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Public Officials with Surprising Health Care Backgrounds

March 27, 2018 | 9:00am
Did you know that many of our congressmen/congresswomen are health care professionals? About 28 medical professionals (not including social work) are in the 115th Congress. After some years of working with patients, they forged ahead to try and make a difference in the government. Here are some of the senators Read More

Spotlight on Geriatric Medicine

March 22, 2018 | 9:00am
There’s an entire generation that is in need of health care providers — the senior population. By 2060, the number of Americans aged 65 and older is projected to double from 46 million today to over 96 million. At that time, seniors will make up almost a quarter of the Read More

Start Early to Get Ahead in the Health Care Field

March 20, 2018 | 9:00am
High school is a great time for students to learn more about their career interests before they begin an undergraduate program. In fact, if you plan your high school coursework well enough, you could even get an edge on fellow college applicants! Here are some suggestions for having a productive Read More

As Seen on TV Health Care Careers

March 16, 2018 | 9:00am
There are many TV shows that portray the lives of health care professionals. Between soap operas, dramas and reality shows, you can generally find at least one character in a medical role. In this article, we highlight popular shows and offer an overview of the health care careers they spotlight. Read More

Financial Aid By Season

March 13, 2018 | 9:00am
Figuring out how you are going to afford college is overwhelming. Between filing paperwork, remembering deadlines and worrying about getting into a program in the first place, it can feel like there is no end in sight! You can make applying for financial aid easier for you and your family Read More

Spotlight on Child Welfare Social Workers

March 8, 2018 | 9:00am
Professional social workers prevent crises and counsel on how to cope with the stresses of everyday life. They have a deep understanding of human development and behavior. One of the specialists in this health care field is a child welfare specialist. These social workers protect and serve children. To learn Read More

Spotlight on Chiropractors

March 6, 2018 | 9:00am
The practice of chiropractic medicine began when Daniel David Palmer gave the first adjustment in 1895. Over one hundred years later, there are now 77,000 chiropractors in the field. Chiropractic care is a health care discipline that emphasizes the relationship between the body’s main structures — the skeleton, the muscles and Read More

7 Ways to Cover Medical School Costs

March 1, 2018 | 9:00am
If you want to get into the health care field, you're going to need to dedicate time to planning how you will finance this next chapter of your education and career. Student debt is no joke: 37% of adults say they have outstanding student loans for their education. You need to Read More

6 Ways to Get a Jump on Your Personal Statement

February 27, 2018 | 3:00pm
One of the scariest parts of applying to college is writing the dreaded college essay. Some students hear the words “personal statement” and instantly freeze. What should you say? How much should you share? Where do you start? Use these tips to stop thinking about your statement and start writing Read More

Spotlight on Food Safety Specialists

February 22, 2018 | 9:00am
If you’ve watched reality shows like Kitchen Nightmares or Bar Rescue, you may have seen some nasty food safety violations. Or, maybe you’ve seen one of many viral videos of rats in kitchens and raw food stored next to cooked food. Cross contamination, undercooking food and poor hygiene practices can Read More