Sleep benefits memory

Sleep to promote memory storage.

Staying up until dawn to cram in some last-minute studying? Pulling an all-nighter before a big exam? Working late to get your pharmacy technician certificate? Congratulations, that type of dedication to your studies will assuredly help you achieve success, but don’t skip out on a good night’s…

What health care professionals need to know about marathons

An increasing number of people in the United States are hoping to complete a marathon. Since 1990, the number of marathon finishers per year has more than doubled, and the number of marathons with over a thousand finishers has nearly quadrupled.1 Marathons attract a large community of runners…

Orphan vaccines may save wild ape populations

Orphan vaccines may go a long way toward treating wild chimpanzee populations.

The Ebola hemorrhagic fever virus poses a significant threat to human and primates such as gorillas and chimpanzees. In fact, the latest Ebola outbreak in West Africa has infected more than 250 people and claimed the lives of more than 170.1 As a deadly threat to the health of world populations,…

My Starting Point – Chelsea Ruiz – Build A Routine and Ask For Help

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Hi guys, Chelsea Ruiz here again with blog post number four; if you’ve read the previous three you’ll know that I’m enrolled on the Medical Assisting program at the Carrington College Tucson campus.
Get A Routine & Ask Questions
Two of the biggest things to learn in your first few weeks at…

How to become a registered nurse

Follow these tips for becoming a registered nurse.

Are you thinking about becoming a registered nurse? It’s a smart career move if you want to work in health care – employment for RNs is expected to grow by 26 percent between 2010 and 2020, which is 12 percent faster than average. Registered nurses are primarily responsible for providing and…

Study tips for aspiring medical assistants

As you prepare to take the certified medical assistant exam, use these study tips.

As you near the end of your medical assisting program, it’s time to start studying for the certified medical assistant exam offered by the American Association of Medical Students. While you don’t necessarily have to be certified in order to get hired, employers are more inclined to give you a…

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) – Invisible Scars

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When we sense danger, we instinctually experience fear. Fear triggers our body to prepare to defend ourselves against or evade from the danger. This so-called “fight-or-flight” response is a natural reaction meant to protect us. However, in people who suffer from post-traumatic stress…