What Does a Respiratory Therapist Do?


Respiratory Therapist

Respiratory therapists play a crucial role in healthcare teams and are rapid responders to emergency situations. Most people have heard of this profession but aren’t exactly sure what they do or where they work. In this blog, we take a deeper look at what exactly respiratory therapists do and answer some of the most asked questions about the profession.

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Best Jobs For Former Athletes


Female Athlete SwimmingEven the most successful athletic careers eventually come to an end. While aging and injuries make it difficult to continue competing at the highest levels, former athletes have skills and experience that make them ideal candidates for launching new careers when their s
porting careers are complete.

Most athletes who compete at high levels have developed confidence, resilience and a strong motivation to succeed. These traits, along with the wide variety of relationships they have developed through their athletic careers, are all valuable for transitioning to new jobs for athletes.  Continue reading “Best Jobs For Former Athletes”


10 Skills Needed To Be a Physical Therapist


Medically reviewed by Allison Wozniak, DPT

Physical therapist

Continuing our look at our picks for the top attributes for medical professions, we turn to the highly-rewarding field of physical therapy and ask what makes for an effective (and successful) therapist.

Thinking of getting into the field of physical therapy? Want to weigh-in on what you think makes for an ideal physical therapist? Here are our top 10 skills need to be a successful physical therapist.

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6 Ways To Fight Feeling Tired All The Time


Medically Reviewed by Valerie Smith, RN

Tired nurse

If you arrive for your shift feeling sluggish, even after a full night’s sleep, you could be experiencing TATT, or Tired All The Time syndrome. Your ability to work can be affected by fatigue, especially in the healthcare field. We broke down everything you need to know about TATT and how to combat it.

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Nursing Pay By State


A Registered Nurse

Online lists stating the average pay for nurses nationwide can vary wildly and often suggest that huge rises or drop have occurred, but what’s the final word on how (and what) nurses actually get paid under various circumstances? We take a look at the most up-to-date numbers and what the statistics can – and can’t – tell us.

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Top 10 Qualities Highly Effective Doctors



A Doctor

After such a great response to our last ranking of rankings, The Final Word on America’s Top 10 Nursing Schools, we looked at what qualities patients want in a doctor. With more and more hospitals under pressure to improve their doctors’ bedside manners, we look at what matters to both the patients they treat and the nurses they work alongside.

We aggregated together rankings and comments from lists across the board: from forum and social media postings to systematic studies, such as the most widely credited one of its kind released by the Mayo Clinic. We also asked for your input over on social media, which we’ve shared below. According to our research, the following 10 qualities make a good doctor:

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