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New Study Shows Massage Measurably Reduces Stress

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Most massage therapists will be able to tell you in detail about how effective massage therapy is at reducing stress. While the science might have lagged behind the practitioners a little, scientists from the University of Konstanz in Germany have provided measurable proof that massage triggers the body’s parasympathetic nervous system (PSNS). What Is the Parasympathetic Nervous System? The parasympathetic nervous system is one of three parts of the human autonomic nervous system. Often referred to as the ‘rest and digest system,’ the PSNS controls many of the subconscious processes they body undergoes when it is at rest.    The..


Why Dental Assistants Love Their Job

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The Dental Assisting National Board sends out an annual dental assistant salary and satisfaction survey to get the opinions of dental assistants across the country on the best and worst parts of their job.   In this article, we’ll be looking at the reasons dental assistants gave in the DANB’s 2018-2019 dental survey as to why they love their careers. Because They Are Proud of Their Profession The vast majority of respondents to the DANB survey reported that the essential factor that made them love their job is pride in their profession.    As with many who work in the..


3 Signs You Would Suit a Career as a Legal Assistant

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Are you considering a career in criminal justice, but aren’t sure which area you want to move into?  Becoming a legal assistant, sometimes known as a legal secretary, requires a mindset and set of aptitudes. If you recognize any of the talents you see below, you might suit a career as a legal assistant. You’re a Team Player Being a legal assistant means you’ll be the beating heart of any legal firm, supporting the attornies and paralegals while they fight for their client. You might not ever get you day in front of the jury, but you’ll be responsible for..


A Brief History of White-Collar Crime

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The term white-collar crime can often be confusing for those without a legal background because it covers many different types of crime. The term itself was coined as far back as  1939 and encompasses the full range of frauds committed by individuals, business, and government professionals.    In this article, we’ll be taking a closer look at white-collar crime, its history and, a few famous examples. What Is the Definition of White-Collar Crime? While the broad range of crimes that fall under ‘white-collar’ preclude an exact definition, most white-collar crimes as committed to obtain or avoid losing money, property, or..


How to Become a Traveling Medical Assistant

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Medical assistants are one of the few careers you can choose where you have the option to remain mobile. Traveling medical assistants have the opportunity to move between healthcare providers, offering their services where they are needed most.    In today’s article, we’ll be looking at what the role of a traveling medical assistant entails, and how you can qualify for it. What Does a Traveling Medical Assistant Do? In terms of role responsibilities, traveling medical assistant do perform much the same duties as a standard medical assistant. These duties include:    Organizing medical records and patient files Scheduling medical..