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Inside Scope on Medical Truths: Patient Care: The Real Dilemma

Donya Forst, Print Editor

September 16, 2015

Filed under Columns, Health Sciences, News

Did you know that when you blush, your stomach lining blushes, too? The body is a fascinating thing, as health sciences majors discover, and they learn many fun facts - some of which may not come in handy until you're scheduled for  a "Jeopardy!" appearance. Here is another one: Our muscles are much more powerful than...

Occupational Therapy Professor Lands Big Position

Kathryn Canavan, Reporter

May 6, 2015

Filed under Health Sciences

Occupational therapy professor Dr. Amy Lamb, OTD, OTRL, FAOT, is the President Elect of the American Occupational Therapy Association. Founded in 1917, the AOTA is a national organization, which elects a board of officers every year. Lamb is a licensed occupational therapist and adjunct professor of occupational therapy....

Inside Scope on Medical Truths: Associate’s vs. Bachelor’s Degrees

Donya Forst, Print Editor

April 22, 2015

Filed under Columns, Health Sciences

   Parents, family, friends and other loved ones are always telling us to be the best we can be or strive for the best. Most of them want us to get higher degrees than Associate’s because they will make us more knowledgeable, give us a higher salary when enter the work field or more marketable.    They say education i...

Medical Imaging Duo Comes Out On Top

Medical Imaging Duo Comes Out On Top

April 22, 2015

   Two medical imaging majors placed first at the annual Pennsylvania Society of Radiologic Technol...

Health Sciences Interest Expands; Becomes Admissions Race

Kathryn Canavan, Reporter

April 22, 2015

Filed under Campus Life, Health Sciences, News

   The university is growing increasingly popular for majors in the health sciences, and prospective students are working hard to attempt to gain acceptance.    Incoming biology and physical therapy student Paisha Glisson chose Misericordia because of the program’s reputation.    “It [the school] was close to home, ...

AMSA Hosts Medical Conference

AMSA Hosts Medical Conference

April 8, 2015

Dozens of high school and college students attended the American Medical Students Association event at...

Inside Scope on Medical Truths

Donya Forst, Print Editor

April 8, 2015

Filed under Columns, Health Sciences

When I was younger, I always wanted to be a surgeon, but I was led away because although surgeons save lives and perform miracles, they also deal with some pretty disgusting things. This led me to choose another career in the medical profession, even though I didn’t know that the messy things that surgeons are involved with,...

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