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

Bristol-Myers Squibb, Pfizer gain approval for Eliquis


  • Healio (free registration)

Bristol-Myers Squibb and Pfizer obtained federal approval for their supplemental new drug application for Eliquis. The drug is indicated for the prophylaxis of deep vein thrombosis in patients who had… 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

Dietitians know what's driving obesity problem, RD says


  • Food & Nutrition Magazine online

An editorial in The New York Times said nutrition science is imprecise and based on guesswork, but experts have a pretty good idea of what is driving the obesity epidemic, registered dietitian Timi Gu… Read More