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Morning Break: NSCLC Approval; School Nurses;'Human-Sheep Hybrids'?
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - February 19, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Overcoming Negative Reviews
(MedPage Today) -- Is there value in trying? (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - February 19, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

What a Knockout
(MedPage Today) -- Working as a perianesthesia nurse (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - February 18, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Out of Limbo Into Bomb Scare
(MedPage Today) -- Ida Moberg, MD, deploys to central Africa with M é decins Sans Fronti è res (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - February 18, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Tips for Building Strong Business Relationships
(MedPage Today) -- Aligning goals can strengthen professional alliances (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - February 17, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Azar Promises to Address Gun Violence and Opioids, Empower States
(MedPage Today) -- New HHS Secretary shares few details about plans during subcommittee hearing (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - February 16, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Med Students Need Mentors
(MedPage Today) -- People are more important than curricula and milestones, says Robert Centor, MD (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - February 15, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Azar Grilled on Idaho's Defiance of ACA
(MedPage Today) -- Senate Dems urge new HHS Secretary to defend Obamacare rules (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - February 15, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Do You Really Need My Signature on That?
(MedPage Today) -- All this unnecessary paperwork is interfering with patient care (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - February 15, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Stress-Reducing Techniques Lead to Fewer Seizures (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Muscle relaxation, focused attention help patients with medication-resistant epilepsy (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - February 15, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

FDA Investigating Misuse, Abuse of Gabapentinoids
(MedPage Today) -- Problem'may be growing,'FDA commissioner says (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - February 15, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Premature Death Risk Seen in Single Dads (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Higher rates than both single moms and partnered fathers (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - February 15, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Low BP Associated With Risk in HFpEF (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Levels under 120 or 130 mm Hg linked to mortality and readmission (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - February 14, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Guard Against Glaucoma: Ophthalmology Times
(MedPage Today) -- Also, understanding glaucoma on a cellular level (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - February 14, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Opioid Receptor Antagonists Safe for Opioid-Induced Constipation (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Prescription-strength laxatives slightly better than placebo in meta-analysis (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - February 13, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Two Anti-VEGF Agents Shine in DME Trial
(MedPage Today) -- Bevacizumab lags in three-way comparison (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - February 13, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

AED Recall; Pregnancy-Style Test for MI; INR Testing Problems
(MedPage Today) -- Recent developments of interest in cardiovascular medicine (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - February 12, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

The Value of Locum Tenens for Residents
(MedPage Today) -- A path to opportunities and experiences in a real-world setting (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - February 12, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Identifying Youth at Risk for Suicide
(MedPage Today) -- Toolkit from the National Institute of Mental Health can help (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - February 11, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Policy Experts Share Predictions for Trump's Budget Proposal
(MedPage Today) -- Most don't expect to see ACA repeal mentioned (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - February 9, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Inside Idaho's Efforts To Recruit Docs
(MedPage Today) -- Must reads about the latest news and trends in healthcare careers (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - February 9, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Time to Metastasis Prolonged in Castration-Resistant Prostate Ca
(MedPage Today) -- Researchers found a 22-month improvement with enzalutamide (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - February 9, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

BP Guideline Group Responds to Charge of Undisclosed Conflicts
(MedPage Today) -- Mistaken identity largely to blame, say Kim Williams, Jackson Wright, others (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - February 9, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

iMedicalApps: This Week's Must-Have Apps
(MedPage Today) -- Radiology, gastro, and decision-making apps are our top picks (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - February 9, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Pressure Rises for Right-to-Try Bill
(MedPage Today) -- Republican House members urge vote; advocates meet with Vice President Pence (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - February 9, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

iMedicalApps: Free 360-degree Virtual Reality Videos for Medical Use
(MedPage Today) -- New study shows potential for immersive VR (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - February 8, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

New 3-Drug Combo for HIV OK'd
(MedPage Today) -- Gilead's Biktarvy includes bictegravir, emtricitabine, and tenofovir alafenamide (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - February 8, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Morning Break: New HIV Drug Combo; Asparagus-Cancer Link; Celeb-Suicide Effect?
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - February 8, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Too Many Drugs?
(MedPage Today) -- Complaints get louder about me-too proliferation (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - February 7, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

The Growing Glaucoma Drug Landscape: Ophthalmology Times
(MedPage Today) -- Also, should we test new policies like we test new drugs? (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - February 7, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Lung Disease Common in Late-Onset SLE (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Rates of interstitial lung disease more than doubled (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - February 6, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Blood Test for Alzheimer ’s? CTE in Woodpeckers; Comeback for NGF
(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the world of neurology and neuroscience (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - February 6, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

After the Big Game, Don't Forget About CV Risk in Football
(MedPage Today) -- Cardiologists react to new study of NFL player mortality (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - February 5, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Joint Commission Launches New Stroke Certificate
(MedPage Today) -- Identifies hospitals that meet standards for performing mechanical endovascular thrombectomies (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - February 4, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Torsemide Fails to Stem Post-Partum Hypertension
(MedPage Today) -- Diuretic didn't help women with preeclampsia during pregnancy (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - February 4, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Treating Molluscum Contagiosum Infection?
(MedPage Today) --'Natural resolution'-- that is, no treatment --'remains a reasonable approach'(Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - February 3, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

EHRs Pushing Docs Out
(MedPage Today) -- Must reads about the latest news and trends in healthcare careers (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - February 2, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Are Efforts to Increase Value in Healthcare Working?
(MedPage Today) -- Experts see reasons to hope despite mediocre results thus far (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - February 2, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

HHS Approves Work Requirement for Indiana Medicaid Program
(MedPage Today) -- State becomes the second after Kentucky to implement the plan (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - February 2, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Abatacept Shows Promise for RA-ILD (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Most patients'symptoms and pulmonary function remained stable (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - February 1, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

CDC Director Fitzgerald Resigns
(MedPage Today) -- Cites conflicts related to her investment portfolio (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - January 31, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

U.S. Smoking Rate Holds Steady
(MedPage Today) -- Will it ever dip into the single digits? (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - January 31, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

FDA, Agriculture Department to Work More Closely on Food Safety
(MedPage Today) -- Agreement aimed at streamlining regulations, cutting duplicate inspections (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - January 30, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Aspirin Therapy of No Benefit in Heart Failure Patients Without AF (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Findings cast doubt on positive results from earlier trial (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - January 30, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Cardiac Rehab Reaches Fewer Than 1 in 3 After VAD Placement (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Why isn't clear, but geographic region was the only predictor (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - January 30, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Healthcare Not Likely to Get Play in State of the Union
(MedPage Today) -- But Trump may tout individual mandate repeal in speech (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - January 29, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Revised Classification for Head and Neck CSCC
(MedPage Today) -- Here's the latest staging criteria (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - January 28, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Rising Prices Spur Pace of Healthcare Spending
(MedPage Today) -- Average price for an ED visit increased 31.5% in 5-year period (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - January 28, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Rise in Adult T1D?
(MedPage Today) -- How common in the over-30 crowd? (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - January 26, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Zika-Linked Birth Defects Up in Parts of U.S. in Last Half of 2016 (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- U.S. states and territories with local transmission of Zika saw increases (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - January 25, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news