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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.

Study shows caffeine effects on postmenopausal, perimenopausal women


  • HealthDay News

A study in the journal Menopause found that drinking caffeine may aggravate night sweats as well as hot flashes experienced by two-thirds of postmenopausal women. The results of a survey of more than … Read More

East Chicago spruces up parks, adds outdoor gyms


  • Times (Munster-Hammond-Merrillville-Valparaiso, Ind.), The

East Chicago, Ind., is making infrastructure improvements, including sprucing up city parks, pavilions and sports facilities. Four parks will get outdoor gymnasiums that will let adults work out while… Read More

FDA accepts Sandoz's biosimilar version of Neupogen for review


  • Reuters
  • Chain Drug Review

The FDA has agreed to review Sandoz's biologics license application for Zarzio, its biosimilar version of Amgen's Neupogen, or filgrastim, which is indicated for reducing the rate of infection that le… Read More

Study: U.S. adults eat 92% of food on their plates


  • Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model)

Cornell University researchers who analyzed 14 studies say U.S. adults eat about 92% of the food on their plates, comparable to adults in countries such as Canada, France and the Netherlands. People w… Read More