What does it take to become a Cardiologist?

You asked: What does it take to become a Cardiologist? Becoming a Cardiologist is more a task for the tortoise rather than the hare. After completing high school, there are many steps, tasks, tests, and training people must go through in order to call themselves Cardiologists. You might say that it’s not a job for the faint of heart. After graduating high school, those seeking … Continue reading What does it take to become a Cardiologist?

Guest Post: How to Make the Tough Task of Long-Distance Caregiving More Successful and Less Stressful

By Claire Wentz About 15 percent of the caregivers in the U.S. are considered long-distance caregivers. According to the National Council on Aging, that number is expected to double by the year 2020. And on average, long-distance caregivers live around seven hours of travel time apart from the person in their care. While these stats may show that being a long-term caregiver is completely normal … Continue reading Guest Post: How to Make the Tough Task of Long-Distance Caregiving More Successful and Less Stressful

Don’t Get Caught! Get the Flu Shot!

If you are a flu shot skeptic, now is a good time to shed your bias and go get that flu shot. A growing body of evidence shows that not only can it prevent a severe episode of flu, but may also increase the lifespan in some cases, especially for patients with heart failure. The vaccine, usually given in the form of an injection, contains … Continue reading Don’t Get Caught! Get the Flu Shot!