Summit Medical Group - Health in the News - Economic Status Updates Summit Medical Group brings you the latest news and updates on Economic Status from HealthDay to help you and your family 'Live Well, Stay Well.' en-us 60 Childhood Mental Disability Rates Up, Study Finds Largest increase reported among wealthier families Mon, 18 Aug 2014 09:00:00 -0400 More Employers Moving to High-Deductible Health Plans Companies looking to offset rising insurance costs in 2015 and beyond, survey finds Fri, 15 Aug 2014 09:00:00 -0400 Children With Jailed Family Members More Likely to Have Poor Health Later Risk about 15 percent higher for those who grew up with incarcerated kin: study Wed, 6 Aug 2014 16:00:00 -0400 Poor People With Diabetes Much More Likely to Lose a Limb: Study Most amputations are preventable with earlier treatment, researchers note Mon, 4 Aug 2014 16:00:00 -0400 Cancer Survivors Face Mounting Costs of Continuing Medical Care: Study Their annual expenses were almost twice that of people who never had cancer, researchers report Thu, 12 Jun 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Recession Linked to More Than 10,000 Suicides in North America, Europe But countries can take steps to reduce self-harm cases during economic downturns, researchers say Thu, 12 Jun 2014 09:00:00 -0400 Recession Forced Many Families to Seek Medicaid Coverage Illinois data shows those who had children with chronic illnesses were most affected Tue, 10 Jun 2014 09:00:00 -0400 Autism's Costs Can Run Into Millions for One Person Lost wages, residential care and special education are just some of the driving factors, study finds Mon, 9 Jun 2014 16:00:00 -0400 Millions Will Not Have to Pay Obamacare Tax Penalties: Report More uninsured will qualify for exemptions in 2016 than earlier estimates showed, experts say Mon, 9 Jun 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Today's Heroin Abusers Often Middle-Class Suburbanites: Study Problem often starts after prescription painkiller use, researchers say Wed, 28 May 2014 16:00:00 -0400 Your Income Might Influence Your Risk for Certain Cancers Lifestyle-related disease, such as lung cancer, is more common among the poor, researchers find Tue, 27 May 2014 12:00:00 -0400 Cheaper Food May Be Fueling U.S. Obesity Epidemic Americans spend just one-tenth of disposable income on food, an historic low, study finds Thu, 22 May 2014 09:00:00 -0400 Good Grades = Bigger Bucks Study found higher GPAs in high school were associated with higher incomes as adults Wed, 21 May 2014 09:00:00 -0400 Single Moms' Job Loss May Have Long Term Impact on Kids Children's education and long-term mental health often seem to suffer, research shows Fri, 16 May 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Wasteful Medicare Spending Topped $1.9 Billion in 1 Year: Study Analysis using 2009 data looked at 26 common but often unnecessary tests and procedures Mon, 12 May 2014 16:00:00 -0400