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4 Ways to Help Your High School Senior Prepare for College

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Freelance Writer

Your high school senior will be off to college before you know it. Here's how you can assist them during their last year of high school. read more

The Fast Track to Medicine: 6-Year Direct-Entry Medical Programs

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Founder, Moon Prep

You've always wanted to be a doctor--why wait four more years to focus on getting into med school? Read on to learn more about direct-entry medical programs in college. read more

How to Evaluate a Health and Medicine Program

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Thinking about majoring in the health sciences? Here's what to consider during your college search in order to get the most out of your academic experience. read more

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