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Published: Sat, 25 Feb 2017 22:35:03 -0400

 



MI Risk High in Range of Arthritides (CME/CE)

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 10:30:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Risk increased by more than 50% in multiple inflammatory diseases



Infection Rates High in Kids with SLE (CME/CE)

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 14:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Highest rates seen in those with lupus nephritis



Morning Break: Planned Parenthood Reprieve; Bad Hospital Design; Longer Life

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 08:46:05 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web, gathered by the MedPage Today staff



Morning Break: Feeling Good about Chronic Pain; Freezing Genitals; Geezer Stoners

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 09:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Health news and commentary from around the Web, gathered by the MedPage Today staff



'Weak Signal' for Using Immunosuppressants in Early dcSSc (CME/CE)

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 13:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Cyclophosphamide fairly effective for lung fibrosis, but more targeted therapies still needed



RheumNow: Chronic Pain Associated with Poverty and Less Education

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 11:30:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- A recent analysis examined pain disparities among older adults



Weak Thigh Muscles Increase Knee OA Risk in Women (CME/CE)

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 14:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Growing evidence of relationship, but only for females



Fibromyalgia Worsens Function in RA (CME/CE)

Sat, 18 Feb 2017 16:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Affected patients may benefit from specific treatments



Switching Biologic DMARDs in PsA Appears Effective (CME/CE)

Sat, 18 Feb 2017 13:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- But data still incomplete



D.C. Week: Dems, GOP Squabble over CMS Nominee

Sat, 18 Feb 2017 12:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Also: healthcare projected as almost 20% of the economy in 2025



Is AS a Progressive Disease? (CME/CE)

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 13:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Many who lack radiographic sacroiliitis at baseline develop x-ray changes later



Sirukumab Aids in Highly Refractory RA (CME/CE)

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 12:30:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Multiple biologics had already failed



FDA Approves IL-17 Blocker Siliq for Psoriasis

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 11:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Boxed warning, restrictions accompany brodalumab approval



Baricitinib Scores High in Phase III (CME/CE)

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 17:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Superior to adalimumab for clinical and functional outcomes



Infections in Lupus: Do Meds Contribute? (CME/CE)

Tue, 14 Feb 2017 13:00:00 -0400

(MedPage Today) -- Steroids and immunosuppressants risky; antimalarials benefit