -0500 Feel Younger Than Your Age? It May Help You Live Longer Researchers found death rate among young at heart was lower during study period Mon, 15 Dec 2014 16:00:00 -0500 Exercise, Diet May Be Key to Beating a Common Irregular Heartbeat Atrial fibrillation often hits older people, but study shows getting healthier can curb it Fri, 12 Dec 2014 16:00:00 -0500 Memory Lapses May Signal Stroke Risk: Study Link was seen mostly in people with higher levels of education, researchers said Thu, 11 Dec 2014 16:00:00 -0500 Health Tip: Seniors, Focus on Nutrient-Dense Foods Eat plenty of fruit and veggies Thu, 11 Dec 2014 07:00:00 -0500 Sleep Apnea May Raise Risk for Dementia Study suggests low oxygen levels, less time in deep shut-eye may contribute to brain changes Wed, 10 Dec 2014 16:00:00 -0500 Where Doctors Train May Affect Whether They Practice Expensive Medicine Those who did residencies in high-cost areas were more likely to spend more per patient, study finds Tue, 9 Dec 2014 16:00:00 -0500 Cost of Job-Based Health Insurance Outpaces Family Income: Report Workers are paying more for health plans, could be getting less financial protection Tue, 9 Dec 2014 14:00:00 -0500