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.

White House honors nurse innovators


  • HealthLeaders Media

If you can't find, adapt or modify available medical supplies to help a patient, do you create your own solution? MakerNurse, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology initiative supported by the Robert… Read More

Judge rules against biotech-papaya disclosure in Hawaii


  • West Hawaii Today (Kailua-Kona, Hawaii)

The locations and identities of farms cultivating biotech papaya should not be disclosed by Hawaii County, a state circuit court judge ruled in granting an injunction. Papaya growers said the disclosu… Read More

Kan. district launches elementary-school breakfast program


  • Topeka Capital-Journal (Kan.), The

A Kansas school district will offer a breakfast program for elementary students. Tara Schooler, the district's foodservice director, said she didn't expect high participation at first, but the move is… Read More