The Last Cancer Patient
(MedPage Today) -- The following story was found in a newspaper dated September 9, 2048 (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - September 10, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

ARBs from India Safe; Aspirin Primary Prevention; Energy Pill Risk
(MedPage Today) -- Recent developments of interest in cardiovascular medicine (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - September 10, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

D.C. Rap Up: Woke on Smokes; Power to the Druggist
(MedPage Today) -- MedPage Today's weekly summary of policy news gets a hip-hop reboot from Cleavon Gilman, MD (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - September 10, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Ankylosing Spondylitis: No Special Infection Risk from Treatment
(MedPage Today) -- DMARDs, TNF inhibitors appear safe in this regard (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - September 8, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

3 Tips for Making Staff Feel Valued
(MedPage Today) -- Must reads about the latest news and trends in healthcare careers (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - September 8, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

PTAC Expects Action Soon on Payment Models
(MedPage Today) -- Members see effort faltering if HHS doesn't move by end of year (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - September 7, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Low Medicare Pay Rates Haven't Affected Access, MedPAC Told
(MedPage Today) -- Commission members puzzled by survey results (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - September 7, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Long-Term Attention Needed to Maintain Blood Pressure Reductions (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Benefit did not persist after completing 12-month intensive intervention (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - September 7, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Interferon Blocker Disappoints in SLE
(MedPage Today) -- Anifrolumab failed to meet the primary endpoint in a phase III trial (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - September 7, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Making the Most of the Office Visit
(MedPage Today) -- We need to make better use of the health team and technology (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - September 7, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Extubation and Delirium: Anesthesiology News Report
(MedPage Today) -- Also, the pros and cons of a cuff leak test (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - September 6, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Proposed House Bill Seeks to End Drug Price'Gag Clause '
(MedPage Today) -- Pharmacists should be able to freely tell patients that a drug will cost less out-of-pocket (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - September 5, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Study: Cold Turkey Best for Cutting Cigarette Nicotine Content (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Trial results favor immediate over gradual reduction (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - September 5, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Infection Most Common Cause of SSc Admissions
(MedPage Today) -- Inpatient mortality rate 5% in systemic sclerosis (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - September 1, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

CMS to Allow Indication-Based Formulary Design in Medicare
(MedPage Today) -- In 2020, plans will have the option to exclude certain drugs for certain indications (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 31, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Fee-for-Service Should Go, Says CMMI Chief
(MedPage Today) -- But that doesn't mean capitating all providers, Adam Boehler says (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 30, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Statins: Any Benefit in Knee OA?
(MedPage Today) -- Only after 5 years of use, and with atorvastatin (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 30, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

WHO: DRC May See Continued Ebola Cases for'Another Few Weeks '
(MedPage Today) -- Over 4,600 people have been vaccinated (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 30, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Non-Statin Combo Pill for LDL Reduction Shines in Trial
(MedPage Today) -- LDL cholesterol down 32% in patients maxed out on statins (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 29, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Why I Teach Health Policy in Med School
(MedPage Today) -- I don't care if it's'too political'-- physicians need to pay attention (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 29, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Next Generation ACOs Save $$, Report Finds
(MedPage Today) -- Medicare accountable care organization model saved CMS $62 million in its first year (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 28, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Mental Illness Fatal in Jail; Did Juul Target Teens?; USDA Welcomes Lobbyists
(MedPage Today) -- The past week in healthcare investigations (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 28, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Surprise: It's a $109K Bill!
(MedPage Today) -- That's what one hospital charged a school teacher after he had a heart attack (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 28, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

NIH: Some Foreign Researchers May Be Spies
(MedPage Today) -- Collins cites a half-dozen cases of serious concern (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 27, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

The 7 Best Nursing Schools for Nontraditional Students
(MedPage Today) -- Here are a range of options if you're not considered a'typical'nursing student (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 26, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

ESC: Restrictive Transfusion Deemed Safe in Cardiac Surgery Patients
(MedPage Today) -- Restrictive strategy superior in those ages≥75, according to TRICS III trial (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 26, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Early Hip Fracture Surgery Reduces Mortality
(MedPage Today) -- Authors recommend expediting surgical care (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 25, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

iMedicalApps: Top Picks for iPhone and iPad
(MedPage Today) -- Topics include nursing, continuing education, and drug guides (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 24, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

All Smokers Likely to Benefit from Reducing Nicotine in Cigarettes
(MedPage Today) -- Study examined impact on fast nicotine metabolizers (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 24, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Who Else Would Put Up with This?
(MedPage Today) -- Those checkbox forms would never fly in other professions (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 24, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Vaping Can Damage DNA, Saliva Study Suggests
(MedPage Today) -- E-cigarette users showed DNA change linked to acrolein exposure (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 24, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

FDA Approves 6th Drug for HAE
(MedPage Today) -- Also the 6th to receive orphan drug status for the rare condition (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 24, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Joint Pain Predicts OA in Younger Adults (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Modifiable arthritis risk factors could be targeted early (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 23, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

New Multiple Sclerosis Subtype Proposed
(MedPage Today) -- Finding may open new research targets (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 23, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

The Democrats' Approaching Dilemma
(MedPage Today) -- What should they do about health reform? (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 23, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

More Ebola Experimental Tx; DTC PrEP Prep; Seven Dwarfs Fight Malaria
(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the world of infectious diseases (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 22, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Why the Uninsured Get More Unnecessary Care
(MedPage Today) -- Peter Ubel, MD, has five reasons (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 21, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Pelzman's Picks: Reacting to In-Flight Emergency
(MedPage Today) -- Also, better care for young cancer patients (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 21, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Work Improves in Spine Patients on Biologics (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Productivity and activity benefits seen with biologic therapy in axial spondyloarthritis (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 21, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Misleading on Preeclampsia; Artificial Heart Risk; TAVR Site Fight
(MedPage Today) -- Recent developments of interest in cardiovascular medicine (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 20, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Electrical Brain Stimulation May Improve Post-Stroke Aphasia (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Patients with long-term aphasia named more words with noninvasive technique (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 20, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Closing the Racial Disparity in PAD Care
(MedPage Today) -- African Americans fare worse with peripheral artery disease (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 19, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

D.C. Week: FDA Approves Liver Cancer Tx; Dem Senators Talk Preexisting Conditions
(MedPage Today) -- Thursday was a big day on Capitol Hill (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 18, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Fractures Up 10-Year Mortality Risk
(MedPage Today) -- Study shows risk level varies by type of fracture (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 18, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Move to Integrate Behavioral Health Sees Progress
(MedPage Today) -- Challenges with licensure requirements, data sharing, and the promise of skimpier health plans remain (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 18, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Understanding Bullies vs. Bullying Behaviors
(MedPage Today) -- Must reads about the latest news and trends in healthcare careers (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 18, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

iMedicalApps: Top Picks for Android and iOS
(MedPage Today) -- The week's must-have apps for providers (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 17, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

First Generic EpiPen Receives FDA Approval
(MedPage Today) -- FDA commissioner cites Drug Competition Action Plan to develop more low-cost generics (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 16, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

Pesticide Exposure in Pregnancy Tied to Autism Risk
(MedPage Today) -- High environmental exposure to p,p'-DDE linked to higher risk for male offspring (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 16, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news

PCPs Write Fewer Scripts for Benign Dizzy Spells
(MedPage Today) -- Guidelines discourage imaging and drug treatment without specialist's evaluation (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - August 16, 2018 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news