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 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 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 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 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 Recessions May Thwart a Woman's Motherhood Plans Forever: Study Research found initial impact was most pronounced among women in their 20s, and lasted until they were in their 40s Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:00:00 -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 Quality of U.S. Diet Improves, Slightly But Americans still eat too few vegetables and too much salt, survey finds Tue, 2 Sep 2014 07:00:00 -0400 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