Heart Transplant Program Restart; Exercise BP Excursions; Precision NOAC?
(MedPage Today) -- Recent developments of interest in cardiovascular medicine (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 18, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Long-Term Remission in SLE?
(MedPage Today) -- A single center study finds it may be possible, but longer follow-up needed (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 16, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Using Tech to Make Medicine Better
(MedPage Today) -- Must reads about the latest news and trends in healthcare careers (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 15, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Worse Knee OA Linked with Depression
(MedPage Today) -- Patients with worse structural disease and functional limitations had the highest risks (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 14, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Anesthesiologists Now Offering Ball-Peen Hammer as Natural Option for Sedation
(MedPage Today) -- For those who want a drug-free surgery (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 14, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Evidence Thin for'Preloading' Benefit in Smoking Cessation
(MedPage Today) -- Using nicotine patches for 4 weeks before quit attempt didn't improve long-term abstinence (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 14, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Elevated Blood Pressure at Age 50 Tied to Dementia Later (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Mild hypertension may increase risk, even without cardiovascular disease (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 13, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Malaria-Free Paraguay; Don't Neglect Nipah Virus; Global Penicillin Shortage?
(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the world of infectious diseases (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 13, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

A Better LDL Calculation Method
(MedPage Today) -- Friedewald lowballed lipids; Martin/Hopkins was on par with lab reference (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 13, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Does Journal Peer Review Matter Anymore?
(MedPage Today) -- Milton Packer thinks that readers must now be the decisive judges of quality (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 13, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Euro, U.S. Hypertension Guidelines Not So Different
(MedPage Today) -- BP guideline guru Suzanne Oparil, MD, weighs in (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 13, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

New Prediction Tool Helps Define VTE Risk in Cancer Patients
(MedPage Today) -- Researchers call it'considerable improvement'on previous models (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 12, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

EULAR: Everything New in Amsterdam
(MedPage Today) -- Topics will range from canakinumab and autoimmunity to upadacitinib and remission (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 12, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

USPSTF Opposes ECG Screening Without Symptoms (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Negative benefit-risk balance seen for low-risk people, insufficient evidence for benefit in high risk (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 12, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Prescriptions Grow for Meds with Depression Side Effect
(MedPage Today) -- Polypharmacy linked with greater likelihood of concurrent depression (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 12, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Novel Tx for Resistant HIV Promising in Phase IIb/III Efficacy Study
(MedPage Today) -- Monoclonal antibody PRO 140 met primary efficacy endpoint (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 11, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

AMA Urged to Rethink Fossil Fuel Investments
(MedPage Today) -- Board resists divesting stocks in oil, gas and coal companies (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 11, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Hospital Sepsis Tx Volume Tied to Death Risk
(MedPage Today) -- Immunocompromised patients seem to do better at hospitals with more experience (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 10, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

iMedicalApps: OMM Guide App Finally Updated
(MedPage Today) -- But osteopath helper still lacks key features (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 8, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Video Made the Medical Star
(MedPage Today) -- Video has the power to invade privacy -- and maybe to improve practice (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 8, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

When Patients Yell at You
(MedPage Today) -- You may be surprised at how thick your skin is, says Jordan Grumet, MD (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 7, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Work Stress Raises Mortality Risk in Men with CVD/Diabetes (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Risk higher even in men with controlled CV risk factors; but no increase in women (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 5, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Two Events Made Me a More Compassionate Doctor
(MedPage Today) -- Suneel Dhand, MD, talks about career-changing moments (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 5, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

The Pause After a Patient Dies: HealthLeaders Media
(MedPage Today) -- Also, AI for diagnosing wrist fracture (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 4, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Hepatitis D: The'Forgotten Virus' is Still Here
(MedPage Today) -- More attention to screening, treatment is needed, say experts (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 4, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

NSCLC Survival Rises with Checkpoint Blocker Add-On
(MedPage Today) -- Atezolizumab plus standard therapy also slows disease progression (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 4, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Neulasta Biosimilar OK'd
(MedPage Today) -- First copycat for blockbuster white cell booster (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 4, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Surgery Succeeds in PPI-Refractory Heartburn (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication helpful after excluding non-GERD disorders (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 4, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Tips for Curbing Clinician Burnout
(MedPage Today) -- Here are four strategies to decrease burnout and increase resilience (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 4, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Who's at Risk for an Opioid Overdose?
(MedPage Today) -- Study finds measures of opioid misuse predict future opioid overdose, death (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 2, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Black Patients Actually Do Well in Prostate Cancer Trials
(MedPage Today) -- Outcomes as good as in white patients, and contrast with dismal record in clinical practice (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 2, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

iMedicalApps: Trouble With Death Certificate? CDC Has You Covered
(MedPage Today) -- App can help providers with death pronouncements, certificates (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 1, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Hacking the Inpatient Handoff
(MedPage Today) -- Handling patient care post-discharge takes serious thought (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 1, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Disaster Relief Via Drone
(MedPage Today) -- How can new tech help in disaster medicine? (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 31, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Trump Signs'Right to Try' Bill
(MedPage Today) -- Allows terminally ill patients to try unapproved therapies (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 30, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

1-Hour Exercise, 3 Times a Week Boosts Cognition in Older Adults
(MedPage Today) -- But no improvement in memory (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 30, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Most Pregnant Women in U.S. on Point with Prenatal Care
(MedPage Today) -- But gaps still persist by age, race/ethnicity, source of payment for delivery (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 30, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

ACS Backs Colon Ca Screening Starting at Age 45
(MedPage Today) -- Decision supported by rising incidence in younger people (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 30, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Thyroid Cancer in Men Tied to Heart Risks
(MedPage Today) -- Nearly 50% higher risk for CVD compared with women (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 30, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Drug-Free Remission a Possibility in Early SpA (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- More than half of patients had sustained remission after induction with golimumab (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 30, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Pay for Primary Care Docs on the Rise: HealthLeaders Media
(MedPage Today) -- Also, where do health insurance premium dollars really go? (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 29, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Postnatal Zika in Kids Marked by Mild Symptoms (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- But more research needed on full neurological impact of infection in youngest children (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 29, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Alzheimer's: Rethinking the'One-Size-Fits-All' Approach
(MedPage Today) -- NIH conference emphasizes tailored prevention and treatment (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 29, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Yes, There's Political Bias in Medicine
(MedPage Today) -- Before you address others'biases, address your own (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 29, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

How To Talk To Patients ’ Families
(MedPage Today) -- Tips for nurses to navigate emotionally challenging encounters (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 27, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

iMedicalApps: This Week's Best Medical Apps
(MedPage Today) -- A round-up of new apps for medical professionals (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 25, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Cancer Risk Raised in Psoriatic Arthritis
(MedPage Today) -- Highest risk was for nonmelanoma skin cancer (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 25, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Artificial Intelligence -- Don't Be Scared, Be Hopeful
(MedPage Today) -- Let's use computers'power to help physicians, not replace them (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 25, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Ustekinumab: Novel Help in Vasculitis?
(MedPage Today) -- Steroid-sparing effects demonstrated in small pilot study (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 24, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Complete Resection Possible in Recurrent, Low-Volume Ovarian Ca
(MedPage Today) -- Median overall survival of 6 years seen in select patients (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - May 24, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news