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    Quiz Results: How Well Do You Know Your Healthcare Acronyms?

    Quiz Results: How Well Do You Know Your Healthcare Acronyms?
    AllHealthcare created the Alphabet Soup: How Well Do You Know Your Healthcare Acronyms? quiz to test how well you know your health care acronyms. Here are the answers! h4. Don't cheat! If you haven't taken the Alphabet Soup: How Well Do You Know Your Healthcare Acronyms? quiz yet, go take it first! See answers on the next page... [page] 1. HIPAA ...
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    Advance Your Career with a Healthcare Master's Degree

    These days, you need a master's degree to move up the administrative ranks in most healthcare facilities. But choosing from the many types of graduate programs, including the MHA, MBA, MPH, MPA and MSN, can be confusing. Here's a look at this higher-education alphabet soup: [photo:26853] h4. *Master's of Health Administration (MHA)* h4. *Master's of Business Administration (MBA)* h4. *Master's of ...
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    Mankind's 13 Deadliest Diseases

    Remember a few months ago when A/H1N1, i.e. “swine flu,” was going to wipe out all of humanity? Do you recall how every single time you turned on the T.V., a talking head would chatter nervously about how “Hamthrax” and “Snoutbreak” was about to really cook everyone’s bacon? Fortunately, swine flu has largely oinked-out with nowhere near the destructiveness of ...
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    AllHealthcare's 10 Favorite Medical Movies

    AllHealthcare's 10 Favorite Medical Movies
    Movies with a medical theme cause many emotions. They make us want to crawl under the covers, they cause us to hope for the best, and they tug at our heart strings. These movies are full of love, suspense, and humor. It doesn't matter if you're a doctor, medical assistant or a student. Medical movies resonate with the public because they ...
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    Boomers Go Back in Search of Healthcare Career

    Boomers Go Back in Search of Healthcare Career
    Community colleges help midlife students retool DALLAS -- Downsized and depressed, Leigh Hoes was approaching 50 and wondering what to do with the rest of her work life. Then one day, as she leafed through a course catalog that had arrived in the mail from Richland College in Dallas, the idea came to her. Why not work in a pharmacy, dispensing ...
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    What It Takes to Get into Pharmacy School

    What It Takes to Get into Pharmacy School
    The well-publicized pharmacist shortage has led to stiffer competition for students with apothecary dreams. Colleges big and small, flooded with promising talent, are forced to become more selective about who gets acceptance letters. What can you do to give yourself a competitive edge in the admissions process? A lot depends purely on academics: higher-than-average grades in math and science and good ...
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    Answers to the Would You Pass the HOBET? Quiz

    Answers to the Would You Pass the HOBET? Quiz
    AllHealthcare created the Would You Pass the HOBET? quiz to test how well-prepared you are. Here are the answers! h4. Don't cheat! If you haven't taken the Would You Pass the HOBET? quiz yet, go take it first! See answers on the next page... [page] 1) During the first 5 days a hospital is open, the number of patients triples each ...
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    Sign Up for AllHealthcare's Weekly Newsletter

    Sign Up for AllHealthcare's Weekly Newsletter
    Wanna hear from us? Every week, AllHealthcare sends out a recap of the best and most popular content from our site. It also showcases new and under-the-radar features you might have never know were there! Want in on the action? Follow these steps to be sure you know what's up from the top health care community on the web... To receive ...
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    Three Tips for a Successful Internship

    Three Tips for a Successful Internship
    This summer I came inches away from foregoing the traditional internship route. I had decided that a few good but physically distant opportunities would put too much stress on my young children. And I was uninterested in many opportunities that would have sounded great to me eight or 10 years ago. I was weighing my nonconventional options, mainly pro bono work ...
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    Answers to the Nutrition IQ Quiz

    Answers to the Nutrition IQ Quiz
    AllHealthcare created the Nutrition IQ quiz to test how much you know about eating right. We listened to your feedback and are providing the answers so you can learn from the quiz. h4. Don't cheat! If you haven't taken the Nutrition IQ quiz yet, go take it first. See answers on the next page... [page] 1) Skipping meals — a great ...
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    Attitude is a Main Predictor of Eating Habits

