Allied Health Debate: Mandatory Vaccines For Healthcare Workers
Jan17

Allied Health Debate: Mandatory Vaccines For Healthcare Workers

We’re trying out a new blog segment here at Allied Travel Careers called the “Allied Health Debate.” Myself (Troy Diffenderfer) and co-writer Lenay Ruhl will break down a topic and discuss the arguments for and against it, each taking a side. We’ll then ask that you let us know your opinion on the subject. This time around, we’re discussing whether or not there should be mandatory vaccines for healthcare workers, like you! In...

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Top Pharmaceutical Drugs For 2018
Jan11

Top Pharmaceutical Drugs For 2018

As 2018 begins to take shape, you’ll be seeing a lot of articles that will detail future healthcare trends. Whether it’s a new technology emerging this year, or a new change to the healthcare landscape, many are doing their best to look ahead to the future and decipher what 2018 will bring. One aspect that many aren’t talking about, however, is the top pharmaceutical drugs for 2018 that will emerge. As scientists are hard at work...

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Ruling on OTC Antiseptic Soaps | Limiting Germs?
Dec20

Ruling on OTC Antiseptic Soaps | Limiting Germs?

With talk of super-germs and serious epidemics like Zika and Ebola still in recent memory, people are usually reluctant to give up anything they think might prevent disease. Of course, it’s natural to be cautious during flu seasons and weary of other widespread sicknesses. However, the jury is finally coming to a decision on soaps  labeled and marketed as “antibacterial” or “antiseptic.” That jury is the FDA, and after years of...

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Stress Management Strategies for Allied Health Professionals
Dec01

Stress Management Strategies for Allied Health Professionals

With a schedule of long hours and late nights, a travel career in healthcare can result in the accumulation of stress. In fact, at times it may seem like stress is a part of the job description! Whether you are feeling homesick or tired from the hustle and bustle of the industry, there are positive coping strategies to help you get through those stressful moments. There are a variety of ways that you can relieve your stress. Here are...

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Inflammatory vs. Anti-Inflammatory Foods: How to Reduce Inflammation
Oct27

Inflammatory vs. Anti-Inflammatory Foods: How to Reduce Inflammation

Inflammation in the body can contribute to an array of health problems your patients may already be experiencing. Inflammatory foods can intensify the health issues associated with inflammation. Of course, some conditions require more rigorous treatment but suggesting an anti-inflammatory diet can help your patients cope with minor symptoms. An anti-inflammatory diet isn’t just great for fighting inflammation. Anti-inflammatory foods...

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Help Fight Breast Cancer With Radiation Therapy
Oct13

Help Fight Breast Cancer With Radiation Therapy

Did you know that breast cancer is the most common form of cancer diagnosed in women? As a matter of fact, Breast Cancer.org reports that there were “more than 3.1 million women with a history of breast cancer in the U.S” as of March 2017. Breast cancer affects about 1 in 8 U.S. women or about 12 percent.”October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and there are many things that you can do to help fight cancer. Are you looking for...

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