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 Researchers Rethink Inner-City Asthma Theory Poverty, race, ethnicity are more accurate predictors, study says Tue, 20 Jan 2015 07:00:00 -0500 Family Income, Expectations Tied to Kindergarten Performance Kids scored better overall when their parents focused more on reading, computer use and preschool Mon, 19 Jan 2015 09:00:00 -0500 More Americans Getting Needed Health Care, Survey Shows As coverage expands under 'Obamacare,' fewer report problems getting care, paying medical bills Thu, 15 Jan 2015 12:00:00 -0500 For Pastors, It's Easy to Pack on the Pounds Stress, long hours and low pay are a challenge to clergy members, study finds Wed, 14 Jan 2015 12:00:00 -0500 Alcohol Taxes Up, Binge Drinking Down? Study finds lower rates in states with higher tariffs Thu, 8 Jan 2015 12:00:00 -0500 Despite Resolutions, Food Bills Go <i>Up</i> After New Year's Consumers seem to stick with calorie-rich favorites from the holiday season, research shows Wed, 7 Jan 2015 12:00:00 -0500 Outreach Program May Help Poorer Smokers Quit Efforts included phone-based counseling and free nicotine-replacement therapy Mon, 15 Dec 2014 16:00:00 -0500 Free Clinics Run by Med Students on the Rise More than half of all medical students are involved in such clinics, study says Tue, 9 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 Boost in Docs' Incomes Comes From More Procedures, Not More Patients Researchers suggest salary bump should come from more patients, improved care Tue, 9 Dec 2014 14:00:00 -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 Poorest Seniors at Risk for Repeat Hospital Stays Spotting, offering transitional care to these patients should be priority for doctors, nurses, researcher says Mon, 1 Dec 2014 17:00:00 -0500 Obese Employees Miss More Work, Study Finds Additional missed days cost U.S. economy more than $8 billion a year, researchers report Mon, 24 Nov 2014 17:00:00 -0500 As U.S. Economy Worsened, Vasectomy Rates Rose, Study Finds National data shows a 28 percent rise in men opting for the procedure Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:00:00 -0400 Tonsillectomy Complications May Be More Likely in Poor, Minority Kids Access to care might play a role, researcher says Fri, 17 Oct 2014 09:00:00 -0400