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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.

Hunting: Another possible point of disease transmission


  • Brownwood Bulletin (Texas)

Wild game hunters should be aware that the pastime is a possible point of zoonotic disease transmission. The AVMA urges people to take particular care when dealing with the head and spine of a deer, m… Read More

Fla. physician assistant sentenced in Medicare fraud case


  • Miami Herald (tiered subscription model), The

Roger Bergman, a resident of Miami, on Tuesday received a 15-year prison sentence for his role in an $87 million Medicare fraud scheme. Trial evidence showed that Bergman, who was convicted of fraud c… Read More

CEO found his drive to succeed led to employee stress


  • Forbes founder Reuban Yonatan said he got so caught up in making his startup succeed he failed to notice how work stress was affecting his employees' well-being. He researched data on the causes … Read More