The World Health Organization is urging countries worldwide to invest in fighting 17 neglected tropical diseases, according to an official news release.1
The organization released a progress report showcasing that many neglected tropical diseases are in fact petering out, but that increased…

Tips & Techniques From a Massage Therapy Instructor
Many people don’t realize just how much stress we carry in the face and scalp. Just as with other areas of the body, the face and scalp have a variety of different pressure points that deserve a fair amount of attention on a regular basis….

For health care professionals, such as certified medical assistants, there’s nothing more important than ensuring patients are safe from infection during standard procedures such as vaccinations, surgeries and other medical procedures.
However, according to the World Health Organization, reusing…

Tips & Techniques From a Massage Therapy Instructor
If your special someone is on their feet all day long, chances are high that they could use a good foot rub. And who better to give them one than you? In our short massage video below learn foot massage techniques from Chris Roberts, a…

Reading a doctor’s handwritten prescription can feel like trying to understand a foreign language. Between confusing pharmacy abbreviations, complicated medical names and other bits of information, it’s natural for your eyes to glaze over after just a few seconds. Whether you’re a…

Tips for drawing blood successfully

Whether you’re becoming a doctor, a nurse or a certified medical assistant, you’ll probably have to draw blood countless times over the course of your career.
While this process is one of the more basic tasks that you will be assigned when working in a hospital, clinic, or medical practice, it…

Everything you need to know about vaccines

Vaccines have been hailed as the greatest achievement in the history of human medicine. The 20th century introduced several immensely successful vaccines to combat diseases such as hepatitis A and B, diphtheria, rabies, and measles. Other major accomplishments were the development of the polio…