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CardioBrief: Upcoming Cholesterol Guideline May Upgrade PCSK9 Inhibitors
(MedPage Today) -- FOURIER results might bolster the embattled cholesterol drugs (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - July 21, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Friday Feedback: Why Does Pharma Love Cancer So Much?
(MedPage Today) -- Experts debate clinical versus profit-driven priorities in drug development (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - July 21, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Time to Stop the'Routine' Labs
(MedPage Today) -- Every test comes with a cost, and docs need to use their brains (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - July 20, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Obesity Hinders Tx in Axial Spondyloarthritis (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Response to TNF inhibition decreased by 70% (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - July 20, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Wait, Did Ted Cruz Just Propose an Obamacare Fix?
(MedPage Today) -- Offers what looks like amendment to Affordable Care Act (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - July 20, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Statin Criteria Identify High-Risk Cancer Group (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) --'Simple platform'for finding at-risk patients (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - July 19, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

ASCO Advocates Value in Drug Pricing
(MedPage Today) -- Position statement on cost of cancer drugs (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - July 19, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

South Asia Rife with Undiscovered Genetic Disease?
(MedPage Today) -- Longstanding isolation of social castes have left many millions at risk (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - July 19, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Whither ACA Repeal?
(MedPage Today) -- Experts still don't see Republicans and Democrats working together (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - July 19, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

ACR: Flexibility Needed in Medicare for Rheumatology
(MedPage Today) -- Group seeks changes in 2018 Medicare physician fee schedule proposed rule (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - July 18, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Is Medicare's Readmission Penalty Counterproductive?
(MedPage Today) -- Answer seems to be no, so far, but it's vital to consider policies'off-target effects (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - July 18, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Adding Pounds in Adulthood Ups Major Health Risks (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Eleven pounds of extra weight increased risk for major chronic diseases (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - July 18, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

iMedicalApps: Apple's Secret Personal Health Records Project
(MedPage Today) -- Can they succeed where Google and Microsoft failed? (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - July 17, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

D.C. Week: Senate Health Bill Revised; Medicare Finances Stable
(MedPage Today) -- Also, FDA panel unanimously endorses CAR-T therapy (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - July 15, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Coffee Grounds in Surgery: That ’s Improbable!
(MedPage Today) -- Also, cookies made healthy (maybe) (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - July 15, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Get the Most Out of Meetings
(MedPage Today) -- Must reads about the latest news and trends in healthcare careers (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - July 14, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Amygdala Volume a Potential Biomarker for PTSD? (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Found to be larger in PTSD patient-soldiers with mild TBI in small study (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - July 14, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

iMedicalApps: This Week's Top Apps
(MedPage Today) -- UPenn contest, oncology guidelines, dermatology app made the cut (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - July 14, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Docs, Insurers, Hospitals Pan Revised Senate Bill
(MedPage Today) -- Even diehard Affordable Care Act opponents decline to support it (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - July 14, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Proposed Budget Would Nix National Prion Surveillance Center
(MedPage Today) -- Potential loss of funding comes as concerns rise over chronic wasting disease jumping to humans (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - July 14, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Slow Medicine: Good Reads
(MedPage Today) -- Our most recent compilation of thoughtful approaches to clinical care (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - July 14, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Cardiac Arrest Research Losing NIH $$
(MedPage Today) -- Much more is being spent on stroke and heart disease (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - July 12, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Routine ECG With Annual Physical Questioned (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Common test has no association with better outcomes, Canadian data says (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - July 11, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Rapid Switch to Deutetrabenazine Safe in Huntington's (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Chorea control maintained after overnight drug swap (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - July 11, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Bone Drug Lowers Risk for Hip Breaks in Seniors on Steroids (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- No cases of incident drug-induced osteonecrosis (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - July 11, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

What to Do When First-Line Antidepressant Fails?
(MedPage Today) -- Three options tested -- including an antipsychotic -- with benefit for 60%-70% of patients (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - July 11, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Frequent Exacerbator Phenotypes Rare in COPD (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Just 2% of patients had two or more annual exacerbations over 3 years (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - July 8, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Morning Break: McConnell Backtracks; Jailhouse Pharma Reps? High Pill Bills
(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 - July 7, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

PFS as Basis for Cancer Drug Approvals?
(MedPage Today) -- OK to market new cancer therapies without overall survival benefit? (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - July 7, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Lupus Damage Goes Up When Care Quality Goes Down
(MedPage Today) -- Communication, coordination flubs have consequences in outcomes (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - July 6, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Rural/Urban Disparity in Cancer Mortality
(MedPage Today) -- Fewer cancers, more deaths in rural America (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - July 6, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Billing Complexities are Making Me Dizzy
(MedPage Today) -- Let's stick to coding for today's visit alone, says Fred N. Pelzman, MD (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - July 6, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Endo, Bowing to FDA, Pulls Opana ER From Market
(MedPage Today) -- Agency had requested that opioid product be withdrawn (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - July 6, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

MET Inhibitor Shows Promise in Papillary RCC (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Responses in treatment-resistant disease (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - July 5, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Long-Term Care and Medicaid Cuts
(MedPage Today) -- Can nursing homes survive? (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - July 5, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

A Plan to Fight Sepsis: HealthLeaders Media
(MedPage Today) -- Also: Anthem supports GOP healthcare bill (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - July 3, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

What Has Been Driving Up Costs of Prescription Drugs?
(MedPage Today) -- For once a simple answer: basic supply-and-demand economics (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - July 3, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

The Decay of Beer Froth Revisited: That's Improbable!
(MedPage Today) -- Also, farting fish (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - July 1, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Experts Lament Missed Opportunities in Current Medicaid Debate
(MedPage Today) -- More focus needed on ways to increase community-based care (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 30, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Tale of Two Nations: The Way Ahead
(MedPage Today) -- Both countries face challenges but Canada's tasks seem smaller (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 30, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Medicine: The Good Days
(MedPage Today) -- Jordan Grumet, MD, on the moments that he lives for (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 29, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Home Sleep Testing OK for Evaluating Suspected Sleep Apnea (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Study questions necessity of lab polysomnography for many patients (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 28, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Tale of Two Nations: The Money
(MedPage Today) -- U.S. healthcare costs more ... much more (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 28, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

' What Used to Be Fraud Is Now Alternative Medicine '
(MedPage Today) -- Perry Wilson, MD, discusses the new quackery with Steven Novella, MD (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 28, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Are Doctors Superhuman?
(MedPage Today) -- Chiduzie Madubata, MD, says no, but we're expected to be (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 27, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Morning Break: Biden Persists; Shkreli a'Snake'; Hello, Dali (Again)!
(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 - June 27, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Secy. Price: HHS Won't Dictate to Docs
(MedPage Today) -- Promises flexibility in pushing value-based payment; fee-for-service may remain for some situations (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 26, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Tale of Two Nations: Medicine Across the Border
(MedPage Today) -- How did Canada and the U.S. wind up with such different approaches to healthcare (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 26, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Medicaid Expansion States See Uptick in ER Visits
(MedPage Today) -- Broader health coverage under the ACA was supposed to reduce them (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 25, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

10 Questions to Challenge Your Medical News Savvy
(MedPage Today) -- Weekly News Quiz: June 17-22 (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - June 25, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news