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Choosing a Pre-Health Enrichment Program

February 12, 2019 | 9:00am
Participating in a Health Care Careers Enrichment Program is an excellent way to learn what it’s like to work in that field.  It gives you invaluable experience and personal contacts—plus it can increase your chances of being accepted into the health professions program of your dreams. Programs that enhance your academic Read More

The Road to Naturopathic Medicine

January 29, 2019 | 11:00am
A career in the health care field doesn't have to stop after you land the job associated with your degree. Once you gain experience and develop yourself professionally, finding the path that's best for you can be easy. One person who can confirm this way of thinking is Dr. Xermã Palmares. Read More

Why Environmental Health Practitioners Exist

January 22, 2019 | 5:23pm
Environmental health practitioners are dedicated to protecting public health by monitoring and recommending solutions to reduce pollution levels. Specialists from this field focus on air, soil, water, hazardous waste, noise and radiological pollutions. Because of these professionals, the world and the people who live in it are helped to live healthily and Read More

Did You Budget This into Your Overall College Cost?

January 15, 2019 | 5:20pm
One of the most important things you learn as an adult is how to create and set a budget. Most people learn while they're attending college and need to start keeping an eye on their monthly/yearly costs are after factoring loans and financial aid. Everyone first thinks of paying for Read More

Four Jobs That Help the Environment

January 8, 2019 | 5:21pm
According to the Association of Environmental Health Academic Programs, "environmental health professionals are on the frontline of confronting these challenges, challenges that range from addressing climate change to inspecting sewage treatment facilities." This means that different aspects of our natural and human-made environment can and will impact our health. It Read More

Dermatology: Getting Under Your Skin

January 1, 2019 | 11:00am
When considering a health care profession, it helps to talk to a professional who has experience in your potential career. We recently interviewed Anisha Patel, M.D., Assistant Professor in the Department of Dermatology, Division of Internal Medicine at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. She was able to Read More

Three Ways to Improve Your Resume

December 28, 2018 | 11:00am
The ideal length for your resume is one-page, especially if you have fewer than 10 years of experience. If you’re starting to increase the font size in order to make your resume more impressive, you’re ignoring the bigger problem: You need more content! In this article, we offer a few ways Read More

Want a High-paying Health Care Career? Do the Math

December 18, 2018 | 9:00am
Most high school students have one goal in mind: receiving their diploma. But if you want to pursue a health career, simply meeting graduation requirements may not be enough. Taking four years of math and science in high school will put you on the path toward a rewarding health care Read More

Spotlight on Dermatology

December 12, 2018 | 9:00am
Dermatology isn't just about cosmetic procedures and treating acne. It's a field that focuses on "evaluating and treating children and adults with benign and malignant disorders of the skin, hair, nails and adjacent mucous membranes." We spoke with Nada Elbuluk, MD, MSc, FAAD, a board-certified dermatologist and assistant professor at Read More

Spotlight on Social Work: HEALS Recipient Katherine Lord

December 4, 2018 | 9:21am
While planning out your academic future, you may want to explore what health care careers have to offer for internships and experience. For those planning to get a graduate degree in social work, there is a considerable amount of time you need to spend in the field before you can Read More
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