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Healthcare makes headlines, but what difference does it make in my life? It's more like a political ping pong ball buzzword these days. Healthcare can sometimes seem like just a talking point, but it affects us all. In life there are two certainties you can count on: death and taxes. We're all...

What if we told you women earn 21 cents less on the dollar than men do?  Like it or not, that’s the reality for full-time workers, according to census data of median salaries. In the last four years, this gender wage gap did decrease—but it was by 2 centsi, so at this rate it will take until...

Obesity in America is reaching epic levels. Why? We love to eat, for one; and everything tastes better when somebody else made it. In fact, 2014 was the first time ever that Americans spent more on eating out than on buying groceries!   Americans Spend More on Food Away from Home in...

Working Mom Stats You don’t need to be a mother to know that moms are capable of some pretty fantastic and seemingly unbelievable feats. Over the last century, a mother’s role of being designated to the home has evolved to incorporate working women into the world. “Working moms” have...

Watch the news for just an hour and you’ll find evidence of the nation’s collective attention on terrorism in recent months. Terrorism is defined as intentional acts that threaten human lives—and violate federal or state law. The goal of terrorism is generally to intimidate or coerce to inspire...

If you’ve traveled (or are planning to travel) to a place where the Zika virus is found, you might wonder if this virus poses a health risk. Zika virus wasn’t discovered until 1947, and the first human cases were documented in 1952. Though the virus is found all over the world, in places like...

WARNING: What you are about to read may make you seriously germophobic! The world contains more harmful germs than you might realize. And the places germs do and don’t hide out may really surprise you. Of course, icky microorganisms are not entirely avoidable, and you shouldn’t let fear of germs...

Gone are the days of singles being slaves to mixer events and the bar scene. The mission of looking for a suitable partner has never been easier thanks to a myriad of dating websites and personal matchmaking services that are designed to help all sorts of people find the mate of their dreams....

Fashionable Data: Trends and History of Wearable Technology Wearable technology isn’t just trendy and cutting-edge; it is changing the way we interact with ourselves, others, and the world around us. With so many comfortable, stylish options flooding the marketplace, it’s easier than ever to...

What if the biggest epidemic of the millennial generation could be resolved simply by turning off your phone? As many as 70% of adult millennials claim they relate to feelings of FOMO, and since this state of mind is often caused by frequent social media and cell phone use, the solution might be...

What is a Virtual Assistant? Are you interested in a career that’s a little outside the box—and outside the office? Virtual assistants pursue careers for themselves outside the limitations of a traditional office setting. Virtual Assistant Training Online can come in many forms including;...

Chances are you’ve been around people betting on sports or may have even placed a bet yourself! Sports betting can be as harmless as a being part of a playoff game pool at work or playing the odds of a horse race. We get excited from the risk of betting and possibly losing our hard earned money,...

Considering that 7.7 million people age 18 and over have Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in America, it’s important to learn about what it is, how it affects the people who suffer from it, and what you can do if someone you care about is experiencing it. First, let’s look at what the disorder...

Of all the professions associated with the healthcare industry, the certified gerontological nurse practitioner (CGNP) career may potentially provide the most rewarding experience, especially for people who are sympathetic toward the special needs of the elderly and are appreciative of the life...

There are many different types of psychologists practicing all over the world. Some conduct studies of human behavior and thinking. Some teach classes on the foundations of psychology. But counseling psychologists are unique in their one-on-one treatment with patients. Want to share this...

Have you ever tried to study while someone is playing loud music in another room? Or attempted to write a paper when a pet or family member has just died? It’s not even easy to concentrate when you’re feeling sick, so imagine how hard it is to learn and do well in academic studies when you have a...

Even the most honest person has lied at least once in her or his lifetime. Sometimes lying feels justified and harmless—we call them ‘little white lies.’ Sometimes lying feels necessary in order to keep the peace between a spouse, friend, or family member. Want to share this image on your...

In the past, the primary focus for many college graduates was to interview for and find a job in their respective fields. But the reality is that the landscape is changing—and internships are becoming an important factor when it comes to potential job prospects. In fact, according to a survey by...

Does Your Career Fit Your Personality? It’s not uncommon to be uncertain about your major or career path. In fact, 2 out of 3 college freshmen don’t declare a major, and 60% of undergraduate students change their major at least once. The problem with indecision in school is that it can end up...

Whenever you’re considering pursuing a career in a particular subject area it’s always a good idea to familiarize yourself with the history of the field. So how did human resources start and how far has it come? To answer these questions we’ll look at a brief history of the progression of human...

By Jill Kapinus Despite the Ebola health crisis in West Africa and its small scale spread to the United States and other countries - you may be surprized to hear the flu is deadly, perhaps more so than Ebola!. Time magazine even named the healthcare workers who have treated Ebola patients—some...

So what makes the healthcare industry a promising field? According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, between 2012 and 2022, employment in occupations related to healthcare in the U.S. is projected to increase by 15.6 million new jobs? [1] This is likely due, in part, to the fact that baby boomers...

Have you ever wondered about the psychology of online dating? If so, you’ve come to the right place!  Human match-making is a complicated process that likely dates back to the bible. However, the prevalence of online dating has arguably changed the landscape, as people are better able to...

Since its launch in 2006, Twitter has become a cultural phenomenon, providing everyone from celebrities to politicians to “regular” people with a platform to share rapid bursts of information with followers – or rather, fellow Tweeters – around the world.  In an age where millions of people...

Did you know that the number of military students is rising? That’s right – military students currently make up 5% of the total undergrad population, and that number is expected to increase.[i]  Earning a degree could be a great way for military members to embark on a new career path or build...

Nursing Career Paths: Where Will You Fit In? Are you interested in the fast-paced, rewarding lifestyle that comes from earning an online nursing degree? If the idea of helping patients, assisting with their basic health care needs and improving their quality of life appeals...

Now that you’ve become interested in earning a video game design degree, you may be wondering about video game design careers and salaries. The average video game designer salary may vary because there are several different aspects of the industry which you may consider entering. You might be drawn...

Online learning is becoming a more popular option, as 6.7 million students are using it as a way to work towards a college degree.[i] Accordingly, it’s no surprise that more than 64% of traditional colleges now offer online degree programs. If you’re deciding between pursuing your degree online...

I, Josepf Haslam, loved my online college experience. Of course I was initially drawn to looking at finishing my degree online because I needed the flexibility and convenience. Working full time with 3 young kids and traveling internationally meant that an online university program was about my...

In 1980, a year of college cost $3,101. That would have been $7,759 in 2009-10 dollars, according to a report from the National Center for Education Statistics[i]. In 2011, that cost had skyrocketed to $32,026[ii]. And by 2023? Four years of college could cost between $139,028 at a public...

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