CHEST: Can Vagrancy Ward Off COPD? (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Even in vulnerable people, high exercise level protects lungs, study suggests (Source: MedPage Today State Required CME)
Source: MedPage Today State Required CME - October 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Experimental Alertness Drug Improves OSA Sleepiness (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Efficacy and side effects were dose-dependent (Source: MedPage Today State Required CME)
Source: MedPage Today State Required CME - October 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

TMVR Benefits Hold Firm in Post-Market Registry (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Do data point to a future'transcatheter toolbox'for mitral disease? (Source: MedPage Today State Required CME)
Source: MedPage Today State Required CME - October 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Next-Gen S1P Receptor Modulator Shows Promise in MS (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Two phase II trials demonstrate multiple benefits, but not in disability (Source: MedPage Today State Required CME)
Source: MedPage Today State Required CME - October 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CardioBrief: New And Improved LDL Numbers
(MedPage Today) -- Lab companies start reporting more accurate LDL cholesterol measurements (Source: MedPage Today State Required CME)
Source: MedPage Today State Required CME - October 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

For SAVR, Afternoon Tops Morning for Surgical Safety (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Circadian genes appear to interact with ischemia-reperfusion injury effects (Source: MedPage Today State Required CME)
Source: MedPage Today State Required CME - October 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

No Efficacy Hit from Stopping Immunotherapy for AEs (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Response and median survival don't seem to suffer in advanced melanoma (Source: MedPage Today State Required CME)
Source: MedPage Today State Required CME - October 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

TAF Bests TDF for Hepatitis B Treatment (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Less BMD decline with newer drug (Source: MedPage Today State Required CME)
Source: MedPage Today State Required CME - October 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Preop Antibiotics Cut SSI Risk in Left-Colon Surgery (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Saw 90% risk reduction, but no effect in right-colon resection (Source: MedPage Today State Required CME)
Source: MedPage Today State Required CME - October 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vaping Elicits Immune Response in Lungs (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Study findings raise new doubts abut e-cigarette safety (Source: MedPage Today State Required CME)
Source: MedPage Today State Required CME - October 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Efficacy Maintained in HIV Regimen Switch (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Investigational single pill offers advantages (Source: MedPage Today State Required CME)
Source: MedPage Today State Required CME - October 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Single-Tablet ART: New Hope in HIV Therapy?
(MedPage Today) -- All-in-one fixed dose combo proves safe, effective in EMERALD trial (Source: MedPage Today State Required CME)
Source: MedPage Today State Required CME - October 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Single-Tablet ART: The Key to Second-Line HIV Therapy?
(MedPage Today) -- All-in-one fixed dose combo proves safe, effective in EMERALD trial (Source: MedPage Today State Required CME)
Source: MedPage Today State Required CME - October 7, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drug-Free Remission in Early RA: Realistic Goal? (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Therapy for 5 years resulted in almost normal function without clinically relevant joint damage (Source: MedPage Today State Required CME)
Source: MedPage Today State Required CME - October 7, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Recurrent Cystitis? Drink More Water (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Upping water intake lowered risk of urinary tract infection in randomized trial (Source: MedPage Today State Required CME)
Source: MedPage Today State Required CME - October 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CardioBrief: 130/80 Expected as New BP Guideline Target
(MedPage Today) -- Highly-anticipated document comes out at AHA meeting in November (Source: MedPage Today State Required CME)
Source: MedPage Today State Required CME - October 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Urate Lowering in Early Gout Found Beneficial (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Synovitis, flares, and urate levels improved with febuxostat (Source: MedPage Today State Required CME)
Source: MedPage Today State Required CME - October 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CDC: Adequate Care Not Reaching All Kids with HIV
(MedPage Today) -- Most receive some medical treatment, but it may not be enough (Source: MedPage Today State Required CME)
Source: MedPage Today State Required CME - October 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Distances to Abortion Clinics Vary Greatly by State (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- In rural states, some women had to travel more than 180 miles (Source: MedPage Today State Required CME)
Source: MedPage Today State Required CME - October 4, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

No Clear Low-Dose tPA Benefit for Some Patients (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Trial data don't provide reason to deviate from standard dosing (Source: MedPage Today State Required CME)
Source: MedPage Today State Required CME - October 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Smoking Raises CV, Infection Risks in RA (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Current smoking doubled the risk, but cessation led to declines (Source: MedPage Today State Required CME)
Source: MedPage Today State Required CME - September 29, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

