Early Exposure to Passive Smoke May Up Risk for RA Later in Life
(MedPage Today) -- Another reason to keep home tobacco-free, researchers suggest (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - August 15, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Leverage Tech to Solve Public Health Problems, Expert Urges
(MedPage Today) -- " We are missing a really tremendous opportunity, " says former HHS official (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - August 14, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

WHO: Current Ebola Outbreak Poses New Problems
(MedPage Today) -- War, infected HCPs, and high population density provide challenges to containment (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - August 14, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

' Kidnapped' by the Mayo Clinic; Death by Colonoscopy; Health Officials' Secret Finances
(MedPage Today) -- The past week in healthcare investigations (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - August 14, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Gottlieb: Listening to Patients a Priority
(MedPage Today) -- Advocacy groups back FDA chief on need for patient voices in drug reviews (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - August 13, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

State Lawmakers Push to Lower Drug Costs
(MedPage Today) -- Transparency, PBMs come into the spotlight (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - August 13, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Shared Decision-Making Flops for Lung Ca Screening
(MedPage Today) -- Separate study finds 67% overdiagnosis rate with CT screening (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - August 13, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Morning Break: 1-Year Vaginal Ring; Fleecing Interns; DRC's Ebola Battle
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - August 13, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Prenatal Tdap Vax Not Linked with Increased Risk of Autism in Kids
(MedPage Today) -- Study found no increased risk in kids with vaccinated versus unvaccinated mothers (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - August 13, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Blockchain: The Future for Research Data Integrity?
(MedPage Today) -- Bitcoin's technology backbone attracts interest across healthcare (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - August 13, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

What I Wish Someone Told Me Before Becoming an L & D Nurse
(MedPage Today) -- Newbie learns on the job what to expect (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - August 12, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Quick, What's the Link Between Religiosity and Suicide?
(MedPage Today) -- You passed medical training, now see if you can pass our weekly quiz (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - August 11, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

D.C. Week: CMS Plans Overhaul of Some Medicare ACOs
(MedPage Today) -- Also, FDA approves its first RNA interference agent (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - August 11, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Most Docs in Survey Report Symptoms of Burnout
(MedPage Today) -- Must reads about the latest news and trends in healthcare careers (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - August 11, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Oral Drug for Fabry Disease Approved
(MedPage Today) -- FDA gives nod to migalastat (Galafold) (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - August 10, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

' Everybody Is Starved for This Information': What We Heard This Week
(MedPage Today) -- Quotable quotes from MedPage Today's sources (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - August 10, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Medicare to ACOs: Take Off the Training Wheels
(MedPage Today) -- ACOs must move to risk-bearing models after only 2 years, down from 6 (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - August 10, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

FDA: Rhythm Method App Can Be Marketed for Contraception
(MedPage Today) -- Natural Cycles uses body temperature, menstrual cycle data to gauge daily fertility (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - August 10, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Skeptical Cardiologist: Where Are My Generic Meds Made?
(MedPage Today) -- Valsartan recall prompts a look by Anthony Pearson, MD (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - August 10, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

CMS Proposes Rule for 2018 Risk Adjustment Payments
(MedPage Today) -- 2017 payment rule already issued; new rule would add another year of $$ (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - August 9, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Learning of a Patient's Opioid Death Reduces Prescribing
(MedPage Today) -- Clinicians prescribed 10% fewer opioids when notified of a single patient's fatal overdose (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - August 9, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

NTM: Not Just a Lung Disease
(MedPage Today) -- Oregon finds dozens of cases of extrapulmonary nontuberculous mycobacterial disease (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - August 9, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Breaking: Burned-Out Medical Scribe Hires Own Medical Scribe
(MedPage Today) -- New scribe is pondering hiring a personal scribe too (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - August 9, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Why Is Harvard Training Its Med Students at the Zoo?
(MedPage Today) -- Future MDs learn'One Health'approach to medicine (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - August 9, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

It's OK to Cry
(MedPage Today) -- Medicine is stressful, and you're human (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - August 9, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Morning Break: Disabled Docs; Tight Pants Problem; Hospital Murder-Suicide
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - August 9, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Enrollment Rising in High-Deductible Plans
(MedPage Today) -- Traditional health plans lose ground (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - August 9, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

