While the obesity epidemic among people may be one of the biggest health concerns in the United States, the same malady appears to be afflicting their pets. And as with humans, animal obesity may be partially caused by “emotional overeating,” similar to how people eat unhealthy comfort foods…

New advancements in the world of veterinary medicine could soon have a major impact on the way dogs and cats are spayed and neutered. Whether it’s a drug that eliminates the need for surgery, or the application of new techniques that will allow veterinarians and certified veterinary technicians…

Becoming a certified dental assistant can be about more than finding a great career, it also provides an opportunity to give back to your community through programs that offer free or reduced price services to veterans, low-income residents and children.
All across the country, partnerships…

With the official beginning of winter nearly upon us, that means it’s also time for flu season to take hold across the United States. So far, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the season has gotten off to a normal start, as opposed to last year when a particularly…

When you have a dental assistant career, no two days are alike. You’re responsible for a variety of duties – everything from patient care to record keeping and sterilizing instruments.1 Dental assistants have an integral role to play in making sure that the office runs smoothly, and that…

If you are thinking about a career in pharmacy technology, it’s important to understand that the job requires more than simply counting tablets and┬ápackaging and labeling prescriptions.1 Being a pharmacy technician also requires the ability to give good customer service, even when you’re in a…

According to the third National Survey on Children’s Health, which evaluated school children between the ages of 4 and 17 over the course of 2011 and 2012, there was a significant increase in the number of kids who were diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) over the past…