PET/CT Informs Prostate Cancer Salvage Therapy (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Planned management changed 60% of the time (Source: MedPage Today State Required CME)
Source: MedPage Today State Required CME - September 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ICU Care Does Not Extend Survival Among Elderly (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Program did promote admission among these critically ill patients (Source: MedPage Today State Required CME)
Source: MedPage Today State Required CME - September 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Open Lung Ventilation May Worsen ARDS Mortality (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Clinical trial findings do not support routine use of lung recruitment strategy (Source: MedPage Today State Required CME)
Source: MedPage Today State Required CME - September 27, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Reduced-Dose RT Controls HPV+ Oropharynx Cancer (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Dramatic decline in toxicity (Source: MedPage Today State Required CME)
Source: MedPage Today State Required CME - September 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Radioimmunotherapy Active in Advanced Cancers (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- More support for abscopal effect of radiotherapy (Source: MedPage Today State Required CME)
Source: MedPage Today State Required CME - September 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Managing Acute Toxicity in CAR T-Cell Therapy (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Treatment algorithms detail easy-to-follow'ground rules for patient safety'(Source: MedPage Today State Required CME)
Source: MedPage Today State Required CME - September 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Personality Change Doesn't Tell of Preclinical Dementia (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- But certain traits confirmed as an independent risk factors (Source: MedPage Today State Required CME)
Source: MedPage Today State Required CME - September 22, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Drug Combo Found Helpful in End-of-Life Delirium (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Lorazepam add-on lessened agitation; but were patients overtreated? (Source: MedPage Today State Required CME)
Source: MedPage Today State Required CME - September 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Shaken Baby Syndrome: Plagued by Denialism?
(MedPage Today) -- Diagnosis exists, despite what clinicians may hear in the media (Source: MedPage Today State Required CME)
Source: MedPage Today State Required CME - September 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Head Injuries Don't Stop Girls from Returning to Soccer (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Same-day play more common than for boys (Source: MedPage Today State Required CME)
Source: MedPage Today State Required CME - September 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mom, Baby Benefit From CGM Use in T1D Pregnancy (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Fewer glucose excursions, but little effect on HbA1c (Source: MedPage Today State Required CME)
Source: MedPage Today State Required CME - September 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Today's Heart Failure Not Like Your Grandfather's
(MedPage Today) -- Shifts in phenotype and prognosis seen in Framingham Heart Study (Source: MedPage Today State Required CME)
Source: MedPage Today State Required CME - September 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Data Push PFO Closure Pendulum Back to Positive (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Victory for devices seen in three trials (Source: MedPage Today State Required CME)
Source: MedPage Today State Required CME - September 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sotagliflozin: Another Phase III Win in T1D (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Shaping up to be first oral drug for type 1 diabetes (Source: MedPage Today State Required CME)
Source: MedPage Today State Required CME - September 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Puerto Rico Takes Post-Irma Dialysis Patients
(MedPage Today) -- Also, societies gather supplies for diabetic patients (Source: MedPage Today State Required CME)
Source: MedPage Today State Required CME - September 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Make the Diagnosis: Rapidly spreading red sores
(MedPage Today) -- Case Findings: An otherwise healthy 11-year-old girl discovers two small red spots on her right cheek near the mouth. Within a day, it has spread rapidly. The picture below shows her condition on the second day upon noticing the first sores. What is your diagnosis? (Source: MedPage Today State Required CME)
Source: MedPage Today State Required CME - September 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Another CDK4/6 Drug Slows ER+ Breast Cancer (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Abemaciclib makes case for first-line indication (Source: MedPage Today State Required CME)
Source: MedPage Today State Required CME - September 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cardiovascular Challenges in Diabetes (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- A Masters of Cardiology Program video taped at the American College of Cardiology 66th Annual Scientific Sessions& Expo (Source: MedPage Today State Required CME)
Source: MedPage Today State Required CME - September 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Anti-PD 1 Drug Extends PFS in Stage III NSCLC (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Progression-free survival three times longer with durvalumab after chemoradiation (Source: MedPage Today State Required CME)
Source: MedPage Today State Required CME - September 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Continuing Myth of the'Metabolically Healthy'? (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Obesity sans metabolic issues still tied to cardiovascular disease (Source: MedPage Today State Required CME)
Source: MedPage Today State Required CME - September 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ERS: Disinfectant Use Tied to COPD Incidence in Nurses (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) --'Novel hypothesis merits further investigation,'researchers say (Source: MedPage Today State Required CME)
Source: MedPage Today State Required CME - September 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Do Asthmatic Kids Get More Antibiotics? (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Analysis of Dutch and British data indicate inappropriate scrips (Source: MedPage Today State Required CME)
Source: MedPage Today State Required CME - September 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Another Win for PARP Inhibition in Ovarian Cancer (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Rucaparib maintenance extends PFS in all subgroups (Source: MedPage Today State Required CME)
Source: MedPage Today State Required CME - September 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Race, Gender Predict Risk of Knee OA Progression (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Findings underscore need for race- and gender-specific interventions (Source: MedPage Today State Required CME)
Source: MedPage Today State Required CME - September 8, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can a Smell Test Predict Parkinson's? (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Link between smell and Parkinson's may be strongest in men, whites (Source: MedPage Today State Required CME)
Source: MedPage Today State Required CME - September 7, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Neurological Events Rare with Anti-PD-1 Therapy (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- More cases expected as immunotherapy for metastatic cancer expands (Source: MedPage Today State Required CME)
Source: MedPage Today State Required CME - September 5, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Shingles: A Link to Vasculitis? (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- History of complicated shingles doubled risk of giant cell arteritis (Source: MedPage Today State Required CME)
Source: MedPage Today State Required CME - September 3, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Watch-and-Wait Still the Standard for Small Thyroid Tumors (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- Measuring volume identified growing tumors earlier (Source: MedPage Today State Required CME)
Source: MedPage Today State Required CME - August 31, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

ESC: HCM Guidelines for ICD Implant Validated (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- ESC risk prediction calculator separates high- and low-risk patients (Source: MedPage Today State Required CME)
Source: MedPage Today State Required CME - August 31, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news