Move to Integrate Behavioral Health Sees Progress
(MedPage Today) -- Challenges with licensure requirements, data sharing, and the promise of skimpier health plans remain (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 17, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Understanding Bullies vs. Bullying Behaviors
(MedPage Today) -- Must reads about the latest news and trends in healthcare careers (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 17, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

iMedicalApps: Top Picks for Android and iOS
(MedPage Today) -- The week's must-have apps for providers (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 17, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

First Generic EpiPen Receives FDA Approval
(MedPage Today) -- FDA commissioner cites Drug Competition Action Plan to develop more low-cost generics (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 16, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Pesticide Exposure in Pregnancy Tied to Autism Risk
(MedPage Today) -- High environmental exposure to p,p'-DDE linked to higher risk for male offspring (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 16, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

PCPs Write Fewer Scripts for Benign Dizzy Spells
(MedPage Today) -- Guidelines discourage imaging and drug treatment without specialist's evaluation (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 16, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

I Didn't Study Medicine to Prescribe Weed
(MedPage Today) -- Medical marijuana brings new uncertainties for physicians (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 16, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Skin Lesion Scopes Likely Safe for Cardiac Device Patients
(MedPage Today) -- Dermatoscopes'magnetic field didn't influence device function in experiments (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 16, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

I Used to Feel Relieved When I Reached My Cap
(MedPage Today) -- Not anymore (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 16, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

YouTube: Good for Cat Videos, But Not for Cosmetic Surgery
(MedPage Today) -- Biases, shortcomings found in most popular informational videos (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 16, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Surgery Prevails as Initial Therapy for mRCC
(MedPage Today) -- Better survival, more use of multimodal therapy versus initial targeted treatment (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 15, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Weight Gain After Smoking Cessation Hikes Diabetes Risk -- But Not to Worry
(MedPage Today) -- Diabetes risk eventually returns to normal, and outweighed by overall survival boost (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 15, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Ibalizumab Shows Antiviral Activity in Multi-Drug Resistant HIV
(MedPage Today) -- FDA officials highlight unique phase III trial design (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 15, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

How to Fight Misinformation in Healthcare
(MedPage Today) --'Fake news'about your patient can be remedied with one step: talking (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 14, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Target BP Goals Reached with Daily 3-Med Combo (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Low-dose pill boosted blood pressure control among patients with mild to moderate hypertension (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 14, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

No Gain with Antipsych Meds Switch in Schizophrenia
(MedPage Today) -- Similar rates of remission with continued amisulpride and switch to olanzapine (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 13, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Why Do Male Docs Earn More? HealthLeaders Media
(MedPage Today) -- Also, nixing noise in the ICU (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 13, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

AI Permits Diagnose-and-Leave Plan for Small Polyps
(MedPage Today) -- Real-time CAD endocytoscopy had pathologic prediction rate of 98.1%, with a negative predictive value of up to 96.4 (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 13, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Yes, Physical Therapy is OK in Emergency Departments
(MedPage Today) -- Tips for building a program (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 13, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

iMedicalApps: This Week's Best New Products
(MedPage Today) -- Top app picks for medical providers (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 10, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Algorithm IDs Patients at Risk of Post-MI Events
(MedPage Today) -- Model held up in separate training, test, and validation samples (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 10, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Patisiran Wins Two Firsts With FDA Approval
(MedPage Today) -- RNAi drug OK'd to treat polyneuropathy from hereditary transthyretin amyloidosis (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 10, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Forming a Better Future
(MedPage Today) -- There's got to be a way to get rid of all this paperwork (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 10, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

PURE Study: Only Cutting the Saltiest Diets Helps the Heart (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- But more potassium always helps, researchers find (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 9, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Changing Tx When Covering for Another MD: Yes or No?
(MedPage Today) -- It's about balance, says Hans Duvefelt, MD (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 9, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

HHS Chief Urges States to Ease Scope-of-Practice Rules
(MedPage Today) -- Also announces tougher regulations for Medicaid drug rebate program (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 9, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

One Word Docs Need to Know in Prison
(MedPage Today) -- This common word makes communicating with patients a little less technical (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 9, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Slow Medicine: Discontinuing PPIs
(MedPage Today) -- Plus waiting for the evidence on screening for Afib and selecting basal insulins (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 8, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Stopping Biologics in RA: Specific Agent Matters
(MedPage Today) -- Anti-TNF monoclonals more often maintained remission after withdrawal (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 8, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

What You Should Ask Every Patient
(MedPage Today) -- This powerful phrase can change your practice, says Suneel Dhand, MD (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 7, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Study: Oklahoma Medicaid Waiver Would Hurt Families
(MedPage Today) -- But supporters say current program is unsustainably expensive (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 7, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Broad-Based Genomics No Help in NSCLC
(MedPage Today) -- Targeted therapy, survival similar to routine testing (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 7, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Extended Release Drug Shows Gout Benefit (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Effective even with renal impairment (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 7, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Pelzman's Picks: HIPAA Falls Short in Protecting Health Info
(MedPage Today) -- Also, AI-based diagnosis, drugs via drones, and speech recognition errors (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 7, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

FDA Advisors Set to Consider Next-Gen Tetracycline for CABP
(MedPage Today) -- Omadacycline promising in community-acquired bacterial pneumonia and more (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 7, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Telepharmacy Boosts Drug Adherence (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Trial included patients with poorly controlled hypertension, hyperlipidemia, diabetes (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 6, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Physician Productivity, Compensation Leveling Off: HealthLeaders Media
(MedPage Today) -- 2017 was the first year in more than a decade that physician compensation increased by less than 2% (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 5, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Severe Vasculitis Linked to Cocaine Adulterant
(MedPage Today) -- Skin lesions prominent in levamisole-associated vasculitis (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 5, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Safety of Fentanyl REMS Questioned at FDA Advisors Meeting
(MedPage Today) -- Some researchers say'red flags'have been present for years (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 5, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Is Being Busy Really Better?
(MedPage Today) -- Must reads about the latest news and trends in healthcare careers (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 3, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

iMedicalApps: SmokerStop App Review
(MedPage Today) -- Can this motivational tool help patients? (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 3, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Study Clarifies Mutation Role in NSCLC
(MedPage Today) -- EGFR T790M status at osimertinib resistance may guide therapy (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 3, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

' Not All About Genitalia': What We Heard This Week
(MedPage Today) -- Quotable quotes from MedPage Today's sources (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 3, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Cigar Makers Skirt Flavor Bans With Ambiguous Labels
(MedPage Today) -- Cigarillos increasingly have'flavor non-descriptive'names, study finds (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 2, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Joint Replacements Linked to Gout?
(MedPage Today) -- Risk is elevated both before and after gout diagnosis (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 2, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

IL-23-Specific Antibody Ups Response in Anti-TNF-Refractory Crohn's
(MedPage Today) -- Subcutaneous risankizumab also looks promising for maintaining remission (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 2, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Serena Williams: Women's Healthcare Hero?
(MedPage Today) -- Yes! She's a champ on the tennis court and could prevent maternal death (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 2, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Shh! You Never Know Who's Listening
(MedPage Today) -- A note to all providers -- mum's the word around patients (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 2, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Doctors Who Can't Hack It
(MedPage Today) -- Are burnt-out MDs really just quitters? (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 2, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Heavy Drinking, Abstinence Both Tied to Higher Dementia Rates
(MedPage Today) -- No evidence that 1 to 14 drinks/week was associated with increased dementia risk (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 1, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news