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Headlines from MedPage Today® - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 9:45am
(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web, gathered by the MedPage Today staff

Opioid REMS Falls Short on Reaching Docs

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Thu, 04/28/2016 - 9:07am
(MedPage Today) -- Voluntary program hit less than half of enrollment goal

New Medicare Rules Would Increase Bonus Opportunities, Ease Reporting

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 10:04pm
(MedPage Today) -- CMS to simplify reimbursement, remove "all-or-nothing" Meaningful Use grades

CMS Advisors Mull Concept of Tx-Resistant Depression

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 9:51pm
(MedPage Today) -- Panel agreed that a standard definition for TRD exists -- in the abstract

Outcomes Good With Ad Hoc PCI for Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest (CME/CE)

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 5:05pm
(MedPage Today) -- Those with shockable rhythm, especially men, do particularly well

How Apple's CareKit Differs From ResearchKit

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 5:00pm
(MedPage Today) -- Only one is designed to deal with data from clinical trials

Correcting the Record: Leo Kanner and Autism

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 4:30pm
(MedPage Today) -- Pioneering researcher's work has been misrepresented

The Poor Bear Highest Treatment Costs for Kids' Food Allergies (CME/CE)

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 4:06pm
(MedPage Today) -- Lack of access to specialists, cost of medication barriers to care

Excessive Sleepiness Lingers in TBI Patients (CME/CE)

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 4:00pm
(MedPage Today) -- 18 months later, TBI patients slept an hour more each night than healthy controls

Study: Too Many Centers Doing Too Few Septal Myectomies (CME/CE)

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 3:45pm
(MedPage Today) -- "The low-volume safety data are unacceptable"

Social Isolation Impairs H&N Cancer Recovery: Clin Onc News Report

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 3:30pm
(MedPage Today) -- Also, new AML drug may increase survival

Switching Heparins Cuts Low Platelet Risk, Expenses

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 3:00pm
(MedPage Today) -- Unfractionated heparin "not the bargain it first appears to be"

Dementia in HIV -- HAND or Alzheimer's? (CME/CE)

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 2:30pm
(MedPage Today) -- Case report raises questions about diagnosis and treatment

CardioBrief: New HF, Lipid Drugs Off to Very Slow Start

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 2:00pm
(MedPage Today) -- Heart failure experts divided over how and when to use Entresto

OB/GYNs Up Tdap Vax Rates Among Pregnant Hispanics (CME/CE)

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 1:30pm
(MedPage Today) -- Vaccination rates jumped from 1.9% to 60.1% with intervention

'Moonshot' for Cancer: A Good Metaphor?

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 1:00pm
(MedPage Today) -- Even NCI's acting director has doubts

EndoAVF & Vascular Access Headline NKF

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:53pm
(MedPage Today) -- New vascular access guidelines expected

10 Questions: Leana Wen, MD

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:45pm
(MedPage Today) -- Health Commissioner and ER physician says most of what impacts patient's health happens outside the hospital

No Vasculitis Risk for TNF Treatment (CME/CE)

Headlines from MedPage Today® - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:30pm
(MedPage Today) -- Paradoxical adverse event no higher than with conventional therapies

Power of positive thinking skews mindfulness studies

news@nature - Wed, 04/27/2016 - 12:21pm

Trials of mindfulness to improve mental health selectively report positive results.

Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2016.19776

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