Do you find the human mind fascinating? Are interested in
seemingly everyday thought-processes? Do you enjoy helping others, are a great
listener, and give great advice? If you answered yes to more than one of these,
you might want to consider a career in clinical psychology.
A physical therapist assistant helps to provide assistance
to physical therapists when providing treatment for patients. These treatments
focus on relieving pain in patients, increasing their mobility, and helping to
prevent permanent disability in patients. Many of these patients have suffered
fractures; have heart disease, chronic lower back pain, arthritis or cerebral
Helping people see more clearly every day can be rewarding
task. In the field of optometry, the knowledgeable
work of the optician, who helps ensure eyeglasses and contact lenses fit
properly, is essential.
Also known as speech therapists, speech-language
pathologists study language and assess, diagnose, and treat language and speech
disorders, as well as those disorders and issues related to speaking, fluency,
and swallowing. They also work with those who cannot pronounce certain sounds
Those who aren’t squeamish around blood and other bodily
fluids and who are interested in a well-paid career in health may want to
consider the path to becoming a phlebotomist. These professionals work in laboratories or
hospitals. They may also work for non-profits health clinics that offer medical
services or blood blanks.
A medical assistant takes on a very important role in the
medical community. They perform important clinical and administrative duties to
help a medical office run smoothly. They may work for podiatrists, physicians,
chiropractors, or any other health practitioner. Medical assistants should not
be confused with physician assistants, whose job it is to examine and diagnose
patients while under the advisement of a real practicing physician.
In the past few years, there has been a growing public
interest when it comes to health and nutrition. More than ever, people are
aware of the consequences of eating unhealthy food, especially considering the
country’s growing obesity rate and the steady rise in diabetes. Because of
this, job opportunities for
nutritionists can only grow.