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Nursing Specialization

Nursing Specialization: So Many Choices

The healthcare industry provides a wealth of opportunity for nursing specialization, which can help registered nurses earn more money and achieve greater job security. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that 2.7 million...
Nursing Careers

7 Nursing Careers Outside of the Hospital

Almost 3 million people now work as nurses. Contrary to the most common image of a nurse, not all of them work in hospitals. The expansion and specialization of the nursing profession over the years...
Healthcare Jobs

Healthcare added 22,000 jobs in October

The healthcare industry continued to help drive job growth in the United States in October. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, non-farm payroll employment increased by an estimated 261,000 last month, including...
Healthcare Jobs

Healthcare Jobs Set the Pace for High-Paying Careers

The healthcare industry in the United States is beset by political uncertainty, increasing consumer costs and a shortage of qualified candidates to fill the available jobs. Yet, healthcare remains one of the most lucrative careers...
Grey's Anatomy

The Secret to the Enduring Popularity of Grey’s Anatomy

The venerable, Seattle-based medical drama Grey's Anatomy has made us laugh, cry and even dance for nearly a decade and a half. Season 14 is underway, and Healthcare Daily Online's resident Grey's devotee, Rachel...
Apple Month

You Like Apples? Great! It’s National Apple Month

Move over, Shark Week, now there’s something fruitier – and longer. October is National Apple Month, a celebration of America’s favorite pie-filling (not to mention, catalyst in gravity’s origin story). This is the month...
Cancer Blood Test

New Cancer Blood Test Technique Uses Labyrinth-Shaped Tubes

A group of University of Michigan chemical engineering and oncology researchers devised a blood test technique that uses the principals of a labyrinth to isolate rare cancer cells for cleaner, more-accurate analysis. A clinical trial...
Flu Vaccine Pregnancy

Flu Vaccine During Pregnancy Still Recommended After Study

A new study examining the potential effects of the flu vaccine during pregnancy showed an association between the vaccine and early-term miscarriage, but the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) still recommends that...
Oil Spill Dispersants

NIH Study: Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Dispersants Caused Health Problems

Some workers who helped clean up after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico had an increased chance of experiencing health issues such as coughing, wheezing and eye irritation, according...
Medical Documentaries

7 Medical Documentaries You Should Stream ASAP

The healthcare industry has given rise to many memorable documentaries. Some focus on medical innovation and breakthroughs. Others focus on financial issues surrounding the healthcare industry. In the case of the following seven documentaries, all...