Interviews & Features
Top Paying Med Tech Jobs with an Associate’s DegreeJanuary 6, 2023
When one considers the money saved by attending school for one or two years instead of four or eight, there are some extremely attractive opportunities in medical technology careers.
50 Medical Science & Technology ScholarshipsOctober 27, 2022
Healthcare is a rapidly growing field and the need for skilled, compassionate professionals is expected to accelerate in the next decade. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the demand for healthcare and related technical jobs is expected to grow 13 percent between 2021 and 2031.
10 Scholarships for Anesthesiology Students (2022-2023)October 21, 2022
Are you considering a career in anesthesiology but want to be sure that you can pay for school? Luckily there are a number of anesthesiologist scholarships available for medical students, nurses, and anesthesia assistants. With the right documentation and tenacity, you can get help paying for an anesthesia education and jumpstart your healthcare career.
National Physical Therapy Month – Expert Interview & Advocacy Guide on PT Assistants (PTAs)September 21, 2022
Physical therapy assistants (PTAs) play a vital role in physical therapy treatment. They work alongside physical therapists to help patients exercise, stretch and do other exercises written in a treatment plan. PTAs also help patients with activities of daily living, such as bathing and dressing.
15 Useful Mobile Apps for Medical TechnologistsAugust 3, 2022
During the popularization of apps, computer scientists and medical professionals saw the opportunity to use the format to benefit the healthcare industry. So they joined forces to apply the format to innovate patient treatment.
Ask a Doctor: What Are CBD’s Health Benefits?August 1, 2022
CBD is a natural component of the plant Cannabis sativa. There are over 500 chemical substances naturally occurring in Cannabis sativa and over 100 of those are cannabinoids. CBD and Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) are the most well-known cannabinoids. THC is the primary psychoactive component of cannabis; conversely, CBD does not cause any intoxication or high in the user.
The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) hosts the annual Better Hearing, Better Speech Month each May. This annual event offers the public opportunities to learn about communication disorders and the treatment provided by audiologists and speech-language pathologists.
National Cytotechnology Week 2022: Expert InterviewsApril 21, 2022
Cytotechnology might be the most important field you’ve never heard of. Broadly speaking, cytotechnologists are lab professionals who study cells and cellular anomalies. Working closely with a pathologist, they evaluate cell samples and look for the sometimes subtle signs of cancerous or precancerous lesions, infectious agents, and inflammatory processes; this allows them to detect serious diseases when they’re still at a treatable stage.
We use our skeletal muscles every day to carry out even the simplest of tasks. Our muscles are constantly adjusting and adapting to our activity. Skeletal muscles are specifically designed to adapt to the increased demands of exercise both physical and metabolic. Studying muscle metabolism is valuable for the creation of nutritional and exercise recommendations.
The approximately 335,500 medical laboratory professionals in the U.S. are the unsung heroes administering these tests on top of their pre-existing duties in the lab. Up until recently, these professionals have gotten little recognition for the behind-the-scenes work that they do.