Spotlight on: health care administrators

Would you make a good health care administrator?

If your leadership skills have you thinking that you would prefer a health care career beyond medical assisting or nursing, perhaps you should consider becoming a health care administrator. It’s a rapidly growing and well-paying career, and allows individuals to meld their love of health care…

Get to know these pharmacy tech organizations

Consider joining these pharmacy technician organizations.

As you make your way through pharmacy technology school, there’s always one goal that you keep in mind: having a successful career as a pharmacy technician. While school is definitely a time to focus on your studies, it’s also a good idea to think about what organizations you can join to network…

Pharmacy technicians can improve their focus with these 3 tips

Improve your focus in the pharmacy by using these tips.

Throughout your career in pharmacy technology, you will notice that the job requires a great deal of focus. Pharmacy techs count tablets and measure prescriptions, so it is vital┬áthat they are able to concentrate and pay attention to small details.1 If you find that your mind has been…

The Surprising Things Your Teeth Reveal About You

What do your teeth say about you

Sometimes we forget how much we reveal about ourselves when we smile. Not only do we communicate happiness or sociability, but we also convey a lot about our way of living.

New Alzheimer’s research is next step on road to a cure

New understanding of how Alzheimer's disease works could lead to breakthroughs in its treatment.

Alzheimer’s disease has long plagued older people, their families and the medical establishment. But some recent findings from a group of scientists in Wales, which were published in the journal Nature Genetics,1 are shedding new light on the illness. What they’ve discovered could lead to…

New mandate for animal dentistry

New rules are set to take effect that will change the way animals are treated during dental procedures.

Recently, the American Animal Hospital Association announced a rule mandating that all AAHA-accredited veterinary hospitals and those seeking accreditation from the organization anesthetize and intubate all dental patients.1 The announcement builds on the AAHA’s recommendations contained in its…

Tips for talking to your college professor

Not being afraid to talk to your professors is one of the most effective ways to ensure your success in college.

One of the best ways to ensure your success in college is to have no fear when it comes to asking teachers questions. Many college students, especially new ones, feel intimidated by their professors, afraid that by asking them questions they might not appear to be capable students. But in fact,…