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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.

Apply for the 2015 Award in Pain


The Rita Allen Foundation and APS are seeking grant applications for the 2015 Award in Pain. This award is given to proposals demonstrating the greatest merit in the molecular biology of pain and/or b… Read More

Administration proposes relaxed rules for multistate health plans


  • Modern Healthcare (subscription required)

The Office of Personnel Management proposed relaxed standards for multistate health insurance plans to encourage more insurers to offer the plans. The proposal would allow a consortium of health insur… Read More

Vietnam OKs imports of 4 biotech corn varieties


  • Far Eastern Agriculture online (London)

The Agriculture Ministry of Vietnam has signed off on importing four biotech corn varieties next year as part of efforts to boost the country's corn production by 2020. The approved varieties include … Read More

$55K in grants go to school breakfast programs in Mont.


  • Great Falls Tribune (Mont.)

Schools in Montana will be able to boost their breakfast programs thanks to $55,000 in "Breakfast After the Bell" grant funding announced Tuesday. In announcing the funds, Gov. Steve Bullock cited the… Read More