Health care is many things: from the creation of intricate devices that measure health-related metrics to age-appropriate rehabilitative activities in senior citizen centers. "By the numbers" the largest health care roles are related to skilled nursing, counseling of some form, and those providing care as medical doctors. Many health care roles are lucrative, filled with . . .
IMAGE SOURCE Environmental studies encompass the relationship of human activity with the environment. As a consequence of this interaction, this field strives to find solutions to problems. Environmental studies use the principles of the physical sciences, commerce/economics, and social sciences to solve contemporary ecological issues. This field surrounds the arts and sciences. In the former, it . . .
Biology is a hugely important field dealing with everything from the identification of plants, to the study of genetics, to the relationship between the climate and organisms. Though Aristotle is said to be the "father" of biology, it hasn't been until the last two hundred years that the true importance of the science has emerged. . . .
You've always wondered how the world works. Why star patterns change throughout the year. Or how trees change their colors in the Fall. Or perhaps, what would happen if everyone on Earth jumped up and landed at the same time. This scientific impulse -- to question how the world works, and proceed to find answers . . .
The curing and management of diseases have been one of the central aspirations of humans since the dawn of time. Today is no different. Only, for those with a calling to help care and cure for others, there are more ways than ever to get involved. Medicine is one of the most important applied sciences, . . .
IMAGE SOURCE What is Forensic Anthropology? Forensic anthropology is a specialty of physical anthropology (the study of human remains). These scientists assist in the identification of deceased people whose bodies are badly burned, decomposed, mutilated, or otherwise difficult to identify. Their examination of the physical characteristics of an individual, such as skeletal abnormalities can help determine cause . . .
If you have done well in science and math classes in the past, you’re probably thinking of majoring in a STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) subject in college. That is often a smart choice, since STEM occupations often offer high wages, a positive job outlook and more prestige than many majors in the arts . . .
Careers in the health industry are consistently in demand. However, students who want to work in healthcare have so many options to consider: doctor, nurse, technician and even biomedical engineer. If you are torn between pursuing a biomedical engineering degree and a traditional medical degree, you need to think about all of the pros and . . .