Health Care

Lead Editor: Lisa Gough

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SmartBrief publishes more than 40 e-newsletters in health care, serving medical professionals such as family physicians, specialists and nurses, and exploring diverse topics such as medical devices, pharmaceuticals, insurance and health IT.

Plastic surgeon and raccoon attack victim featured on TV news show


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The syndicated news show "Inside Edition" on Friday featured pediatric plastic surgeon Kongkrit Chaiyasate and 12-year-old patient Charlotte Ponce, who has been undergoing plastic surgery to repair da… Read More

Calif. ramps up enrollment push


  • Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

Covered California officials gave $14.6 million to community groups for efforts to enroll consumers in health insurance plans, and the funds are in addition to $33.4 million already distributed. A $46… Read More

Focus on diet, stress to help children avoid flu



Parents can help their children avoid the flu by providing a healthy diet, giving them probiotics and other supplements to help boost immunity and by making sure they get enough sleep, writes Jacqueli… Read More