Career Spotlight: Midwifery

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Editorial Assistant, Carnegie Communications

Midwives are known for offering a more personal approach to women's health care. They support and guide their patients before, during, and after childbirth. read more

5 Reasons to Specialize in Medication Therapy Management

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If you're interested in becoming a pharmacist, specializing in medication therapy management could help you focus more closely on patient care, as this infographic explains. read more

Health Care Reform For The College Student: How The Affordable Care Act Will Affect You

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Writer, Editor, Vista Health Solutions

You might already know that students have many health care options while in school. But you might be surprised to find out that the current and upcoming provisions of the Affordable Care Act are designed to make your life easier, at least from a health care standpoint. read more

See Optometry in Your Future?

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Former Assistant Editor, Online Specialist, Carnegie Communications

Optometrists help the world see as perfectly as possible. But what exactly do optometrists do, and how to they learn to do it? read more

Health Careers You Haven't Considered

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Editor, Carnegie Communications

Nurses and doctors, the general practitioners as you may know them, are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to health care professionals. There is a wealth of health careers out there in what are known as the allied health fields. read more

Registered Nurse: Educator, Caregiver, Life-changer

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Student

So you want to be a registered nurse? Becoming a nurse takes passion, dedication, and hours of study and clinical practice, but if you have the head--and the heart--for the profession, it can lead down many interesting paths. read more

Advice for College from Higher Ed Experts: Laurie N. Sherwen, Health Studies

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Dean, Samson College of Health Sciences, University of the Sciences

When it comes to studying the health sciences, it seems like doctors and nurses get all the attention. Of course, doctors and nurses rock, but what other health specialties are out there? We asked an expert to discuss some of the unique health care specialties students may study. read more

Health Reform and College Health Insurance Choices

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Consumer Health Insurance Specialist, eHealthInsurance.com

If you're a college student, health reform has probably been good to you so far. However, there are new changes taking effect just in time for the 2012­2013 academic year that could alter your health insurance options and might send some students scrambling for coverage. read more

Health and Medicine Majors and Potential Jobs

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The need for trained and qualified health care professionals today is crucial. From dentists to doctors to the other side of the spectrum of athletic trainers and physical therapists, spots are waiting to be filled. If you aspire to be the next Gregory House, take a look at these careers in health and medicine. read more

What steps should I take to become a doctor?

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While you are in high school, try to get work in a hospital, doctor's office, or laboratory. Perhaps you can get an internship, some of which are paid, in one of these settings. read more