So What’s the Deal With Scrubs?

Heart Scrubs are great. They are comfortable, have lots of pockets to keep stuff in, and come in fun colors, but have you ever wondered why they are the staple uniform of the healthcare industry? Let’s take a look at some of the ways scrubs are indeed the perfect uniform for every healthcare professional.   When […] Read More

Top Reasons to Start School Now

Top 5 Reasons Top 5 Reasons to Start School NOW Healthcare Careers are growing, Leading to Career Opportunities The kids are in school, so why aren’t you? Start a Tradition/ Leave a Legacy If you don’t move, you won’t get ahead – Timing is Everything Your Time and Money are at stake   Healthcare careers are on the […] Read More

The Amazing World of Pediatric Hospitals

Pediatric Hospital Many of our students have dreams of working in the world of pediatrics when they finish their classes with us. It can be a rewarding and very fulfilling field of practice but children come with their own special challenges. Unlike adults they still want to play and have fun no matter how sick they are […] Read More

Unusual Medieval Medicine Practices

Caduceus symbol The Halloween season is upon us and it’s always fun to take a look at some unusual and sometimes gruesome medieval medicinal practices that we are all very glad are not used today. Many of them did more harm than good and have since been replaced with more practical, effective, and humane alternatives. A few […] Read More

Flu Season Is Coming

Flu Season Ahead As we head into the New Year we unfortunately also head into cold and flu season. You have enough going on in your life with work, home, and school, you definitely do not want to get sick as well if you can help it. So please read on for 7 great tips to help keep […] Read More

Donating Blood – How is Blood Used?

Blood Drive Phoenix On October 10th the Phoenix Campus will be hosting an onsite blood drive thanks to help of United Blood Services of Phoenix and their mobile Blood Mobile! Donating blood is a great way to help those in need. In fact it’s estimated that blood transfusions save more than 4 million lives each year. So how […] Read More

10 Awesome Human Body Facts You (Probably) Didn’t Know

yay-23656204-digital You learned a lot of awesome things about the human body in your anatomy and physiology class but here are 10 awesome things your instructor (probably) didn’t teach you. Just like your fingers, your tongue also has a unique print to it. So if you don’t want people to find out your identity make sure […] Read More

Institution for HOPE – Sickle Cell Disease

yay-1012652-digital Every month the Allen School of Health Sciences offers our students the opportunity to take their learning beyond the classroom and into the real world through our Institution for HOPE program. This unique program allows students to learn about, research, and support important causes that their patients may face when they begin their new careers. […] Read More

Are You The Ultimate Allen School Fan?

yay-21596124-digital You know how awesome it is to be a student here. You have great instructors, a support team to help you every step of the way. You are going to go out into the world and be the king or queen of all healthcare interns ever…. But do you know all the other ways you […] Read More

Tips for Keeping Fit in Fall

yay-15362434-digital For much of the country fall is almost here. Days are getting cooler and shorter and it can be more difficult than ever to get the exercise you need to stay healthy and fit. Today let’s look at some  great tips from the Huffington Post on staying healthy and active in the fall months.   […] Read More