GlaxoSmithKline has designed the world’s first malaria vaccine, which could become available for certain populations as soon as October 2015. The shot, designated RTS, S, provides partial protection for up to four years and can be supported by a booster shot. While the efficacy of the vaccine…

When it comes to finding a veterinary approach for treating various types of animals, there’s been a gradual shift in focus pertaining to more alternative forms of therapy. Specifically speaking, the practice of what’s known as holistic veterinary medicine has been gaining more advocacy as a…

The job outlook for pharmacy technicians continues to be one of the more flourishing careers within the health care industry. It’s an occupation that’s constantly enduring changes within the field, ranging from the emergence of new medications to adhering to the latest label restrictions, which…

Any students enrolled in dental hygienist schools should always be up to date on the latest news in oral care research. While many dental-related studies tend to pertain to the latest oral hygiene technology or breakthroughs in new products, there are certainly some samples of research that…

Let’s face it – The amount of work and stress your average college student has to juggle, along with sorting out financial responsibilities, is enough to make anyone’s head spin. When you start to add the strenuous demands it takes to be a medical student into the equation, managing a budget is…

During this past tax season, most of us were in tune with our finances as we gathered documents for our tax returns. But you should really keep a close eye on your financial accounts all year-round.
Did you know that you can get a free credit report every four months if you stagger your orders…

Measles may be a somewhat forgotten disease, but every so often it comes back and gives medical professionals, including medical assistants, a scare. Although measles was eradicated from the United States in 20001, imported cases of the disease can affect those who are not immunized against it….