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A Men’s Health Month Wake-Up Call

by Jeremy Winograd on June 20, 2017

For all you Amazon Warrior Women raised in single-sex isolation, this statement may shock you (everyone else, not so much): men can be awfully stubborn.

Whether out of pride, laziness, or some misplaced sense of machismo, many men don’t like to ask for help, preferring to appear fully in control of their own destiny. Because it’s ingrained practically from birth by media stereotypes (the Judd Apatow Manchild, the Slovenly Sitcom Dad, the Gran Torino Grandpa, etc.), emboldened by romanticized images of athletes “playing through the pain,” and further entrenched by too many real-life role models, this attitude can be difficult to overcome. It can be kind of endearing when the stakes are low – sure, Joe, you decided to spend 16 hours trimming the lawn with a pair of scissors because you read online that it keeps weeds away, not because you didn’t want to admit you don’t know how to start the lawnmower. Sure. But it can literally be deadly when applied to one of the most common bugaboos of modern manhood – going to the doctor. [click to continue…]

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Choosing Nursing – a Nurses Week Special

by Jeremy Winograd on May 5, 2017

nurses week choosing nursingHappy National Nurses Week! While the public’s understanding of just how difficult and important nurses’ jobs can be—along with their trust in nurses—has deepened in recent years and decades, some misconceptions and stereotypes remain. Sadly, there are still those who look down on nurses as aspiring doctors who simply weren’t smart enough to get into med school. This pernicious idea should have died long ago, as it is directly contradicted by the fact that the nursing profession is populated mostly by medically brilliant folks who deliberately chose to become nurses instead of doctors strictly because they decided it was the best field for them. There are any number of reasons why they might make this decision (no, “to meet a nice doctor to marry” is absolutely not one of them – get outta here with your ‘50s patriarchal nonsense). Here are a few common ones. [click to continue…]

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Pharmacy Week Contest

by Soliant Health on October 17, 2016

Pharmacy Week

Sound familiar? If this is your daily routine, you must be one of the pharmacists and pharmacy techs who dedicate their lives to helping tens of thousands of patients. Because of your expertise, patients are well-informed on medication adherence and are maintaining good health every day.

National Pharmacy Week celebrates pharmacists and their achievements, and in turn, we want to celebrate YOU and your facility with a #PharmaSelfie contest!

Send us a “selfie” showing us where you work and/or why you love it. Simply submit your photos here and keep an eye out for our picks on our Facebook page. The contest starts NOW and you have until October 27th to send in your selfies showing us why you #lovewhereyouwork! Get excited – four $50 gift cards are up for grabs for the best individual selfies. One lucky group selfie wins a catered lunch… ON US! Ready, set, SELFIE!

Is the excitement of this week peaking your interest in traveling? It’s never too late to try something new! Check out our latest pharmacy opportunities right here.

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Teachers and Therapists’ Impact on Students

by Bonnie Steiner on September 6, 2016

i wish my teacher knewSchool teachers and therapists can be incredibly influential in children’s lives. Think about it – they spend 6-8 hours per day with a class of students, teach them knowledge necessary for life, help them solve problems, and instigate creativity in their minds. They are the beings that children are taught to respect and listen to, and can even contribute to a student’s future career in education or a certain line of work. [click to continue…]

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Autism Awareness Month Feature: Staar Fields

by Soliant Health on April 26, 2016

For those with family members on the autism spectrum, autism awareness begins right at home. On today’s blog, we’re getting a first-hand look at a family brought together by autism. We are delighted to introduce you to Staar Fields, mega-talented musician and mother to 8-year-old Gabriel.autism awareness month [click to continue…]

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