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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.

Ms. America, a New Hampshire DC, visits children at Johns Hopkins


  • Bay Net (Hollywood, Md.), The

Ms. America Dr. Stephanie Mills visited children at Johns Hopkins Children Center as part of a Foundation 4 Heroes visit. Mills, wearing her crown, sash and gown, visited with sick children while in M… Read More

HHS proposes new health plan renewal options


  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

A proposed rule would allow consumers who buy health insurance plans through a publicly run exchange to choose whether those plans should be automatically renewed or whether they should be automatical… Read More

Salmonella risk prompts Latin Specialties to recall avocados



Latin Specialties pulled 80 cases of whole avocados that it received from Florida grower Unity Groves on Oct. 10 after testing positive for salmonella. The FDA's enforcement report said the recall, wh… Read More

More seniors face malnutrition, experts say


  • Philadelphia Inquirer, The

Registered dietitians and nutritionists say malnutrition is an increasing problem among the elderly, and they cite poverty as a main cause. RD Angela Ginn says malnutrition can be a problem even in a … Read More