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.

Present your poster!


The APS Scientific Program Committee invites you to submit your original research for a poster presentation at the 2015 APS Annual Scientific Meeting. Each post must have a specific theme (topics) in … Read More

Studies find higher mortality with heart failure plus diabetes


  • Medscape (free registration)

Type 2 diabetes was associated with 70% higher risk of mortality among patients with ischemic heart failure, a study found. Another study revealed a correlation between type 2 diabetes and a 39% highe… Read More

OnCore strengthens hep B drug pipeline with purchase of Pa. drugmaker


  • Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News

OnCore Biopharma agreed to pay an undisclosed amount to purchase all outstanding shares of Enantigen Therapeutics, a drugmaker based in Pennsylvania. OnCore CEO Patrick Higgins said his firm plans to … Read More

92 Del. schools offer free breakfast, lunch this year


  • Dover Post (Del.)

More than 46,000 students in 92 Delaware schools are getting free lunch and breakfast, regardless of family income, through a federal program. Aimee Beam, the state's school-nutrition-programs manager… Read More