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.

Mich. woman gets robotic arm through social media campaign


  • WWMT-TV (Kalamazoo, Mich.)

Torri Biddle, who was born without a right arm, received a robotic prosthesis from the Hanger clinic in Kalamazoo, Mich., that helps her accomplish daily tasks, such as tying shoes, styling her hair o… Read More

N.Y., 12 other states see cyclospora cases


  • Food Poisoning Bulletin

In New York, 29 cases of cyclospora infection have been reported since June, and a dozen other states have reported close to 300 cases. While the infection is usually linked to a parasite found on im… Read More

Dietitian breaks down healthy diet choices by color


  • U.S. News & World Report

Nutrition experts recommend eating foods in a rainbow of colors to have a healthy diet. Registered dietitian Kristin Kirkpatrick writes that some of the best choices per color are strawberries for red… Read More