Definition
Pharmacology, a term derived from the Greek word pharmakon (“poison” in classic Greek, “drug” in modern Greek) is a branch of biology and medicine that is concerned with the study of drug action. Specifically, pharmacology is the examination of the interactions between a…

Regardless of what medical or professional field you intend to enter, it’s crucial that you gain hands on experience outside of the classroom. Not only will this serve as a valuable addition to your studies, but it could very well be a prime distinction when it comes time to leave school and…

Health care social media was dominated by two very different stories in 2014. On one hand videos of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge invaded our feeds and streams for what seemed like a very long summer, before more somber videos of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa started hitting our…

Regardless of what career you’re studying to enter, it’s imperative that you recognize the incredible value of time. Simply put: the single greatest resource that you have at your disposal while a full or part time student is your time. The more that you can capitalize on it, the better you’ll…

Students graduating from pharmacy tech colleges have a lot to look forward to. As the health care industry continues to evolve at a rapid pace, parts of the pharmacy tech landscape are changing with it.
To stay up to date on the latest trends within the profession, check out five big changes…

Hardly a day goes by where an advancement isn’t made in at least one part of the broad spectrum of medical science, and these advances, over time, contribute to the constantly heightening capacity of the field to benefit people.
Perhaps this is what attracts individuals to careers in medicine….

The international 2015 Consumer Electronics show took place in Las Vegas on January 6, and there were many innovative new products that may prove beneficial to the medical community. Bluetooth and smartphone technology now allows medical professionals to monitor the health of their patients from…