According to the Chicago-based company ComPsych, workers in the health care industry are among the most stressed of any profession.1 That stress does come with a lot of positives – helping people, flexible hours, and solid pay and medical benefits – but recognizing and managing stress is still…
If you’ve recently earned a medical assisting degree and are looking for a job, or are considering entering a dental assisting program and are wondering what kinds of professional opportunities will await you upon graduation, there are several non-traditional options you may want to consider.
On Oct. 24, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced a major change in the way painkillers will be distributed to patients in an effort to reduce abuse of prescription drugs in the country.
Soon, physicians, certified medical assistants, pharmacy technicians and other health professionals may no longer have to worry about the dangers artificial trans fats pose to their patients.
Birth control pills have become ubiquitous in American culture, with millions of women taking them on a daily basis.
You know the moments on television hospital dramas when doctors ask for their scalpels? Ever wonder who handed it to them? It’s the surgical technologists, and they’re an extremely valuable part of any operating room team.
Surgeons and surgical technologists do everything they can to make sure that operations go smoothly, but a new study shows that sometimes technology may be at fault for operating room errors.