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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.

AAMC sees largest, most diverse med school enrollment



The number of first-time medical school enrollees reached an all-time high at 20,343, according to data from the Association of American Medical Colleges. However, AAMC President and CEO Dr. Darrell K… Read More

Biological Signal's heart attack Dx device OK'd by FDA


  • Globes (Israel)

The FDA has granted Biological Signal Processing the green light to market a device that uses an ECG at rest to allow more precise detection of heart attacks. The device received European marketing ap… Read More

Minn. report calls for greater access to healthy foods


  • Pioneer Press (St. Paul, Minn.)

A group of health- and food-sector experts have released the Minnesota Food Charter, which calls for increased access to healthy food and more education and training to prepare it. Janelle Waldock of … Read More