Summit Medical Group - Health in the News - Bone Health Updates Summit Medical Group brings you the latest news and updates on Bone Health from HealthDay to help you and your family 'Live Well, Stay Well.' en-us 60 Grief Can Weigh on Immune System in Older Folks, Study Says Those who are bereaved may be more likely to develop infections, researchers suggest Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:00:00 -0400 Some Benefits of Screening Elderly Women for Breast Cancer Questioned Mammograms for those aged 69 to 75 could result in overtreatment, researchers caution 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 Blood Test Spots Adult Depression: Study It's as accurate as current methods, but can also confirm recovery, researchers contend Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:00:00 -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 Not Everyone With Alzheimer's-Linked Protein Develops Dementia: Study Some brains appear to compensate for build-up of destructive beta-amyloid plaque, research suggests Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:00:00 -0400 ER Patients Often Confuse Role of Emergency Contacts They aren't the same as medical decision makers in advanced directives, study notes Fri, 12 Sep 2014 14:00:00 -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 Many U.S. Kids Missing Out on Preventive Care, CDC Says Report finds gaps in basic medical care, vaccines, and vision and hearing screenings Wed, 10 Sep 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Anxiety Medications May Be Tied to Alzheimer's Risk Researchers say long-term use of drugs in older adults is a concern Wed, 10 Sep 2014 07:00:00 -0400 Osteoporosis Drugs Work, But Review Finds No Clear Winner Risk of 'atypical' fractures is rare, researchers say Mon, 8 Sep 2014 17:00:00 -0400 Health Insurance May Not Be Affordable for All Study highlights gaps and unintended consequences of 'Obamacare' Mon, 8 Sep 2014 17:00:00 -0400 Health Tip: Support Seniors During Hard Times Help when you can Mon, 8 Sep 2014 07:00:00 -0400 Study Links Potassium to Fewer Strokes in Older Women But it's not clear if foods rich in this nutrient actually caused the lower risk Thu, 4 Sep 2014 16:00:00 -0400 More Evidence Ties Some Bone-Building Drugs to Rare Fractures But experts say benefits of bisphosphonates outweigh risks for those with osteoporosis Thu, 4 Sep 2014 14:00:00 -0400