HF Patients Actually Live Longer in Hospice, While Using Less Care (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- But who actually enrolls was connected only to emergency visits in study (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - August 9, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

HF Patients Actually Live Longer in Tailored Hospice, While Using Less Care (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- But who actually enrolls was connected only to fewer emergency visits in study (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - August 8, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

' Aggressive' Screening Fails to Prevent Cardiac Arrest in Athletes
(MedPage Today) -- British program for young footballers missed some who went on to have events (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - August 8, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

FDA Advisors Like Novel Tetracycline Analogue
(MedPage Today) -- Recommend approval for omadacycline in pneumonia, skin infections (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - August 8, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

FDA Warns Against'Improper' Use of ROM Tests in Pregnant Women
(MedPage Today) -- Should not be used independently to diagnose membrane rupture (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - August 8, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Many HF Patients Leave the Hospital Without Their Shots
(MedPage Today) -- But also no evidence this is tied to mortality or rehospitalization (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - August 8, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Anti-CCR4 Agent Gets FDA Thumbs Up for Cutaneous Lymphomas
(MedPage Today) -- First drug approved specifically for rare S é zary syndrome (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - August 8, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

FDA Approves Generic Potassium Chloride Under New Pathway
(MedPage Today) -- Goal is to increase competition, cut prices (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - August 8, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Improving Patient-Clinician Communication in Cancer Care
(MedPage Today) -- Timothy Gilligan, MD, on new guidelines from an ASCO consensus panel (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - August 8, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

CMS: Medicare Advantage Plans Can Require Step Therapy
(MedPage Today) -- Insurers can impose this form of prior authorization for Part B drugs next year (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - August 8, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Is Industry Bribing Your Physician?
(MedPage Today) -- Milton Packer wonders why Michael Cohen is not listed in Open Payments database (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - August 8, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

FDA Panel Offers Limited Backing for Amikacin Product in Non-TB Lung Infection
(MedPage Today) -- Recommended for certain patients with limited or no other options (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - August 8, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

USPSTF: Insufficient Evidence for Routine Afib Screening
(MedPage Today) -- Final statement cites unclear benefit of treating asymptomatic ECG-detected Afib (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - August 7, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Patient Delirium in the ED: HealthLeaders Media
(MedPage Today) -- Also, using IT to curb diagnostic and medication errors (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - August 7, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Anti-Kavanaugh Momentum Growing, Pro-Choice Groups Say
(MedPage Today) -- People are " way more energized " against this Supreme Court nominee, they claim (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - August 6, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

' Limited' Data an Issue with Inhaled Liposomal Amikacin
(MedPage Today) -- FDA staff question surrogate trial endpoints for non-TB mycobacterial infection (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - August 6, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Stroke Care Better at GWTG Hospitals (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- But nearly half of recommended interventions were still omitted, study shows (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - August 6, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Cardiovascular Risks Elevated in Transgender Women
(MedPage Today) -- Estrogen use tied to over fivefold increase in venous thromboembolism risk (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - August 6, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

FDA Warns Against Long-Term Zmax Use in Certain Cancer Patients
(MedPage Today) -- Heightened risk of relapse, death seen in study of stem cell transplant recipients (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - August 3, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

D.C. Rap Up: Rare Cancer Tx Win; 411 on ‘Junk’ Health Plans; Slashing Admin $$
(MedPage Today) -- MedPage Today's weekly summary of policy news gets a hip-hop reboot from Cleavon Gilman, MD (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - August 3, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

WHO: Latest Ebola Outbreak Spreads to DRC'War Zone '
(MedPage Today) -- Armed groups present dangerous obstacle to response efforts (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - August 3, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Obesity & Heart Structure; Reversing T2D; NAMS Backs Vaginal'Rejuvenation' Warning
(MedPage Today) -- News and commentary from the endocrinology world (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - August 3, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Hey Doc, Got a Patient for My Trial?
(MedPage Today) -- Fred Pelzman's institution is hoping the EHR can help match patients to studies (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - August 3, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news