Saturday, December 15, 2018
Optometrist

How To Become An Optometrist

An optometrist specializes in diagnosing and treating medical issues involving the eyes and other parts of a patient’s visual system. Optometry, like many professions in the healthcare industry, is growing and lucrative. According to the...
WHO EML

WHO’s Essential Meds List: Slowing the Pace of Antibiotic Resistance

The 2017 Essential Medicines List released Tuesday by the World Health Organization (WHO) includes new drugs for hepatitis C, leukemia, HIV and tuberculosis, among others. The updated list also makes new recommendations for what antibiotics...
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...
Healthcare Jobs 2018

The 10 Fastest-Growing Healthcare Jobs in 2018

The aging Baby Boomer population has helped the healthcare and social assistance sector grow rapidly this century – and that growth in healthcare jobs is expected to continue well into the next decade, at...
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...
wive's tales

Fact or Fiction: 10 Healthcare-Related Old Wives’ Tales

We’ve all heard old wives’ tales at some point or another. Whether it was from your mom, your grandmother, your crazy aunt, or someone else, we’ve all heard at least one story. Maybe you’ve even...

Get a Grip on Anxiety – 5 Ways to Relieve Test Stress

Anxiety affects us all at one point or another. While people don’t necessarily get stressed out over the same things, the effects of anxiety over time are all similar. Prolonged bouts of stress can...
Medical Coders

The Growing Need For Qualified Medical Coders

As essential as doctors, nurses and specialists are within a medical care setting, medical coders also play a vital role in healthcare organizations. In a situation where whirlwind activity and events can move at a...

Can Binge-Watching be Harmful to Your Health?

We’ve all been there. An online streaming provider unleashes an entire season of one of our favorite shows (like House of Cards, for example), so we sit down to check it out. The next...
Art Therapist

How to Become an Art Therapist

An art therapist uses art to help patients discover truths about themselves and the world. The connection between art and wellness has long been understood by therapists in all disciplines. The self-expression and satisfaction that...