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 Could Air Pollutants Raise a Child's Autism Risk? Chromium, styrene implicated in preliminary study Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:00:00 -0400 Teens Who Dine With Their Families May Be Slimmer Adults Study found eating meals together once or twice a week was tied to lower risk of becoming overweight Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:00:00 -0400 As Pot Use Rises, Teens' Grades May Fall: Study Occasional use might not have impact, but heavy users had lower test scores, researchers found Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:00:00 -0400 Teen Conflicts Spill Over to Other Areas of Their Lives Home troubles affect school life, school issues affect home, researchers report Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:00:00 -0400 Binge Drinking May Boost Blood Pressure in Young Men Study didn't find same effect in young women or teens of either sex Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Teen Sisters Develop Ways to Measure Lung, Heart Damage Electronic stethoscope amplifies sounds of breathing changes, thickening of heart muscle Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Living With a Smoker Like Living in a Polluted City: Study Air-particle levels in smoking households almost 10 times higher than nonsmoking homes Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:00:00 -0400 Traffic Pollution May Be a Risk While Pregnant Reduced lung function seen in children at age 4, study says Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:00:00 -0400 Parkinson's Drugs May Spur Compulsive Behaviors Study estimated a 10 percent increased risk of impulsive gambling, shopping and hypersexuality Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:00:00 -0400 Some Lung Patients Buy Cigarettes Along With Meds at Pharmacies: Study To end this paradoxical practice, certain drug stores no longer sell tobacco products Mon, 20 Oct 2014 16:00:00 -0400 Athletic Trainers' Group Advises Heart Tests for Young Athletes Identifying problems may prevent sudden cardiac arrest, new guidelines suggest Fri, 17 Oct 2014 17:00:00 -0400 Vitamin D Might Help Kids With Eczema Researchers saw some improvement in winter-related symptoms Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:00:00 -0400 U.S. Kids Use ADHD Meds More During School Year Researchers suggest this may be to boost academic achievement Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Family Acceptance Key to Curbing Teen Suicides, Study Shows Validation by peers also decreased likelihood of self-harm Fri, 17 Oct 2014 09:00:00 -0400 'To Burn Off Calories in This Soda, Walk 5 Miles' Teens drank fewer sugary drinks when energy content info was converted to exercise, study found Thu, 16 Oct 2014 16:00:00 -0400