integrative health, biomedical science

Why a Bachelor’s in Biomedical Sciences Can Help Prepare You for a Health Care Career

According to U.S. News & World Report, over half of the "100 Best Jobs" are health care related. So while a career in health care can be lucrative and rewarding, one challenge is choosing the specific profession that's right for you.

How and where should you go to school to pursue the required education? What kind of career opportunities will there be after you graduate? These can be overwhelming questions for anyone.

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017
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Alternative Medicine, Chiropractic Medicine, Sports Medicine

5 Reasons Why Chiropractic Treatments Are Important for Athletes

Chiropractic care is one of many forms of natural health care, specifically a non-invasive, drug-free alternative that can help patients find relief from a variety of musculoskeletal issues. Athletes in particular, can greatly benefit from chiropractic treatments both before and after they practice and perform.

Professional sports leagues including Major League Baseball (MLB) along with the National Football League (NFL) have recognized these benefits for years, with most teams employing their own official sports chiropractor. National University of Health Sciences (NUHS) graduates Marc Legere, DC, and Randy Cybulski, DC, (who himself was an NFL player earlier) have also treated these professional athletes in private practice.

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Wednesday, May 31, 2017
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Doctor of Chiropractic, Chiropractic Medicine, Campus Visit Day

Considering a Career in Chiropractic Medicine? Come Visit Us in Florida on June 3!

If you are considering a career as a chiropractic physician, National University’s Florida site offers a unique campus visit experience. Hands-on, interactive activities and real-life scenarios are designed to let you experience life as a National University student.

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017
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Acupuncture, Integrative Medicine, integrative health, Research

How Acupuncture Can Promote Your Overall Health and Wellbeing This Year

Research has proven that acupuncture can improve a person’s well-being by stimulating the body’s healing processes, making it an important component to an integrative health care plan. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has determined that this non-invasive health care treatment is safe and effective when it comes to helping patients overcome a variety of ailments.

From pain management to stress reduction, experts are finding that the positive effects of acupuncture are broad and far-reaching. Patients can experience not only physical wellbeing, but also an improved state of mind and a more balanced emotional state, after they have undergone acupuncture sessions. So if you have been hoping to enhance your health this year, finding a qualified acupuncturist could be just what you need to get the relief you’ve been waiting for, without the use of strong prescriptions or invasive procedures.

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017
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Naturopathic Medicine, Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine, Career Guide

A Career Guide to Becoming a Naturopathic Doctor (Downloadable Resource)

If you are looking to pursue a career as a Naturopathic Doctor, you more than likely have a lot of questions about the industry, career outlook, how to select a program, and the best way to successfully and easily navigate the admissions process.

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Thursday, May 11, 2017
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Alternative Medicine, Chiropractic Medicine, Naturopathic Medicine, Acupuncture, Oriental Medicine, Massage Therapy

The Value of Pursuing a Career in Complementary and Alternative Medicine in 2017

In a world where technology and business are growing, so are chronic disease, obesity, depression, and anxiety. Nowadays, people are searching for ways to improve their quality of life. With interest in fitness and wellness on the rise, the mainstream media has helped spread awareness of how complementary and alternative medicine can be utilized to improve health.

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Wednesday, May 3, 2017
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Alternative Medicine, Massage Therapy, Sports Medicine, Women's Health, Pediatrics

4 Massage Therapy Specializations Worth Considering

For many health care providers, incorporating massage therapy into their practices is a new and effective way to help their patients maintain health or recover from illness. Patients understand the value of massage. After all, almost 40 million adult Americans had a massage at least once between 2014 and 2015 according to the American Massage Therapy Association Consumer Surveys. However, what many people don't know is that massage therapists often specialize in specific areas of practice.

But why choose to specialize?

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017
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Doctor of Chiropractic, Chiropractic Medicine, Career Guide

5 Questions to Ask Before Selecting a Doctor of Chiropractic Program

Deciding to pursue a career as a chiropractic physician is a big decision — choosing where to earn your degree can be an even bigger decision when you consider the important questions listed below.

Many people are unaware that there are distinct differences in philosophy among chiropractic schools. Some schools focus exclusively on adjusting as the primary treatment for all patient conditions, adhering to a more traditional “chiropractic philosophy.” While others teach students to use modern medical science, evidence-based treatments, medical diagnostics and laboratory tests, and never hesitate to refer or co-manage a case with an MD or other health care practitioners, when required.

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Wednesday, April 5, 2017
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Chiropractic Medicine, Chiropractic students

The Real Reasons I Chose to Study Chiropractic Medicine at NUHS

Like many other students earning their doctor of chiropractic degree, I grew up going to a chiropractic physician. My mother, who had been in a car accident, experienced an amazing recovery and took our family to the same chiropractic physician from that time forward.

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Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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Medical Careers, Master of Science in Oriental Medicine, Oriental Medicine

How Combining Eastern and Western Medicine Makes You a Better Oriental Medicine Practitioner

Western and Eastern medicine both offer unique perspectives fundamental to health care today. You may be surprised to learn just how many Oriental medicine practitioners are already working integratively at health care facilities across the United States. Many prestigious medical centers including Mayo Clinic, University of California San Francisco, and Duke University Medical Center currently offer Oriental medicine and other complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) treatments to their patients.

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Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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