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Morning Break: Black Licorice Warning; Obamacare Questions; Haunted Hospitals
(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 - October 31, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Low-Dose Rivaroxaban Green-Lighted by FDA
(MedPage Today) -- For continued prevention of recurrent VTE (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - October 30, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Learning Module Improves Community Hospital Anaphylaxis IQ
(MedPage Today) -- Proper dosing, administration of epinephrine most commonly missed (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - October 30, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Inside Creepiness: That's Improbable!
(MedPage Today) -- Also, a patent that's'too hot to reject'(Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - October 29, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

New Picosecond-Domain Laser Decreases Acne Scarring (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Biggest impact likely for patients with darker skin types (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - October 28, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Is Relief for Healthcare IT Headaches on the Way?
(MedPage Today) -- Must reads about the latest news and trends in healthcare careers (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - October 27, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

' You Need to Strip the Layers of Paint': What We Heard This Week
(MedPage Today) -- Quotable quotes from MedPage Today's sources (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - October 27, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Morning Break: Paddock's Brain; Amazon's Pharmacy Push; Marijuana-Sex Connection
(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 - October 27, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Primary vs Specialty Care
(MedPage Today) -- Are they enemies? (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - October 27, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Time to Reevaluate PSA Screening? Clinical Oncology News Report
(MedPage Today) -- Also, why treating cancer pain is so difficult (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - October 25, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Tocilizumab Benefits Persist in SSc (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Clinically meaningful results, but not statistically significant (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - October 25, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Pulmonary Progression Can be Rapid in SSc (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Even in early systemic sclerosis, almost half had PAH (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - October 25, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Easy Ways to Make Patients Happy: HealthLeaders Media
(MedPage Today) -- Also, Moody's evaluates Trump's executive orders on healthcare (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - October 23, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Discussing the Hepatitis Epidemic? Invite the Drug Rep
(MedPage Today) -- All parties need to be at the table, surgeon general says (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - October 23, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

10 MM: Better for Predicting LN Mets in Appendiceal NETs? (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Study shows higher rate of nodal metastasis in smaller tumors (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - October 23, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Study: Most U.S. Adults with Diabetes are Properly Diagnosed (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Study puts figure of undiagnosed total cases at 11% (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - October 23, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Coffee and Erectile Dysfunction: That's Improbable!
(MedPage Today) -- Also, customizing your ethical decisions on the road (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - October 22, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

' Nearly 42% of Users Are Satisfied with their EHR Systems '
(MedPage Today) -- Skeptical Scalpel on spinning a survey finding (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - October 20, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

No More Organohalogen Flame Retardants
(MedPage Today) -- Consumer Product Safety Commission issues ban (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - October 20, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Seeing the Patients Behind the Numbers
(MedPage Today) -- Data can be useful, but the patient needs to be our priority (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - October 19, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Stent Outcomes Not So Different Across Sexes, Races
(MedPage Today) -- But study finds social factors that do make a difference (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - October 18, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Give Me That Old-Time Medicine ... Not
(MedPage Today) -- MedPage Today takes a look at formerly cutting-edge medical devices (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - October 18, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

How Important Is a Mentor?
(MedPage Today) -- Having a mentor during medical training can provide a leg up (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - October 18, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Bipartisan Deal to Stabilize ACA Insurance Markets Announced
(MedPage Today) -- Tentative agreement in Senate would make CSR payments for 2 years (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - October 17, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Pelzman's Picks: When Patients Question Your Judgment
(MedPage Today) -- Also, coping with disaster, work-life balance policies (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - October 17, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

First Appropriate Use Criteria Issued for Severe Aortic Stenosis
(MedPage Today) -- Multi-society guide OKs intervention for most symptomatic cases (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - October 17, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Early Statin in Stroke;'Chinese Finger Trap' Valve; Disasters Hurt Vasculature, Too
(MedPage Today) -- Recent developments of interest in cardiovascular medicine (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - October 16, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

CardioBrief: Non-HDL Beats LDL Cholesterol for Risk Evaluation
(MedPage Today) -- So why do doctors still rely on LDL? (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - October 16, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Will the Silicon Valley Save Healthcare?
(MedPage Today) -- Time to turn to tech (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - October 16, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

CMS's Stop Payment Policies for Dead People'Generally Effective '
(MedPage Today) -- Recouped $3 billion initially paid on behalf of dead people (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - October 15, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

D.C. Week: Bye-Bye, ACA Subsidies; Hello, Association Health Plans
(MedPage Today) -- A wrap-up of the week's events in Washington (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - October 14, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Flibanserin: Not Just for Premenopausal Women Anymore?
(MedPage Today) -- Sheryl Kingsberg, PhD, urges clinicians to ask patients about sexual concerns (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - October 14, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

FDA's Patient Engagement Committee Launches
(MedPage Today) -- Goal is to improve patient involvement in device trials, regulation (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - October 13, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Copanlisib Tested in Relapsed/ Refractory Indolent Lymphoma (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Upregulated PI3K/BCR signaling associated with better outcomes in phase II study (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - October 12, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

RA Drug Helps in Refractory Myositis (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Almost half of patients responded in a small pilot study (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - October 12, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Cryotherapy May Help Prevent Neuropathy in Cancer Patients (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Less CIPN in patients wearing ice-cold gloves and socks after taxane therapy (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - October 12, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

iMedicalApps: Mobile Sonogram Could Bring Access to Remote Areas
(MedPage Today) -- While promising, the technology has a way to go (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - October 11, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Death Toll from California Wildfires Expected to Rise
(MedPage Today) -- Hundreds treated in area hospitals for burns, respiratory issues (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - October 11, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Stroke Risk Factors on the Rise? (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Prevalence grew in hospitalized stroke patients each year (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - October 11, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Smoking Raises Risk for Seropositive SLE (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Risk with current smoking increased twofold (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - October 10, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Does Fat Intake Play a Role in Pediatric MS Relapse? (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Observational study offers some evidence of association, not causality (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - October 10, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Morning Break: Love for Bundled Payment; Verzenio Flops; HHS on Life's Beginning
(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 - October 10, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Parasite Plagues Subset of Iraq War Vets (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Latent visceral leishmaniasis can cause serious health issues (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - October 9, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Use Ultrasound to Rule Out Arthritis
(MedPage Today) -- Study shows ultrasonographic imaging may help determine arthritis risk (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - October 9, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

U.S. Olympians Came Home with Medals – and Arboviruses
(MedPage Today) -- Cases of dengue, chikungunya, and West Nile, but not Zika (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - October 8, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Sepsis Study Pits EHR Against Claims Data
(MedPage Today) -- Little change seen in incidence or mortality over 4-year period (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - October 8, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Investigational Flu Drug a Near Match for Oseltamivir
(MedPage Today) -- Clinical outcomes'identical'but virology different (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - October 8, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Real or Fake Tiger Penises: That's Improbable!
(MedPage Today) -- Also, why ice cracks (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - October 8, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

D.C. Week: Trump Torpedoes Birth Control Coverage Mandate
(MedPage Today) -- Also: MedPAC bashes MIPS, suggests alternative (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - October 7, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Antibiotic Pipeline Overflows
(MedPage Today) -- New drugs and new classes intrigue IDWeek audience (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - October 6, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news