Middle Age Is Not Too Late to Get Off the Couch
(MedPage Today) -- Starting exercise later in life may still reduce risk of heart failure (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - January 8, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

When USPSTF Asks, Do You Answer?
(MedPage Today) -- Submitting comments to USPSTF may make a difference (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - January 8, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Morning Break: Pfizer Kills AD/PD Pipeline; Trump Affirms His Mental Health; Humira Pricing Strategy
(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 - January 8, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

My EMR Has Been Hacked. What Should I Do?
(MedPage Today) -- Answers from a physician-attorney (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - January 7, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

5 Popular Fitness Trends in 2018
(MedPage Today) -- HIIT, Fitbit, yogalates -- which ones will you try? (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - January 6, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

A Noteworthy Margin of Error
(MedPage Today) -- Psoriasis biosimilars may show'unacceptably wide'performance variation (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - January 6, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Small Joint Surgeries Drop among RA Patients (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Women, though, still have more small joint surgeries than men (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - January 6, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

MM: High-Dose Chemo with SCT Associated with Longer PFS (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Autologous stem cell transplant remains preferred therapy for eligible patients (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - January 5, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Racial Disparities Worsen for Live Donor Kidney Transplants (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Fewer blacks, Hispanics get transplant now than two decades ago (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - January 5, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

HHS Unveils Framework for Interoperability
(MedPage Today) -- But will it work? Tell HHS your thoughts (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - January 5, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

iMedicalApps: EM Docs Need this Outstanding App
(MedPage Today) -- A review of The Chief Complaint app from ESCAVO (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - January 4, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Health Communication is Awful. Here's Why.
(MedPage Today) -- Suneel Dhand, MD gives five reasons (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - January 4, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Retaking Control from Specialists
(MedPage Today) -- Do cardiologists really need to be managing patients'blood pressure long-term? (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - January 4, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

2018: What's Next in Rheumatology?
(MedPage Today) -- Major issues include drug costs and emerging adverse events (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - January 4, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Who Are the Senate's New Democrats?
(MedPage Today) -- Doug Jones'(D-Ala.) and Tina Smith's (D-Minn.) views on healthcare (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - January 4, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Morning Break: Coal Mine Deaths Up; Best Diets; Allergan Cuts Jobs
(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 - January 4, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Stem Cell Transplant Succeeds in Scleroderma (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Significant benefits seen versus cyclophosphamide (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - January 3, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Blood Levels of Caffeine May Help Diagnose Parkinson's (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Study finds decreased metabolites in early disease, regardless of caffeine consumption (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - January 3, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Journals Should Improve Risk Communication
(MedPage Today) -- Relative risk is a troublesome way to convey treatment benefits (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - January 2, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Top Healthcare Stories in 2017: HealthLeaders Media
(MedPage Today) -- Also, Kmart settles lawsuit with govt (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - January 2, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

A Guide To Managing RVO: Ophthalmology Times
(MedPage Today) -- Also, adding corticosteroid implant may not improve visual acuity (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - January 2, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Screaming Your Lungs Out: That ’s Improbable!
(MedPage Today) -- Also, taking candy from a baby (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - December 31, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Book Review: Dreamland
(MedPage Today) -- The true tale of America's opiate epidemic (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - December 31, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Mixed Connective Tissue Disease is Stable Over Time (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Disease conversion is rare, but so is durable remission (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - December 30, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

New Targets, Diseases for CAR T-Cell Therapy
(MedPage Today) -- But expansion to solid tumors remains problematic (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - December 30, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Thumbs Up for Latest CAR T-Cell Approval
(MedPage Today) -- New era for lymphoma, leukemia, possibly other cancers (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - December 30, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

How To Become A Better Leader
(MedPage Today) -- Must reads about the latest news and trends in healthcare careers (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - December 30, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

CMS Okays 10-Year Medicaid Waiver for Mississippi
(MedPage Today) -- Extends family planning services to low-income patients in non-expansion state (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - December 29, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Involvement of Innate Immune System Seen in Some RA Cases (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Five patients had symptoms and gene variants seen in systemic autoinflammation (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - December 29, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

FDA OK's Device for Diabetic Foot Ulcer Therapy
(MedPage Today) -- Dermapace System stimulates wound healing with shockwave energy pulses (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - December 29, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Adding Enzyme to Chemo Combo Improves Outcomes in Pancreatic CA (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Works best for HA-high tumors, suggesting patient selection key (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - December 29, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Calories: Do You Do Menu Math?
(MedPage Today) -- Adding calorie counts to menus seems like a good idea, or does it? (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - December 29, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

iMedicalApps: The'GOLD' Standard for COPD Apps
(MedPage Today) -- GOLD Guideline 2017 Pocket Guide reviewed (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - December 29, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Tofacitinib for PsA: From Phase III to Approval
(MedPage Today) -- In mid-December, tofacitinib was approved for use in active psoriatic arthritis (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - December 28, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Tofacitinib a Winner in PsA
(MedPage Today) -- Results with oral drug similar to biologics (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - December 28, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

' Goldwater Rule' Under Fire Again
(MedPage Today) -- Psychiatrist calls APA dictum'paternalistic'and'outdated'(Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - December 27, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Anti-IL17 Benefits Persist in Spine Disease (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Rapid responses seen for secukinumab in ankylosing spondylitis (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - December 27, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Physical Activity May Predict Neovascular AMD (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Study authors suggest caution as'there is no strong biological rationale for this finding'(Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - December 27, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Matching Multifocal IOL to Patient: Ophthalmology Times
(MedPage Today) -- Also, more injections associated with greater subfoveal choroidal thickness (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - December 27, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Meta-Analysis: It Takes a Team to Optimize Hypertension Tx
(MedPage Today) -- Strategies for nonphysicians, patients also effective (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - December 26, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Clinicians Brace for AI to Transform Medicine
(MedPage Today) -- Artificial intelligence is coming ... perhaps for your job? (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - December 26, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

FDA Again Warns on Balloon Angioplasty for Neurologic Disorders
(MedPage Today) -- Says transvascular autonomic modulation is off-label and dangerous (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - December 26, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Zamboni Stands By CCSVI Theory of MS
(MedPage Today) -- His own RCT turns up negative, but he vows to fight on as MS community moves on (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - December 26, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Pelzman's Picks: Rebuilding Medical Care Worldwide
(MedPage Today) -- Also, why physician well-being is important from a business perspective (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - December 26, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Push Continues for Medical Liability Reform — Slowly
(MedPage Today) -- Groups working toward Senate action now that bill has passed House (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - December 26, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

House Passes Restrictions on Some Malpractice Awards
(MedPage Today) -- Measure would set nationwide limit of $250,000 on non-economic damages (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - December 26, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Who Gets What Biologic in RA? (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Choice may bias outcomes in studies (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - December 26, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Three Hospital CEOs to Watch in 2018
(MedPage Today) -- These influencers will have a major impact on the U.S. healthcare system (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - December 26, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

After Individual Mandate Repeal, Who ’ll Pay for Rise in Uncompensated Care?
(MedPage Today) -- Millions expected to drop insurance coverage (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - December 24, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Mixed Data for Fatty Acid Intake and Glaucoma (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Lower risk with higher EPA, DHA intake but not total PUFA (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - December 24, 2017 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news