Economic Status Health News

Date Posted
Article Title
9/21/2004
ADHD Risk Jumps as Parental Education Level Drops

Study finds boys in particular affected by connection

9/13/2004
Costs Cause Many to Curtail Medications

Most patients don't tell doctors they can't afford drugs

8/18/2004
Women Who Care for Parents Face Poverty Risk

These caregivers more likely to have limited job opportunities

8/16/2004
Work Works for Women

Those who have jobs are healthier than those who don't

7/22/2004
Strokes Most Likely to Strike on Mondays

But Finnish study found brain attacks took a rest on Sundays

6/3/2004
Obesity Growing Among Women in Developing Countries

Economic growth, increased food availability fueling trend

6/1/2004
Mental Illness Missed in Many Parts of World

Many sufferers in less-developed countries not getting treatment, survey shows

5/31/2004
New Risk Factor for Teen Smoking Found

Family job loss may increase chances of starting habit for adolescents

5/24/2004
Native American Women Suffer High Rates of Domestic Abuse

Poverty means they are more likely to be hurt by partners, study says

5/12/2004
Stress Level Tied to Education Level

Less advantaged have it less often, but it impacts health more, study says

11/13/2003
Poverty Increases Death Risk After Heart Attack

Study finds those in poorest neighborhoods face 30% greater chance of mortality

10/30/2003
Family Income, Education Impact Teen Obesity, Depression

Lower socioeconomic status can increase problems among adolescents

10/21/2003
Behind the Scenes of Clinical Trials

Study examines what influences cancer patient enrollments

10/8/2003
Socioeconomics Can Spur Smoking

Poverty in childhood increased risk for lighting up, study finds

10/3/2003
Socioeconomics Plays Role in Obesity

Coupled with genetic predisposition, it can result in overweight children

9/29/2003
Economics May Be Behind Your Baby's Gender

Difficult conditions may mean fewer male births

8/18/2003
Poverty Bodes Badly for Bypass Recovery

Increases risk of complications and death following surgery, study finds

7/23/2003
Sweden Rated Tops Worldwide in Social Progress

United States only pulls 27th ranking in new report

2/24/2003
Minority Children Face Greater Health Risks in Home

They're more likely to be exposed to mold, lead and pests

1/7/2003
Money Matters in the ER

Waiting times longer in hospitals in poorer neighborhoods