As a certified medical technician or someone studying the pharmaceutical sciences, you’re likely to have a high degree of exposure and interaction with vaccinations.
While vaccinations can be necessary for people of all ages depending on lifestyle, health or travel, they are most prevalent among…

Health care professionals, such as physicians, nurses and certified medical assistants, understand the importance of national dietary trends in shaping the general health of the U.S. population.
Over the past few decades, one such trend has been the increased use of artificial sweeteners,…

A recent Canadian study may be an important cue for American health care officials to invest pharmacy technology resources developing more affordable and accessible HPV vaccines for young men as well as women.
The research, which was published in Cancer, a journal by the American Cancer…

Though the harmful effects of cigarettes and tobacco products have long since been revealed, many Americans may have forgotten about the dangers of secondhand smoking.
While legislation in recent history has removed smoking options from public areas in many states and advertising has been…

Weight loss supplements and other dietary pills have long been a point of contention in the fields of pharmacy technology and public health. For policymakers, scientists, health officials and the common consumer, navigating the long list of untested or questionable ingredients included in such…

According to recent research examining global trends in meat consumption, antibiotics fed to animals used for meat are contributing to the potential for super bugs in the near future.
For medical professionals, such as certified pharmacy techs, this trend could be a much more urgent matter than…

Sandy Cisneros, a mom of five children, recently completed the Medical Assisting program at Carrington College in Portland, OR.
Prior to going back to school, Sandy had worked for a corporate bank for five years, but a couple of years ago she decided the time was right to make a change in her…