A Pharmacist’s Guide to Over-the-Counter Drug Overdose
Aug18

A Pharmacist’s Guide to Over-the-Counter Drug Overdose

Drug abuse is a problem that has plagued today’s society. One of the reasons for this derives from people’s view that hard drugs, such as heroin, cocaine, and steroids, are the only cause for drug abuse. Most people are unaware that over-the-counter (OTC) drugs are just as harmful. In fact, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration reports that about 980 deaths per year are caused by acetaminophen. Nonprescription drugs can be...

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Becoming a Radiation Therapist: What to Expect
Jul28

Becoming a Radiation Therapist: What to Expect

Chances are that you know someone who has or had cancer, and maybe you’ve even lost someone close to you because of it. Since there were an estimated 1.7 million new cases of cancer diagnosed in 2016 alone and the number of new cases is predicted to rise to 22 million within the next two decades, there is a need for healthcare workers to diagnose and treat cancer patients. Radiation therapists play an important role in this process,...

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Travel Careers in Pharmacy: Pros and Cons
Jun30

Travel Careers in Pharmacy: Pros and Cons

You know you want a career in healthcare where you can travel to different locations throughout the U.S., but you are struggling to decide exactly what you want to do. Perhaps you’ve worked for years as a pharmacy tech, and you want to further your career and become a pharmacist. Or maybe you have no experience working in a pharmacy, but you have always thought it would be a good fit for you. If you are considering becoming a travel...

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Four Occupational Therapy Activities to Decrease Hyperactivity in Children
May16

Four Occupational Therapy Activities to Decrease Hyperactivity in Children

Hey mom, can I get some macaroni and chee – oh look, Sponge Bob Square Pants is on TV. Oops, I forgot to finish that puzzle I was working on earlier… Sound familiar? We know that children can be easily distracted, but there might come a point where they need to do occupational therapy activities to decrease hyperactivity. Some day to day things that a hyperactive child is likely to struggle with in order to qualify them for...

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Why Should You Become a Travel Therapist?
Jan10

Why Should You Become a Travel Therapist?

There are many reasons that most physical and occupational therapists would choose to find a permanent position and settle down. But, for therapists that aren’t sure where they want to settle down or don’t have family responsibilities, I have seven fantastic reasons why they should become a travel therapist. 7 Reasons to Become a Travel Therapist 1. More Money, More Time No, don’t you worry. You read that correctly. Should you choose...

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Travel Physical Therapy Tips:  5 Ways to Ease a Child’s Anxiety
Aug19

Travel Physical Therapy Tips: 5 Ways to Ease a Child’s Anxiety

As a travel physical therapist one of the biggest hurdles you have to overcome when working with children is their fear of the doctor. Sometimes putting on your biggest smile and calmest voice simply doesn’t cut it. This is especially difficult for travel physical therapist jobs because you may only be working with the child for a short amount of time. But, what is it about physical therapy that scares children so much? How can travel...

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