In a practical nursing program, much is emphasized about the scientific delivery of treatments. But perhaps one of the most overlooked aspects of being a nurse has been left in the dark by research: the need for compassion. Recently, data published in the Journal for Nurses in Professional…

When you enter a rewarding career in the health care industry, there is a vast amount of personal and professional knowledge you learn quickly on the job.

In pharmacy technology news, Gilead Sciences Inc. hepatitis C pill Harvoni has been approved by both the Food and Drug Administration and Health Canada. The drug, which was given the thumbs up in early October 2014 by the FDA, is the first combination pill approved to treat chronic HCV…

Now that Breast Cancer Awareness Month is over, you are probably wondering where exactly all the donations go and what you can do to help patients suffering from other forms of cancer. While breast cancer awareness campaigns have successfully reached out to women, many other, often more…

Machines may not be able to smile, but they’re definitely improving how we do. As technology continues to progress at blazing speeds, the oral health community is receiving some of the fruits of their advancements. The most groundbreaking works have featured 3-D printing, cavity-fighting lasers…

A new study conducted by researchers at Stanford University used brain imaging to find distinct differences between healthy humans and those with chronic fatigue syndrome. The findings, published in Radiology, suggest that brain imaging may be a pivotal tool in diagnosing and treating the…

Two new studies published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute Monographs and Cancer suggest that the practices of meditation, yoga and relaxation with imagery are beneficial for breast cancer patients. Most noteworthy is perhaps that scientists found physical health benefits…