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Health Professions in the News: More Jobs for Health Care Workers in the US This Year

Financial Buzz (June 16, 2014)

There were approximately 217,000 jobs that US employers generated for the people of America in the month of May. This is a significant number has made people hopeful of the better times to come with the economy strengthening.  Read the full story here.

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Health Professions in the News: UCLA Study: Preventive Care in Non-Traditional Settings Proves Effective for Underserved, Minority Populations

California Healthline (September 5, 2014)

Preventive care outreach programs in unorthodox settings are successful in getting underserved and minority communities screened for health conditions, such as breast and colorectal cancers, according to a study conducted by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research. Read the full story here.

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Health Professions in the News: Democratic lawmakers unveil bills to protect, insure unauthorized immigrants

Sacramento Bee (April 7, 2015)

Continuing California’s reputation as a pacesetter on immigration, state lawmakers unveiled a package of bills Tuesday that would expand the rights of people who are in the country illegally. Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León, D-Los Angeles, and Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins, D-San Diego, contrasted...

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Health Professions in the News: CSU Stanislaus Nursing Program Highly Ranked Among Western Schools

Turlock City News (April 10, 2015)

California State University, Stanislaus was recently ranked 26th out of 442 nursing schools in “America’s Best Nursing School - West Region” list published by NurseJournal.org. Read the full story here.

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Health Professions in the News: CSU, Chico nursing programs top regional, national lists

Red Bluff Daily News (March 20, 2015)

California State University, Chico’s School of Nursing programs were recently ranked near the top of two lists of best nursing schools. Read the full story here.

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Health Professions in the News: California’s community colleges approve transfer path to historically black schools

Sacramento Bee (March 17, 2015)

California’s community college leaders signed agreements Tuesday that pave the way for students to transfer to nine historically black colleges, the first such arrangements with schools outside the state. Read the full story here.

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Health Professions in the News: Educating the next generation of nurses

Turlock Journal (March 27, 2015)

CSU Stanislaus Nursing Program prepares students for real thing. Real the full story here.

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Health Professions in the News: Wearable M.D.: How Fitness Trackers Can Change Healthcare

PC Magazine (May 11, 2015)

What if you could buy an over-the-counter genome testing kit, just as you can buy a pregnancy test today, then take it home and know within a matter of minutes whether you're at risk for cardiac arrest? What if, as a result of taking that test, your doctor prescribed a regimen of diet, exercise, and...

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Health Professions in the News: Jobs, education, healthcare discussed at luncheon in Pomona

Daily Bulletin (April 17, 2015)

Issues ranging from job opportunities to health services were among the questions elected officials representing Pomona a the county, state and federal level fielded Friday during the 2015 Pomona Chamber of Commerce Legislative Luncheon. Read the full story here.

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Health Professions in the News: The ACA Is Changing How Students Become Doctors

California Healthline (May 6, 2015)

From the Medical College Admissions Test to post-graduate residencies, the way U.S. doctors are taught is changing in the wake of health care reform. Read the full story here.

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Health Professions in the News: Young People Find Plenty of Career Opportunities in the Health Field

O.C. Register (July 25, 2015)

Career experts say that for those deciding on a field of study for their future careers, the health care industry is a good option. Read the full story here.

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Health Professions in the News: White House Report Calls for Eased Job Licensing Requirements

Reuters (July 28, 2015)

Burdensome occupational licensing requirements can create barriers for workers and add costs to consumers, a White House report released Tuesday found. Read the full story here.

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Health Professions in the News: 20 Best Workplaces in Health Care

Fortune Magazine (July 28, 2015)

The health care sector is booming—and has an abundance of well-paying and rewarding jobs. These companies have perfected balancing demanding, round-the-clock work with fun and caring cultures. Read the full story here.

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Health Professions in the News: Prescription for a new career: Medical writing

San Diego Union Tribune (November 24, 2015)

It seems every day a new life-altering scientific breakthrough makes headlines. But behind every breakthrough is the need to communicate that discovery with a wide variety of audiences from founders of scientific grants to peer-reviewed publications to regulatory agencies. Read the full story here...

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Health Professions in the News: Hospitals still lead in healthcare job growth

Modern Healthcare (October 2, 2015)

The healthcare sector added 34,400 jobs in September, making up almost a quarter of new jobs in the U.S. for the month. Hospital hires led the healthcare sector, adding 15,500 for the month. Hospitals have created over 117,000 jobs in the first nine months of this year alone. Read the full story here...

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Health Professions in the News: St. Louis to Deliver Healthcare at the Train Station

Next City (September 14, 2016)

North St. Louis County commuters will soon be able to get a checkup before boarding the train. A $940,000 grant from U.S. DOT will fund health screenings such as blood pressure and cholesterol tests at a MetroLink station, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Read the full story here.

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Health Professions in the News: Health Careers Academy gives Sonoma County teens close-up view of medical jobs

Sonoma Index Tribune (May 5, 2016)

Meghan O’Leary knew early on she wanted to go into the medical field. She spent much of her childhood caring for her mother, who O’Leary said suffered from severe liver cirrhosis and other health problems before she died last year. “Since the age of 12, I was her primary caretaker,” she said. Now...

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