Top Primary Care Stories: February 2016

March 3, 2016
Grace Halsey

In case you missed these February headlines, here are 5 stories from around the Web of interest to primary care.

We have asked our editorial advisory board members to send us a story each month in 2016 that they find of particular interest. The content could have scientific, medical, or simply human-interest value. We curated their entires, added a few of our own, and the January result is the short slide show above. Here's a wrap up of randomly selected medical stories that have been making the headlines this month. - See more at: http://www.consultantlive.com/articles/6-top-primary-care-stories-month#...Did you miss any of these headlines? Find links to the sources below.- See more at: http://www.consultantlive.com/articles/7-top-primary-care-stories-month#sthash.yyPRVc0D.dpufWe have asked our editorial advisory board members to send us a story each month in 2016 that they find of particular interest. The content could have scientific, medical, or simply human-interest value. We curated their entires, added a few of our own, and the February result is the short slide show above.For more information on these stories, follow links below: Origins of Zika ► How a Medical Mystery in Brazil Led Doctors to ZikaPPIs Associated with Dementia Risk► Association of proton pump inhibitors with risk of dementiaLaw Limits Doctors’ Gun Speech► Battle rages over Florida law limiting doctors' gun speechLife-expectancy Gap Gets Wider ► What Growing Life Expectancy Gaps Mean for the Promise of Social Security (Brookings)  ► Disparity in Life Spans of the Rich and the Poor Is Growing (NYT) Patients Don’t Share Genetic Test Results ► Consumer Perceptions of Interactions With Primary Care Providers After Direct-to-Consumer Personal Genomic Testing ► Medpage Today Video InterveiwWhen black holes collide► Gravitational waves: breakthrough discovery after a century of expectation 

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