Health Care

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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.

Vt. considers Conn. system for exchange


  • (Connecticut)

Vermont Lt. Gov. Phil Scott said he and officials from Gov. Peter Shumlin's administration met with Access Health CT representatives to explore the possibility of using that state's framework for its … Read More

CDC issues report on salmonella outbreak affecting 9 states


  • The Washington Post (tiered subscription model)

The CDC released a report warning the public about a salmonella outbreak that occurred from March 5 to May 1 that may have been caused by the use of raw tuna in sushi. The agency said the paratyphi B … Read More

N.C. lawmakers OK bill to fund "food desert" produce program


  • The News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.)

The North Carolina House approved a bill to create the Healthy Food Small Retailer Fund, with $1 million to help convenience stores in "food deserts" offer fresh fruits and vegetables. The produce wou… Read More