SIRT + Sorafenib = No Survival Bump in Liver Cancer
(MedPage Today) -- But clinical benefits suggested in certain patients with less severe disease (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - April 15, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Despite OD Risk, Opioid-Benzo Rx Continues
(MedPage Today) -- Physicians know risks but still prescribe dangerous combination (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - April 15, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Take-Home Opioid OD Kit Helps MAT Patients, Their Communities
(MedPage Today) -- But financial and institutional barriers limit distribution of naloxone kits (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - April 15, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Adjuvant Anti-PD-1 Scores Again in Melanoma
(MedPage Today) -- Recurrence risk falls by more than 40% with pembrolizumab (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - April 15, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

War Erupts Over HbA1c Goals -- Who's Right?
(MedPage Today) -- Susan E. Spratt, MD, breaks down ACP's new guidelines (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - April 15, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

10 Questions to Challenge Your Medical News Savvy
(MedPage Today) -- Weekly Quiz: April 6-12 (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - April 14, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Rheumatology Faces Major Workforce Shortage by 2030
(MedPage Today) -- Increase in training will not close the gap (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - April 14, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Best and Worst States to be a Doc
(MedPage Today) -- Must reads about the latest news and trends in healthcare careers (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - April 14, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Omega-3s Don't Help Dry Eye
(MedPage Today) -- Supplements fail in randomized trial (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - April 13, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Team Care Doesn't Improve Patients' CKD Knowledge
(MedPage Today) -- Study compared multidisciplinary versus nephrologist-only care (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - April 13, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Study: No Heart Risk with Smoking-Cessation Meds (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- No signal seen versus placebo (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - April 9, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

FDA Says Yes to New Renal Denervation Pivotal Trial
(MedPage Today) -- Sham-controlled renal denervation trial in hypertension gets underway (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - April 9, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

I Will Be Watching You
(MedPage Today) -- But really, all I want to know is your blood pressure (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - April 6, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Morning Break: CDC Mystery Semi-Solved; Surgery Stoppage; The Case for the Side Hustle
(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 - April 6, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Keeping Up with the Literature
(MedPage Today) -- How often do you read medical journals? (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - April 6, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Delusions of Creepy Crawlies Plaguing More Than Before?
(MedPage Today) -- Condition's prevalence increases with age (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - April 5, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

A Farmer's Severed Arm, the Bird, and Me
(MedPage Today) -- 15 minutes can feel like a lifetime in rural medicine (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - April 5, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Chemo Plus Palliative RT for Some with NSCLC
(MedPage Today) -- Helpful for incurable stage III disease, says ASTRO (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - April 4, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Early Intervention Cut Suicide Risk in Schizophrenia (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Pioneering Hong Kong program succeeded, study finds (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - April 4, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

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