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Guys: Nursing Needs You!

May 24, 2017 | 9:00am
There are more than 2 million registered nurses in the U.S., only about 10% of whom are men. Since patients are best served by a workforce that is diverse, this is a concern that needs to be addressed by attracting more men to this field, which hasn't always been so Read More

College Bound? Don’t Let Your Summer Go to Waste

May 23, 2017 | 9:00am
Congrats, graduate! High school is over and after a few short months you’ll be college bound. Now you've got a tough choice to make: you could have a lazy, relaxing summer vacation or you could put in a little work to gain experiences that will help you move towards your Read More

Promote Women’s Health as a Nurse Midwife

May 17, 2017 | 9:00am
During National Women's Health Week, the Office on Women’s Health promotes healthy lifestyles for women of all ages. During this week in May, the Office empowers women to make their health a priority. Take part in National Women's Health Week and explore becoming a nurse midwife to help make a Read More

So You Want to Be a Nurse — But What Type?

May 15, 2017 | 2:18pm
Nurses provide focused and highly personalized care in a wide range of professional positions. From entry-level practitioners to doctoral-level researchers, professionals in this field are in high demand since they promote health, prevent disease and help patients cope with illness. It's clear why you would want to go into this Read More

The Many Paths to Public Health

May 12, 2017 | 4:48pm
Public health focuses on health promotion and disease/injury prevention rather than on diagnosing and treating illnesses and conditions after they occur. There are many health care career paths that can lead to a position that promotes and many environments that you may end up working in once you choose this Read More

Spotlight on Audiologists

May 12, 2017 | 7:00am
New research indicates that oral hormonal therapy may have a link to hearing loss, which affects over 20 percent of the adult population. Though women seem to be at a significantly lower risk of hearing loss than men, the new study has found that prolonged use of this therapy may Read More

What Does Underrepresented Mean?

May 11, 2017 | 9:00am
Underrepresented — it's a term you'll come across often as you explore health care schools and careers. But what does underrepresented mean exactly? The American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC) defines it as "those racial and ethnic populations that are underrepresented in the medical profession relative to their numbers in Read More

Promote Skin Cancer Prevention as an Environmental Health Advocate

May 10, 2017 | 9:00am
Skin cancer is the most common type in the United States. Each May, the American Academy of Dermatology promotes Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month to bring awareness to the topic. If you're interested in helping people prevent, detect and treat skin cancer, you have quite a few options of Read More

The Key to Acing Finals: Plan for Success

May 9, 2017 | 9:00am
Finals time is exciting — but also can be quite stressful. Soon, you'll have at least a few days off from your academic responsibilities, but for now you've got quite a bit of content to cover in order to be ready for your big tests. The best way to ace Read More

Professional Development Meets Course Credit

May 4, 2017 | 9:00am
Preparing for your studies before you start your health care program takes time and a lot of work. It sure would be nice to collect some course credit along the way! Fortunately, some schools are recognizing this and offering for-credit classes that prepare future health care professionals for the work Read More
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