One of the most exciting things about pursuing a career as a certified medical assistant is that you’ll have access to a wide array of job opportunities after earning your certification. Among the more overlooked opportunities that this line of work offers is becoming involved in the world of…

A new study conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, published in the journal Pediatrics, has found that many packaged foods given to toddlers are high in salt and added sugar.1
While not every food group aimed at toddlers had this issue, all in all the CDC expressed…

With any career in medicine, it’s important to remember that your care will always affect more individuals than just the patient that you are treating. Their loved ones and families are also benefiting from the procedures and care that these individuals are undergoing, and they’re going to want…

The National Sleep Foundation has officially released a new set of guidelines for recommended sleep times by age.1 
To develop the guidelines, the NSF conducted extensive research, published in Sleep Health: The Journal of the National Sleep Foundation, and collaborated with an expert…

While applying for new positions in any field is a multifaceted effort in its own right, the interview process is bound to be one of, if not the single most, challenging step that you face. This may be because you simply don’t have a lot of experience sitting in professional interviews or…

We are extremely privileged to live in what is commonly referred to as the information age. Effectively, this term refers to the heightened accessibility of information and technology across all fields of human experience due to the growth of numerous technological industries over the past…

According to a recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, the U.S. is losing traction as a world leader in medical research due to a national decrease in funding.1 
The study particularly focused on the period of 2004 to 2012, in which other countries around the…