New Year’s resolutions often don’t last. Use a SMART (Specific, Measurable, Attainable/Achievable, Relevant and Time-Bound) plan to improve your health.
Our mental health is just as important as our physical health. However, we tend not to “work out” our minds like our bodies.
Summer is almost here. Children will soon be out of school. We will have longer days of fun-filled activities, giving families a chance to relax and take a breather from the hustle and bustle of the academic year.
To make people more cancer-literate, cancer awareness campaign developers, educators, students and everyone else must focus on how weÂ learn in todayâ€™s society.
Weâ€™re more than halfway through National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a time when organizations and individuals contribute to raising both awareness and funding for breast cancer research and education. While October is the dedicated month, itâ€™s important to remember that breast cancer, and all forms of cancer, affect people on a daily basis.
ByÂ Samer Koutoubi, M.D., Ph.D.
Program Director and Faculty Member, Public Health at American Public University
To celebrate National Public Health Week (NPHW) from April 4 â€“ 10, 2016, join the American Public Health Association (APHA) in championing the goal of creating the healthiest nation.Â The NPHW brings together communities across the country to recognize public health contributions and highlight issues important to improving our nationâ€™s health. Hereâ€™s how you can get involved and help support public health initiatives during National Public Health Week.
Vlog with Joan McDade
Faculty Member, Nursing at APU
Many nurses say they are looking for opportunities beyond the bedside, and they often realize then itâ€™s time to pursue a higher degree. In this vlog, Joan McDade talks about the expectations you should have when starting an online degree in nursing.
By Glynn Cosker
Contributor, Online Learning Tips
Health information management (HIM) is an ever-evolving and vital field in the realm of health care. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, job growth in the health information management sector is predicted to grow by 22 percent by 2022; occupations in nursing and the general healthcare field are also expected to grow by 19 percent by 2022.