Subclinical Amyloid: Next Target for Alzheimer ’s Trials?
(MedPage Today) -- Research suggests negative PET amyloid may identify presymptomatic patients (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - April 3, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Pelzman's Picks: The Meaning of Life and Death
(MedPage Today) -- Also, the consequences of limiting opioid doses (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - April 3, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

NPs Gravitate to Low-Income Areas: HealthLeaders Media
(MedPage Today) -- Also, medical device company pays $33M millions in false claims settlement (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - April 2, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

ASCO Supports New Options for Metastatic Prostate Cancer
(MedPage Today) -- Docetaxel, abiraterone plus ADT for non-CRPC (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - April 2, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Drug Doesn't Work? Get Your Money Back!
(MedPage Today) -- Think outcomes-based pricing is a great deal? Dr. Perry Wilson says think again (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - April 2, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Biologics Differ in Safety Risks (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Infection risks higher for tocilizumab (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - April 2, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

2nd-Line Tofacitinib OK for Rheumatoid Arthritis (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Effectiveness and safety similar to biologics in real-world use (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 30, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

A Victim of'Catfishing'?
(MedPage Today) -- Online scammers masquerading as healthcare providers (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 30, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Non-Emergencies in the ER: Here's a Fix
(MedPage Today) -- Michael Kirsch, MD, offers his tips (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 29, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

' You Don't Know Me, You Don't Know My Pain '
(MedPage Today) -- ZDoggMD and Kathy Travnicek, MD, on managing patients on opioids (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 29, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

PTAC OKs New Nursing Facility Payment Model
(MedPage Today) -- Proposal provides 24/7 access to care team, mentors nursing home staff (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 29, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Top Medical Apps for iPhone and Android
(MedPage Today) -- A weekly round-up of apps medical professionals should consider (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 29, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Adalimumab's Benefits Persist for Spine Disease
(MedPage Today) -- Improvements continued for clinical, functional, and MRI effects (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 28, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

PTAC Supports Better Care for Patients at End of Life
(MedPage Today) -- Models promote team-based palliative care, shared decision-making (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 28, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Health Groups Sue FDA for Delayed E-Cig Regulation
(MedPage Today) -- Delay poses a threat to children's health (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 27, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

IARC Backs Stool-Based, Endoscopic CRC Screening
(MedPage Today) -- Report finds sufficient evidence for mortality reduction (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 27, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Protesters Rally Against HHS Proposal on'Conscience' Rules
(MedPage Today) -- Women's groups, reproductive rights organizations, Senate Democrats voice objections (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 27, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Socially-Isolated MI, Stroke Survivors Face Greater Risk of Death
(MedPage Today) -- Study demonstrates association between physical and emotional health (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 27, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Pelzman's Picks: Why Are EHRs So Primitive?
(MedPage Today) -- Also, the path to realizing AI's full potential (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 27, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Ankle Fracture Casting Stands Up Against Surgery at 3 Years (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Improvement in pain scores, function comparable between strategies (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 27, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

HBV Treatment Fails to Meet Global Targets (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Only 5% of hepatitis B patients received antiviral therapy in 2016 (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 26, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Anthem Policy on Cataract Surgery Stirs Debate: HealthLeaders Media
(MedPage Today) -- Also, clinicians voice concerns about Anthem anesthesia policy (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 26, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

E-Cigarette Use Linked to Lower Rate of Smoking Cessation (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Observational finding suggests need for randomized trial, researchers say (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 26, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

A New Twist on Healthcare Consumer'Skin in the Game '
(MedPage Today) -- Doctors may soon get more involved in wellness incentives (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 26, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Five Worrisome Trends in Healthcare
(MedPage Today) -- A reckoning is coming, outgoing BlueCross executive says (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 26, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Severe High Cholesterol Often Inadequately Treated
(MedPage Today) -- Statins reach less than 40% of patients, and improvement has been slow nationally (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 26, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Quality of Life Benefits Seen for Filgotinib
(MedPage Today) -- A wide array of improvements in RA patients on patient-reported outcomes (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 24, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Gout: A Chronic, Not Just Dietary, Disease
(MedPage Today) -- Growing number of older adults expected to boost the need for appropriate care (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 24, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Young Arthritis Patients Fare Worse on MTX
(MedPage Today) -- High disease activity also linked with drug failure (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 23, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Hypertension in PTSD; Avocados Against Mortality; BP Change Threshold
(MedPage Today) -- Cardiovascular Daily wraps up the top cardiology news of the week (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 23, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Obesity Surgery Tames Knee OA Pain
(MedPage Today) -- Most pain reduction in those with greatest weight loss (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 23, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

The Office Visit is Only the Beginning
(MedPage Today) -- We need better ways to follow up with patients (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 23, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Senate Passes $1.3 Trillion Spending Bill, Averts Shutdown
(MedPage Today) -- Bill includes new funding for the NIH, CDC, but no Obamacare fix (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 23, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

How Docs Could Respond to Disasters Remotely
(MedPage Today) -- Telemedicine can help, but we need to recognize its limitations (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 22, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Morning Break: DACA Residents; Medicine's Biggest Underdog; NYC's Lead Problem
(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 - March 22, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Tai Chi Eases Fibromyalgia Pain
(MedPage Today) -- More benefit than exercise in randomized trial (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 22, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Caring for the Sickest Patients: A Calling and an Opportunity
(MedPage Today) -- New models are disrupting the way primary care is provided (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 21, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Ilumya Gets FDA Nod for Plaque Psoriasis
(MedPage Today) -- IL-23 inhibitor treats moderate to severe disease (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - March 21, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

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