Oct. 1 marked the first day of the federal, online health care exchanges on the website HealthCare.gov, and so far the biggest news about the portal has been its many glitches. Approximately 20 million people attempted to log on and register for health insurance on the website in its first three…

According to the American Cancer Society, about 12 percent of women in the United States will develop invasive breast cancer in their lifetime.1 That’s one of the reasons why dedicating the month of October to breast cancer awareness has become such an important development in recent…

If you’re pursuing a nursing career, chances are you’ll have to work a night shift every now and then. While it’s important to stay awake and alert no matter what job you do, when you work in health care it is critical because you are responsible for the well-being of patients.1 To make sure you…

A new report revealed that the downward shift in medical costs in the United States is more likely a trend than an apparition, and an increasing number of people taking advantage of this more affordable health care system could mean more jobs for those pursuing a nursing career or medical…

Whether you are nearing the completion of your veterinary technology program or just beginning school, it may be a good idea to slip in some volunteer work alongside your studies. According to the 2013 Deloitte Volunteer IMPACT Survey, skills-based volunteering can give you an edge when it comes…

The dental profession in the United States is in the midst of a radical transition, according to a recent report from the American Dental Association, titled, A Profession in Transition: Key Forces Reshaping the Dental Landscape.1
The report was part of the ADA’s 2015-2020 strategic plan…

As exciting as any new job may be, you need to be aware that there is always a chance that the new position you land may not be quite the right fit. It’s not just something that occurs in health care, this happens at some point in most peoples’ professional lives. The job might not be what you…