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Taking Their Medicine: Pharmacy Technicians Add Flavor to Help Patients Avoid Bitter Taste

Think back to when you got sick when you were a kid. Did you enjoy taking medicine in the little cup to help you get rid of the sniffles? Probably not! Even the mild over-the-counter medications tasted horrible, which made getting medicine down even more difficult when you were sick the next time.

Let’s face fact: The taste of most medicine is bitter, bordering on disgusting. Kids aren’t the only ones who find taking medicine difficult; it’s a challenge for many adults as well.

List of Best Jobs in Health Care Includes Medical Assistant and Phlebotomist

Recently, U.S. News & World Report published a list of the 100 best jobs in the country. The survey measured qualities such as employment opportunity, good salary, manageable work-life balance and job security.

Of the 100 best jobs, nearly 40% can be found in the health care industry. Phlebotomist ranked No. 10 and medical assistant ranked No. 24 of the “50 Best Health Care Jobs.”

Career outlook for medical assistants

Employment Projections Positive for Medical Assistants, Pharmacy Technicians and Dental Assistants

According to, there is – and will continue to be – a shortage of workers in key positions in the health care industry. The data pointed out 10 health care positions that will experience worker shortages in the future. (Here’s the link to the full story on

What the hiring gap means for you

Food trends to look out for in 2014

Each year, menus around the country begin to change as customers are introduced to new dishes, new ingredients and new ways to prepare food. Today, we’re counting down some of the National Restaurant Association’s top-projected food trends that will be making an impact at eateries near you. Continue reading to see which trends might be making their way into your favorite establishments. Hint: Healthier eating plays a major role in this year’s list. 

MARWeek 2013

So what exactly is Medical Assistants Recognition Week?  Started by the American Association of Medical Assistants, MARWeek was put in place to recognize the valuable work each and every medical assistant puts in every day.  Whether they’re assisting doctors, nurses or patients, medical assistants are a key part of a health care team, but they often go unrecognized for the behind-the-scenes work they do every day.

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