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  Many people have a fear of needles, and being in a medical setting often emphasizes this. As a phlebotomist, it's super important to know about this fear and how to help people feel better about it. In this article, we're going to talk about why...

Have you ever heard someone say they're so sad it feels like their heart is breaking? It might sound like just a saying, but there's a real condition called Broken Heart Syndrome that can actually cause serious problems or even death. Let's dive into what...

If you are looking to begin a healthcare career, you've probably noticed that the entry-level certification-based options are abounding. That's a great thing! On the other hand, the amount of options can also make things confusing. That's a not-so-great thing. Fear not; we are here...

Studies show that the average American adult consumes 17 teaspoons of added sugar every day. That is more than three times the recommended amount! Many say this excess sugar is to blame for many of today's health problems. So, what can be done? Many have...

Have you ever felt happier and more energetic after spending time with friends? It turns out there's a good reason for that! Friendships do more than fill our hearts; they also have amazing benefits for our health. Research has consistently shown that the bonds we...

In our busy world, being productive isn’t just for work. It's also about making every part of our lives better. To help you, we've taken note of some helpful habits that productive people have. Everyone can use these great habits – whether you're working, studying,...

Okinawa, Japan, is a small village known for its remarkable number of people over the age of 100. Okinawans have a specific approach to life that may be the reason for their longevity. That approach is called Ikigai. This term, pronounced ee-key-guy, has no direct...

When you receive your blood work, you might feel overwhelmed by a confusing mix of letters and numbers. Or you may not know what the panel is testing at all! However, blood panels are vital indicators of your overall health and bodily functions. As such,...