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What Should I Keep in My First Aid Kit?

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Keeping a well-stocked first-aid kit at home can mean the difference between dealing with a minor accident or injury yourself, or having to take a trip to your local hospital to have it dealt with.   However, when it comes to creating your own first aid kit, there is a vast range of first aid items to choose from. If you’re looking to create your own kit and don’t know what to include in it, below is a list of recommended items from the CDC along with a few alternatives for more specialized situations. CDC Recommended First Aid Kit Inclusions ..


How to Avoid Back Pain as a Business Administrative Assistant

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While working as a business administrative assistant puts you at the heart of any modern business and is an exciting and rewarding career, you can’t get away from the fact that you’ll be spending a lot of time sitting at a desk.   Multiple studies have shown that a sedentary office job puts a lot of strain on the back, resulting in stiffness, pain, and poor posture. Stretching regularly is one of the ways you can avoid this, but being a busy business administrative assistant means you might not always have the time to sneak away for a quick yoga..


How Does the CARES Act Impact Student Finance?

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IN reaction to the recent coronavirus outbreak and the impact that is has had on the economy, the U.S. Congress passed The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act.    The CARES Act gave over $2 trillion to aid United States citizens who were affected by the COVID-19 outbreak and the lengthy stay-at-home orders. So how does it affect students and their federal loads? Delayed Repayments As part of the CARES act, those students with federally-held student loans have been offered relief from the repayment of those loans. The initial bill suspended federally-held student loan payments until September 30th,..


The American Dental Association Issues Guidelines for a Positive COVID-19 Test

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In order to help dentists manage the health of their team members during the COVID-19 crisis, the American Dental Association (ADA) has created a series of guidelines for dental staff on how to react if they are exposed to a patient who later tests positive for COVID-19 or has a household member test positive. What Are the ADA’s Suggested Actions After a Positive COVID-19 Test? Building on the CDC’s interim guidelines for health professionals during the COVID-19, the ADA has produced a set of procedures specifically for dental practices. The full document can be found on the ADA website, but..


What Other Careers Can You Get With a Phlebotomy Qualification?

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Phlebotomy is an exciting and rewarding career choice, but working in that particular field is not the only option you have with a phlebotomy qualification. IN this article, we’ll be looking at what other career paths you can take in the medical field with your phlebotomy qualification as a starting point. Laboratory Technician  For obvious reasons, the laboratory technician role is already heavily associated with that of the phlebotomist. Since both roles act as essentially the left and right hands of medical diagnosis, the path from phlebotomist to laboratory technician is an obvious sideways set in a healthcare career.  ..