Use these tips to combat compassion fatigue

Use these strategies to combat emotional fatigue.

People who work in the field of health care, whether they are physicians or have a career in medical assisting, are the caregivers of patients. Filling this role means working in an emotionally challenging environment and doing your best to affect positive change while caring for others….

Healthy eating for the busy college student

Utilize your local grocery store to stick with a healthy diet.

One of the problems many college students run into is that between class, work, an active social life and, possibly, taking care of a family, they don’t have the time or energy to stick with a healthy diet.
College students are notorious for eating pizza and fast food and drinking sugary sodas….

5 holiday health tips

Employ these five simple tips to make this holiday season the healthiest one of your life.

The holidays are probably the most difficult time of the year to maintain a healthy lifestyle. With colder weather setting in, plenty of large family meals taking place and all of the tasty treats designed specifically for that time of the year, the temptation to indulge is everywhere.
And it’s…

4 tips for making your college experience a happy one

Regular exercise is a key component of staying healthy while in college.

Earning a diploma and preparing yourself for a professional career are generally considered the two most important aspects of the college experience. At the same time, though, you’re going to want to make sure your time in school is happy and personally satisfying.
Here are a few tips you’ll…

4 ways to eliminate stress from your work day

Eliminate Stress

When you have a career in health care, stress is sometimes going to be a necessary part of your day – that’s what happens when so many people rely on you for quality care. Of course, any profession comes with a bit of stress now and then. Whether you have a job as a certified medical assistant…

New York City set to raise legal smoking age

With proposed new age limits, New York City aims to make it more difficult for young people to gain access to tobacco products.

The detrimental health effects of smoking tobacco products have long been known.1 With that in mind, federal, state and local governments have tried any number of measures over the years to discourage people from smoking.
Raising taxes has been the most often used device in that effort, while…

Winter preparation tips for college students

With winter approaching, you'll want to start preparing for the frigid temperatures it is sure to bring.

Being successful in college isn’t just about studying hard and getting good grades, it’s also a matter of managing the outside pressures of life.
One of those pressures you’ll have to handle is the onset of winter. When you were growing up, your parents probably helped you through the colder…