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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.

NYU Langone readies face transplant program


  • HCPLive

NYU Langone Medical Center has received all regulatory approvals, assembled a multidisciplinary medical team and identified the patient who will receive the center's first face transplant. Plastic sur… Read More

Patient narratives boost clinical care


  • MedPage Today (free registration)

Producers of a video series called Patient MADE VISIBLE aim to foster patient-physician dialogue through patient narratives. Narrative has been shown to be effective in medical school training, but ma… Read More

RD offers tips for evaluating nutrition advice


  • U.S. News & World Report

It might help to consider what an RD would never say in order to determine what nutrition advice is credible, registered dietitian Julie Upton writes. RDs would not say they have no formal nutrition t… Read More