Summit Medical Group - Health in the News - Asthma Updates Summit Medical Group brings you the latest news and updates on Asthma from HealthDay to help you and your family 'Live Well, Stay Well.' en-us 60 Cyberbullying Seems to Ramp Up in Middle School Effective prevention strategies must not be 'one-size-fits-all,' researcher says Sat, 20 Sep 2014 08:00:00 -0400 Mentors May Steer Young People Toward More Rewarding Careers The result: Greater authority, responsibility likelier early on, study says Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Prenatal Exposure to Chemicals in Plastics Linked to Asthma Risk in Kids Association between phthalates and lung disorder needs additional research, study authors say Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:00:00 -0400 Combo Therapy Best for COPD: Study Researchers found two-drug regimen cut death, hospitalization rates for the respiratory disease Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:00:00 -0400 Deaths From Narcotic Painkillers Quadrupled in Past Decade: CDC Increases highest among whites, and people between 55 and 64 Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:00:00 -0400 Fewer U.S. Teens Using Illegal Drugs and Alcohol, Report Finds Plus, teen tobacco use fell to new low in 2013, government statistics show Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:00:00 -0400 Heart Docs Don't Recommend Routine ECGs for Young Athletes Detailed history, examination can reveal teens' risk for sudden death, experts say Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:00:00 -0400 Study Sees Differences in Brain Connections of Kids With ADHD Important networks that control behavior are slower to link up, scans show Mon, 15 Sep 2014 16:00:00 -0400 Traffic Pollution Linked to Higher Levels of Obesity Hormone Findings could help explain association between dirty air, risk for heart disease, researchers say Fri, 12 Sep 2014 16:00:00 -0400 Few Students With Asthma, Allergies Have School Emergency Plan Schools must be well prepared to deal with life-threatening reactions, researchers caution Fri, 12 Sep 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Tear Gas Health Effects May Last Weeks Researchers worry that nearby residents may suffer harm too Thu, 11 Sep 2014 17:00:00 -0400 Advanced Dementia Patients Often Given Unhelpful Meds: Study Unnecessary prescriptions lead to more side effects, costs for nursing home residents, experts say Thu, 11 Sep 2014 16:00:00 -0400 Minority Neighborhoods Face Greater Exposure to Air Pollution Researchers tracked areas in 6 states to find Hispanic communities get highest exposure Thu, 11 Sep 2014 16:00:00 -0400 Medications Plus Parent Training May Help Kids With Aggression, ADHD Combination treatment seems to reduce anger and violent tendencies, study finds Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Puberty Suppression Benefits Gender-Questioning Teens: Study Those who do pursue sex reassignment 'will have an easier time of it,' expert says Wed, 10 Sep 2014 09:00:00 -0400