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.

Firefighters honor L.A. burn center founder


  • Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

The Los Angeles Fire Department held a public memorial for plastic and reconstructive surgeon A. Richard Grossman, who established what is now the Grossman Burn Center in Sherman Oaks, Calif. "He care… Read More

Tax preparers help consumers figure out ACA financial implications


  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Tax preparers have taken on a new role this year as they help clients take advantage of the Affordable Care Act's tax credits or understand the law's tax penalties. One national preparation service ev… Read More

NIH director: Clear rules are needed for the use of personal genetic data


  • New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

As genetic technology and science progress at a dizzying rate, and genetic information is increasingly included in electronic medical records, important questions about access and privacy are taking p… Read More

Elimination diets can lead to digestive problems, RD says


  • U.S. News & World Report

Food-elimination diets can help people identify digestive problems or food intolerances, but registered dietitian Tamara Duker Freuman writes that those that cut out an entire food group can have unin… Read More