    Attitude is a Main Predictor of Eating Habits
    Ideally, life should be long and lived to its fullest. We can then experience and share more with family and friends. Achieving this goal is a natural instinct, but is re-enforced in childhood (attachment theory) and is psychosocially influenced as an adult, meaning that our environment impacts our attitude and behavior, particularly when we form habits while young. Nutrition plays a ...
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    Pursue a Health Career with a Four-Year Degree

    Pursue a Health Career with a Four-Year Degree
    You'd like to work in healthcare, but you don't want to spend years in school becoming a physician or dentist? Well, how about exploring your career options if you "only" have a bachelor's degree? There are plenty of opportunities available. Here are just four of the many healthcare careers that require a bachelor's degree, but not necessarily more. Resources • Health ...
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    New Incentives for Students of Respiratory Therapy

    New Incentives for Students of Respiratory Therapy
    The statistics alone might lead you to explore a career as a respiratory therapist. The US Bureau of Labor predicts about 36,000 new respiratory therapists will be needed by 2010, and the respiratory care field is already experiencing a significant shortage of practitioners. But if you need more motivation to explore the field, consider this: In many cases, once you've earned ...
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    Many Think Healthier Eating Will Only Help OTHER People

    Many Think Healthier Eating Will Only Help OTHER People
    A person’s attitude (perceived consequences) about nutrition is a main predictor of eating habits. But how much we think eating healthy will benefit us can be very different from how much we think it will benefit others. In a study looking at perceived benefits of produce (fruit and vegetable) intake to reduce cancer risk, of 1649 randomly-selected phone interviewees who ate ...
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    How We View Ourselves Affects How We View Our Environment, Which Affects How We Eat

    How We View Ourselves Affects How We View Our Environment, Which Affects How We Eat
    Eating an unhealthy diet is a high-risk behavior. It offers a dopamine reward-response, is addictive, and has inevitable drawbacks that literally outweigh the rewards. Unfortunately, wanting to eat healthy is not usually enough to actually achieve nutritional health. We live in an environment that makes it difficult to eat right. Whether it is us or what surrounds us that is the ...
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    Answers to the Health Care Reform Debate IQ Quiz

    Answers to the Health Care Reform Debate IQ Quiz
    AllHealthcare created the Health Care Reform Debate IQ quiz to test how much you know about the current debate about health care reform. Here's the answers! h4. Don't cheat! If you haven't taken the Health Care Reform Debate IQ quiz yet, go take it first! See answers on the next page... [page] 1) To be eligible for Medicaid, you have to ...
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    Rad Technologists Advance with Distance Learning

    Rad Technologists Advance with Distance Learning
    For working professionals who want to move into or up within the hot field of medical imaging, there's a new game in town -- Internet-based distance-learning programs. Many colleges offer online programs that allow practicing radiologic technologists (RTs) to complete a bachelor's degree. A unique graduate program helps career changers fast-track into entry-level technologist positions. Another allows students to obtain a ...
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    Answers to the Mental Illness IQ and Mental Illness Resources

    Answers to the Mental Illness IQ and Mental Illness Resources
    AllHealthcare brought you the What's Your Mental Illness IQ? quiz to test your knowlege of mental illness facts in the workplace and beyond. Here are the answers to that quiz as well as some links to mental illness resources. h4. Don't cheat! If you haven't taken the Mental Illness IQ quiz yet, go take it first! See answers on the next ...
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    Answers to the St. Patrick's Day Quiz

    Answers to the St. Patrick's Day Quiz
    AllHealthcare created the Are You Ready For St. Patrick's Day? quiz to help you learn more about the March 17 holiday. We're providing the answers so you can learn from the quiz, but... h4. Don't cheat! If you haven't taken the Are You Ready For St. Patrick's Day? quiz, go take it first. See answers on the next page... [page] 1) ...
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    Answers to the What's Your Retirement IQ? Quiz

    Answers to the What's Your Retirement IQ? Quiz
    AllHealthcare created the What's Your Retirement IQ? quiz to help you learn more about saving and investing for retirement. We listened to our users' feedback and are providing the answers so you can learn from the quiz. h4. Don't cheat! If you haven't taken the What's Your Retirement IQ? quiz, go take it first. See answers on the next page... [page] ...
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