Study finds that energy drinks significantly increase heart rates

A new study has found that energy drinks significantly increase heart rates in teenagers and young adults.

Energy drinks have become some of the most popular beverages on the market, with between 30 and 50 percent of teenagers and young adults consuming them, according to a recent study published in the journal Pediatrics.1 But, according to that same study, those drinks can come with significant…

How to be a team player in a dental office

If you're going to be a dental assistant, you need to be a team player.

If you are considering a dental assistant career, it’s important to note that in addition to using the skills you learned during dental assistant school, you will need to be a team player when you begin working in an office. Dentists rely upon a strong team of professionals to help everything…

California bill expands the role of pharmacists

New laws in California are changing the roles of pharmacists and pharmacy technicians in the state.

The roles and responsibilities of pharmacists and pharmacy technicians has increased greatly over the past few years as states try to find ways to provide all of the necessary health care services to their residents. In California, that evolution was recently furthered with the approval of SB…

How to become a physical therapist assistant

Physical therapist assistants help people recover from surgery, illness or injury.

If you have an interest in physical therapy and want to begin working in the field as soon as possible, perhaps you should consider a career as a physical therapist assistant. Like physical therapists, they have the opportunity to help people recovering from a significant illness or injury….

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 that they are able to concentrate and pay attention to small details.1 If you find that your mind has been…