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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.

Junk foods, soda dominate options in checkout aisles


  • FoodNavigator

A report by the Center for Science in the Public Interest says 90% of food options in checkout aisles of stores in the Washington, D.C., area were sweets and junk food, while 60% of beverage options w… Read More

Boehringer begins late-stage study of nintedanib for advanced colorectal cancer


  • PharmaTimes (U.K.)

Boehringer Ingelheim has initiated a late-stage trial to evaluate the safety and efficacy of its FDA-approved idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis drug nintedanib, in combination with best supportive care, i… Read More

RD: Study links cottage cheese, dairy to muscle growth



Research presented at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo indicates that cottage cheese and other dairy products contain leucine, which is one of the amino acids … Read More