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How to Network if You are a Nurse

  Being certified as a nurse simply isn’t enough when it comes to landing the job that you have always wanted. Networking is a skill that you need to develop over time. It will allow you to branch out and find other like-minded medical professionals....

Advice During Your Clinicals

For students in the medical field, clinical rotations serve as preparation for the challenges of becoming a practicing physician. In many cases, it’s their first experience dealing with actual patients. These rotations can also help medical students decide on a...

Understanding Health Disparities

When a group experiences higher rates of cancer, diabetes, or obesity when compared with other groups, the difference may be defined as a health disparity. Health disparities can be related to race and ethnicity, gender, socioeconomic status, age, and disability....

New Study Says Google Searches Can Predict Heroin Overdoses

Opioid overdoses have become a national crisis, killing more than 72,000 Americans in 2017 alone, up from 33,000 in 2015. Response to the crisis is hampered by a lack of accurate and timely data but one study may have a solution. Researchers have found that Google...

What Is Telemedicine Today?

At its most basic, telemedicine is a way to practice medicine and care for patients remotely. New technology allows doctors to consult with and treat patients with HIPAA-compliant tools while not physically present with the patient. Telemedicine is considered a modern...

What It Means to Fall Asleep Too Quickly

People that fall asleep easily may have the ability to nod off at a moment’s notice, but this isn’t always a good thing. In some cases, individuals that often fall asleep as soon as they shut their eyes should be tested for a sleeping disorder. The Nature...

What Does Environmental Health Mean?

When some people hear environmental health, they might equate the term “environmental” with outdoors, and if the outdoor areas where they live appear clean and attractive, they may consider their environment healthy. The entity in a community that ensures...

Virtual Medicine is Helping Patients

Virtual medicine makes use of computerized programs to enhance many aspects of patient care in the medical field. Education, research and development are some of the areas in which virtual technology proves useful. The interaction between patient and physician is also...