Allied Health Blog

Allied Health Professionals Make a Difference for Alzheimer's Patients

Shannon Lee | 11-11-2014
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Alzheimer's patients need a great deal of medical care, and their loved ones need a great deal of support. Allied health professionals are there to help those who suffer from the disease, as well as those who care for them.

Finding Purpose by Serving Others: Health Care Careers Helping Veterans

Lila Daniels | 04-11-2014

Meet former U.S. Marine Michael Lewis and learn how he carved out a career helping our nation's heroes -- and how you can, too, with an allied health care career.

10 Important Health Careers in the Treatment of Diabetes

Shannon Lee | 28-10-2014

Diabetes demands a full team of health care providers. These allied health professionals should definitely be on the diabetes team in order to ensure a full, healthy life for someone living with the disease.

Hot in Health Care: 5 Most-Searched Medical Jobs

Rob Sabo | 21-10-2014

Health care offers a wealth of employment opportunities, from nursing to medical assisting or occupational and physical therapy -- and it doesn't take a Ph.D. or medical degree to land one of the hottest jobs in the profession, either. Some hot health care jobs may require as little as one year of training and education.

Cutting-Edge Care and Career Opportunities at University Medical Centers


Numerous health care centers at universities around the country are breaking ground or being renovated or expanded. Whether you are interested in attending these institutions or simply thinking ahead to your employment prospects once you have completed a program elsewhere, such futuristic university health centers are worthy of consideration.

How Some Top University Medical Centers Are Treating Breast Cancer

Kenya McCullum | 08-10-2014

University breast cancer treatment centers are on the cutting edge of treatment and research, making them great places to establish a health care career.

5 Health Care Careers on the Front Lines of Fighting Breast Cancer

Kenya McCullum | 01-10-2014

There are a number of health care professionals helping women fight breast cancer. Learn more about the role these heroes play in treating breast cancer every day.

Allied Health Care: Tips for Entry-Level Workers

Rob Sabo | 17-09-2014
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Even the most seasoned health care professionals once were new to their careers. Landing your first job in allied health can be stressful, but there are many ways new graduates of vocational schools or community college training programs can quickly assimilate into the health care workforce.

Cutting-Edge Tech for Respiratory Therapists and Patients

Jamar Ramos | 10-09-2014
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Sleep apnea can lead to many problems, the least of which is a bad night's sleep and an irritated spouse. New health care technology can measure a variety of sleep factors, including sleep apnea.

Smartphones and the Future of Health Information Technology

Jamar Ramos | 04-09-2014

As people conduct more of their daily lives on their smartphones, it was only a matter of time before they began managing their health on their phones as well. Learn about potentially life-saving health information technology available from your very own smartphone.

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