No Chemo Benefit for Head and Neck Skin Cancer
(MedPage Today) -- Radiotherapy alone provides similar disease control (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 20, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Controversial Duty-Hours Trial Finds Difference in Intern Education (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- No difference in time spent on patient care, satisfaction with education (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 20, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Pelzman's Picks: Is Benzo Use Becoming a Problem?
(MedPage Today) -- Also, time to change how institutions perform misconduct investigations? (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 20, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

A Different Opioid Crisis
(MedPage Today) -- Hospitals struggle with shortages of key painkillers (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 19, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Medicine in the'Middle of Nowhere '
(MedPage Today) -- An on-the-ground look at rural healthcare (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 19, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Stem Cell Tx: New Hope in Premature Ovarian Failure
(MedPage Today) -- Autologous human bone marrow mesenchymal stem cell engraftment also helps restart menstruation (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 19, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Beer Raises Heart Rate; KardiaBand Hyperkalemia Test; CHD Clinics
(MedPage Today) -- Recent developments of interest in cardiovascular medicine (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 19, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Docs in AMA Survey Really, REALLY Hate Prior Authorizations
(MedPage Today) -- They have a role, but insurers aren't getting it right, says Perry Wilson, MD (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 19, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Optimizing Sham Acupuncture: That's Improbable!
(MedPage Today) -- Also, silly rhymes cross cultural boundaries (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 18, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Bone Marrow Edema Found in SI Joint of Athletes
(MedPage Today) -- New study helps refine thresholds for defining sacroiliitis in young and elite athletes (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 17, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Stress Isn't All Bad
(MedPage Today) -- Must reads about the latest news and trends in healthcare careers (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 17, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

iMedicalApps: Best Medical Apps for iPhone and Android
(MedPage Today) -- A weekly round-up of the new apps for medical professionals (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 16, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Black HCV-1 Patients May Not Need 12 Weeks' Therapy (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- 8 weeks of ledipasvir/sofosbuvir just as effective in those clinically eligible (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 16, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Docs to the Rescue?
(MedPage Today) -- Many don't offer to help during in-flight emergencies (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 16, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

OncoBreak:'I Was Normal Once'; Ending Cervical Cancer; Mammo Controversy
(MedPage Today) -- News, features, and commentary about cancer-related issues (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 15, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

ENDO 2018: Celebrating 100 Years of Education
(MedPage Today) -- Latest research will take Endocrine Society meeting attendees into new era (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 15, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

New Solution for Medication Adherence
(MedPage Today) -- Look to the private sector, says Sloane Salzburg, MS (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 15, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Can Biologics Treat Damaged Cartilage?
(MedPage Today) -- Overall response rate was 63%, but complete responses only in 19% (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 14, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

ID Break: MDR Infections in Hospitals; Prison HCV Lawsuit; Edited Mosquitoes
(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the world of infectious diseases (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 14, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Depression Common with Spine Disease
(MedPage Today) -- Almost one-third of patients with axial spondyloarthritis had moderate-to-severe symptoms (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 14, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Health Data Soon Accessible to All?
(MedPage Today) -- Gov't launches program aimed at letting patients access own records (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 14, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Does Dose Escalation Help in Gout?
(MedPage Today) -- Given the way allopurinol is used, the question can't really be answered (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 13, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Pelzman's Picks: Can We Overcome Issues with EMRs?
(MedPage Today) -- Also, EHRS hamper patient care docs say (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 13, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

' Deaths of Despair' on the Rise in U.S.
(MedPage Today) -- But not equally across the country, notes F. Perry Wilson, MD (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 13, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

More Protein No Benefit to Older Men
(MedPage Today) -- Current daily recommendation OK, clinical trial found (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 12, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Gout Drug Raises Safety Concerns With Death Excess in Trial
(MedPage Today) -- Febuxostat linked especially to sudden cardiac deaths in CARES trial (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 12, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Paid Sick Leave Promotes Proactive Healthcare
(MedPage Today) -- Researchers found an increase in preventive healthcare use (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 11, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Inhaled Nitrite Flops as HFpEF Therapy
(MedPage Today) -- Optimal duration and mode of delivery remain open questions (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 11, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

5 Tricks to Slash Your Sugar Intake
(MedPage Today) -- Simple ways to be mindful of your sugar consumption (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 11, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Praluent Price to Drop for Insurers That Ease Rx Restrictions
(MedPage Today) -- Sanofi/Regeneron announced plan to bring PCSK9 drug within cost-effective range (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 10, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Praluent Delivers CV Event Prevention in ODYSSEY
(MedPage Today) -- Second PCSK9 outcomes trial comes out like FOURIER -- but with mortality reduction (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 10, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Can Congress Fix A Shaky Individual Insurance Market?
(MedPage Today) -- The more time passes, the harder a deal becomes (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 9, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Should Your Practice Partner with Rideshare Services?
(MedPage Today) -- Must reads about the latest news and trends in healthcare careers (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 9, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

iMedicalApps: New Apps You Should Download
(MedPage Today) -- A round-up of this week's best apps (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 9, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Drug Pricing a Hot Topic at Health Insurer Conference
(MedPage Today) -- Panelists spar over transparency, other issues (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 9, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

CMS Rejects Idaho's Plan to Allow Stripped-Down Health Plans
(MedPage Today) -- Says policies must still meet ACA requirements (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 9, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

By the Way, Doc
(MedPage Today) -- Getting patients to share their big questions up front, not as end-of-visit surprises (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 9, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

HHS Chief Wants to Lighten Data Collection Burdens
(MedPage Today) --'Let's make sure it's the information that really matters'(Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 8, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Multi-tasking and Medicine Don't Mix
(MedPage Today) -- Hans Duvefelt, MD, says keep to the task at hand (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 8, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Death Strikes Young in RA
(MedPage Today) -- Most common causes were circulatory, respiratory, and malignancy (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 7, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Paper vs Electronic Records
(MedPage Today) -- Do you have a preference? (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 7, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

House Democrat Hopeful that ACA Fix Can be Passed
(MedPage Today) --'It's hard to believe, but Congress can come together'(Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 6, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Next-Gen Sequencing Predicts NSCLC Tx Response
(MedPage Today) -- Targeted NGS accurately estimates tumor mutation burden (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 6, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

CRISPR for Lipids; Optimism in Angina; Contrast Agent Guide
(MedPage Today) -- Recent developments of interest in cardiovascular medicine (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 5, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Cognitive Risk With High Cholesterol Fades for Very Elderly (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- High total cholesterol may signal protective factor ... or survival bias (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 5, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Overcoming Chronic Fatigue
(MedPage Today) -- Is the NIH now on track? (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 5, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

How To Set Work Boundaries
(MedPage Today) -- Four key strategies (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 4, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Is Success Random? That's Improbable!
(MedPage Today) -- Also, budgies'technological solution for loneliness (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 4, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

iMedicalApps: App of the Week
(MedPage Today) -- A primary care checklist app is our top pick (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 2, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Program to Cut Hospital Readmissions is Working
(MedPage Today) -- MedPAC researchers suggest expanding the policy (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 2, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news